Economy & Trade
July 26, 2012
Dubai Gulf Arab markets dipped into negative territory on low volumes yesterday as investors, focussed on the Muslim holy month of Ramadan and avoiding the region's searing summer heat.
Dubai Customs has announced a full range of diverse religious activities tailored to address its customers and employees at the main building at Rashid Port and its customs centres.
Refugees are smuggled through but Turkey has deemed official borders with Syria too dangerous to stay open.
The Community Development Authority has launched the 4th Ramadan Hatta Forum 2012 activities as a part of CDA’s efforts to enhance communication with Hatta residents through a number of Ramadan activities.
July 25, 2012
The UAE ranks as the third-most competitive economy in the region after Qatar and Saudi Arabia, the latest study by Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry finds.
July 24, 2012
Saudi Arabia, the biggest Arab economy, is leading moves towards political and economic cooperation Projects already underway or under study include a customs union, a joint value-added tax and even the introduction of single currency.
The Department of Economic Development in partnership with the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has launched a campaign to create awareness on the dangers of passive smoking.
The head of Lebanon’s Farmers Association urged the government to create a maritime route to export Lebanese produce to Gulf markets after the main border crossing was closed to trucks over the weekend.
July 23, 2012
The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry is inviting its members and representatives of the business community to participate in a series of workshops held as part of the Business Hospitality Programme.
Emirates Green Building Council, an independent forum aimed at conserving the environment by strengthening and promoting green building practices, has launched its Academy page on its official website.
The CCCP has alerted the Ministry of Economy after it was found that certain hypermarkets in Dubai had increased the prices of essential foodstuff shortly before Ramadan.
July 22, 2012
An Asian man has been caught while attempting to smuggle 3.7 kg of narco-crystals into Dubai through Dubai International Airport's (DIA) Terminal 2.
ACT received the 2011 Social Security Excellence Award for Occupational Health and Safety, which is the only safety award of its kind to be offered to companies in Jordan by the Social Security Corporation.
July 19, 2012
The Bahrain All-Share Index yesterday closed at 1,113.88 points marking a decrease of 2.55 points below its previous closing.
The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry is once again the venue for the Dubai International Holy Quran Award.