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It is a concern to see corruption and bribery become more widespread than ever in Turkey.
November 27, 2014 - 22:40 GMT
The Turkish Industrialists and Businessmen's Association (TÜSİAD) shared the results of a public survey on Wednesday that shows corruption to be on the rise in the country.

October 31, 2012

Users online interface for the new Vessel Schedules Service
07:54 GMT

Dubai Trade has developed an innovative e-service which provides the exporting community with real-time information on commercial vessel sailings from Jebel Ali port in Dubai to major seaports around the world.

October 30, 2012

The UAE has topped the list of globally influential countries
11:51 GMT

The United Arab Emirates has topped a list of 15 nations set to make the biggest impact on the global economic, political and cultural scene in years to come, according to a global brand and design consultancy.

Top economic officials are to gather to discuss the trouble in the Lebanese economy.
10:40 GMT

Lebanon's industry Minister, Vreij Sabounjian, has called on the March 14 alliance to ensure that their political boycott does not harm the country’s economy as concerns grow over the economy in the wake of the Achrafieh bombing.

MoF receives a delegation from the Saudi Capital Market Authority
09:56 GMT
(press release)

The Ministry of Finance received a delegation from the Capital Market Authority in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia at its headquarters in Abu Dhabi.

Egyptian stocks surging
08:17 GMT

Majority of shares climb into the green in the opening hours of Monday's session, after last weeks dips due to Eid al Adha.

Sami Al Qamzi, Director General of DED
07:57 GMT

The Department of Economic Development has announced its participation in the third Public Transport Day being observed by the Roads and Transport Authority on 1 November, 2012.

DP World
06:03 GMT

DP World Limited handled 14.2 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across its portfolio of container terminals in the third quarter of 2012.

Community Development Authority
05:10 GMT
(press release)

CDA announced the setting up of a Health Insurance Team to support persons with disabilities whose families are working in the public sector in Dubai and whose health insurance is covered by Enaya.

October 29, 2012

Could Egypt's long-awaiting IMF deal finally about to happen?
10:59 GMT

Egypt's finance minister Momtaz El-Said has said that some features of the reform programme demanded by fund will be implemented in the current fiscal year, in a move that will please investors but worry campaigners.

October 28, 2012

The UNs Human Rights Council chief has urged a boycott of 13 international companies that benefit from Israeli settlements
09:18 GMT

In a significant move, the Human Rights Council’s special rapporteur, Richard Falk, urged the international community to boycott 13 companies benefiting from business with Israeli settlements, the United Nations has reported.

Egypt has published new policies to crack down on fuel smuggling
08:54 GMT

Egypt’s government has finalised draft legislation placing more punitive penalties on those caught smuggling subsidised Egyptian petroleum products such as diesel, octane and butane, state-run daily newspaper Al-Ahram reported on Saturday

October 25, 2012

As civil war rages in Syria, the government has announced an increase in state spending in an attempt try and quell the uprising.
12:52 GMT

As civil war rages in Syria, the government has announced its budget plans for 2013, and is set to increase state spending by four per cent, with plans to increase subsidies and public sector salaries in an attempt seen to try and control the uprising.

Abu Dhabi has planning to protect itself against a similar debt crisis that hit Dubai in 2008, according to leaked document.
12:11 GMT

To protect itself from the kind of debt crisis that shook Dubai in 2008, Abu Dhabi has issued an official document clarifying ultimate responsibility for new debt issuance by its government-related entities.

The UAE is sitting pretty in the eyes of the World Bank
09:24 GMT

The UAE has improved its ranking in the World Bank’s Doing Business 2013 report to 26, up from 33 last year, in news that will please investors, despite the UAEs hubris over claims it is "immune" from global shocks.

The Egyptian stock market see a pre-Eid boost on positive news on the IMF visit
09:00 GMT

Egyptian stocks leapt back into the green on Wednesday in the last trading session before the Eid Al-Adha holiday, encouraged by an impending visit from the International Monetary Fund.