Economy & Trade
May 23, 2011
Gulf Drilling International Limited announced today that it has closed a new US$430 million (QR 1.57 billion) credit facility with a syndicate of three banks.
May 22, 2011
Dubai Customs inspection team at Dubai Cargo Village have successfully failed 3 separate attempts for smuggling heroin and cocaine which were cleverly concealed in lady handbags inside 3 parcels in transit.
The Dubai Department of Economic Development (DED) organised a focus group discussion of the Logistics Cluster to brainstorm freely and exchange views on the challenges and opportunities in logistics.
H.E. Ahmed Butti Ahmed, Dubai Customs Director General received the French Consul General in Dubai, H.E. Eric Giraud-Thelme and a number of French businessmen.
May 19, 2011
DP World has successfully completed a 1 for 20 share consolidation for all shareholders on the register prior to the commencement of trading.
Twenty delegates from UAE Government Municipalities took part in a Study Tour to Melbourne last week.
May 18, 2011
DP World CEO Mohammed Sharaf said today that the supply chain industry must embrace sustainable business practices if it is going to continue to grow in the future.
Dubai SME has signed a partnership agreement with Visa to offer benefits to the top 100 SMEs in the payments market when they use their Visa Business Card.
May 17, 2011
The Dubai Department of Economic Development and Emirates Post have signed an agreement to facilitate payment of new, renewed and amended trade license fees.
May 16, 2011
DP World has won the Corporate Social Responsibility Award for outstanding contribution to community welfare at the 5th annual Supply Chain Transport Awards 2011.
UAE Minister of Economy underscored the commitment of the Ministry to raise awareness about the fundamental concepts of a knowledge-based economy.
May 15, 2011
Dubai SME has released three comprehensive industry studies on sector-specific SME landscape in Dubai.
Dubai Early child Development Center, a key initiative by the Community Development Authority, recently, launched an autism awareness campaign entitled “My world is different …. My skills are varied”.
FIRST came the inspiration, then the perspiration, and now the finalists of this year’s ‘AlFikra’ National Business Plan Competition have just one more hurdle to cross before the winners are announced.
Dubai Women Establishment is set to launch a new series of Professional Development sessions on the theme "Strategic Planning and Performance Management in the Public Sector."