Economy & Trade
September 25, 2012
The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry hosted the 3rd quarterly roundtable meeting of the year, which was attended by representatives of Dubai’s Business Councils and Business Groups.
Jebel Ali UAE Region will install state of the art technology to run its new mega container terminal currently under development, as part of plans to expand container handling capacity at the port to 19 million TEU.
S&P ranks Tunisia in the Banking Industry Country Risk Assessment (BICRA) group “8” in both of its two mainareas of analysis—economic risk and industry risk.
Sultan Bin Sulayem meets with Auto Parts Traders
The gross public debt reached $55.4 billion at the end of July 2012, constituting a mere increase of 3.3 percent from the end of 201, public debt still remains at 134.3 per cent of GDP, however.
Egypt denied on Monday that a $4.8 billion loan requested from the International Monetary Fund would be put to a yet-to-be-elected parliament for approval, a move that could have delayed the dispersal of funds.
September 24, 2012
The Hamas government has barred much of Gaza's fruit imports from Israel, citing a need to cultivate local Palestinian agriculture.
Saudi Arabia's Gross Domestic Product grew by sixteen per cent, in the first quater of 2012, according to newly released figures.
Aqaba Container Terminal held a roundtable event, during which it shared its latest developments regarding the berth expansion project, post Eid operations, and its strategic future plans.
DED in Dubai and MBRF have signed a MoU to launch programmes, initiatives and scientific awareness material on consumer protection for educators and professionals in the knowledge sector.
International rating agencies have removed Egypt from their monitoring list in a clear sign that the economy is starting to improve after the Arab Spring.
September 23, 2012
The Lebanese economy is still facing difficulties, ranging from an overspil of the Syrian conflict, through to exposure to the continuing Eurozone crisis, as the population are struggles and relies on remittences from relatives abroad.
The Department of Economic Development in Dubai and its agencies Dubai Exports, Dubai SME, Dubai Events and Promotions Establishment and Dubai FDI have fully automated their corporate strategy management processes.
H.E. Hamad Buamim, Director General of Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, outlined the non-profit organisation’s focus for the rest of this year.
September 20, 2012
Trade between Jordan and Iraq fell by 27 per cent during the first 6 months of 2012, when compared to the same period last year, but the neighbours reaffirmed commitments in economic and trade relations.