United Arab Emirates Trade at a Glance : Most Recent Values

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR United Arab Emirates


Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 298,651
No. Of products 4,260
No. Of partners 208
Imports (in US$ Mil) 270,882
No. Of products 4,496
No. Of partners 197

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.07
Index of export market penetration10.91
World Growth-4.43
Country Growth-8.26

Service Indicators 2016

Service imports (BoP, current US$)...
Service exports (BoP, current US$)...
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)101.44
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)103.82

United Arab Emirates top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Unspecified153,339 51.34
Other Asia, nes41,351 13.85
India11,255 3.77
Iran, Islamic Rep.8,810 2.95
Switzerland7,425 2.49
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Unspecified81,777 30.19
China22,424 8.28
United States20,587 7.60
India18,669 6.89
Germany12,594 4.65

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 materials44,415 14.87 15,210 5.61 1.61
Intermediate goods40,709 13.63 64,301 23.74 2.16
Consumer goods46,416 15.54 56,592 20.89 3.98
Capital goods17,413 5.83 52,983 19.56 2.51

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Petroleum oils and o ...32,999,367.38
Gold in unwrought fo ...16,327,193.70
Art. of jewellery an ...11,541,372.80
Petroleum oils, etc, ...9,668,120.36
Diamonds non-industr ...7,922,640.03
Gold in unwrought fo ...25,742,541.11
Transmission apparat ...8,853,107.38
Aircraft nes of an u ...8,423,570.48
Art. of jewellery an ...6,702,005.61
Gold in oth semi-man ...6,430,226.43

Tariff and Trade Barriers for United Arab Emirates

Tariffs 2016

No. Of Tariff Agreement 5
Simple Average (%) 3.99
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 86,587,497.72
Maximum Rate (%) 672.62
Weighted Average (%) 2.82
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 24.10

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)

2016 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)348,743
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)40,480.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)8,305.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)2.38

Doing Business

2018 Doing Business »
Ease of Doing Business Rank21
Trading Across Borders Rank91

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

CPIA Trade Ratings...

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

2016 LPI »
LPI Score3.94
LPI Rank13