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Asia and Turkey will also remain the most important trade partners of the UAE in terms of imports.
September 17, 2014 - 15:55 GMT
The UAE is likely to remain top export destination for India till 2030, and China is forecast to emerge as the second largest export market, displacing the US.

August 20, 2012

Jordanian Industry and Trade Minister Shabib Ammari
11:07 GMT

The government has endorsed a draft investment law and refered it to the Legislation and Opinion Bureau, Industry and Trade Minister Shabib Ammari said on Wednesday night.

August 17, 2012

Bahrain stock exchange
01:04 GMT

The Bahrain All-Share Index yesterday closed 0.3 per cent higher to 1,080 points.

August 15, 2012

Stock market
14:10 GMT

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.

Dubai Cares Tree of Light
10:50 GMT
(press release)

Tree of Light, an in-mall activity at The Dubai Mall, received tremendous response from mall visitors, according to Dubai Cares.

August 14, 2012

Jordanian flag
14:08 GMT

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.

MoF Organises Charitable Activities during the Holy Month
12:21 GMT
(press release)

The Ministry of Finance organised a number of charitable activities throughout Ramadan at its Abu Dhabi and Dubai offices.

Sami Al Qamzi, Director General of the Department of Economic Development
11:27 GMT

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

Smuggling tunnel
13:13 GMT

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

Kom Kom Geng, the chair of the Public Accounts Committee
09:26 GMT

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

During the campaign
10:49 GMT
(press release)

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.

Oman money
10:13 GMT

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.

Tramadol tablets seized in the container
09:27 GMT

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

During the event
06:17 GMT

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

Saudi Riyal
11:35 GMT

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 eGovernment
10:43 GMT
(press release)

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.