#Dubai Customs

Dubai’s pharmaceuticals, medical supplies trade up 31% in Q1

Trade volumes also grew during the period to reach 48,600, up 47 per cent year-on-year

Dubai food trade

Dubai’s external food trade totalled Dhs52bn in 2020

In terms of volume, the overall trade weighed 17 million tonnes

Dubai’s external trade with South Africa grows 17% to Dhs15.71bn in 2020

Agricultural and food products were the main commodities in Dubai’s trade with South Africa

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Dubai Customs foils attempt to smuggle 3 million Captagon pills

The Control Room, supported by the Siyaj monitoring unit, analysed the data of the suspected container, and thoroughly checked it upon its arrival at Jebel Ali Port

Dubai Customs completes 16 million transactions in 2020

The 2020 figures marked a 23 per cent rise from 13 million completed in 2019

Dubai Customs announces 80% discount on penalties

The decision applies to uncollected customs fines imposed by a judicial judgment as well as those that have been paid in installments to Dubai Customs

Dubai Customs Drugs

Video: Dubai Customs seize over 663kgs of drugs including crystal meth, heroin, opium and cannabis

It was the biggest narcotic smuggling operation intercepted along Dubai’s coast

DP World launches platform to enhance food security, import in Dubai

The platform will help simplify transactions of over 18,000 food-trading companies

Dubai Customs furnished 452,000 insurance refund requests in H1 2020

The insurance refund requests were valued at Dhs3.2bn

Dubai Food Security

Dubai’s external food trade valued at Dhs32bn in H1 2020

The emirate’s food imports reached Dhs22bn, while exports were recorded at Dhs5.5bn and re-exports amounted to Dhs4.5bn

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Dubai Customs reports 95% increase in business registration applications during January-May 2020

Dubai Customs witnessed a 36 per cent increase in the number of customs transactions completed in the first five months of 2020 to reach 5.9 million