The Department of Finance / General Administration of Customs is pleased to present this booklet related to the indicators of foreign trade of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi for the year 2017-2018 as a complement of a series of booklets issued by the Department in the past few years.
This booklet comes from the General Administration of Customs’ belief of the importance of issuance of such data that keep pace with the movement of economic growth accelerating in the emirate.
The Abu Dhabi Foreign Trade Statistics is considered an important source of information for decision makers, whether in the public or in private sectors, General Administration of Customs is always keen to develop and maintain the accuracy of the indicators to reflect the movement of foreign trade on the best possible way.
The statistics presented include a comparison between 2016 and 2017 in many cases; these comparisons have a positive impact on the extent of progress in commercial aspects for the successive years.
These statistics have formed the mainstay of the Strategic Plan of the General Administration of Customs and its operational plans that come out of it. We hope that readers will find all desired benefits.