The port of Dubai is located along the Persian gulf and together with Omani port of Salalah served as a vital transhipment and trading centres. More than 85% of its shipping cargo is re-exported, transforming these ports into trading centres.  Gwadar strategic location will transform it into trading centre.  It is expected that transhipment from Dubai and other gulf ports will eventually relocated to gwadar deep sea port Although gwadar primary business expected to be from the hinterland countries like china and central Asian republic but oil and gas business from foreland countries will transform gwadar deep sea port into transit and transhipment centre.

Hundred hectares is allocated for oil refinery so Gwadar shall be develop as a petro chemical industrial hub similar to Jubail and Singapore