Abu Dhabi, Bahrain Non-Oil Trade Exceed $11 Billion in 6 Years

Published December 17th, 2020 - 09:00 GMT
Abu Dhabi, Bahrain Non-Oil Trade Exceed $11 Billion in 6 Years
Abu Dhabi’s trade with Bahrain during the first 11 months of the year stood at AED3.83 billion. (Shutterstock)

The General Administration of Abu Dhabi Customs has announced that the volume of non-oil trade exchange between Abu Dhabi and Bahrain through the emirate's ports amounted to AED41.83 billion ($11.3 billion) during the period from 2015 to November, thus reflecting the strong economic and trade relations between the two countries.

Its imports hit AED9.11 billion, while exports stood at AED11.32 billion, and re-exports at AED 21.40 billion, through 107.7 thousand customs transactions/dealings between he two countries during the same period.

The machines, audio and video recording equipment and their accessories accounted for the largest share of the total trade between the two with an amount of AED8.99 billion, followed by ordinary metals and their products worth AED7.71 billion, followed by chemical or related industries with an amount of AED4.41 billion, said Abu Dhabi Customs in its statement released on the eve of Bahrain National Day.

Textile products and their manufactures came fourth with AED4.04 billion followed by metal products with an amount of AED3.73 billion.

Abu Dhabi’s trade with Bahrain during the first 11 months of the year stood at AED3.83 billion, with imports hitting AED1.22 billion, exports at AED1.15 billion and re-exports worth AED1.46 billion, it added.


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