Dubai: Director of Dubai Customs, Ahmad Mahboob Musabih, held a meeting with Emmanuel Kamarianakis, Consul-General of Canada in Dubai. The two discussed means of boosting cooperation between Canada and Dubai especially in bilateral trade and customs business.
“It’s very important for us to boost ties of partnership with Canadian diplomatic missions and business councils and corporates. We have priorities which include delivering a leading customs expertise to the world,” said Musabih. “Canada is an important trade partner to Dubai. The total value of bilateral non-oil trade in the first nine months in 2017 was Dh5 billion. Imports had the lion’s share of Dh4.4 billion, followed by re-exports with Dh361 million and exports with Dh180.6 million.”
He said that 150 Canadian companies have activities in the UAE.