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Value of Dubai’s date trade reaches US$221.7 million in 2016

DUBAI, 15th June, 2017 (WAM) -- Dubai’s total date trade amounted to US$221.7 million in 2016, of which exports accounted for the largest share, US$85.1 million, followed by imports, US$72.1 million and re-exports worth US$64.5 million. A recent analysis conducted by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry shows that the emirates' export share of total date trade stood at 38 percent last year. The UAE’s share of global date exports stood at 8.5 percent, or US$96.3 million in 2015, according to data from Trade...