OIL:  BRENT - 72.62-0.33% WTI - 69.44-0.37%
COMEX:  GOLD - 1222.83-0.04% SILVER - 15.19-1.24%
COMEX:  PLATINUM - 807.00 -0.30%
AED FOREX:  AED/USD - 3.672500+0.00% AED/USD - 4.310673+0.78%
AED FOREX:  AED/GBP - 4.827730+0.55% AED/CNY - 0.544082-0.16%
AED FOREX:  AED/INR - 0.053454+0.14% AED/SAR - 0.979333+0.00%
AED FOREX:  AED/KWD - 12.127283+0.19% AED/QAR - 1.008929+0.00%
AED FOREX:  AED/PKR - 0.028590+0.00% AED/OMR - 9.551365+0.00%
AED FOREX:  AED/BHD - 9.767287+0.00%
FOREX:  USD/JPY - 111.3700-0.04% EUR/GBP - 0.8930-0.06%
FOREX:  EUR/USD - 1.1726-0.04% GBP/USD - 1.3129-0.05%
STOCKS UAE:  DFM - 2927.17+0.22% ADX - 4762.01-0.08%
STOCKS US: DOW JONES - 25058.12-0.03% NASDAQ - 7820.20-0.07%
STOCKS US: S&P 500 - 2801.83 -0.09%
STOCKS JAPAN:  NIKKEI - 22396.99 -1.33% TOPIX - 1738.70 -0.36%
STOCKS CHINA:  HANG SENG - 28256.12 +0.11% SSEC - 2859.54 +1.07%
STOCKS EUR:  FTSE100 - 7678.79-0.07% CAC40 - 5398.32-0.35%
STOCKS EUR:  DAX - 12561.42-0.98% MICEX - %
STOCKS GULF:  TADAWUL - 8448.48-0.02% KUWAIT SE PRICE - 5360.82+0.15%
STOCKS GULF: QE INDEX - 9435.29+0.16% MSM 30 - 4433.06-0.34%
STOCKS GULF: BB All SHARE - 1352.94-0.04%
LME:  ALUMINIUM - 2025.00+0.00% COPPER - 6006.00-1.49%
LME:  NICKEL - 13285.00-1.19% TIN - 19325.00-0.51%
LME:  LEAD - 2108.00-1.40% ZINC - 2510.00-1.86%
UAE Total Battery Import Hit $ 838 million
28/05/2017 22:42

UAE Total Battery Import Hit $ 838 million

The UAE's total trade in primary and secondary batteries in 2015 totaled US$1.42 billion, 68.6 percent of which is claimed by direct trade, while the UAE free-zone market accounted for 31.4 percent thereof, according to a recent study by the Ministry of the Economy. WAM reports.

The country's foreign trade in batteries grew by 12.9 percent in 2015 compared to 2014 as a result of a rise of 39.3 percent in entrepot trade, 7.2 percent in exports and 2.3 percent in battery imports.

The battery imports during 2015 hit around $838 million, while the exports were valued at $95 million during the same year, with the free-zone battery export market put at $4 million.

Batteries re-exported in 2015 amounted to $489 million while free zones' re-exported batteries stood at $145.4 million, according to the study.

The country's battery imports of car batteries mainly come from 10 countries, atop of which comes S.Korea, followed by China and then Germany, while the Netherlands then Afghanistan and Iraq are the country's main dry-cell battery importers.

Latest
AED Converter
09:55 21/07 Buy Sell
AED / USD 3.667 3.678
AED / EUR 4.20609 4.411002
AED / CNY 0.532012 0.556441
dollars
dollars
Gold Rates
09:55 21/07
AED
24K Gold
149.25
+1.00
22K Gold
140.25
+1.00
21K Gold
133.75
+0.75
18K Gold
114.50
+0.50
AED Rates
09:55 21/07
AED/USD
3.672500
+0.00%
AED/EUR
4.310673
+0.78%
AED/GBP
4.827730
+0.55%
AED/CNY
0.544082
-0.16%
AED/BHD
9.767287
+0.00%
AED/INR
0.053454
+0.14%
AED/IDR
0.000254
-0.39%
AED/IRR
0.000084
-1.18%
AED/JPY
0.033109
+1.66%
AED/KWD
12.127283
+0.19%
AED/OMR
9.551365
+0.00%
AED/PKR
0.028590
+0.00%
AED/QAR
1.008929
+0.00%
AED/RUR
0.057880
-0.67%
AED/SAR
0.979333
+0.00%
AED/SGD
2.697992
+0.41%
AED/CHF
3.706060
+0.84%
AED/TRY
0.769430
+0.82%
Forex
09:55 21/07
EUR/USD
1.1726
-0.04%
GBP/USD
1.3129
-0.05%
USD/JPY
111.3700
-0.04%
EUR/GBP
0.8930
-0.06%
Oil
09:55 21/07
$ / bbl
Brent
72.62
-0.33%
WTI Crude
69.44
-0.37%
Comex
09:55 21/07
$ / t. oz.
Gold
1222.83
-0.04%
Silver
15.19
-1.24%
Platinum
807.00
-0.30%
LME / 3M
09:55 21/07
$ / t.
Aluminium
2025.00
+0.00%
Copper
6006.00
-1.49%
Nickel
13285.00
-1.19%
Tin
19325.00
-0.51%
Lead
2108.00
-1.40%
Zinc
2510.00
-1.86%
Molybdenum
26000.00
+0.00%
Cobalt
70000.00
+0.00%
World Stocks
09:55 21/07
points
Dow Jones
25058.12
-0.03%
S&P 500
2801.83
-0.09%
NASDAQ
7820.20
-0.07%
FTSE
7678.79
-0.07%
CAC 40
5398.32
-0.35%
DAX
12561.42
-0.98%
RTSI
1114.59
-0.88%
Gulf Stocks
17:30 23/07
points
DFM General
2927.17
+0.22%
ADX General
4762.01
-0.08%
BB All Share
1352.94
-0.04%
Kuwait SE Price
5360.82
+0.15%
Tadawul
8448.48
-0.02%
QE Index
9435.29
+0.16%
MSM 30
4433.06
-0.34%
Asian Stocks
17:30 23/07
points
Nikkei
22396.99
-1.33%
Topix
1738.70
-0.36%
Hang Seng
28256.12
+0.11%
SSEC
2859.54
+1.07%