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DMCC ecosystem


Boosting global trade in agricultural commodities 

Discover the power of DMCC's Agro Ecosystem, the premier gateway for agricultural trade in the Gulf region.

Spearheading the growth of agricultural trade amid rising food security concerns, DMCC’s Agro Ecosystems span a diverse agricultural portfolio, from coffee and tea to grains, soya, sugar, and spices, creating a one-stop marketplace for net importers and a platform for net exporters to extend their global footprint.

In response to global supply chain disruptions, the ecosystem offers a collaborative network where members can efficiently share knowledge and resources, reinforcing the sector's resilience and stability. 


Joining DMCC’s Agro Ecosystem opens the door to a comprehensive suite of products and services that effectively boost your competitive edge in the global agricultural commodity market. 



Growth in the value of global agro exports from 2000 to 2020


$490.1 billion 

Export value of agriculture market in 2023



Forecast annual rise in global agricultural production through 2033



Forecast annual rise in global agricultural trade through 2033

Source: UN FAO 

Member benefits


Customised Agro licences covering everything from manufacturing and processing to food tech, trading and consultancy services.


Dual licence – mainland company set-up: Members can operate onshore facilities from DMCC.


Access to dedicated industry platforms, including the DMCC Tea Centre and DMCC Coffee Centre.


Access to high-level networking opportunities, including industry forums, exhibitions, conferences and other events.


Food products can be registered with Dubai Municipality for import into Dubai.


DMCC can assist in obtaining a customs code number for goods clearance.


Members can access extensive food storage facilities, including cold storage and other warehousing solutions.


Members gain access to a vast range of insurance products and services covering all facets of their operations.


DMCC can assist with all customs processes.

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DMCC’s agro ecosystems

Trade solutions at a glance

Trade analysis

In line with our commitment to enhancing Dubai’s stature as a global hub for trade in Agro commodities, we work with Dubai Customs to provide an extensive suite of sophisticated data analytical tools that empower ecosystem members to stay at the forefront of emerging industry trends. This enables them to leverage precise, executive-level insights into the regional patterns of trade.

Kitchen Incubators

DMCC’s Agro Ecosystem is home to a range of Kitchen Incubators, providing members access to fully equipped and licensed commercial kitchen facilities. These shared facilities can be rented on a short-term basis, ultimately reducing operating costs for members. 

Growing agro connections

Join DMCC today

Home to more than 24,000 companies, from innovative start-ups to global powerhouses, DMCC stands as the world’s premier business hub. Every month, more than 250 visionary businesses join the community, benefitting from an unrivalled suite of world-class support services and state-of-the-art infrastructure. Join DMCC today and create your future in step with Dubai’s unique spirit of enterprise and innovation.

Industry news

Networking & events

Ecosystem members benefit from an extensive range of professional networking opportunities, from dedicated clubs catering to specific industry sectors to exhibitions and industry events.

Built for success

With 24,000+ member companies representing 180+ countries specialising in 900+ business activities, DMCC is the world’s most dynamic business hub and district. Here are some of our success stories.

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Fill out your application and start your agro business in DMCC

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