Dubai?s strengthening logistics (sector) is one among the key players in boosting trade in the region. DP world is currently operating container terminals across every continent and is developing projects in Brazil, China, India and Turkey.
Dr. Ashraf Ali Mahate, head of export, told (to a leading newspaper), ?In recent years, billions of dollars have been invested to develop the warehousing and transpiration infrastructure in Dubai with the construction of new projects such as Dubai Logistics City and Al Maktoum International Airport, as well as expansion to current developments such as Jebel Ali Port and Dubai Cargo Village. This investment will ensure that sufficient exists in order to continue the high growth trajectory.?
DP world has had a 14 percent increase (of that in 2009), in the year 2010 with the network handling 49.6 million containers, according to a report released by The Economist Intelligence Unit.