Dubai Customs processes 25.7 million transactions in 2022 Dubai Customs processes 25.7 million transactions in 2022
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Dubai Customs processes 25.7 million transactions in 2022

Dubai Customs processes 25.7 million transactions in 2022

Dubai Customs has been active in recycling counterfeit goods with more than 93 recycling operations that targetted 173,000 counterfeit items last year

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Dubai Customs processes 25.7 million transactions in 2022

Dubai Customs has announced that it completed 25.7 million customs transactions in 2022, recording 2,147 seizures.

The department dealt with 388 intellectual property disputes in 2022, which included 14.5 million counterfeit items with a street value of Dhs109.5m.

Dubai Customs has also been recycling counterfeit goods with more than 93 recycling operations taking place throughout the year that targeted 173,000 counterfeit items.

Strengthening Dubai’s position as a hub

Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, director-general of Dubai Customs, CEO of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation, said these achievements will consolidate the “emirate’s position on the global competitiveness indexes and indicators and grow mutual trade”

Musabih added, “The government of Dubai’s general budget for the fiscal cycle of 2023-2025, with total expenditures of Dhs205bn, will entice more investments into the emirate. From our side we are working in full swing through our Strategic Plan 2021-2026, which stands on five principles: Agile, Innovative, Digital, Disruptive, Visionary, following four main objectives to enhance revenues, reduce costs, and maintain the organisation’s leading role worldwide. This is done through the outstanding proactive services Dubai Customs provides to its clients, providing exceptional job experience to enrich the work environment, optimal investment in human capital and nurturing knowledge and professionalism.”

Facilitating trade

Musabih emphasised that Dubai Customs supports the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreements (CEPA) that the UAE has signed with its key partners, including India, Israel and Indonesia, by introducing the best customs services to facilitate trade.

Read: UAE, Indonesia sign comprehensive economic partnership agreement

In other news, Dubai Customs’ Air Cargo Centres Management dealt with 81.162 billion items of goods from the beginning of the year until the end of November, with an estimated value of Dhs875.86bn, including insurance and shipping costs.

Cargo Village (customer service and inspection), Airport Free Zone (customer service and inspection), Emirates Post Inspection Centre, Air Cargo Centre at Al Maktoum International Airport (customer service and inspection), and Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC) are all part of Air Cargo Centres Management, which provides services to the air cargo sector, including courier and e-commerce companies and airborne goods such as foodstuff, precious metals and stones.

Read: Dubai Customs’ Air Cargo Centres process 81 billion items in 2022

E-commerce delivery 

The Emirates Post Customs Center, which operates under the Air Cargo Centers Management, provides advanced services supporting e-commerce and postal parcels including inspection, customs declarations, and online approvals.  In 2022, the Emirates Post Customs Center dealt with around 1,880,880 parcels.

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