Sector : Dairy

Destination Market: United Arab Emirates

Information : United Arab Emirates

COUNTRY NAME: United Arab Emirates

 

RANKING BY VALUE IN 2018(€million): 18

RANKING BY VALUE IN 2017 (€million): 14 

RANKING BY VALUE IN 2016 (€million): 20

 

TRADE:

For 2018, CSO data indicate that Ireland exported 14,635 tonnes of dairy produce with a value of €40.4 million to the UAE.

For 2017, CSO data indicate that Ireland exported 22,223 tonnes of dairy produce with a value of €61.0 million to the UAE.

For 2016, CSO estimates indicate that Ireland exported 15,889 tonnes of dairy produce with a value of €42.4 million to United Arab Emirates.

 

PRODUCT: In recent years, the typical products exported to United Arab Emirates were as follows;

  • Butter,
  • Buttermilk,
  • Buttermilk Powder,
  • Caseinate,
  • Cheese,
  • Cheese Powder,
  • Cream,
  • Fat Filled Milk Powder,
  • Fat Filled Powder,
  • Follow on Formula,
  • Food Ingredient Powder Blend,
  • Food Preparation,
  • Ice Cream,
  • Infant Formula,
  • Irish Creamery Butter,
  • Liquid Infant Formula,
  • Milk Powder,
  • Non Milk Based Product,
  • Pasteurised Drinking Milk,
  • Salted Butter,
  • Skimmed Milk Powder,
  • Unsalted Butter,
  • Whey Powder,
  • Whole Milk Powder,
  • Yoghurt,
  • Yoghurt Powder.

 

CERTIFICATION ARRANGEMENTS: Trade in dairy products to United Arab Emirates from Ireland is on the basis of the following certificate types;

  • Public and Animal Health and Veterinary statements from Milk Policy Division's (MPD's) Menu of Statements.
  • Applicants select from MPD's Menu of Statements to satify country requirements. However, custom and usage have set some precedents.

 

KEY REQUIREMENTSFood Exports Dairy - Key Requirements (doc 37Kb) .

OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION

 

CONTACT POINTS: dairyexportcerts@agriculture.gov.ie