Chinese people in the United Arab Emirates
||This article needs to be updated. (March 2013)|
2.2% of the UAE population)
|Regions with significant populations|
|Abu Dhabi · Dubai|
|Wenzhounese · Mandarin Chinese · English|
There are approximately 180,000 Chinese people in the United Arab Emirates, 150,000 of which are in Dubai. Many Chinese expatriates hail from the Wenzhou region; they are mostly businessmen and merchants who run hundreds of commodity shops. Chinese culture in the Emirates has a sizeable presence; there is a large number of Chinese restaurants in Dubai.