Commodities - United Arab Emirates

  • United Arab Emirates
  • The United Arab Emirates is projected to reach a nominal value of €113.20bn in the Commodities market by 2024.
  • An annual growth rate (CAGR 2024-2028) of 3.38% is expected, leading to a projected total amount of €129.30bn by 2028.
  • In 2024, the average price per contract in the Commodities market is €0.01.
  • When compared globally, the in the United States reached the highest nominal value of €41,770.00bn in 2024.
  • The number of contracts in the Commodities market is anticipated to reach 19,360.00k by 2028.
  • United Arab Emirates shows a growing interest in trading Commodities derivatives, reflecting its dynamic economy and strategic position in the global financial market.
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Analyst Opinion

The Commodities market in United Arab Emirates has been experiencing significant growth and development in recent years. Customer preferences in the UAE Commodities market are influenced by a growing interest in alternative investments, such as commodities, as investors seek to diversify their portfolios and hedge against market volatility.

Trends in the market indicate a shift towards digital trading platforms and increased participation from retail investors, attracted by the potential for high returns in the commodities market. Local special circumstances, such as the UAE's position as a global financial hub and its strategic location between major trading regions, have contributed to the growth of the commodities market in the country. Underlying macroeconomic factors, including government initiatives to promote economic diversification and the development of financial markets, have created a favorable environment for the expansion of the commodities market in the UAE.


Data coverage:

Figures are based on commodity derivatives, their notional value, the number of contracts traded, the open interest (outstanding contracts at the end of a year), and the average value of a contract.

Modeling approach / Market size:

Market sizes are determined by a Bottom-Up approach, based on a specific rationale for each market segment. As a basis for evaluating markets, we use market research & analysis, and data of World Bank, as well as the World Federation of Exchanges. Furthermore, we use relevant key market indicators and data from country-specific associations and national data bureaus such as GDP, wealth per capita, and the online banking penetration rate. This data helps us to estimate the market size for each country individually.


In our forecasts, we apply diverse forecasting techniques. The selection of forecasting techniques is based on the behavior of the particular market. In this market, we use the HOLT-damped Trend method to forecast future development. The main drivers are GDP per capita an the online banking penetration rate.

Additional Notes:

The market is updated twice per year in case market dynamics change.

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