Chinese people in the United Arab Emirates

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Chinese people in the United Arab Emirates
Total population
180,000
2.2% of the UAE population
Regions with significant populations
Abu Dhabi · Dubai
Languages
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.

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