DEDC to increase Dubai exports to Australasia

DUBAI - Engineer Saed Al Awadi, the chief executive officer of Dubai Export Development Corporation (DEDC), has met with various trade organisations and institutions in Australia and Singapore to widen exports coverage to Australasia.

This developed amid the impending formalisation of a free trade agreement (FTA) between the UAE and Singapore by the end of the year, said DEDC, the government body in-charge of Dubai's exports promotion, in a statement yesterday.

"In line with DEDC's vision of becoming a world-class export development agency through innovation, we intend to continuously aid and support Dubai and UAE companies in expanding export markets, such as Australasia, by developing pioneering solutions and assisting them in the most effective manner," Al Awadi said.

He added that the meetings were aimed to tighten trade relations with between Dubai and the two countries, and learn about the systems and mechanisms being used in Australia and Singapore to promote exports and assist individual companies in international markets.

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