#Dubai Customs

Dubai Customs notches up 13% surge in transactions

Dubai’s reputation as one of the top global shipping hubs is further entrenched amid a rise in customs transactions this year.

Dubai Customs handles over 16 million bags as of Sept '23

Here’s how many bags Dubai Customs handled as of Sept ’23

Inspectors from Dubai Customs dealt with 504 cases during the same period, including both customs and criminal cases

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Dubai South completes blockchain integration system in partnership with Dubai Customs

Dubai South becomes the first free zone in Dubai to complete this integration

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Returning to Dubai Airport on Aug 26-27? Tips to clear passport control quickly

Dubai Airports is working closely with airlines, customs authorities, and service partners to ensure a seamless airport journey for guests

Dubai Customs prepare for return travellers

Dubai Customs increases services as vacation travellers return to UAE

The customs authority has increased the number of inspectors working on shifts, deployed scanners, and advocated for the use of its proprietary app

Here's how many transactions Dubai Customs processed in H1 2023

Dubai Customs reports H1 highlights, processes 14 million transactions

Dubai Customs reported a 10 per cent surge from the 12.7 million transactions registered in the same period last year

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Abu Dhabi Customs launches new corporate identity

The new identity is in line with the custom authority’s aim of consolidating its position as a world-class clearance department

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Dubai Customs announces customs policies following trade deals

The customs authority has set up specialised customs centres and departments to ensure smooth flow of good and services

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Dubai Customs brings in customised x-ray scanning system

The new installation will speed up clearance operations for heavy and light vehicles, equipment, and yachts at the Jebel Ali and TECOM Customs Centre

Dubai Customs partners with the GInI

Dubai Customs, Global Innovation Institute partner to enhance services

The authority applies the latest and most important global standards in innovation and creativity strategy

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 levies new custom duty on international shopping over Dh300 from Jan 1

Residents shopping internationally will have to pay 5 per cent import customs duty and 5 per cent value-added tax on purchases

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

The items are part of goods that have an estimated value of Dhs875.86bn, including insurance and shipping costs

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Dubai Customs opts for Dell Technologies to accelerate digital transformation

Dubai Customs chose a combination of Dell’s next-generation data protection and backup solutions to meet the organisation’s data protection needs

Dubai Custom’s Logistics City Center clears Dhs1.6bn of goods in Q1 2022

The Dubai Logistics City Customs Center reported that it completed 48,000 transactions in the first quarter of this year

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

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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

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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

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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