Economy & Trade
Saudi Arabia ranks in the top four countries for military spending globally, according to a new report released out of Stockholm this week.
DP World announced today its participation in the leading recruitment, training and education exhibition, Careers UAE 2014.
April 17, 2014
Families in Abu Dhabi households reportedly spend an average of $1,498 on landlines and mobile phones while $1,004 is spent on education.
Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi announced today that phase one of its massive Kizad Logistics Parkhas now been completed and warehouse units are being handed over to tenants.
April 16, 2014
Consumer Confidence grew by 10 percent in 2013 according to the Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development.
The Qatari government has pledged an estimated $182 billion into infrastructure, focussing on eco-friendly green building over next five years.
The expansion of relations with the Islamic Republic, which enjoys high status in the region, is one of the UAE’s priorities, said Sheikh Mohammad.
April 15, 2014
Food, lifestyle and products manufactured under Islamic law are expected to be worth $2.48 trillion in the next four years due to increasing demand and a growing Muslim population.
A top government official has announced the Kingdom's plans to build 63 new hospitals across the country, boosting service and quality medical care.
Prominent lawyer and former 2012 presidential candidate Khaled Ali went as far as to describe the amended law as "legalised thuggery".
April 14, 2014
The US is responsible for delaying long-awaited IMF reforms, Saudi Finance Minister Ibrahim Al-Assaf told Asharq Al-Awsat on the sidelines of the Spring Meetings of the IMF and World Bank in Washington, DC on Saturday.
A global customs transit system has moved a step closer in the Emirates following the signing of an agreement today between Dubai Customs and the Automobile and Touring Club of the UAE.
This year Kuwait contributed $500 million, and last year it contributed $300 million.
April 13, 2014
His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, issued Federal Law No. 2 of 2014, for the Small and Medium Enterprises sector, to regulate the relationship between all government institutions and entrepreneurs of small and medium enterprises.
Consumers in Dubai see their personal financial situation improving and brighter job prospects on the road ahead as per the latest findings of the quarterly consumer confidence survey.