Economy & Trade
September 24, 2012
The Hamas government has barred much of Gaza's fruit imports from Israel, citing a need to cultivate local Palestinian agriculture.
Saudi Arabia's Gross Domestic Product grew by sixteen per cent, in the first quater of 2012, according to newly released figures.
Aqaba Container Terminal held a roundtable event, during which it shared its latest developments regarding the berth expansion project, post Eid operations, and its strategic future plans.
DED in Dubai and MBRF have signed a MoU to launch programmes, initiatives and scientific awareness material on consumer protection for educators and professionals in the knowledge sector.
September 23, 2012
International rating agencies have removed Egypt from their monitoring list in a clear sign that the economy is starting to improve after the Arab Spring.
The Lebanese economy is still facing difficulties, ranging from an overspil of the Syrian conflict, through to exposure to the continuing Eurozone crisis, as the population are struggles and relies on remittences from relatives abroad.
The Department of Economic Development in Dubai and its agencies Dubai Exports, Dubai SME, Dubai Events and Promotions Establishment and Dubai FDI have fully automated their corporate strategy management processes.
H.E. Hamad Buamim, Director General of Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, outlined the non-profit organisation’s focus for the rest of this year.
September 20, 2012
Trade between Jordan and Iraq fell by 27 per cent during the first 6 months of 2012, when compared to the same period last year, but the neighbours reaffirmed commitments in economic and trade relations.
The financial markers in Egypt are finishing the week down, after gains throughout the week, despite violent protests in central Cairo.
Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Centre for Responsible Business, organised a seminar to share with the business community the progress made by the various task groups.
The Tunisian economy is becoming increasingly fragile, warned the Board of Directors of the Tunisian Industry and Handicrafts Union (UTICA), citing recent events and declining confidence from foreign investors.
Bahrain is the most economically free in the MENA region, according to an international think tank, but with continued oppression and state-violence against protestors, is this just an economic useful idiot ?
The oil-rich Saudi Kingdom illustrated it's financial might by supporting post-Arab Spring with financial aid, as other nations in the region also receive substantial packages.
“To develop further, Jordan needs small and medium (SMEs) as well as large enterprises. And they need to be active in all of Jordan, not just in Amman."