Wholesale and retail trade is the activity for commercial establishments that sell any type of wholesale's commodity or goods (without introduce any change in commodity or goods) and they offer services that associated with sale of goods. The economic indicators are presented in this activity by value-added, production, intermediate consumption, number of workers, workers compensations of employees and capital formation through a series of economic surveys carried out by Dubai Statistics Center of commercial for licensed establishments by all licensing authorities in the Emirate of Dubai. Wholesale and retail trade activity consists of the following:
(A) Wholesale and retail trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
(B) Wholesale trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles
(C) Retail trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles, according to International Standard Industrial Classification of All Economic Activities (ISIC4) and it's used since 2013, where the center re-estimate the time series for all activities and published according to new classification in order to ensure consistency and comparability. Statistical production are subjected to audit and review process at the center for various stages that are managed by the production of statistics in line with international standards and quality controls process data provided in Dubai Statistics Center to provide valuable and reliable data to users.