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During the first 10 months of this year Jordan exported 822,000 tonnes of fruit and vegetables
December 24, 2014 - 06:02 GMT
The country’s fruit and vegetable exports during this year increased by 7 per cent, while its sheep exports increased by 15 per cent compared to last year.

September 16, 2012

Saudi Arabia
09:53 GMT

Saudi's leading indicator purchasing manager's index (PMI) which measures manufacturing and services sectors' performance rose to 58.3 points in August 2012 from 58.1 points in July 2012.

September 13, 2012

During the seminar
10:45 GMT

The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, in association with the Hong Kong Trade Development Council and support of HSBC, organised a seminar entitled, “Hong Kong – Your Gateway to China”.

Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati may defer pay increase for senior officials
09:49 GMT

The Lebanese Prime Minister, Najib Mikati, will suggest that planned pay increases for senior officials will be reconsidered after a series of protests, including strikes by government-baked industries.

During the event
09:41 GMT

The Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with Dalian Commodity Exchange, the first MoU that DCE has signed with an Exchange in the Middle East.

Inflation in the Kingdom is easing, but in some areas it is still too high, causing concern for the government
08:37 GMT

Saudi Arabia's annual inflation eased to 3.8 percent in August, its lowest level since October 2009, although the monthly increase was the fastest in 10 months

Ekfal Taleb Campaign
07:30 GMT
(press release)

ACT launched its “Ekfal Taleb” Campaign, taking yet another step forward in its strive to support members of its local community and especially less fortunate families facing financial challenges.

September 12, 2012

During the visit
11:00 GMT

A delegation from the Municipal System in Abu Dhabi discussed with officials in the Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs ways of enhancing relations and cooperation in infrastructure projects.

Dubai Chamber Centre for Responsible Business
10:45 GMT

917 employee volunteers put in 4,300 hours of community work, reveals ENGAGE Dubai’s annual report.

Better trade logistics could save Lebanon $1Billion
08:49 GMT

The cost of trade in Lebanon could be cut drastically by 6 per cent, if the country endorses a program that improves logistics, with savings up to $1billion.

During the meeting
08:28 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Government’s Information Security Committee has recently held its second meeting to discuss information security policy in Dubai Government.

Dubai Customs
08:07 GMT

Dubai Customs has announced the launch of an online open contest, entitled “Nema”, for everyone to share their proposals and contributions in the field of Corporate Social Responsibility.

Workers in state-owned companies went on strike to protest about being excluded from pay increases
06:55 GMT

Employees of several state-owned companies went on strike Tuesday to protest their exclusion from the recently endorsed salary scale.

September 11, 2012

Protestors burned effigies of Prime Minister Salam Fayyad
13:52 GMT

Prostest in Palestine continued for the sixth day as the Palestinian Authority sought to regain control by reducing the cost of fuel, reducing VAT and paying civil servants who remain unpaid from August.

Iran and China want to strengthen the economic ties between the two nations
12:18 GMT

China and Iran are seeking to increase trade relations, currently estimated at $45 billion, after a meeting between Iranian First Vice-President, Mohammad Reza Rahimi and Chinese Parliament Speaker Vu-Bang Ju.

During the workshop
10:16 GMT

Department of Municipal Affairs organized a workshop titled Reviewing and Categorizing Initiatives in the Municipal System.