United Arab Emirates Trade

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR United Arab Emirates


Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 425,160
No. Of products 4,377
No. Of partners 217
Imports (in US$ Mil) 347,529
No. Of products 4,472
No. Of partners 228

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.07
Index of export market penetration14.94
World Growth12.59
Country Growth20.59

Service Indicators 2021

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United Arab Emirates top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Unspecified208,396 49.02
Saudi Arabia26,564 6.25
India23,979 5.64
Iraq14,252 3.35
Hong Kong, China10,733 2.52
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Unspecified77,564 22.32
China51,796 14.90
India20,876 6.01
United States16,877 4.86
Japan10,860 3.12

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 materials119,241 28.05 23,360 6.72 3.44
Intermediate goods74,734 17.58 90,888 26.15 1.82
Consumer goods173,171 40.73 103,063 29.66 4.05
Capital goods57,981 13.64 76,989 22.15 1.98

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Petroleum oils and o ...99,039,151.47
Petroleum oils, etc, ...88,832,764.67
Gold in unwrought fo ...33,676,512.44
Propane, liquefied29,135,017.73
Transmission apparat ...23,709,829.80
Gold in unwrought fo ...47,832,816.90
Petroleum oils, etc, ...33,297,285.90
Transmission apparat ...26,715,721.62
Art. of jewellery an ...10,048,676.72
Diamonds non-industr ...9,484,730.39

Tariff and Trade Barriers for United Arab Emirates

Tariffs 2021

No. Of Tariff Agreement 5
Simple Average (%) 4.11
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 132,523,200.19
Maximum Rate (%) 1,400.12
Weighted Average (%) 2.63
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 24.83

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)

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Non-Tariff Measures (NTM)

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Temporary Trade Barriers Database (TTDB)

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World Development Indicators (WDI)

2021 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)415,022
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)43,460.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)...
Trade Balance (% of GDP)...

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