- UAE’s imports totaled US $3.6 billion in 2010 and are estimated to rise to US $5.5 billion in 2015. The majority of this is traded through Dubai.
- UAE’s ports account for a 61% majority of trade volume among the GCC countries.
- Dubai was ranked among the top 10 world container ports in 2010 with 11.60 million-TEUs.
Source: Economist Intelligence Unit, World Shipping Council, ameinfo