The Ministry of Economy issued 139,039 certificates of origin in 2009, which covers all the seven Emirates and the certificates issued for the Gulf, Arab and other countries.
According to the statistics supplied by Certificates of Origin Department at the Ministry, there are 10 types of these certificates associated with various industries and standards.
Abu Dhabi office issued 19,916 certificates including 2598 certificates for Arab nations, 15,390 for Gulf countries, and 1,958 certificates for foreign countries.
Dubai issued 8123 certificates of Arab origin and 51,464 for Gulf, with a total of 59,587 certificates. The Sharjah office contributed to the total figure by issuing 5,264 Arab certificates, 4,248 Gulf certificates, and 3,747 certificates for foreign countries. Ajman, issued 1,476 certificates for Arab countries, 8,529 for Gulf, and 280 for foreign countries with 10,285 in total.
The Um Al Quwain office issued 275 certificates of origin for Arab countries, 2,217 for the Gulf, and 49 for foreign countries totaling to 2,541. Ras Al Khaimah issued 3232 certificates issued for Arab countries, 24,714 for Gulf, and 5,197 globally, marking a total of 33,143. Al Fujairah issued 86 certificates for Arab countries, 215 for Gulf and 61 for foreign countries.
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