Dubai has convincingly beat Australia, UK, Germany, USA, Japan & France in its active internet users in 2015.
Did you know that 9.5 out of 10 people in the UAE use the internet on a regular basis according to a survey conducted in 2015 by GMI (Global Media Insights)?
We live in an era where the World Wide Web plays a colossal part of our day to day lives. As much as it is hard to imagine a time where mobile phones or internet usage in general was nonexistent, many of us could recall such a time. Whether forced to be online with the fear of being left behind or simply having grown up around it, UAE as a nation is generating record numbers of connections online according to the cyber world. In 2015 92.5% of an entire population actively using the internet has assisted us up to second place, trailing only to Canada who has a 93% usage. For a nation who looks to pride ourselves with absolutely anything, this could come as a welcoming stat to be associated with, especially considering that we convincingly beat Australia, UK, Germany, USA, Japan & France to it last year. Did you know that one in every two people who live in Dubai own a vehicle? That’s over 1.7 million registered vehicles in the Emirate of Dubai alone. Consequently Dubai’s auto parts trade was valued at over AED 40.5 billion in 2015. In terms of volume, That’s over 2 million tons of auto parts and accessories which were traded in the last year alone. Not just Dubai but the whole of the UAE is well known for its auto parts trade within the MENA region.
It is also one of the largest importers of used cars making UAE a regional hub in the automotive industry. The reason behind the steady surge in the auto industry is believed to be both, the growth in UAE’s economy and as a result the disposable income its residents have.
The strong domestic demand for auto parts is illustrated by the 75% of the UAE’s online consumers who plan to buy a new or used car in the next two years, according to Nielsen’s Global Survey of Automotive Demand. There clearly seems to be a link between the increase in internet usage and the shopping behaviors of drivers who expect to find their vehicles and auto parts online when their need arises.
Did you know that there is now a one stop shop for all auto parts online? Dubailist.com has simply married the two ends of the spectrum, where the second largest online community in the world now has the ability to shop for auto parts online from the comfort of their sofas. Dubailist is also fully equipped to invite cross border trade with their trusted trade sellers as well as their global shipping partners. Shopping for auto parts online has never been easier.