The non-oil trade between Abu Dhabi and India reached Dh4 billion ($1.08 billion) in the first nine months of 2017, said Saif Mohammed Al Hajeri, chairman of the Department of Economic Development – Abu Dhabi.
The official was speaking at the opening session of the Abu Dhabi Investment Forum, part of Abu Dhabi Week in India, which kicked off yesterday (February 6), reported state news agency Wam.
Al Hajeri said that the Government of Abu Dhabi is committed to advance its economic relations with all partners, including India, under the UAE policy of economic openness, free trade exchange and facilitation of foreign direct investment.
The Abu Dhabi Week in India provides a valuable opportunity to learn from the successful stories of each other so as to deepen our partnership and usher into a new constructive joint partnership between Abu Dhabi and India.
Al Hajeri elaborated on Abu Dhabi's strategic location and economic, trade and investment attractions and strengths, which allows Indian investors have access to 3 billion consumers in the Middle East markets.
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