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The performance of the Kuwaiti economy as benchmarked by global indexes is not commensurate with its potentials.
July 20, 2014 - 14:10 GMT
Sadly, Kuwait is regarded as the under achiever among Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries by some key business and economy indexes.

May 1, 2012

Eng. Mahmood Al Bastaki, CEO, Dubai Trade
06:53 GMT

The time-saving efficiency of e-services developed by Dubai Trade FZE, the leading trade facilitator under Dubai World, is leading to billions of dollars in annual savings for the public sector.

Dubai Customs
05:36 GMT

It has been decided that all customs fees on materials and apparatuses related to people of special needs be waived at the level of GCC countries.

April 30, 2012

Al Kamda and HE Sanjay Verma during the initiative meeting
11:25 GMT
(press release)

Community Development Authority announced a major initiative entitled Honour Labour.

CSR Al Youm
10:03 GMT

The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Centre for Responsible Business has published the first issue of CSR Al Youm newsletter for 2012.

DP World
08:52 GMT

DP World Limited will hold its Annual General Meeting for the year ended 31 December 2011.

April 29, 2012

Part of the meeting between Dubai Customs and the European Parliament
12:58 GMT

Dubai Customs has managed to turn the different challenges and obstacles into investment opportunities “Dubai is considered a strategic hub for regional and international trade.

Ahmed bin Sulayem, Executive Chairman, DMCC
11:04 GMT
(press release)

The Dubai Multi Commodities Centre issued a risk management reference manual, entitled: ‘Practical Guidance for market participants in the Gold and Precious Metals Industry’ (guidance or document).

During the IP workshop
10:52 GMT

Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry organised an intensive one-day drafting IP agreements workshop at the Chamber head office recently.

Ali Ibrahim, Deputy Director General for Planning & Development Affairs, DED
06:18 GMT
(press release)

The Business Excellence Department together with the Sharjah Islamic Bank Academy (SIBA), will host a ‘Visions2Reality’ conference on the 2nd of May 2012 at the Grand Hyatt, Dubai.

H.E. Laila Mohd Suhail, CEO Dubai Events and Promotions Establishment
05:47 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Events and Promotions Establishment (DEPE), an agency of the Department of Economic Development, announced its plans to participate at Arabian Travel Market.

April 26, 2012

During the ceremony
11:55 GMT

World is the winner of the prestigious Golden Peacock Award for Corporate Social Responsibility for 2012 for its work in India, where it operates five marine terminals.

IMF requires consensus within Egypt's leadership on an economic plan before the lender agrees to release the funds to help the country avoid a looming fiscal crunch
10:28 GMT

Egypt's parliament has overwhelmingly rejected proposed spending cuts, throwing into uncertainty the country's plans to obtain a US$3.2 billion IMF loan.

April 25, 2012

Experience Center
11:51 GMT

Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council announced the successful completion of the My Sustainable Abu Dhabi campaign.

Oussama El Omari, RAK FTZ CEO with some of the delegates at the WIF, Doha
05:42 GMT

Top-level trade delegations from Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone (RAK FTZ) are taking part in leading events in Doha and Hannover, Germany this week.

April 24, 2012

Ministry of Finance received a delegation from  the General Secretariat of the Federal National Council
12:49 GMT

The Ministry of Finance received a delegation from the General Secretariat of the Federal National Council yesterday in the Ministry’s headquarters in Abu Dhabi.