U.A.E: Government Procurement Programme leads to growth opportunities for SMEs: Hamdan

27 Mar 2018: The total value of the contracts provided by Dubai SME for the Government Procurement Programme for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) grew from Dh857.76 million in 2016 to Dh1.5 billion during 2017, according to figures supplied by the Government of Dubai’s Media Office. The annual growth in contracts under the programme, which requires all Dubai Government and Government-owned entities to buy at least 10 per cent of purchases from Emirati-owned SMEs, was 74.9 percent.