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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 4, 2012

Barak Obama
07:42 GMT

The United States is weighing a deal with Egypt's new rulers to relieve $1 billion worth of debt.

September 3, 2012

The Capital Market Authority (CMA).
13:44 GMT

The Capital Market Authority (CMA) of Suadi Arabia has warned all institutions who are not Authorised Persons authorised by the CMA or an Exempt Person under the Securities Business Regulations, against carrying out securities business in Saudi Arabia.

Dubai Chamber
11:05 GMT

Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Kazakhstan, is organising Kazakhstan, the Country Focus Briefing, at the Chamber premises on September 11.

Department of Municipal Affairs
09:51 GMT

A delegation from the Municipal System in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi pays a one week visit to the Republic of South Korea starting September 10th.

Department of Finance
09:05 GMT
(press release)

The Department of Finance concluded its summer training program that lasted for two months for students of public higher education institutions.

September 2, 2012

Abdul Baset Al Janahi, CEO, Dubai SME
12:34 GMT

Dubai SME has announced a substantially discounted annual license fee for SME businesses.

MSC Bari, one of the largest and newest ships in the world, at the Khalifa Port in Taweela as Abu Dhabi Ports company (ADPC) begins the process of relocating containers. Image Credit: Abdul Rahman/Gulf News
11:00 GMT

The Dh26.5 billion project will act as an economic gateway of trade for Abu Dhabi.

Vikram Suri, Managing Director, Middle East & India, Sage Software
09:49 GMT
(press release)

Activity posted by Small Medium Enterprises in the Middle East region continues to remain strong and vibrant amidst the impact left behind by the recent economic gridlock.

August 30, 2012

Saudi - Egypt relations
13:54 GMT

Saudi Arabia and Egypt are going ahead with the proposed $ 3 billion causeway project that will boost economic and social relations between the two countries, said Egyptian Transport Minister Mohamed Rashad Al-Mateny.

HE Hisham Al Shirawi during the pre-mission briefing
10:05 GMT

The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry finalised its preparations for the outgoing trade mission to Hamburg to participate in the 25th edition of the Shipbuilding.

Jordan, Egypt flags
09:02 GMT

President of the Jordan Businessmen Association (JBA) Hamdi Tabaa on Wednesday discussed with Commercial Attache at the Egyptian Embassy in Amman Mohammad Abdullah, means of forging closer economic and trade relations between the two countries.

August 28, 2012

09:47 GMT

Dubai's trade totalled AED 537 billion during H1 2011, according to the latest statistics from Dubai Customs.

Prices of commodities continued to rise from beginning of this year.
08:19 GMT

The government has said inflation remained below 3.1 percent during the 1st seven months of 2012, but an advocacy group countered that the figure does not convey an accurate picture of the soaring cost of basic commodities.

August 27, 2012

The Lebanese Cabinet
13:22 GMT

The Cabinet is set to convene at the Grand Serail with 52 items on its agenda, the most anticipated of which is a recommendation that would help establish Lebanon’s official maritime borders.

11:50 GMT
(press release)

Tamkeen announced that 755 Bahrain-based enterprises have benefited from its Mohasaba Scheme, which helps enterprises upgrade their accounting systems to be on par with international standards.