Positioned at the nexus of the East and West, Dubai is a futuristic and thriving hub for global trade.
Gateway to the world
Its strategic global location, combined with business-friendly policies and future-forward infrastructure, have shaped Dubai into a leading global trade, finance and e-commerce powerhouse.
India is the second-biggest trading partner, contributing over US$27 billion, a growth of 16% followed by the USA with US$15.5 billion and Switzerland US$12.7 billion. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia maintained its position as Dubai's largest Arab trade partner. The country was its fifth-biggest partner globally reporting in excess of US$ 11 billion worth of trade in 2019.
African export boom
Dubai’s non-oil trade with the African continent is expected to have exceeded US$272 billion in the period from 2011-2019; with over 21,000 African companies currently registered with the Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry.
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