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Dubai Customs Issued 2134 Statistical Reports on Foreign Trade in 9 Months

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Dubai Customs issued 2134 reports on foreign trade in the first nine months of 2020. These reports were furnished to government and private sector organizations to support and help decision-makers make informed decisions based on accurate statistical data, enabling them to formulate sound future forecasts of potential trade growth for different commodities, sectors and markets.
The achievement, accomplished by Dubai Customs' Strategy & Corporate Excellence Department, represented by Statistics and Studies Division , was revealed on the World Statistics Day, which is celebrated around the globe on October 20, 2020 under the theme "Connecting the world with data we can trust".
"The celebration of the World Statistics Day aims to promote the importance of trust, authoritative data and innovation in statistical systems to support transparency and disclosure of vital information that allow customers to make proper decisions according to the statistical data" said Nassim Al Mehairi, senior manager, Studies and Statistics Division at Dubai Customs. "At Dubai Customs, Statistics and Studies Division is committed to fulfill this goal through promoting collaboration with decision-makers at government entities and private sector and providing them with all statistical data related to the development of Dubai's foreign trade, the expansion of Dubai markets and the diversity of its commodities, which promotes the capability of the national economy to attract more trade opportunities and establish its role as a regional and global center for international trade."
Al Mehairi further affirmed Dubai Customs' keenness on developing smart electronic statistical services and systems. Last year, Dubai Customs launched its AI-based e-statistics system, as the ever-increasing development of electronic systems used in preparing trade and customs statistics provides a clear picture of how the national economy is performing through reliable and highly accurate information and statistical reports covering all components and indicators of Dubai's foreign trade. 
E-statistics system of Dubai Customs is characterized by the ability to include audits, data processing and the provision of statistical reports in a diversified information base that reflects the change in data in an automated, fast and automatic manner and provides integrated data on the value of foreign trade of various commodities in accordance with the global coordinated system. In addition, e-statistics system shows the successive changes of foreign trade trends to support decision-makers and enhance their ability to safely access data.