United Arab Emirates

0.30

Econ Complexity 29th of 89
1980
2016

$98.8B

Exports 29th of 120
1980
2016

$184B

Imports 20th of 120
1980
2016

$72.4k

GDP Per Capita 2nd of 89
1990
2016
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The United Arab Emirates is the 29th largest export economy in the world and the 30th most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2016, the United Arab Emirates exported $98.8B and imported $184B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $86B. In 2016 the GDP of the United Arab Emirates was $348B and its GDP per capita was $72.4k.

The top exports of the United Arab Emirates are Gold ($15.8B), Diamonds ($12.3B), Jewellery ($11.8B), Cars ($4.5B) and Raw Aluminium ($4.22B), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Gold ($31.9B), Diamonds ($12.5B), Cars ($11.6B), Broadcasting Equipment ($8.77B) and Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft ($8.5B).

The top export destinations of the United Arab Emirates are India ($11.3B), Iran ($8.81B), Switzerland ($7.42B), Iraq ($5.36B) and Oman ($5.15B). The top import origins are China ($30.1B), India ($30B), the United States ($22.4B), Germany ($16.3B) and the United Kingdom ($9.1B).

The United Arab Emirates borders Oman and Saudi Arabia by land and Iran and Qatar by sea.

Economic Complexity of the United Arab Emirates

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