United Arab Emirates Trade

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR United Arab Emirates


Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 387,910
No. Of products 4,354
No. Of partners 216
Imports (in US$ Mil) 244,646
No. Of products 4,466
No. Of partners 213

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.06
Index of export market penetration12.59
World Growth3.50
Country Growth5.86

Service Indicators 2018

Service imports (BoP, current US$)...
Service exports (BoP, current US$)...
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)67.98
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)93.86

United Arab Emirates top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Unspecified214,296 55.24
Saudi Arabia21,672 5.59
India12,852 3.31
Iraq11,313 2.92
Oman10,283 2.65
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China38,012 15.54
India23,062 9.43
United States20,920 8.55
Japan13,808 5.64
Germany10,941 4.47

United Arab Emirates Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials87,415 22.53 19,997 8.17 4.74
Intermediate goods48,355 12.47 67,488 27.59 2.28
Consumer goods105,649 27.24 86,056 35.18 9.31
Capital goods49,367 12.73 71,078 29.05 2.00

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Petroleum oils and o ...73,289,908.40
Petroleum oils, etc, ...33,822,929.54
Transmission apparat ...17,553,022.74
Art. of jewellery an ...15,472,713.43
Gold in unwrought fo ...15,211,636.39
Gold in unwrought fo ...26,251,508.76
Transmission apparat ...19,235,860.23
Art. of jewellery an ...13,203,019.36
Petroleum oils, etc, ...11,587,697.47
Diamonds non-industr ...7,502,936.76

Tariff and Trade Barriers for United Arab Emirates

Tariffs 2018

No. Of Tariff Agreement 5
Simple Average (%) 4.24
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 116,244,296.18
Maximum Rate (%) 1,436.24
Weighted Average (%) 4.40
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 24.03

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index (OTRI) 2009

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - MFN Tariff (2009)0.03
Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - Applied Tariff (2009)0.03

Services Service Policy Restrictive Database (SPRD)

Services Trade Restrictions Index - Over All...

Non-Tariff Measures (NTM)

No Of NTM Measures...
No Of NTM Affected Products (HS 6 Digit)...

Temporary Trade Barriers Database (TTDB)

Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Simple Average...
Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Weighted Average...

World Development Indicators (WDI)

2018 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)414,179
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)40,880.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)107,202.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)25.88

Doing Business

2019 Doing Business »
Ease of Doing Business Rank16
Trading Across Borders Rank92

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

CPIA Trade Ratings...

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

2016 LPI »
LPI Score3.94
LPI Rank13