In a first, Dubai - Israel trade hits 1 billion dirham

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In a first, Dubai - Israel trade hits 1 billion dirham

DUBAI: The trade between Dubai and Israel has reached 1 billion dirham ($272 million) over the last five months, the Dubai media office said on Saturday.

Israel and the United Arab Emirates agreed in August to normalise diplomatic relations.

The amount includes around 325 million dirham of imports and 607 million dirham of exports, the media office said in a statement.