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TEXTILES - Monthly Trend

Source - Dubai Custom

Sector Overview - TEXTILES

The global textiles trade (export + import) has decreased to USD 1561.82 billion in 2019, a decrease of 1.4% compared to USD 1583.9 billion in 2018. The textiles trade represented 4.13% of total global trade.

Dubai textiles trade (export + import) has raised to USD 7.01 billion in 2019, an increase of 0.70% compared to USD 6.99 billion in 2018. Dubai textiles trade represented 0.07% of the total global trade.

Dubai textiles exports were AED 1.59 billion in 2019 which accounts for 1% of Dubai export.  

The top exported products were: Yarn, synthetic; filament, monofilament (less than 67 decitex) (HS Code: 540249), Fabrics, woven; from strip or the like, of synthetic textile materials (HS Code: 540720) and Wadding; other articles thereof, of man-made fibres (HS Code: 560122).
The top export destinations were:  USA, Belgium, UK, Australia and Sultanate of Oman.

Dubai textiles imports were AED 24.24 billion in 2019 which accounted for 3% of the total Dubai imports.  

The top import products were: T-shirts, singlets and other vests; of cotton, knitted or crocheted (HS Code: 610910), Fabrics, woven; containing 85% or more by weight of textured polyester filaments, dyed (HS Code: 540752) and Trousers, bib and brace overalls, breeches and shorts; men's or boys', of cotton (not knitted or crocheted) (HS Code: 620342).
The top import origins were: China, India, Bangladesh, Turkey and Italy.

Dubai textiles re-exports were AED 11.46 billion in 2019 which accounted for 2.7% of the total Dubai re-export.

The top re-export products: Fabrics, woven; containing 85% or more by weight of textured polyester filaments, dyed (HS Code: 540752), T-shirts, singlets and other vests; of cotton, knitted or crocheted (HS Code: 610910) and Trousers, bib and brace overalls, breeches and shorts; men's or boys', of cotton (not knitted or crocheted) (HS Code: 620342).
The top re-export destinations were: Saudi Arabia, Iran, Sultanate of Oman, Kuwait and Iraq.

 

Note:

The textiles sector contains Sections No. (50-51-52-53-54-55-56-57-58-59-60-61-62-63)

All ranks not including free zones.

 

Source - Dubai Custom

Sector Competitive Landscape

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Dubai Trade ()
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Dubai
Key Markets

Source - Dubai Custom - UN Comtrade

Trade Forecast

Notes: 1 US$ = 3.667 AED; Forecast from 2020 based on historical values
Source: Abu Dhabi Statistics Center