AED 40b: Trade between Germany and Dubai in 2017
Director of Dubai Customs, Ahmed Mahboob Musabih held a meeting with His Excellency Gunter Rauer, Consul General of Germany in Dubai. The two discussed means of boosting cooperation between Germany and Dubai especially in bilateral trade and customs business. The meeting was also attended by Khalil Saqer bin Gharib, Director of Corporate Communication Department.
“It’s very important for us to boost ties of partnership with German diplomatic missions and business councils. We have priorities which include delivering a leading customs expertise to the world” said Musabih. “Germany is an important trade partner to Dubai. The total value of mutual non-oil trade in 2017 was AED 40b”.
He added:” enhancing trade ties with our partners will help them receive the best customs facilitations which will add great value to their business. There are many active German companies in the UAE, and we help them benefit from our product and service offerings”.
On his part, His Excellency Gunter Rauer, Consul General of Germany in Dubai applauded Dubai Customs’ efforts in supporting national economy and developing tourism and trade stating that Dubai is a world class trade and tourism hub and a central link between the east and west.