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Foreign trade in services
​The services sector plays a major role in the global economy, as it is considered one of the fastest growing economic sectors, and the importance of this sector stems from its contribution to the basic economic development process, such as transport, transportation, media, and finding resources through technology that increases productivity, and therefore all of these sectors are vital and important sectors that are linked with plans for development and growth within the country.
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  • Reports

  • Methodology

1.1
Contact organization
Dubai Statistics Center
1.2
Contact organization unit
Foreign Trade Section
1.3
Contact name
Corporate Communication & Customer Service Section
1.4
Contact person function
Customer Care
1.5
Contact mail address
P.O.Box: 121222 Dubai, UAE
1.6
Contact email address
info@dsc.gov.ae
1.7
Contact phone number
800 DSC (372)
1.8
Contact fax number
009714 4290232
2.1
Metadata last certified
08/09/2021
2.2
Metadata last posted
08/09/2021
2.3
Metadata last update
08/09/2021
3.1
Data description

​​The services sector plays a major role in the global economy, as it is considered one of the fastest growing economic sectors, and the importance of this sector stems from its contribution to the basic economic development process, such as transport, transportation, media, and finding resources through technology that increases productivity, and therefore all of these sectors are vital and important sectors that are linked with plans for development and growth within the country.

3.2
Classification

​- Classification name: Manual on Statistics of International Trade in Services

- Classification version: 2010
- Published entity: International monetary fund


3.3
Sector coverage

​Services sector

3.4
Statistical concepts and definitions
Residents: Emirati and non-Emirati population who are usual residents in the Emirate of Dubai.
- Non-residents: visitors who are not residents of the country, and their duration of stay is usually short.
Service exports: the values of all services provided by individuals or companies residing in the economy of the Emirate of Dubai to non-residents.
- Service imports: the values of all services provided by individuals or non-resident companies to residents of the economy of the Emirate of Dubai.


3.5
Statistical unit
Value in million AED



3.6
Statistical population
Data for this project are from several sources such as administrative records of data providers, field data and field surveys



3.7
Reference area

​Emirate of Dubai

3.8
Time coverage

​2014 and above 

3.9
Base period
-

​Indicators

​Annual

6.1
Legal acts and other agreements

Dubai Statistics Center specializes in the construction of a modern and comprehensive statistical system and shall be the only official source
for the collection, analysis and publication of Statistical information and data in the Emirate adopting harmonized methodological international standards in the
collection, analysis, and dissemination of statistical data. For more information, please see the law number (28) related to Dubai Statistics Center

Click here to view the law details

6.2
Data sharing

​Arrangements or procedures for data sharing and coordination between data producing agencies.

7.1
Confidentiality - policy

Data confidentiality is governed by law number (28) for the year 2015 about Dubai Statistics Center, article number (9) Confidentiality of
Statistical Data'.

Click here to view the law details

8.1
Release calendar

​Project's related reports are published in accordance with release calendar published at DSC website as per publish period approved in GDDS standard (quarterly-annually)

8.2
Release calendar access

​Project's related reports are published in accordance with release calendar published at DSC website as per publish period approved in GDDS standard (quarterly-annually)

​Annual

10.1
News release

​The reports of the project are published according to the statistical calendar displayed on the Dubai Statistics Center website according to the periodical publishing according to the GDDS standard ِ annual-published 

10.3
On-line database

​Available under specific permissions to particular entities

10.4
Micro-data access

​Micro-data are not available to public due to data confidentiality considerations. However, aggregated data are published to public

10.5
Other

​Indicators system

10.6
Documentation on methodology

​The project was implemented according to GSBPM where it takes into consideration statistical quality scopes according to Statistical   data quality charter for the Emirate of Dubai that is adopted by the center specially those related accuracy, objectivity and comparability, since the classifications and methodologies used make the results of this project comparable on national regional and international levels being based on international classifications and methodologies.


Click here to view Dubai Statistics Center Statistical Data Quality Framework

12.1
User needs
- Producing figures expressing the volume of international trade in services, by calculating the international trade in services by sectors.
- An important indicator that reflects the volume of international trade in services


18.1
Source data

​Dubai Statistics Center

18.2
Frequency of data collection

​Annual

18.3
Data collection
Registered data
Field survey


18.4
Data validation
-
18.5
Data compilation
-
18.6
Adjustment
-
-
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Title Publishing Year File Type File Type Metadata
International Trade In Services Imports - Emirate of Dubai 2019 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
International Trade In Services Exports - Emirate of Dubai 2019 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
International Trade In Services Exports - Emirate of Dubai 2018 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
International Trade In Services Imports - Emirate of Dubai 2018 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
International Trade In Services Imports - Emirate of Dubai 2017 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
International Trade In Services Exports - Emirate of Dubai 2017 Document Icon Document Icon Metadata Icon
Title Description Publishing Year File Type File Size
International Trade in Services Methodology 2019 Document Icon 343 KB
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