Key Sectors

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FOOD & BEVERAGES - Monthly Trend

Source - Dubai Custom

Sector Overview - FOOD & BEVERAGES

The global food & beverages trade (export + import) has reduced to USD 3207.99 billion in 2019 decrease of 0.6% compared to 2018 which was USD 3226.16 billion. The food & beverages trade represented 8.5% of the total global trade.

Dubai food & beverages trade (export + import) has raised to USD 18.82 billion in 2019, an increase of 2.8% compared to USD 18.30 billion in 2018. Dubai Food & Beverages trade represented 0.18% of the total global trade.

Dubai food & beverages export was AED 16.94 billion in 2019 which accounts for 10.9% of Dubai export.

The top exported products were: Cigarettes; containing tobacco (HS Code: 240220), Vegetable oils; low erucic acid rape (HS Code: 151411); Dairy produce; milk and cream, concentrated, not containing added sugar (HS Code: 40221).

The top export destinations were:  Iraq, Somalia, Sultanate of Oman, Libya and China.

Dubai food & beverages imports were AED 52.1 billion in 2019 which accounted for 6.5% of the total Dubai imports.
The top import products were: Cigarettes; containing tobacco (HS Code: 240220), Meat; of bovine animals, boneless cuts, frozen (HS Code: 20230) and Cereals; rice, semi-milled (HS Code: 100630).

The top import origins were: USA, India, Brazil, Australia and France.

Dubai food & beverages re-exports were AED 17.26 billion in 2019 which accounted for 4.1% of the total Dubai re-export.

The top re-export products: Cigarettes; containing tobacco (HS Code: 240220), Meat; of bovine animals, boneless cuts, frozen (HS Code: 20230) and Whiskies (HS Code: 220830).

The top re-export destinations were: Iran, Iraq, Sultanate of Oman, Afghanistan and India. (Excluding free zones).

 

Note:

The food & beverages sector contains Sections No. (01-02-03-04-05-06-07-08-09-10-11-12-13-14-15-16-17-18-19-20-21-22-23-24).

All ranks not including free zones.

 

Source - Dubai Custom

Sector Competitive Landscape

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Dubai Trade ()
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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