Economy & Trade
September 4, 2014
Coast Guard officials Thursday said they expect a three-fold increase in the number of immigrants apprehended this year, compared with 2013, with more than half of people entering Greece now coming from Syria.
Non-oil business activity in the UAE expanded in August at the fastest pace on record as the country obtained high points in output and new business.
September 3, 2014
Fahmy declined to reveal the names of investors that are slated to settle their disputes with government bodies, saying that the settlements have not yet been approved by the cabinet.
Dubai Customs and DP World UAE Region have explored further cooperation and coordination to step up the services and facilitations they together offer to global and regional trade.
Lebanon's economy has been hard hit by the war in Syria, which started in 2011 and has repeatedly spilled over into the small Mediterranean country
September 2, 2014
In line with its long-term strategy to support education reform in Aqaba, Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT) recently announced the launch of its third educational campaign, “EkfalTaleb 3.”
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.