Jebel Ali port in Dubai. Image Credit: Supplied picture

DUBAI: Trade between Jebel Ali Freezone (Jafza) and India reached over $3.4 billion in 2017.

The latest figures released from Jafza show that over 788 Indian companies are trading from the freezone.

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DP World has extensive business interests in India, including six container terminals, Inland Container Depots (ICD), warehouses and container rail freight services.

Earlier this year, it formed a strategic partnership with the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF), to invest up to $3 billion in brownfield container terminals, long term greenfield container concessions,

The UAE is India’s second largest trading partner, accounting for more than 10 per cent of Indian exports. India was second largest trading partner of Dubai with $27 billion (Dh99 billion) worth of trade in 2017.