Dubai manufacturing sector continuing to grow due to top ten products

17/08/2011 - Dubai Lifestyle News Posted by Bob Brunskill
Dubai manufacturing sector continuing to grow due to top ten products

Dubai Exports has announced that the emirate's manufacturing sector is continuing to grow because of the exportation of a wide range of different products.The agency said that top ten products, including gold and precious metals, plastics and food accounted for around 77 per cent of the total value of direct exports.Furthermore, it found that total exports totalled Dhs68 billion, while the top ten products were valued at Dhs53 billion, ameinfo.com reports.Engineer Saed Al Awadi, chief executive officer of Dubai Exports, told the news provider that the research shows the "overall trade trend" for Dubai."Our direct exports, re-exports and free zone exports were well covered to give us a complete picture as possible of Dubai trade to support the needs of our members and in the agency's strategy," he explained.It comes after research from Visa revealed that as spending among tourists is on the increase.