Overview In 2020, United Arab Emirates was the number 34 economy in the world in terms of GDP (current US$), the number 24 in total exports, the number 22 in total imports,
the number 33 economy in terms of GDP per capita (current US$) and the number 51 most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI).
Exports The top exports of United Arab Emirates are Crude Petroleum ($42B), Gold ($28.8B), Refined Petroleum ($21.5B), Broadcasting Equipment ($14B), and Diamonds ($7.69B), exporting mostly to India ($22.1B), China ($19.2B), Saudi Arabia ($18B), Japan ($15.2B), and Iraq ($13.1B).
In 2020, United Arab Emirates was the world's biggest exporter of Sulphur ($407M), Limestone ($333M), and Scrap Nickel ($264M)
Imports The top imports of United Arab Emirates are Gold ($38.4B), Broadcasting Equipment ($20.4B), Refined Petroleum ($9.15B), Diamonds ($8.11B), and Cars ($6.63B), importing mostly from China ($41B), India ($18.1B), United States ($14B), Saudi Arabia ($9.21B), and Germany ($7.81B).
In 2020, United Arab Emirates was the world's biggest importer of Tug Boats ($1.05B) and Tobacco Processing Machines ($119M)
Location United Arab Emirates borders Oman and Saudi Arabia by land and Iran and Qatar by sea.