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The economist behind a plan to unlock at least $380 billion worth of assets from Egypt's black market says President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi.
He predicts such reforms could more than double economic growth rates within five years by giving people access to credit and the protections of legal status

June 10, 2012

Mohammad Al Shehhi, Director of Finance Division at DED
06:28 GMT

The Department of Economic Development (DED) in Dubai has reminded businesses and companies in Dubai that 30th of June 2012 will be the last date to make use of the reductions on fines.

During the event
06:12 GMT

The Department of Municipal Affairs DMA is shifting from Capital Program Management to an Integrated Asset Management System.

During the eye test
05:53 GMT
(press release)

A free eye test for all Dubai eGovernment employees was conducted at HH Dubai Ruler’s Court, as part of Dubai eGovernment’s corporate social responsibility to improve the health and safety of its employees.

June 6, 2012

Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council
11:34 GMT

Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council will be organizing a series of awareness activities and lecture that will focus Estidama’s four sustainability pillars: environment, economy, society and culture.

This increase compares to a yearly decline of 0.5 percent in the coincident indicator witnessed in the first three months of 2011
11:17 GMT

Figures released by the Central Bank of Lebanon show that the coincident indicator reached an average of 259.5 points during the first three months of 2012.

Mohammed Bushanain, Executive Director, Corporate Quality & Management Excellence and the Business Excellence Department of DED
08:35 GMT

Department at the Department of Economic Development DED will conduct a specialised workshop on the 18th and 19th of June to train new applicants in the 2012 cycle of the Dubai Human Development Award.

DP World
05:35 GMT

DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali Port has marked World Environment Day by achieving two important international environment standards.

June 5, 2012

The UAE Ministry of Economy yesterday announced that while the country saw its gross domestic product (GDP) grow by 4.2 per cent in 2011 to Dhs981.7 billion
13:13 GMT

The UAE has cut its economic growth forecast for 2012 to three per cent as it faces up to challenges including lower oil prices.

The measures pushed down the number of motors re-exported from the free zone in Jordan to Tripoli from around 150 cars a day to less than 50 per week
11:12 GMT

Jordanian auto traders are frustrated by hurdles from Egyptian authorities which have restricted car exports to Libya.

During the event
10:16 GMT
(press release)

Dubai eGovernment and Tejari have launched an upgraded eSupply portal that will be used by all Dubai government entities to announce and finalize their procurement needs.

June 4, 2012

Department of Economic Development
09:46 GMT

Dubai SME together with the Dubai Financial Market and NASDAQ Dubai, organized a seminar for Dubai SME100 companies on the various options for raising capital, including taking the initial public offering route.

June 3, 2012

Ms. Feryal Tawakul, Executive Director of Community Affairs and Government Partnership Division
10:17 GMT

Dubai Customs organised health awareness event in collaboration with Al Baraha Hospital in Dubai on the occasion of World No Tobacco Day.

Omar Bushahab, CEO of CCCP Division
09:37 GMT

The Department of Economic Development in Dubai has issued fines of up to AED250, 000 on various stores in Dubai for manipulating Sales and Promotions licenses granted to them.

Dubai Exports team in Brazil
06:26 GMT

Dubai Exports is advancing its efforts to boost local exports and trade relations with various organisations and institutions in South America.

May 31, 2012

Gary Anderson CEO of DGCX
09:24 GMT
(press release)

The Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange (DGCX) today announced an extension of its trading hours.