Economy & Trade
UAE corporate earnings increased by 16 percent in the first half of the year, surpassing the average growth rate for the GCC region.
The Kingdom on Monday stopped granting visas to workers from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, the countries worst-hit by the deadly Ebola virus.
August 31, 2014
Dubai Customs has stepped up its efforts towards improving its customer service programs through staff empowerment and capacity building.
August 28, 2014
A key meeting in Bahrain next week will see discussions between Bahraini and Indian business leaders on bilateral trade and investment opportunities.
Global marine terminal operator DP World today announces strong financial results from its global portfolio of marine terminals for the six months to 30 June 2014.
August 27, 2014
Research and consultancy firm Oxford Business Group published a new guide to Saudi Arabia's economy and finance.
August 26, 2014
A large portion of South Sudan's annual budget is spent on salaries and operational costs with very little on development projects, a local think tank said in a policy paper.
Saudi investments in the Sudan are expected to cross $13 billion (SR48.75 billion) in the next few months, particularly following a decision on canceling entry visas for Saudi investors.
August 25, 2014
World Bank figures showed a decrease in the cost of sending remittances for the U.S. to Lebanon at 10.19 percent in Q2.
Bahrain will overhaul trade laws to increase foreign investment and clean up dispute settlement processes, according to a cabinet meeting hosted by Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa.
August 24, 2014
Dubai Customs – represented by the Passenger Operations Department – handed out presents to children returning to the country with their families.
“Today, we are facing enormous challenges on more than one front, foremost of which are the economic challenges,” the King told the attendees, according to a Royal Court statement.
August 21, 2014
“Mass weddings aim to reduce the expenses of weddings and lift wedding cost pressures from young people and their parents. They also encourage young men to marry early and start building a stable and cohesive family,” she added.
Dubai Properties (DP), the development company of Dubai Properties Group (DPG) and official sponsor of the third edition of FIBA, has concluded its sponsorship of the nine day event.
August 20, 2014
The Glasgow City Council sparked criticism from pro-Israeli circles when it decided to raise the Palestinian flag in the wake of the ongoing conflict between the Israeli regime and the Palestinians in the impoverished Gaza.