Dubai Air Cargo volumes touch cloud 9 in 2022

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Up until November end 2022, Dubai’s Air Cargo Centres Management has handled 81.2 billion items, valued around USD 238.5 billion (AED 875.86 billion), including insurance and shipping costs. The group includes Cargo Village, Airport Free Zone, Emirates Post Inspection Centre, Air Cargo Centre at Al Maktoum International Airport, and Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC).

“The customs centres under the Air Cargo Centres Management perform well to keep up with the growing external trade and the continuous expansion in e-commerce operations.

Sultan Saif Al Suwaidi, Director, Air Cargo Centres Management

With the aim of enabling increased commercial activity in Dubai and making it a global trade and investment hub, the Dubai Customs ensures all the management systems are updated and can handle the increasing customs transactions, while maintaining top quality services. Their centres are also equipped with latest equipment and technology, while also keeping in loop skill development.

“These best practices help our clients increase their revenues and help us keep up with the rapid shift in global trade towards e-commerce” said Suwaidi

Airborne goods need to be delivered at destination quickly, which requires speedy and agile customs service, while maintaining security to ensure no prohibited goods enter the country.