Trade & Logistics News

Dh1.5 Trillion in Trade Pushed Through UAE Ports

trade1The value of goods passing through UAE ports increased 5 per cent last year, propelled by growing imports.The total amount of non-oil related goods traded through the UAE grew 5 per cent to Dh1.58 trillion, customs officials said yesterday.

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Dubai lifted by emerging market status

dfm2014Close on the heels of the MSCI market upgrade coming into effect on Monday, Dubai’s benchmark DFM General Index rose 1.9 per cent to 5,151.21, the highest close since May 15, driven by funds from money managers tracking the MSCI Emerging Markets Index.

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Jafza Customer Forum stresses on comprehensive dialogue to achieve growth

 

jafzacustomerforumJebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), the flagship trade and logistics hub of Economic Zones World, has held its first customer forum of 2014 at the Address Hotel in Dubai Marina earlier this week to highlight upcoming massive business opportunities and discuss how Jafza and Jafza customers can work together to make the most of the possibilities the changing market landscape offers in the UAE and the wider Middle East region.

 

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Dubai's trade with Lat Am countries grows 26% in 2013

 

uae-latin americaDubai’s trade has escalated with emerging countries in the Americas, such as Mexico, Brazil, Argentina and Chile, the four countries being toured by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, by 26 per cent from Dh13.8 billion in 2012 to Dh17.3 billion in 2013, the latest figures from Dubai Customs .

 

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DP World Inaugurates Container Inspection Facility at Jebel Ali

 

newterminalDP World has inaugurated the largest container inspection facility at its flagship Jebel Ali Port, spanning over 7,000 square metres and providing 59 customs, health and environment inspection bays.

 

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UAE Tops WEF Mena Trade Index

Dubai UAE leading economic forcesThe UAE was ranked top in the Middle East and North Africa region and 16th internationally by the Global Enabling Trade Report 2014.The UAE climbed three places from its overall ranking in 2012, according to the report released on Tuesday by the World Economic Forum, or WEF.

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