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Seventy percent of Israel's exports to Turkey are chemical products, while rubber products and electrical equipment accounted for another 15.5 percent.
Today
While calls increase on the government to review Turkey's trade relations with Israel in response to the humanitarian crisis in Gaza.

September 4, 2012

Dubai Chamber
10:10 GMT

A Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry-led trade mission will leave tomorrow for Hamburg to participate in the 25th edition of the Shipbuilding, Machinery and Marine Technology SMM 2012 Expo.

Adnan Kassar
09:50 GMT

Head of Lebanon’s Economic Committee Adnan Kassar reiterated Monday warnings that the economy is at the mercy of political bickering and instability.

Nargileh has been the biggest point of contention between business owners objecting to the new law
09:37 GMT

“On the economic side, it will be a disaster because the restaurants depend on nargileh for profits,” says spokesman for the group, Abdelrahman Bandakji, who owns the Petit Cafe chain of restaurants.

Barak Obama
07:42 GMT

The United States is weighing a deal with Egypt's new rulers to relieve $1 billion worth of debt.

September 3, 2012

The Capital Market Authority (CMA).
13:44 GMT

The Capital Market Authority (CMA) of Suadi Arabia has warned all institutions who are not Authorised Persons authorised by the CMA or an Exempt Person under the Securities Business Regulations, against carrying out securities business in Saudi Arabia.

Dubai Chamber
11:05 GMT

Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Kazakhstan, is organising Kazakhstan, the Country Focus Briefing, at the Chamber premises on September 11.

Department of Municipal Affairs
09:51 GMT

A delegation from the Municipal System in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi pays a one week visit to the Republic of South Korea starting September 10th.

Department of Finance
09:05 GMT
(press release)

The Department of Finance concluded its summer training program that lasted for two months for students of public higher education institutions.

September 2, 2012

Abdul Baset Al Janahi, CEO, Dubai SME
12:34 GMT

Dubai SME has announced a substantially discounted annual license fee for SME businesses.

MSC Bari, one of the largest and newest ships in the world, at the Khalifa Port in Taweela as Abu Dhabi Ports company (ADPC) begins the process of relocating containers. Image Credit: Abdul Rahman/Gulf News
11:00 GMT

The Dh26.5 billion project will act as an economic gateway of trade for Abu Dhabi.

Vikram Suri, Managing Director, Middle East & India, Sage Software
09:49 GMT
(press release)

Activity posted by Small Medium Enterprises in the Middle East region continues to remain strong and vibrant amidst the impact left behind by the recent economic gridlock.

August 30, 2012

Saudi - Egypt relations
13:54 GMT

Saudi Arabia and Egypt are going ahead with the proposed $ 3 billion causeway project that will boost economic and social relations between the two countries, said Egyptian Transport Minister Mohamed Rashad Al-Mateny.

HE Hisham Al Shirawi during the pre-mission briefing
10:05 GMT

The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry finalised its preparations for the outgoing trade mission to Hamburg to participate in the 25th edition of the Shipbuilding.

Jordan, Egypt flags
09:02 GMT

President of the Jordan Businessmen Association (JBA) Hamdi Tabaa on Wednesday discussed with Commercial Attache at the Egyptian Embassy in Amman Mohammad Abdullah, means of forging closer economic and trade relations between the two countries.

August 28, 2012

Dubai
09:47 GMT

Dubai's trade totalled AED 537 billion during H1 2011, according to the latest statistics from Dubai Customs.