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Despite finding success in the South American country, Lebanese-Brazilian industrialists interviewed by The Daily Star say doing business in Brazil has its own challenges.
July 30, 2014 - 00:35 GMT
It is a story repeated across Brazil, reportedly home to nearly 7 million people of Lebanese descent.

May 15, 2012

During the signing
09:50 GMT

The DED and Dubai FDI, have signed a strategic partner agreement with the Australia Gulf Council to promote and facilitate trade, investment and other opportunities between Australia and Dubai.

H.E. Ahmed Bin Humaidan, Director General of DeG
08:12 GMT
(press release)

Dubai eGovernment Department (DeG) has recently enhanced and upgraded – the official portal of Dubai Government with new interactive features.

May 14, 2012

The IMF forecast 4.4 per cent inflation for Kuwait in 2012
12:39 GMT

Kuwait's recent wage hikes have raised concerns about the sustainability of its public finances, its central bank governor announced.

H.E. Hamad Buamim, Dubai Chamber’s Director General
11:44 GMT

Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry is set to embark on its first trade mission to Ethiopia this week to discuss investment opportunities in key industry sectors of agriculture, construction and tourism.

Mohammed Al Kamali, Director of Export Market Development at Dubai Exports
10:25 GMT

Local companies that participated in the UAE pavilion at the concluded Project Qatar 2012 exhibition were able to clinch 17 deals, together worth AED221 million, with Qatari and international companies.

May 13, 2012

Prices in Saudi Arabia rose on the month by 0.2pc
13:09 GMT

Inflationary pressures are likely to continue in Saudi Arabia in the second-quarter, the central bank said in a report published on its website.

Dubai Investments
11:58 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Investments announced its financial results for the first quarter ended 31st March 2012 the Period.

Minister Asher
10:56 GMT
(press release)

The largest ever Australian trade mission to the Middle East, led by the Victorian Coalition Government, is now expected to lead to an annual increase in exports of at least $137.4 million according to the participating Victorian companies.

H.E. Ambassador Abdul Rahman Al Shamlan, Director General of the Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Dubai, and H.E. Hamad Buamim, Director General, Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry
10:42 GMT

Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, inaugurated a Ministry of Foreign Affairs representative office at the Membership and Documentation Services Department on the ground floor of the Chamber head office on Wednesday.

Mohamed Hilal Al Muroushedi, CEO of Shared Services Sector at DED
09:54 GMT

The Department of Economic Development in Dubai has strengthened its partnership signed with Dubai Bank in 2009 by completing 7,180 payments of license fees through the bank’s branches across the UAE by end of April 2012.

Outdoor Art Project
08:50 GMT
(press release)

Dubai through the eyes of 12 Emirati and UAE-based artists came to life with the second Outdoor Art Project, launched by the Dubai Culture & Arts Authority.

May 10, 2012

During the campaign
08:38 GMT
(press release)

Aqaba Container Terminal launched on Tuesday, May 8th a cleaning campaign targeting the shoreline and seabed of the diving area within the Aqaba Marine Park.

Oussama El Omari, CEO of RAK FTZ
05:48 GMT

Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone this year, observes 12 years of astounding success in providing world-class free zone services to a firmly-growing worldwide client base.

May 8, 2012

During the meeting
11:00 GMT

The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry received H.E. Audronius Azubalis heading a 10-member business delegation seeking enhanced economic cooperation with Dubai, at the Chamber head office on Tuesday.

His Excellency Sami Al Qamzi, Director-General of DED
08:44 GMT

Businesses across Dubai remain upbeat on growth and revenues with expectations riding high especially in the Manufacturing sector, as reflected in the quarterly business survey conducted by the Department of Economic Development during the first three months of 2012.