Economy & Trade
April 22, 2012
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) welcomed the Kingdom’s fiscal tightening in the 2012 budget, urging further fiscal consolidation over the medium term.
The Dubai Multi Commodities Centre, the region’s only dedicated commodities hub, is pleased to announce that it is supporting the International Pulses Trade and Industry Confederation 2012.
Dubai SME, together with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) of the World Bank, recently organized a capability development workshop for companies ranked under the ‘Dubai SME100’ initiative.
April 19, 2012
Aden Container Terminal has received and serviced one of the largest container vessels to call at the historic Yemeni port, the Kota Carum, owned by Singapore-based Pacific International Lines.
Dubai's foreign trade grew 22 per cent to Dh1.1 trillion last year over 2010. This is the first time it has crossed the Dh1 trillion mark.
April 18, 2012
Aqaba Container Terminal held a free medical day at four unprivileged villages located in the Disi providence, on the 17th of the this month.
Dubai Ladies Club, a member of Dubai Women Establishment, joined organisations from across the city to observe World Day for Physical Activity.
April 17, 2012
The Q1 data released by Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry clearly shows that Dubai’s economy is firmly back in the saddle and ready to make giant strides.
The European Union has placed the names of eight companies based in the UAE on a list of entities suspected to have links to Iranian military programmes.
Community Development Authority in a special event honoured 460 volunteers who participated in CDA’s activities during the past two years.
Dubai Cares recently hosted a technical workshop, as part of its role as an advocate and convener on key themes in primary education.
Overall consumer confidence in Dubai remained robust during the first quarter of 2012, driven largely by a positive outlook on personal finance and strong optimism on job prospects.
Al Sayegh Brothers Trading, one of the largest retail distribution groups in the Middle East, launches a first of its kind Palson steam cleaner with a soap dispenser in the UAE.
April 16, 2012
DP World’s London Gateway project has been awarded the coveted ‘Global Deal of the Year’ for 2011 at the Infrastructure Journal Awards.
April 12, 2012
Jordanian inflation rose by 3.6 per cent during the first quarter of this year compared with the same period of 2011.