Seafex 2016 - Key Industry Trends


Key Industry Trends

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  • Seafood demand in the Gulf has reached US$ 272 million a year and is forecasted to grow further over the next few years.
  • UAE consumes 70 to 100 tonnes of seafood annually - the highest among Gulf states, according to The National newspaper.  
  • UAE is a gateway to Arab and African markets accounting for 61% of GCC's trade volume. The World Bank estimates MENA food market could exceed US $1trn by 2030.
  • Surplus demand for seafood in the UAE is now 137,000 tonnes 
  • Dubai is the 3rd largest re - exporter in the world.

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7 Nov 2016            10:00 - 18:00

8 Nov 2016            10:00 - 18:00

9 Nov 2016            10:00 - 17:00

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Dubai International Food Safety Conference

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Jumeirah hotels and resorts

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Emirates Flight Catering

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Caterer Middle East


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