United Arab Emirates Imports of Goods and services, % change. Units: Percent change. Multiplier: . Estimates begin after 2015 . This data is sourced from www.opendataforafrica.org where it is offered under an open data licence (www.opendataforafrica.org/legal/termsofuse). Percent change of volume of imports refers to the aggregate change in the quantities of total imports whose characteristics are unchanged. The goods and services and their prices are held constant, therefore changes are due to changes in quantities only. [Export and Import Price Index Manual: Theory and Practice, Glossary] Source: Central Bank Latest actual data: 2015 Base year: 2005 Methodology used to derive volumes: Deflation by survey-based price indexes Formula used to derive volumes: Laspeyres-type Chain-weighted: No Trade System: General trade Excluded items in trade: Other; Oil coverage: Primary or unrefined products;Secondary or refined products; Valuation of exports: Free on board (FOB) Valuation of imports: Cost, insurance, freight (CIF) Primary domestic currency: U.A.E. dirham Data last updated: 08/2016.