Overview: In 2018 United Arab Emirates was the number 28 economy in the world in terms of GDP (current US$), the number 26 in total exports, the number 21 in total imports,
the number 21 economy in terms of GDP per capita (current US$) and the number 55 most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI)
Exports: The top exports of United Arab Emirates are Crude Petroleum ($58.1B), Refined Petroleum ($32.3B), Gold ($15.4B), Jewellery ($12.2B), and Diamonds ($10.2B), exporting mostly to India ($23.8B), Japan ($21.7B), China ($17.4B), Saudi Arabia ($17.2B), and Oman ($11.7B).
In 2018, United Arab Emirates was the world's biggest exporter of Rolled Tobacco ($3.71B), Sulphur ($728M), Gravel and Crushed Stone ($422M), and Limestone ($366M)
Imports: The top imports of United Arab Emirates are Gold ($27.3B), Broadcasting Equipment ($15.5B), Jewellery ($13.4B), Refined Petroleum ($12.8B), and Cars ($11.3B), importing mostly from China ($32.1B), India ($27.1B), United States ($17.3B), United Kingdom ($9.69B), and Germany ($9.68B).
In 2018, United Arab Emirates was the world's biggest importer of Aluminium Oxide ($1.78B), Tug Boats ($1.31B)
Location: United Arab Emirates borders Oman and Saudi Arabia by land and Iran and Qatar by sea.