The Economic Council



The Abu Dhabi Council for Economic Development (ADCED) was established by Law No. 9. in May 2006. Acting as an economic policy advisory council, ADCED was established to facilitate economic diversification and growth through creating greater understanding, cooperation and engagement between the public and private sectors of the emirate of Abu Dhabi.



Our Vision


To bring together business and government leaders with the aim of making Abu Dhabi an international economic hub, boasting a world-class economic environment with sustainable growth.


Our Mission


To develop policy recommendations and kick-start initiatives that promote sustainable and diversified economic growth by improving Abu Dhabi's infrastructure and business environment, and enhancing human capital.


Our Values


  • Leadership

Strive to be visionary and forward thinking, and to become a leading institution in the delivery of all services to all constituents and stakeholders.

  • Integrity

Apply the highest legal, ethical and moral standards to our work.

  • Professionalism

Work to the highest standards of professionalism, through courtesy, respect and dedication, in all our interactions and in delivering our services.

  • Excellence

Continuously strive to distinguish ourselves by delivering results and services of world class quality.

  • Cooperation and Coordination

Value teamwork highly and aim to forge lasting, mutually respectful partnerships with our stakeholders.



© 2018 Abu Dhabi Council for Economic Development

Under the Umbrella of Department of Economic Development