Economy & Trade
August 17, 2012
The Bahrain All-Share Index yesterday closed 0.3 per cent higher to 1,080 points.
August 15, 2012
The Dubai Financial Market (DFM) index consolidated in the positive territory on Tuesday, building on the gains from Monday, buoyed by the positive sentiments on the European markets.
Tree of Light, an in-mall activity at The Dubai Mall, received tremendous response from mall visitors, according to Dubai Cares.
August 14, 2012
The UAE is exploring investment opportunities in Jordan in areas of water, renewable energy, tourism, health, public works, education and other development projects, Minister of Economy Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansouri, said.
The Ministry of Finance organised a number of charitable activities throughout Ramadan at its Abu Dhabi and Dubai offices.
Stronger optimism among exporters, manufacturers and a number of retailers gearing for busier days ahead are the highlights of the latest quarterly business survey conducted by the Department of Economic Development.
August 13, 2012
The tunnels used to smuggle goods and people between Gaza and Egypt are partially back to work, amid attempts by the Egyptian military to shut them down
The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) in the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) will effective Monday begin the long-awaited public hearing on the Auditor General’s 2007/2008 report, which unearthed massive financial mismanagement in the country.
August 12, 2012
Aqaba Container Terminal, the world’s gateway to Jordan and beyond, recently launched the second phase of its Ahl Al Khair (People of Charity) initiative.
The fiscal surplus of the sultanate widened further to a record RO1.6bn in the first half of this year, as against a surplus of RO386mn in the corresponding period of 2011, latest data released by National Center for Statistics and Information (NCSI) showed.
Dubai Customs has successfully foiled an attempt by a food and beverages company to smuggle about 52 million drug tablets of restricted use including 4.2 million tablets of Tramadol drug.
August 9, 2012
The Cove Rotana Resort Ras Al Khaimah in collaboration with RAK Free Trade Zone organized a Charity Iftar for 33 orphans from Al Rahma Charity Association in Ras Khaimah.
August 8, 2012
Saudio Arabia's Finance Minister, Ibrahim Alassaf, says the country has no reason to change its 2012 economic growth forecast of 5.9 percent
Dubai Government’s Information Security Committee has held its first meeting at HH Dubai Ruler’s Court to review information security in Dubai Government as per Resolution No. 13 of 2012 passed by Dubai Executive Council.
The Department of Economic Development (DED) has launched an SMS and online campaign to spread awareness on consumer rights and the existing mechanisms.