Fresh Produce Trade set to Grow across the region
Dubai has changed dramatically over the last three decades, becoming a major business centre with a more dynamic and diversified economy. Dubai enjoys strategic location and serves as the biggest re-exporting centre in the Middle East.
Its low logistical and operational cost and excellent infrastructure, international outlook and liberal government policies are attracting investors in a big way. Activities such as trade, transport, tourism industry and finance have shown steady growth and helped the economy to achieve a high degree of expansion and diversification.
Dubai is linking one of the fastest growing consumer markets, the Arabian Gulf, with producer markets in the region and on a larger scale connecting global producer and consumer center. UAE considered to be one of the biggest fresh produce importers between the GCC countries with 20% increase of fresh produce imports between 2013 and 2014. East, GCC and No. 15 in the world.
UAE fresh produce imports and figures reflect the rapid growth of the country where it ranks No. 1 Importer in the Middle East.