ABU DHABI 28 March 2019: The value of exports through Abu Dhabi ports increased by 36.6% from Dh12.6 billion in Q4 2017 to Dh17.2 billion in the same period of 2018, according to the figures released by Statistics Centre – Abu Dhabi.
The business sector increased by Dh4 billion (32.6%), the government sector by Dh518.4 million (726.1%), and the individual sector by 43.3% compared with the same period of 2017.
Exports values increased by Dh3.8 billion (28.7%) during Q4 2018 compared with Q3 2018. This was as a result of increases in the value of the business sector and government by 25.6% and 1,297.7% respectively, while the value of the individual sector decreased by 19.2% over the same period, said Wam.
The value of imports decreased by 0.3% from Dh 27.5 billion in Q4 2017 to Dh27.4 billion in Q4 2018. The business sector decreased by Dh840.4 million (3.3%(, and the individual sector decreased by Dh207.9 billion (53.1%), while the government sector increased by Dh957.3 million (61.2%) during the same period.
Imports values decreased by Dh1.4 billion (4.8%) during Q4 2018 compared with Q3 2018. This was the result of decreases in the value of the business sector by 11.0%, while the government sector and individual sector increased by 187.6%, and 35.8% respectively at the same time.
- Pearls, precious or semi-precious stones, imitation jewelry
- Vehicles, aircraft and associated transport equipment
- Live Animals; Animal Products