Economy & Trade
September 12, 2012
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.
Dubai Government’s Information Security Committee has recently held its second meeting to discuss information security policy in Dubai Government.
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.
Employees of several state-owned companies went on strike Tuesday to protest their exclusion from the recently endorsed salary scale.
September 11, 2012
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.
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.
Department of Municipal Affairs organized a workshop titled Reviewing and Categorizing Initiatives in the Municipal System.
Egypt's current account deficit surged 30 per cent in the fiscal year that ended in June 30 to $7.9 billion, the central bank said.
Dubai eGovernment Department has announced that it has made intensive preparations for its participation in the 32nd edition of GITEX Technology Week.
The Finance Ministry is looking for new revenue streams to fund a wage hike for public sector employees, Economy Minister Nicolas Nahas said Monday.
September 9, 2012
Lebanon’s balance of payment remained in the red this year as it registered a deficit of $321.7 million in July.
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) Vice President Varel Freeman will start this week a several-day visit to Jordan during which he will participate in the EU-Jordan Association Committee meeting.
Exports and re-exports of Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry members during the first eight months of the year have hit a new record reaching AED 181 billion for the period.
September 6, 2012
The UAE is on the right path to become one of the top performers globally, His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, tweeted on Wednesday.
Planning and International Cooperation Minister Jafar Hassan on Tuesday signed a $100 million grant agreement with US Ambassador to Jordan Stuart Jones and USAID Mission Director Beth Paige.