International Trade in the U.A.E.

International Trade in United Arab Emirates

The GDP growth rate was very high during the last decade, as it tripled in 5 years, from 87 to 275 billion USD. The UAE have the fourth highest per capita GDP in the world. The GDP is dominated by the economic power Abu Dhabi (60%), especially by its hydrocarbon production (this emirate... Read more

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    Senta International Trading

    Distributors, the United Arab Emirates

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    The MGT Group

    Sales Agents, the United Arab Emirates

    The MGT Group was established in 1988 in Dubai, U.A.E. with a mission to become the regions leading supply house for seamless procurement...

Overview About International Trade in the U.A.E.

Main Industry Sectors

Agriculture contributes to less than 3% of the GDP. Raw material exploration accounts for nearly 36% of the GDP. United Arab Emirates is the 3rd largest oil producer in the world, with large reserves. Presently, their oil and gas reserves are estimated for 100 years of exploitation.

Manufacturing activities have witneesed an unprecedented growth in the last five years, particularly in sectors such as metal processing, furniture, industrial preparation of food stuffs, aluminum production, cement and construction materials, fertilisers, petrochemical industry, fiberglass and finally real estate.

As for tertiary sector, it contributes around 40% of the GDP and is dominated by international trade, air transport, tourism and financial activities.

 

Economic Overview

The GDP growth rate was very high during the last decade, as it tripled in 5 years, from 87 to 275 billion USD. The UAE have the fourth highest per capita GDP in the world.

The GDP is dominated by the economic power Abu Dhabi (60%), especially by its hydrocarbon production (this emirate hold 9% of the world oil reserves and 5% of the planet's natural gas reserves) and by its control of nearly all the coun...

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