Dubai Customs: Re-export trade with China up 60% to AED 176.4 bn in 20172018-07-19
China has retained its position as Dubai’s top trading partner. According to a statistic released by Dubai Customs in line with the milestone visit of President Xi Jinping of China to the UAE, Dubai’s foreign trade with China grew by 6% to reach as high as AED 176.4 billion in 2017, compared to AED 166.35 billion in 2016.
The most notable growth occurred in Dubai-China re-exports trade which went up 60% from AED 4.99 billion in 2016 to AED 7.97 billion last year.
Exports also soared 38% to stand at AED 1.23 billion against AED 897 million, while imports recorded a 4% growth from AED 160.47 billion to AED 167.2 billion.