Learn about the companies from the Textiles, Clothing, Leather, Watchmaking, Jewellery Sector in UAE
The cloth and textile industry of the country mainly deals in fabrics such as woven and knitted, readymade cloth, home textile, and technical textile. The UAE textile industry’s products reach up to almost 50 countries around South Asia, Africa, Middle East and Europe. The textile product with the highest demand is the knitted fabric.
The country also deals in other textile products like car seats, tents and curtains, etc. apart from clothes. Leather industry in UAE is a massive industry. It encompasses a wide range of leather products such as finished and semi-finished leather products, travel goods and accessories, handbags and footwear, etc. Al Khaznah Tannery in Abu Dhabi is amongst the most advanced leather producing facilities of the world. Apart from camel leather, UAE produces snake leather, goat leather, shark leather, salmon leather and the new chicken leather.
The increased standard of living in UAE has boosted the domestic trade of luxury watches. The UAE has been the biggest market for luxury watches of the Middle East. The country ranks 9th in the world. UAE is also becoming a global hub for big brands dealing in luxury watches as many of them are setting up their plants in the country.
The jewellery industry of UAE is growing exponentially due to the rise in domestic demand and international trade. The country is overcoming the problem of falling gold prices with the use of loyalty schemes, extended payment options, buyback guarantees and attractive offers like free gold coins on larger purchases. Thus, the scope for business in textile and apparels industry in UAE is getting wider attracting global markets.