United Arab Emirates Trade

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR United Arab Emirates


Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 389,373
No. Of products 4,360
No. Of partners 216
Imports (in US$ Mil) 288,398
No. Of products 4,469
No. Of partners 211

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.07
Index of export market penetration12.26
World Growth-1.13
Country Growth-4.91

Service Indicators 2019

Service imports (BoP, current US$)...
Service exports (BoP, current US$)...
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)68.48
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)92.46

United Arab Emirates top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Unspecified201,871 51.85
Saudi Arabia23,993 6.16
India14,668 3.77
Iraq13,740 3.53
Switzerland13,656 3.51
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China40,778 14.14
Unspecified39,371 13.65
India26,735 9.27
United States20,016 6.94
Japan12,614 4.37

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 materials137,412 35.29 19,474 6.75 5.58
Intermediate goods50,751 13.03 69,966 24.26 2.48
Consumer goods147,794 37.96 125,774 43.61 6.34
Capital goods53,358 13.70 73,163 25.37 2.27

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Petroleum oils and o ...123,503,175.76
Petroleum oils, etc, ...65,317,426.23
Propane, liquefied24,146,219.99
Transmission apparat ...20,044,273.29
Gold in unwrought fo ...18,951,163.42
Petroleum oils, etc, ...51,719,055.82
Gold in unwrought fo ...31,330,881.53
Transmission apparat ...21,309,246.63
Art. of jewellery an ...14,800,560.64
Automobiles with rec ...6,404,619.81

Tariff and Trade Barriers for United Arab Emirates

Tariffs 2019

No. Of Tariff Agreement 5
Simple Average (%) 4.24
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 96,943,372.28
Maximum Rate (%) 1,459.31
Weighted Average (%) 3.94
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 23.87

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)

2019 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)421,142
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)43,470.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)100,975.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)23.98

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