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Plastics, Rubber, Paper and Articles - Monthly Trend

Source - Dubai Custom

Sector Overview - Plastics, Rubber, Paper and Articles

The global plastics & rubber & Paper and Articles trade (export + import) has reduced to USD 2158.78 billion in 2019 decrease of 5.0% compared to 2018 which was USD 2272.27 billion. The plastics & rubber & Paper and Articles trade represented 5.71% of the total global trade.

Dubai plastics & rubber & Paper and Articles trade (export + import) have raised to USD 9.24 billion in 2019, an increase of 0.06% compared to USD 9.23 billion in 2018. Dubai plastics & rubber & Paper and Articles trade represented 0.09% of the total global trade.

Dubai plastics & rubber & Paper and Articles exports were AED 8.13  billion in 2019 which accounts for 5.3% of Dubai export. 

The top exported products were: Ethylene polymers; in primary forms, polyethylene having a specific gravity (HS Code: 390120), Printed matter (HS Code: 491199) and Propylene, other olefin polymers (HS Code: 390210).

The top export destinations were:  Sultanate oF Oman, India, China, Egypt and Saudi Arabia.                                            

Dubai plastics & rubber & Paper and Articles imports were AED 25.77 billion in 2019 which accounted for 3.2% of the total Dubai imports. 

The top import products were Rubber; new pneumatic tyres, of a kind used on motor cars (HS Code: 401110), Plastics; other articles (HS Code: 392690) and Ethylene polymers; in primary forms, ethylene-alpha-olefin copolymers (HS Code: 390140).
The top import origins were: China, USA, India, Saudi Arabia and Germany.

Dubai plastics & rubber & Paper and Articles re-exports were AED 9.7 billion in 2019 which accounted for 2.3% of the total Dubai re-export.

The top re-export products: Rubber; new pneumatic tyres, of a kind used on motor cars (HS Code: 401110), Plastics; other articles (HS Code: 392690) Rubber; new pneumatic tyres, of a kind used on buses (HS Code: 401120).

The top re-export destinations were: Iran, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Sultanate oF Oman and India.

 

Note:

The plastics & rubber & Paper and Articles sector contain Sections No. (39-40-47-48-49).

All ranks not including free zones.

Source - Dubai Custom

Sector Competitive Landscape

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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