UAE paper imports hit Dh4.6 billion

According to industry figures published by UN Comtrade, the UAE imported approximately Dh4.6 billion worth of paper products in 2011, compared to Dh3.1 billion in 2007, representing cumulative annual growth rate of 10 per cent.

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Published: Sat 24 Aug 2013, 10:17 PM

Last updated: Tue 7 Apr 2015, 7:50 PM

Dubai accounted for over 80 per cent of paper imports valued at Dh3.8 billion, according to the same source.

These figures were highlighted at the announcement of Paper Arabia 2013, the Mena’s premier specialised event for the paper industry, which will be held at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre from September 24 to 26.

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