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Plastics, Rubber, Paper and Articles - Monthly Trend

Source - Dubai Custom

Sector Overview - Plastics, Rubber, Paper and Articles

The global plastics & rubber & Paper and Articles trade (export + import) raised to USD 2637.66 billion in 2021 increase of 28.33% compared to 2020 which was USD 2055.44 billion. The plastics & rubber & Paper and Articles trade represented 5.92% of the total global trade.

Dubai plastics & rubber & Paper and Articles trade was 53.16 billion in 2021, increased of 29.16% compared to 41.16 billion in 2020. plastics & rubber & Paper and Articles trade represented 3.51% of the total Dubai trade.

Dubai plastics & rubber & Paper and Articles exports were AED 11.00 billion in 2021 which accounts for 4.91% of Dubai export. The top exported products were: Ethylene polymers; in primary forms, polyethylene having a specific gravity (HS Code: 390120), Propylene, other olefin polymers; polypropylene in primary forms (HS Code: 390210) and Ethylene polymers; in primary forms, ethylene-alpha-olefin copolymers (HS Code: 390140). The top export destinations were: China, Sultanate of Oman, India, Egypt, and USA. 

Dubai plastics & rubber & Paper and Articles imports were AED 29.36 billion in 2021 which accounted for 3.38% of the total Dubai imports. The top import products were Plastics; other articles n.e.c. in chapter 39 (HS Code: 392690), Rubber; new pneumatic tyres, of a kind used on motor cars (HS Code: 401110) and Ethylene polymers; in primary forms, ethylene-alpha-olefin copolymers (HS Code: 390140). The top import origins were: China, India, Saudi Arabia, USA, and Germany.

Dubai plastics & rubber & Paper and Articles re-exports were AED 12.79 billion in 2021 which accounted for 3.05% of the total Dubai re-export. The top re-export products: Rubber; new pneumatic tyres, of a kind used on motor cars (HS Code: 401110), Plastics; other articles (HS Code: 392690) Rubber; new pneumatic tyres, of a kind used on buses (HS Code: 401120). The top re-export destinations were: Saudi Arabia, Iran, Iraq, India, and Pakistan.

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The plastics & rubber & Paper and Articles sector contain Sections No. (39-40-47-48-49).

All ranks not including free zones.

Source - Dubai Custom

Sector Competitive Landscape

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Source - Dubai Custom - UN Comtrade

Trade Forecast

Note : Forecast from 2021 based on trade predictions by WTO and UNCTAD

Source: Dubai Customs - KCORP