Abu Dhabi Non-Oil Trade Increases 11.9% in March
Abu Dhabi’s non-oil trade grew 11.9 per cent year-on-year basis in March. However, it dropped 2.4 per cent to Dh13.4 billion in comparison to February.
The emirate’s non-oil trade reached at Dh1.4 billion in March. Imports rose 10 per cent to Dh884 million, exports surged 24.9 per cent, or Dh423 million, and re-exports climbed 8.5 per cent to Dh125 million, according to the latest data.
In its monthly report on non-oil merchandise trade through the ports of Abu Dhabi for the month of March 2015, the Statistics Centre — Abu Dhabi (SCAD) said imports grew due to an increase in the trade of machinery and transport equipment valued at Dh706 million and crude materials, inedible, except fuels worth Dh273 million. Details