Non-oil trade of UAE grows 7%

30 June 2010

According to figures by the UAE Federal Customs Authority (FCA), the country's non-oil trade has seen a 7% growth to Dhs56.04bn ($15.2bn) in April, compared to Dhs52.34bn recorded during the same period in 2009, Gulf News has reported. Non-oil exports rose 42% to Dhs6.45bn in April 2010 from Dhs4.55bn a year earlier. Re-exports increased 12% from Dhs10.95bn to Dhs12.31bn while imports grew 1% from Dhs36.84bn to Dhs37.28bn in the same period, the data showed.

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