India, Middle East and Africa (IMEA) is diverse with some of the world's richest to poorest countries with immense economic and commerical potential. It is renowned for some of the largest democracies and nations helmed by rulers; oil and gas producers as well as food exporters and importers.
In 2021, Northern Ireland businesses exported £434m to the IMEA region.
With a total population of c.2.6bn, IMEA is home to some of the world’s leading emerging market economies. Innovation and the premium it brings will continue to be a success factor for Northern Ireland companies in the territory.
There is an array of export opportunities in IMEA for Northern Ireland businesses in sectors such as:
- Materials Handling
- Life & Health Sciences
- Food and Drink
Home to almost half the world's population, IMEA offers great opportunities for Northern Ireland businesses looking to grow and export. Invest NI has a dedicated in-market team with offices in Cairo, Dubai, Doha, Jeddah and Johannesburg.
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Interested in exporting to IMEA? Speak to your Invest NI Client Executive, one of our International Trade Advisers or Contact our Business Support Team
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United Arab Emirates
For India enquiries please contact IMEA Headquarters
Swathi SriHead of India, Middle East & Africa
Sheethal RishiRegional Director, Trade and InvestmentUAE, Oman, Bahrain
Helen MathesonRegional Director, Trade and InvestmentQatar & Kuwait
Saleem HaddadRegional Director - Saudi Arabia & Levant
Amit JainSector Lead, Engineering - IMEA
Raksha MaharajRegional Director - Africa
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