The Dubai-led programme is being rolled out in 11 countries across four continents spanning the global South. India, Indonesia, Thailand, Brazil, Colombia and South Africa are among the nations that have signed on to the Dubai-led World Logistics Passport in the past 12 months.
The value of non-oil foreign merchandise trade through Abu Dhabi ports increased by 0.5 per cent from Dhs19.2 billion in the year to date in January 2019 to Dhs19.3 billion in the same period of 2020, according to figures released by Abu Dhabi Statistics Centre, SCAD, on Wednesday.
The value of Abu Dhabi’s foreign trade in foodstuffs amounted to Dhs7.51 billion during the first five months of 2021, reflecting the Emirate's commercial activity is on a strong wicket.
The value of national non-oil exports amounted to about Dhs354 billion, setting a new record, exceeding Dhs300 billion for the first time in its history, a growth of 33.3 per cent as compared to 2020 and 47.3 per cent as compared to 2019.
The non-oil foreign trade between the UAE and Saudi Arabia grew by 92.5 per cent over the past decade to Dhs124.69 billion by the end of 2021,