Ministry of economy involves export sector in ‘Designing the Next 50’

Oct , 2020

Within the framework of the “Designing the Next 50” launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, to involve the community in shaping the country’s future for the next fifty years, Abdulla Bin Touq Al Marri, UAE Minister of Economy, Dr Ahmad Belhoul Al Falasi, Minister of State for Entrepreneurship and SMEs, and Dr Thani Bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of State for Foreign Trade, held a virtual meeting with representatives of more than 100 exporting companies in the country.

The meeting was aimed at involving the export sector in the Next 50 Plan, as it included discussing the most prominent proposals and ideas submitted by exporters to develop strategies related to developing the export capabilities, reviewing the most prominent challenges, and designing new work paths to enhance the UAE’s position to be among the first countries in the world in trade and export of commodities and services for the next 50 years.

In this context, the UAE is the first among Arab countries in exports from 2013 to 2019, and is among the top 20 exporting countries globally from 2007 until today, and the country’s non-oil exports have achieved continuous growth over the past five years (2013- 2019)