Dubai’s is the premier retail destination in the MENA region and the first experience that visitors have of this critical sector falls under ICD’s retail portfolio: Dubai Duty Free Establishment, ranked among the top three airport retailers in the world with record breaking sales of more than US$ 1.5 billion per year. DDFE complements Emirates’ strategy to make Dubai a leading transit destination for global travel routes.

The remaining companies in this segment of ICD’s portfolio are a diverse mix of established F&B companies and a chain of supermarkets spread across population-dense neighbourhoods in Dubai.

Retail
Sector Statistics

4
6

MAJOR HOLDINGS

2.7%
Of ICD's Portfolio
Dubai Duty Free

Dubai Duty Free

Dubai Duty Free

September 28, 2016

Emirates Refreshments Company

Emirates Refreshments Company

Emirates Refreshments Company

September 28, 2016

Emirates Rawabi

Emirates Rawabi

Emirates Rawabi

September 28, 2016

Aswaaq

Aswaaq

Aswaaq

September 28, 2016

Emaratech

Emaratech

Emaratech

September 28, 2016

SmartStream

SmartStream

SmartStream

September 28, 2016

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Finance & Investment

Since the 1970s, Dubai has seen the rise of financial institutions that have helped foster its growth and make it one of the region's top financial centres, located at the nexus of trade between Europe, Asia and Africa. Some of the most prominent banks and financial institutions in the region are part of ICD's rich portfolio.

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Transportation

Building up its transportation industry has served Dubai well in positioning itself as a critical gateway to Asia, America, Europe, Africa, and beyond, moving goods and people across the world.

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Energy & Industrial

For the past three decades, Dubai's core economic strategy has been diversification and the emirate has succeeded in building dominance in numerous sectors, including the energy and industrial sector.

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Real Estate & Construction

Through world-class companies like Emaar, and freezones including DAFZA and the DWTC, Dubai is now home to some of the world's most iconic structures, the fastest growing free zones and has become a regional leader in business tourism.

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Hospitality & Leisure

As one of the world's most popular tourist destinations, thanks in part to unique resorts like Atlantis the Palm, hospitality and leisure are one of Dubai's most important sectors. ICD's investment in the hospitality sector taps Dubai's plan to be a tourism, social, and cultural hub, attracting visitors from around the world.

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Retail & Other Holdings

Dubai is the retail destination in the region, making this sector fundamental to the emirate's growth. Its award-winning offerings are not limited to malls and lifestyle destinations but include key entities such as Dubai Duty Free Establishment.

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