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United Arab Emirates

In 2017, Alberta exported $257.3M worth of goods to United Arab Emirates, making it the 6th ranked country in terms of Alberta's exports.
In 2017, Alberta exported $257.3M worth of goods to United Arab Emirates, making it the 6th ranked country in terms of Alberta's exports.
In 2017, Alberta exported $257.3M worth of goods to United Arab Emirates, making it the 6th ranked country in terms of Alberta's exports.

About United Arab Emirates

FAST FACTS

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ALBERTA EXPORTS TO UNITED ARAB EMIRATES Information Icon

VALUE OF ALBERTA EXPORTS TO UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
2017
$257.3M
+4.1% y/y
TRADING PARTNER RANK

#6

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES IMPORTS Information Icon

VALUE OF UNITED ARAB EMIRATES IMPORTS
2016
$193.2B
-36.4% y/y
TOP IMPORT MARKETS
  • 1. China 13%

  • 2. United States 9.2%

  • 3. India 8.6%

  • 4. Germany 7.8%

  • 5. Japan 4.7%

ALBERTA-UNITED ARAB EMIRATES RELATIONS

  • A leading member of the Gulf Cooperation Council, the UAE is experiencing dramatic economic growth and is Canada’s primary export market in the region. More than 40 per cent of goods exported to the UAE are re-exported, as the country is a major regional distribution center.
  • Despite an economy that is more diversified than other oil exporters in the region, the UAE is taking steps to reduce its dependence on oil and gas revenues.
  • The Government of Alberta has sent several trade missions to the UAE in recent years.
  • Alberta participates in the annual Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC), the largest oil and gas expo within the region.

Trade Agreements:

United Arab Emirates

For more information on United Arab Emirates-Alberta relations, download:

United Arab Emirates-Alberta Relations

CONTACTS
For more information on Alberta’s trade and relationship with this market please contact:
Export Services
Ryan Radke Middle East and India Office Phone : 1-780-644-8188 Email: ryan.radke@gov.ab.ca
Investment Services
Bonnie Nunnari Invest Alberta Phone : 780-427-0528 Email: bonnie.nunnari@gov.ab.ca