Key Industry Trends
- Gulf's seafood industry is worth Aed 1 billion 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 a gateway to Arab and African markets accounting for 61% GCC trade volume, World bank estimates MENA food market could exceed US $1trn by 2030.
- Dubai 3rd largest re - exporter in the world.