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Construction & Building Materials Sector Overview

Dubai Construction & Building Materials foreign trade was worth AED 75.32 Billion in 2018, decreasing at 4.61% compared with 2017 which worth AED 72.0 Billion. Construction & Building Materials trade was worth 5.8% of total Dubai foreign trade. Dubai Construction & Building Materials export was worth AED 26.5 Billion in 2018 which traded with 201 countries (including free zones) and account f.....

Construction & Building Materials Trade
2017 2018 Change
Total Export (AED Billion) 25.54 26.84
Total Import (AED Billion) 38.81 42.82
Construction & Building Materials (% of Total Export) 17.77 21.14
No. of Products 121 120
Top Dubai Exporters / Importers (Construction & Building Materials)
Top Exporters to Dubai (2018)
China
11.4 AED Billion
INDIA
4.2 AED Billion
Oman
3.65 AED Billion
ITALY
2.47 AED Billion
GERMANY
1.94 AED Billion
Top Importers From Dubai (2018)
USA
3.34 AED Billion
JAPAN
2.62 AED Billion
INDIA
2.4 AED Billion
Oman
2.15 AED Billion
NETHERLANDS
1.93 AED Billion
Top Importers from Dubai (2018)
Top Dubai Products (Construction & Building Materials)
Top Imported Products (2018)
Flat-rolled (HS CODE/7208)
3.46 AED Billion
Other (HS CODE/9403)
2.95 AED Billion
Tubes (HS CODE/7304)
2.53 AED Billion
Other (HS CODE/7214)
2.41 AED Billion
Structures (HS CODE/7308)
2.35 AED Billion
Top Exported Products (2018)
Unwrought (HS CODE/7601)
13.83 AED Billion
Structures (HS CODE/7308)
1.9 AED Billion
Ferrous (HS CODE/7204)
1.55 AED Billion
Aluminium (HS CODE/7602)
1.12 AED Billion
Other (HS CODE/7306)
0.76 AED Billion
Top Exported Products (Construction & Building Materials)

“Key Products”: The “Key Products” are the top exported products from Dubai which account for nearly 80% of Dubai's total exports (not include re-export), These products cover the 7 key target sectors (Food & Beverages - Construction & Building Materials - Electrical Machinery & Apparatus - Plastics & Packaging - Gold & Jewelry - Perfumes & Cosmetics - Pharma & Medical equipment) these sectors and products are among the top exports of Dubai. The focus on these sectors and products enable the exporter to identify the opportunities available in the “Key Markets”. Exporter Gateway (EG) all trade data is presented using Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding Systems (HS) (only HS4) which is an international nomenclature for the classification of products.
General Clarification: All exports figures do not include re-export.