Dubai says trade with Israel has topped $270 million since normalization

‘Expansion of trade and investment will benefit not only business communities in the UAE and Israel, but also in the [wider] Middle East,’ official says

The skyline of Dubai, United Arab Emirates, at sunset. (Britus/ iStock by Getty Images)

Since Israel and the United Arab Emirates normalized ties in September, trade between the Jewish state and Dubai has reached 1 billion dirham ($272 million), the Dubai media office said Saturday.

No figure was provided for all trade between the two countries beyond Dubai.

The office said some two-thirds of the sum was exports, while a third was imports.

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