The United Arab Emirates is the 25th largest export economy in the world. In 2016, the United Arab Emirates exported $174B and imported $196B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $22.3B. 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 Crude Petroleum ($36.4B), Gold ($27B), Refined Petroleum ($19.1B), Diamonds ($8.22B) and Petroleum Gas ($6.97B), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Gold ($27.4B), Diamonds ($11.9B), Cars ($11.1B), Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft ($10.4B) and Broadcasting Equipment ($9.1B).
The top export destinations of the United Arab Emirates are India ($18.4B), Switzerland ($16.9B), Japan ($15.7B), China ($11B) and Oman ($10.6B). The top import origins are China ($25B), the United States ($17.2B), India ($15.5B), Germany ($14.7B) and Japan ($9.2B).