Sharjah’s Souq Al Jubail welcomes over 4 million visitors in 2022

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Souq Al Jubail, a project of Sharjah Asset Management Company, the investment arm of the Government of Sharjah, welcomed more than 4.44 million visitors and achieved significant volumes of vegetable and fruit sales exceeding 2,354 tonnes during 2022.

The excellent turnout and performance thus far have been credited to the Souq’s exceptional quality and integrated services in line with the needs of the market, catering to various products, food and fresh supplies under one roof, as well as a series of events and campaigns organised by the market throughout the year.

Talal Mohamed, Director of Souq Al Jubail, said, “In 2022, Souq Al Jubail witnessed many distinguished developments and achievements in the quality of services provided in various sections of the Souq, and through numerous events and activities organised during the year. Souq Al Jubail has cemented its presence on the map of leading and distinguished family and tourist destinations in the Emirate of Sharjah and the greater region.”

He revealed that the Souq received 2,609 tourists from across the globe.

Mohamed stressed that Souq Al Jubail’s reception of more than 4 million visitors during the past year represented an increase of more than 17 percent compared to 2021.

The shopping experience at Souq Al Jubail has been cited as a unique, fun, and highly convenient experience by many, he said.

He added that the increase in the number of visitors reflects positively on sales seen in the three sections of the market for vegetables and fruits, fish and meat.

Souq Al Jubail boasts more than 250 types of products for sale in 260 shops, including 160 fresh vegetables and fruits shops, 40 date shops, 60 meat shops, and 30 shops for fresh fish and other seafood. The Souq is also home to three shops selling high-quality honey and more shops for nuts. For shopper convenience, the market also offers various services and facilities such as the “Etisalat” kiosk, ATMs and more.