#Foreign Trade

UAE signs bilateral trade deal with Colombia

UAE, Colombia sign a bilateral trade agreement

The trade pact follows a significant increase in bilateral non-oil trade between the two countries, which reached a record $53.1m in 2023

Kemi Badenoch in UAE for trade talks

UK trade secretary Kemi Badenoch rounds off Gulf trip with visit to the UAE

The British trade secretary’s visit to the UAE focused on growing bilateral economic relations and creating momentum for a UK-GCC trade deal

UAE’s foreign non-oil trade to grow to Dhs2.2tn by end of 2022

Non-oil foreign trade crossed Dhs583bn during the third quarter of the year

UAE launches NextGenFDI to attract world’s top digital companies

UAE launches NextGenFDI to attract world’s top digital companies

The campaign would encourage more than 300 global technology firms to relocate to the UAE

Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi’s non-oil foreign trade reached Dhs201.2bn in 2020

Its trade reduced 5.6 per cent compared to Dhs213.3bn recorded in 2019

Dubai foreign trade

Dubai’s non-oil external trade reached Dhs1.182 trillion in 2020

China remained Dubai’s largest trading partner with Dhs142bn worth of exchanges in 2020

International Holding Company

ADFD to increase export financing facility by 33.3% in 2021

ADFD to allocate Dhs735m to Abu Dhabi Exports Office to support UAE export economy

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Sheikh Mohammed restructures Dubai government; approves five-year foreign trade plan

Three new chambers of commerce will be created and the five-year plan seeks to increase Dubai’s foreign trade from Dhs1.4 trillion to Dhs2 trillion

Bahrain-GCC trade hits $5.7bn in 2020 despite Covid-19 challenges

Bahrain exports surge 12 per cent in Q4 of 2020 buoyed by manufacturing sector

Third quarter Saudi-Bahrain trade surges by 43%

Trade between the two countries hit $2.17bn in Q3 2020

Dubai’s Q1 2020 external trade reaches Dhs323bn with China as largest trading partner

Customs transactions in Dubai reach 4 million in Q1 2020, up 60 per cent year-on-year