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Dubai a trusted partner in global trade

Home to the region’s most diversified economy, Dubai has cultivated strong and fast-growing bilateral trade relationships with the world’s largest economies

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DP World’s membership programme, DF Alliance, is a game-changer for global freight forwarders.

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A look inside the World Health Organization’s Logistics Hub that supported 85% of the organisation's medical commodity response.

9th

Busiest port

Jebel Ali Port is operated by Dubai’s DP World - the world’s third-largest ports operator with 148 business units in 60 countries.

Source: DP World

#1

Busiest international airport

DXB is firmly established as the world’s busiest airport by international passenger traffic, having held the title since 2014

Source: ACI World

58.4 m

TEUs of freight

DP World’s global portfolio of container terminals handled 58.4 million TEUs of freight in the first 9 months of 2021.

Source: DP World

Dubai

Best transport infrastructure

Dubai boasts the world’s third-best transport infrastructure.

Source: Knight Frank

US$540 bn

Forecast non-oil external trade

Dubai aims to grow its non-oil foreign trade to US$540bn annually by 2025.

Source: DMO

13.5 m

TEUs of freight handled by Jebel Ali Port

In 2020, Dubai’s main international seaport handled 13.5 million TEUs, placing it among the world’s top 10 for freight volumes.

Source: Reuters

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