The Federal Center for Competitiveness and Statistics revealed that the total volume of the UAE’s trade with Arab countries amounted to 330.7 billion dirhams during the past year, including non-oil local exports worth 78.1 billion dirhams, while the volume of re-exports amounted to 175.9 billion dirhams, while the value of the UAE’s imports from other countries Arab 76.7 billion dirhams.
The center explained, in a report issued yesterday, that the most important non-oil commodities that were exported from the UAE to the Arab countries include raw and semi-processed gold with a value of 8.6 billion dirhams, copper wires with a value of 4.1 billion dirhams, in addition to ornaments, jewelry and their parts, and precious metals with a value of 3.6 billion dirhams. In addition to oils and light petroleum preparations, with a value of approximately three billion dirhams.
With regard to re-export goods from the UAE to the Arab countries, phones and communication devices in networks came first with a value of 39.5 billion dirhams, followed by self-processing machines and units for information with a value of 12.6 billion dirhams, then cars came third with a value of 12.2 billion dirhams, and oils and light petroleum preparations Fourth, with a value of 10.2 billion dirhams, while vehicle parts and supplies came fifth, with a value of 4.4 billion dirhams.
Crude and semi-worked gold came at the top of the list of goods imported from Arab countries with a value of 23.3 billion dirhams, then oils and light petroleum preparations with a value of 17.7 billion dirhams, followed by “ethylene polymers” in third with a value of 2.1 billion dollars, then iron ores with a value of 1.5 billion dirhams, then wires Fifthly, electricity cables worth 1.4 billion dirhams.
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