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Dubai’s trade with Indonesia at Dhs5.4 billion in 2020


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Dubai trade with Indonesia stood at Dhs5.4 billion: Dhs4.42b of imports, Dhs600m of exports, and Dhs380m of re-exports, according to Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, the Director-General of  Dubai Customs.

“Major commodities included jewellery, mobile phones, textiles and aluminium,” Musabih said, during his meeting with Hussein Baqis, Indonesian Ambassador to the UAE. The meeting was aimed at discussing means to develop mutual trade and investment cooperation.

Musabih said that he is looking forward to developing means of cooperation with the Indonesian Embassy in the UAE to facilitate mutual trade.

Musabih added, “Our efforts to develop trade and customs relationships with Indonesia follow the directives and vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, of developing trade with the Asian countries. Indonesia is one of the developed markets, and from our part we introduce the best customs facilities and services to the Indonesian businesses which seek better access to the European and African markets through our advanced infrastructures in Dubai.”

Musabih pointed out that the meetings Dubai Customs organises with the diplomatic missions aim to enable businesses overcome challenges posed by the pandemic.

On his part, Hussein Baqis, Indonesian Ambassador to the UAE expressed his gratitude for the efforts made by Dubai Customs to develop mutual trade with Indonesia.

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