Dubai non-oil foreign trade reaches AED 676 billion in H1

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Non-oil foreign trade in Dubai was valued at AED 676 billion in the first half of 2019.

That's according to authorities, who say that's five per cent more than the same time last year.

The first-half figures also represent a mammoth growth of 87 per cent from 2009.

China has remained Dubai's largest trading partner.

Meanwhile, there's been a 20 per cent year-on-year growth in trade with India.

Saudi Arabia maintained its position as Dubai’s largest Arab and GCC trade partner and fourth globally with AED 27.7 billion.

The total volume of Dubai's foreign trade reached 56 million tonnes in the first half of 2019.

Dubai Customs says the figure represents a 31 per cent year-on-year growth.

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