U.A.E. textile industry is the largest trading sector after oil

The U.A.E. textile industry is not only the country’s largest trading sector after oil but it is also one of biggest employment providers in the industrial sector, according to a U.A.E. economic and trade expert.

The textile industry occupies an important place in the U.A.E. economy as a whole because of its contribution to the industrial output, employment generation and foreign exchange earnings.

He added that U.A.E.’s textile exports cover more than 50 countries in Africa, the Middle East, South Asia and Europe, while major exporters are China, South Korea, Japan and Indonesia.