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THE ECONOMY - TRADE

UAE's trade with Gulf states reaches Dh28.2b in 2005

Posted on 06/02/2007

Trade between the UAE, the second biggest Arab economy, and the GCC countries reached Dh28.2 billion in 2005, according to a latest report. This include Dh10.67 billion worth of imports, Dh3.49 billion worth of exports and Dh13.99 billion worth of re-exports. The total trade with GCC also include Dh11.56 billion worth of trade with Saudi Arabia, the largest Arab economy. This include Dh7.69 billion worth of imports and Dh3 billion worth of re-exports. "Among all trading partners of the ...  >>MORE

Ministry registers 244 trade agencies in 2006

Posted on 05/02/2007

Around 244 trade agencies were registered with the Ministry of Economy (MoE) last year, a statement said. "The net registered trade agencies in the ministry register reached 4,411 till December 31 of last year," the statement said. About 835 trade agencies were deregistered from the ministry registry, while 3,181 trade agencies were renewed for the same year. The MoE released the 2006 Trade Agency Survey, which also includes data on the trade agencies tabled according to trade activities ...  >>MORE

Foreign trade in RAK up 109.7% to Dh10.38b

Posted on 01/02/2007

Foreign trade in Ras Al Khaimah increased by 109.7 per cent last year over 2005. According to the 2006 RAK foreign trade statistics released yesterday by the Customs and Ports Department, Ras Al Khaimah's foreign trade climbed to Dh10.38 billion in value. The emirate's imports climbed to Dh4.28 billion, exports hit Dh3.65 billion and the value of re-exports stood at Dh2.45 billion. The RAK Department of Economic Development issued 13,688 licences in 2006, an 11 per cent jump compared to ...  >>MORE

Sheikha Lubna meets EU Trade Commissioner, WTO Chief

Posted on 31/01/2007

Geneva - The UAE and the European Union have stressed that economic and trade ties between their Gulf Cooperation Council and the EU are of great strategic significance to their respective regions. In a meeting held here yesterday between Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi, UAE's Minister of Economy, and EU Trade Commissioner Peter Mandelson, the two parties underlined the need for a quick round off to the talks between them by signing a Free Trade Agreement (FTA), which they believe will allow their ...  >>MORE

Trade volume between UAE and China put at Dh40b

Posted on 29/01/2007

Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Government Sector Development, received Chinese Ambassador Gaoy Sheng recently to discuss ways to enhance relationships and trade between the two countries. Trade between the UAE and China has grown to Dh40 billion annually. Al Mansouri also emphasised the importance of the rapid growth of the Chinese economy and hailed the distinguished relationship between China and the UAE. (Gulf News) ...  >>MORE

Dubai Customs trade surges

Posted on 29/01/2007

Dubai Customs recorded a 21 per cent and 38 per cent increase in the number of Customs transactions and bills processed last year compared to 2005, reflecting the steady growth of Dubai's non-oil foreign trade. According to 2007 figures released by the Statistics Department of Dubai World, the parent holding company of Dubai Customs, the number of customs transactions and bills in 2006 accounted for 3.863 million as against 3.217 in 2005, recording a growth of 646 bills and 2.787 million ...  >>MORE

Canadian exports to UAE to soar

Posted on 28/01/2007

Despite its low-key reputation, Canada is more than an exporter of maple syrup and hockey players. Everything from aeroplane parts to grain flows into the UAE, the top importer of Canadian merchandise, according to Graham Rush, Canada's Head of Consulate and Senior Trade Commissioner for the UAE. "Dubai is getting on the radar back home," Rush said, adding that such projects as the Jumeirah Palm and Burj Dubai are attracting the attention of the United States' northern neighbour. Exports ...  >>MORE

Re-exports spur UAE's edible oil imports in 2006

Posted on 22/01/2007

The UAE imported 458,730 tonnes of edible oils last year, almost four per cent more than it bought in 2005, according to industry estimates. Although its population is just one-sixth of Saudi Arabia, the UAE buys as much vegetable oil as the GCC's largest country because much of what it imports is re-exported. About three-quarters of UAE imports, or 337,785 tonnes, were exported or re-exported to neighbouring regions last year, data from the Malaysian Palm Oil Council (MPOC) shows. "UAE ...  >>MORE

Dubai's non-oil trade with Finland touches Dh17.8b

Posted on 20/01/2007

Dubai's non-oil trade with Finland reached Dh17.8 billion with the UAE emerging as the North European country's third largest destination outside the Old Continent, according to latest statistics. Obaid Humaid Al Tayer, Chairman of Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry (DCCI), has attributed the growing economic activities between the two countries to the efforts of the Finnish Business Council, which was established in 2004 and operates under the umbrella of the DCCI, as well as the Finland ...  >>MORE

UAE trade with Pakistan to hit US$5.1b

Posted on 18/01/2007

Trade between Pakistan and the UAE is set to reach US$5.1 billion (Dh18.71 billion) by the end of June, a 20 per cent increase over US$4.1 billion in 2005-06, a senior diplomat at the Pakistan embassy said yesterday. Commercial Attaché Bilal Khan Pasha told Gulf News on the sidelines of the Pakistan Business Council's meeting that the first six months of this financial year have yielded a strong performance. Exports to the UAE have risen to US$700 million compared with US$1.3 billion for ...  >>MORE

Dubai's non-oil trade hits Dh523.5b

Posted on 16/01/2007

Dubai's non-oil foreign trade grew 9.15 per cent to Dh523.5 billion last year compared with Dh479.6 billion in 2005, according to the latest Dubai World statement. This is close to the UAE's total GDP, which is estimated to have reached Dh559.30 billion (US$152.4 billion) last year. This is the highest non-oil trade by any countries in the Gulf. Dubai's non-oil foreign trade represents about 80 per cent of the UAE's total trade. The emirate's imports have also increased by 15.5 per cent, ...  >>MORE

UAE is Britain’s largest export market

Posted on 10/01/2007

The exports from United Kingdom to the GCC totalled more than Dh37 billion for the first nine months of 2006, a report from the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) said. The UAE was Britain's largest export market, accounting for Dh20.7bn of this, while Saudi Arabia was second with Dh8.57bn. Machinery and electronic equipment made up 65 per cent – or Dh13.5bn – of the UK's exports to the UAE. Vehicles, aircraft and other transport equipment exports were worth Dh1.36bn (6.57 per ...  >>MORE

Number of ADCCI members increases

Posted on 04/01/2007

The total number of the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ADCCI) members at the end of last year was 56,000 compared with 52,000 members at the end of 2005, Mohammad Al Nueimi, Assistant Director General of the ADCCI for the IT Department and Members Affairs, has said. He added that 9,077 new members have been registered in the ADCCI list. Of them, 6,003 are trade companies, 2,597 crafts establishments, 79 industrial firms, 301 vocational establishments and 97 creative companies. ...  >>MORE

S. Korea stresses cooperation relations with UAE

Posted on 23/12/2006

Seoul - South Korea is keenly interested in developing and cultivating cooperation and relations with the United Arab Emirates into strategic partnership, said South Korean Director General of South Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Hae Tae Kim. In a statement to WAM, the senior South Korean official said "the UAE has become the biggest Middle Eastern market for South Korean products and the volume of trade between the two countries is estimated at UDS 12.7 last year." Fifty South ...  >>MORE

ADCCI launched call center service

Posted on 20/12/2006

The Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry has launched its Call Centre service designed to give out information round-the-clock to its members, businessmen, investors as well as businessmen from abroad. The toll free number to be called will be 80023224. This was announced yesterday by Ahmed Hassan al Mansouri, Deputy Director General of the ADCCI at a press conference. Al Mansouri said that the launching of the Call Centre was yet another step forward by the ADCCI as part of its ...  >>MORE

ADCCI to issue "Businessmen Card"

Posted on 18/12/2006

The Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry will soon issue the Businessmen's Card which, apart being an Identity Card, will carry a number of privileges, it was announced today by the ADCCI Director General Mr. Mohammed Omar Abdullah at a press conference. The new card, which would be issued in partnership with the Ministry of Interior, the National bank of Abu Dhabi, Etihad Airways, the Abu Dhabi National Hotels Company and the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, would be a credit card ...  >>MORE

Dubai's non-oil direct trade rises to Dh231b

Posted on 11/12/2006

Dubai's non-oil direct trade during the first nine months this year grew by 9.99 per cent to Dh231 billion compared to Dh210 billion for the same period in 2005, according to a latest report by Dubai World. China, with exports worth Dh19.80 billion, tops the list of the leading trading partners followed by India, with an export bill of Dh17.10 billion. Imports formed the largest part of Dubai's non-oil foreign trade reaching Dh158.78 billion, with diamonds, precious stones, semi-precious ...  >>MORE

China 9-month exports to the UAE swell to US$7.6 billion

Posted on 11/12/2006

China's total exports to UAE during the first 9 months of 2006 reached US$7.6 billion, greatly surpassing imports valued at US$2.1 billion, according to official Chinese trade statistics. The figures, provided to the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI), showed that China's trade surplus with UAE during the said period was valued at more than US$5.5 billion. 'China's 9-month imports to UAE in 2006 already exceeded the US$2.0 billion recorded in 2005, while the export figure ...  >>MORE

Dubai, Netherlands trade hits Dh5.2 million

Posted on 04/12/2006

The bilateral trade between the UAE and Netherlands is increasing year on year. Dubai's foreign non-oil trade volume with the Netherlands reached Dhs5.2 billion in 2005, recording a considerable rise compared to 2004 when its volume was Dhs2.3 billion, according to latest statistics. In order to enhance and develop bilateral economic and trade relations between business communities in Dubai and the Netherlands, a meeting was held between Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry (DCCI) second ...  >>MORE

Gitex price wars among laptop sellers create unmatched bargain

Posted on 21/11/2006

Computer vendors have broken an unimaginable barrier this year with several laptop models on offer for under Dh2,000. The steady and progressive price cuts of components, coupled with aggressive Gitex pricing campaigns, have enabled computer makers to reduce prices to levels that were thought to be impossible to reach. Fujitsu-Siemens' most affordable notebook, the Amilo Pro V2055, comes in at Dh1,499 under a Gitex-only limited offer and component configuration. It comes with a one-year ...  >>MORE

Indonesia seeks to cement UAE trade ties

Posted on 14/11/2006

Indonesia yesterday said it is taking concrete steps to further enhance bilateral trade with the country, its major market in the GCC with trade at US$662 million in the first hall of 2006 and US$1.2 billion at the close of fiscal 2005. Indonesian consul general in Dubai Much tar said the UAE was the single largest market for Indonesia followed by Saudi Arabia in the GCC. Much tar said that exports to the UAE and the region has risen faster over the last five years with some 3,000 products ...  >>MORE

Dubai sees 49% surge in exports to GCC

Posted on 08/11/2006

Dubai's exports to GCC countries soared by 49 per cent to touch Dh19.2 billion in 2005, compared to Dh12.9 billion last earlier, according to Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry's (DCCI) economic bulletin. The emirate emerged as a major port of entry to products destined to the Middle East and North Africa after the implementation of the Customs Union (CU) in 2003. Imports too increased, but at a relatively slower rate of 11 per cent to reach Dh3.9 billion. Saudi Arabia was the largest ...  >>MORE

UAE expands exports to Malaysia

Posted on 08/11/2006

Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia is importing an increasing number of goods from the UAE, according to the latest figures from Malaysia External Trade Development Council, Matrade. They show that as a percentage of total trade between the two countries, imports from the UAE rose from 22.5 per cent in 2004 to 31 per cent for the first eight months of the year to the end of August, to reach a value of US$606 million over that period. This represents a 29.8 per cent growth in Malaysia's imports from ...  >>MORE

UAE among Britain's largest 10 trading partners: UK ambassador

Posted on 05/11/2006

For the fifth year in a row, the UAE remains the 9th largest trading partner to Britain. With more than 5.4 billion pound in imports from the UK, and more than 135 air flight between the two countries, the UAE also ranks first among Gulf countries. "This is the clearest indicator to the strong UAE-UK economic relations", said British Ambassador to UAE Anthony Oakden. "More than 120 thousand British nationals live in the UAE and the number of Britons who visited the UAE last year for business ...  >>MORE

French minister praises Abu Dhabi's economic development strategy

Posted on 04/11/2006

Renaud Dutreil, French Minister of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises, Trade and Small Scale Industry today praised the strategies adopted by the UAE in general, and Abu Dhabi in particular, to boost economic development. In a press conference held at the end of his visit to the country, Dutreil said that plans put forward by Abu Dhabi government are focused on developing infrastructure at all sectors and enhancing technology to realise advanced and competitive economy. He added that over ...  >>MORE

Lubna Al Qasimi receives French business delegation

Posted on 02/11/2006

Minister of Economy Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi commended the growing economic co-operation between UAE and France and welcomed more French investors to avail of business opportunities in the country. She made the remark while receiving a French business delegation headed by the French Minister of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises, Trade and Small-scale Industry, Renaud Dutreil, on Wednesday. Sheikha Lubna described UAE as a suitable platform to build strong relations. The French minister said ...  >>MORE

Brazil exports to the UAE hit US$750m

Posted on 01/11/2006

Brazil's exports to the Middle East construction industry totalled over US$128 million in the first half of this year. The investment is a 4.44 per cent increase over last year and reflects Brazil's rapidly growing export interests in the region. Overall Brazilian exports to the UAE stand at US$750 million. Some of the main sectors currently involved in these overseas transactions are sugar, meat, vehicles, aircrafts, chemicals, medical equipment and iron ore, among others. APEX-Brazil, the ...  >>MORE

Welsh farmers eye UAE lamb market

Posted on 30/10/2006

Welsh farmers hope to capture 10 per cent of the UAE lamb market after a ban on imports of British lamb was lifted. Carwyn Jones, Minister of Environment, Planning and Countryside in the Welsh Assembly, said the target was "ambitious" but achievable. The first imports of Welsh lamb were made this week for a celebratory dinner, 18 months after officials from the National Assembly for Wales began negotiations to have the ban lifted. Jones, a member of the Labour Party, said Welsh farmers ...  >>MORE

Economy Minister calls for more Singaporean investment in UAE

Posted on 05/10/2006

Economy Minister, Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi, received at her office in Abu Dhabi yesterday the Singaporean Minister of State for Trade and Industry, Lee Yi Shyan, who delivered to the UAE minister a letter from the Singaporean Minister of Trade and Industry, Lim Hng Kiang. During the meeting, they discussed bilateral cooperation in various areas, including investment and trade. They also discussed other potential avenues of cooperation including the fields of transportation, airports, ...  >>MORE

UAE stays top trade partner of Iran

Posted on 05/10/2006

The UAE has emerged as the largest trade partner of Iran. Exports to the UAE has risen 267 per cent since 2000 from US$44 million to US$2.075 billion. Iran's exports to the UAE in the past ten years have been on the rise with an average growth rate of 27.8 per cent, according to Iran's Trade Development Organisation's Trade Planning Office Director General Mahdi Fathollah. Iran's non-oil exports to the UAE in the first five months of the current year at US$1.2 billion. The figure for the ...  >>MORE

UAE's trade with Canada to grow 25% year on year

Posted on 28/09/2006

Trade between the UAE and Canada is growing at 25 per cent year on year, according to Export Development Canada (EDC). "Since 2001, Canada's exports to the UAE have witnessed a steady 25 per cent annual increase, and we are expecting a double digit growth rate this year as well," Stephen S. Poloz, Senior Vice-President of EDC, said yesterday. "Canada's exports amount to more than CUS$40 billion, accordingly our exports to the UAE that stand at CUS$583.3 million represent a minute stake, ...  >>MORE

UAE-China trade soars in first half

Posted on 25/09/2006

An upcoming trade expo will highlight the growing importance of Chinese goods in the UAE economy. Trade between China and the UAE in the first half of 2006 soared to new heights, with half-yearly results showing that two-way exchanges increased by 29 per cent to US$6.7 billion, according to figures provided by the Chinese Government. As a region, trade between China and the GCC states increased 34 per cent to US$21 billion. In total, China-UAE trade has grown by 30 per cent each year since ...  >>MORE

Trade between UAE and Singapore climbs 68% to US$6.4b in 2005

Posted on 25/09/2006

Trade between the UAE and Singapore reached US$6.4 billion in 2005, compared to US$3.8 billion in 2004, a 68 per cent increase, said a top official. Dileep Nair, the Singapore Consul General in Dubai, highlighted the fact that trade is now in balance between the two countries, whereas in 2005 Singapore exported US$3.6 billion worth of goods to the UAE, but the value of its imports from the UAE were only about US$2.8 billion. The UAE will participate in Singapore's Global Entrepolis 2006 by ...  >>MORE

Emirati trade fair in Istanbul attracts large turnout

Posted on 17/09/2006

Istanbul - The first edition of the Emirati Trade Fair in Istanbul, Turkey has attracted a large number of Turkish businessmen and citizens. Organized by Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) in collaboration with Jebel Ali Free Zone Authority (FAFZA) and Dubai Government's Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing (DTCM), the 3-day fair which kicked off on Wednesday, Sep. 13th, is aimed at boosting the presence of UAE investors and companies in the Turkish markets and industrial ...  >>MORE

Minister of Economy issues new resolution on deregistration of trade agencies

Posted on 13/09/2006

Minister of Economy, Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi issued on 7th September a ministerial resolution regulating the process of deregistration of trade agencies off the ministry's commercial register. Resolution No. 381/2006 allows both parties to a registered trade agency to resort to the court of law in case of any damages inflicted due to deregistration. The ministry's figures show that 720 trade agencies were deregistered between January and August of the current year, including 378 in Abu ...  >>MORE

UAE, Singapore to expand areas of cooperation

Posted on 13/09/2006

Khalfan Saeed Al Ka'abi, Board Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ADCCI) received in Abu Dhabi yesterday Lim Pan Dani, Regional Director - International Operations - Singapore International Projects Company. During the meeting, Al Ka'abi, who is also the Chairman of the Building and Construction Committee of the ADCCI, said the UAE and Singapore have strong trade ties which, he added, had contributed to the sharp rise in the level of Singapore's investment in the ...  >>MORE

Japan reports 64-percent growth of imports from UAE

Posted on 12/09/2006

Japan reported total imports from UAE from January to April 2006 amounting to Dh38 billion, representing a growth of 65 percent over the corresponding value for the same period in 2005. Japan's imports from UAE had been primarily mineral products, consisting mainly of petroleum oil. From a share of 98.5 percent to the total imports in January to April 2005, the share of the product group increased to 99 percent in 2006. Thus, despite the 25 percent growth in imports of base metals and ...  >>MORE

Dubai's non-oil direct trade grows by 8.3% in 1st half of 2006

Posted on 11/09/2006

Dubai's non-oil direct trade registered a robust growth of 8.3 percent during the first half of this year compared to the same period in 2005. According to a report compiled by the Statistics Department of Dubai World - the Dubai-based holding company with a global footprint - the value of direct non-oil trade between January and June climbed to Dirham 150.75 Billion from Dirham 139.22 Billion a year earlier. The report showed the first half exports recording a massive 55.3 percent jump: ...  >>MORE

Oil prices raise Thai-UAE trade

Posted on 11/09/2006

Thailand's trade with the UAE is expected to grow 70 per cent this year as high oil prices inflate Bangkok's import bill. Ninety per cent of Thailand's imports from the UAE consist of oil and aluminium and the country sees the value of imports rising to US$2.5 billion this year compared to US$1.7 billion in 2005. Thai exports to the UAE, valued US$1.1 billion in 2005, are expected to increase 30 per cent this year. Dubai-based Thai Trade Centre director Wittaya-korn Maneenetr told Gulf ...  >>MORE

China GCC Trade Amounted to US$32 billion with 30% between China and UAE

Posted on 06/09/2006

Trade relations between China and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Countries have quickened pace over the past few years where in the year 2005, over US$32 billion dollar worth of goods and services were traded. The United Arab Emirates' share of this trade amounted to US$10 billion, which makes the UAE - and Dubai in specific - China's largest trading partner in the region. With this in mind, businessmen from around the region are expected to flock to this year's Chinese Export ...  >>MORE

Exports and re-exports from Dubai top Dh91b

Posted on 05/09/2006

In the first half of 2006, Dubai's exports and re-exports exceeded Dh91 billion, according to the Dubai Department of Economic Development. Dubai exported goods worth nearly Dh51 billion and re-exported goods worth nearly Dh40 billion. "Dubai's GDP [gross domestic product] has more than tripled in the past 10 years, with the non-oil sector showing double-digit growth and contributing more to the economy every year," said Khalid Al Kassim, deputy director-general of planning and development ...  >>MORE

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UAE's trade with Gulf states reaches Dh28.2b in 2005


Ministry registers 244 trade agencies in 2006


Foreign trade in RAK up 109.7% to Dh10.38b


Sheikha Lubna meets EU Trade Commissioner, WTO Chief


Trade volume between UAE and China put at Dh40b


Dubai Customs trade surges


Canadian exports to UAE to soar


Re-exports spur UAE's edible oil imports in 2006


Dubai's non-oil trade with Finland touches Dh17.8b


UAE trade with Pakistan to hit US$5.1b


Dubai's non-oil trade hits Dh523.5b


UAE is Britain’s largest export market


Number of ADCCI members increases


S. Korea stresses cooperation relations with UAE


ADCCI launched call center service


ADCCI to issue "Businessmen Card"


Dubai's non-oil direct trade rises to Dh231b


China 9-month exports to the UAE swell to US$7.6 billion


Dubai, Netherlands trade hits Dh5.2 million


Gitex price wars among laptop sellers create unmatched bargain


Indonesia seeks to cement UAE trade ties


Dubai sees 49% surge in exports to GCC


UAE expands exports to Malaysia


UAE among Britain's largest 10 trading partners: UK ambassador


French minister praises Abu Dhabi's economic development strategy


Lubna Al Qasimi receives French business delegation


Brazil exports to the UAE hit US$750m


Welsh farmers eye UAE lamb market


Economy Minister calls for more Singaporean investment in UAE


UAE stays top trade partner of Iran


UAE's trade with Canada to grow 25% year on year


UAE-China trade soars in first half


Trade between UAE and Singapore climbs 68% to US$6.4b in 2005


Emirati trade fair in Istanbul attracts large turnout


Minister of Economy issues new resolution on deregistration of trade agencies


UAE, Singapore to expand areas of cooperation


Japan reports 64-percent growth of imports from UAE


Dubai's non-oil direct trade grows by 8.3% in 1st half of 2006


Oil prices raise Thai-UAE trade


China GCC Trade Amounted to US$32 billion with 30% between China and UAE


Exports and re-exports from Dubai top Dh91b