Dubai’s foreign trade in IT hardware for the first half (H1) of the year grew by 10 per cent to Dh126 billion ($34.2 billion), compared to Dh115 billion ($31.3 billion) for the same period of last year, figures from Dubai Customs showed.
Dubai Customs has announced the launch of new smart watch services, as part of its participation in the Gulf Information Technology Exhibition (GITEX) 2014, that opened in the Emirate today (October 12).
Dubai Customs is offering
In one of the UAE’s largest seizures of its kind over the past five years, Dubai Customs foiled an attempt to smuggle a large haul of cocaine, weighing 171.2 kg, with a street value estimated at more than Dh200 million ($54.4 million).
The Dubai Executive Council recently briefed Dubai Customs (DC) on Dubai Plan 2021, as part of a series of visits DEC undertakes to government entities to get them fully acquainted with the plan.
These visits are part of the DEC G
Dubai Customs’ officers at Dubai International Terminal 3 recently foiled an attempt by an Asian passenger to smuggle into UAE 24 kg of heroin concealed in secret pockets at the bottom of his baggage suitcases.
The smuggler works
Dubai Customs recently met with key media entities in the UAE seeking to explore ways to enhance coverage of the discussions between border security agents and government bodies at an upcoming IT conference.
The WCO IT Conference
Dubai Customs has opened registrations for the upcoming WCO IT Conference and Exhibition 2013 in Dubai, which will discuss and facilitate legitimate trade, border security, and customs’ coordination between countries.
A total of 50 companies from around the world including Iran, Afghanistan, Turkmenistan and India, will exhibit exclusive pieces of their premium carpet designs at an upcoming event in Dubai.
Organised by Dubai Customs, the Carpet
Dubai Customs inspectors have foiled 126 attempts to smuggle a total of 23.5kgs of the prohibited synthetic cannabinoids, known as "Spice" narcotic, within the first eight months of this year.
The impact of this drug is