The "Exporters Portal" provides information on 60 markets and 13 sectors

"Export development": Dubai's technological infrastructure helped exporters during "Corona"

  • The Corporation confirmed that Corona did not prevent it from playing its role in helping local exporters.


  • Saed Al-Awadi: “The corporation focused during the pandemic on empowering exporters and manufacturers to identify new markets.”


The Executive Director of the Dubai Export Development Corporation, a Dubai Economic Corporation, Engineer Saed Al-Awadi, confirmed that the Corona pandemic did not discourage the corporation from playing its role in helping local exporters, noting that the technological infrastructure that Dubai provided years ago has strengthened the corporation's ability to communicate With its local and international partners during the pandemic period.

Al-Awadi said during a press briefing entitled "Market Dialogue", organized by the Dubai Economic Department, yesterday, that the efforts of "export development" focused on empowering exporters and manufacturers in the UAE to identify new markets through the "exporters portal" managed by the Corporation.

He added that exports in the world were affected by the pandemic, but the corporation worked over the past year and is currently working on responding to the needs of exporters by providing data and helping to obtain buyers, as well as providing raw materials and raw materials to local factories, and enhancing the flow of economic and commercial information to the members of the corporation through the portal Exporters ».

He explained that the portal acted as an identification tool to determine manufacturing costs, in addition to a facility to search for products, pointing out that exporters can rely on the portal to obtain detailed market analysis reports, which include all updated information on the economy, trade, population, workforce and risk index in the target markets.

Al-Awadi stated that the new version of the portal was launched during the exhibition «Gulfood 2021», explaining that companies in the UAE can use the portal under the title: (, to identify export opportunities, promote various products, and access international markets, as well. On selecting the optimal trading partners, and getting updated information and statistics on potential markets on a daily basis.

He indicated that the portal helps exporters to estimate shipping and insurance costs, in addition to determining the distance and shipping time between international ports, adding that the new version of the portal provides information on 20 markets and six sectors, bringing the number to 60 markets and 13 sectors.

In addition, the Dubai Export Development Corporation announced, during its participation in "Gulfood", the winners of the third edition of the "Dubai Green Industry Award", which aims to encourage industries in Dubai to grow in a sustainable way in line with the vision of the Dubai Industrial Strategy 2030.

The Corporation, in partnership with the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, launched the "Dewa" and "My Energy" award, with the aim of honoring and encouraging industries that show a marked reduction in electricity and water consumption, and thus a reduction in the net carbon footprint.

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The Executive Director of the Dubai Exports Development Corporation, Saed Al-Awadi, said that the "Dubai Green Industry" award comes in line with the Dubai Industrial Strategy 2030 and the emirate's efforts for sustainable growth and reliance on clean energy.

He added that Dubai has not only launched strategic plans for different sectors and industries, but also has aligned these strategies with the larger goal of making Dubai a preferred center for individuals and companies.

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