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Chinese people in the United Arab Emirates

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Chinese people in the United Arab Emirates

Chinese people in the United Arab Emirates
Total population
2.2% of the UAE population
Regions with significant populations
Abu Dhabi · Dubai
Chinese · English

There are approximately 180,000 Chinese people in the United Arab Emirates,[1] 150,000 of which are in Dubai.[2] Many Chinese expatriates hail from the Wenzhou region; they are mostly businessmen and merchants who run hundreds of commodity shops.[3] Chinese culture in the Emirates has a sizeable presence; there is an overwhelming number of Chinese restaurants in Dubai.

See also


  1. ^ Chinese expats in Dubai - TimeOut Dubai
  2. ^ Chinese property investors looking to Dubai for real estate bargains
  3. ^ Chinese investors turn to Dubai
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