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Pharma & Medical equipment - Monthly Trend

Source - Dubai Custom

Sector Overview - Pharma & Medical equipment

The global Pharma & Medical equipment trade (export + import) has reduced to USD 3361.68 billion in 2019 decrease of 0.1% compared to 2018 which was USD 3366.61 billion. The Pharma & Medical equipment trade represented 8.89% of total global trade.

Dubai Pharma & Medical equipment trade (export + import) has raised to USD 8.96 billion in 2019, an increase of 9.39% compared to USD 8.19 billion in 2018. Dubai Pharma & Medical equipment trade represented 0.09% of the total global trade.

Dubai Pharma & Medical equipment exports were AED 3.25 billion in 2019 which accounts for 2.1% of Dubai export.  

The top exported products were: Ethers; acyclic, and their halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives, other than diethyl ether (HS Code: 290919) Medicaments; consisting of mixed or unmixed products (HS Code: 300490) and Medicaments; containing antibiotics (other than penicillins, streptomycins (HS Code: 300420).
The top export destinations were: Malta, Netherlands, Egypt, Lebanon and Kuwait. (Excluding free zones).

Dubai Pharma & Medical equipment imports were AED 29.61 billion in 2019 which accounted for 3.7% of the total Dubai imports.  

The top import products were: Medicaments; consisting of mixed or unmixed products (HS Code: 300490), Blood, human or animal, antisera, other blood fractions and immunological products (HS Code: 300215) and Medical, surgical or dental instruments and appliances; n.e.c. in heading no. 9018 (HS Code: 901890).
The top import origins were: USA, Germany, China, France and Saudi Arabia.

Dubai Pharma & Medical equipment re-exports were AED 12.75 billion in 2019 which accounted for 3% of the total Dubai re-export.

The top re-export products: Medicaments; consisting of mixed or unmixed products n.e.c. in heading no. 3004, (HS Code: 300490), Instruments, apparatus and models; designed for demonstrational purposes (in education or exhibitions) (HS Code: 902300) and Optical instruments and appliances; for measuring or checking, n.e.c. in chapter 90 (HS Code: 903149).
The top re-export destinations were: Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Iraq, Iran and USA.

 

Note:

The Pharma & Medical equipment sector contains Sections No. (29-30-90).

 

Source - Dubai Custom

Sector Competitive Landscape

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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