Economy & Trade
January 9, 2014
Sharjah, in its first sovereign credit ratings, has been assigned A-class economy with stable outlook by two leading agencies that will help strengthen the emirate’s investment profile.
Oman’s average monthly household income rose 83.9 per cent in the period between 2001 and 2011 from OMR637.53 ($1,654) to OMR1,172.258 ($3,044)
January 8, 2014
Bahrain MPs approved a bill this week that ensures all Bahrainis receive at least a minimum wage of $792 a month in the private sector
There's one reason why consumers have pushed up average daily sales volumes to 200 to 225 kilos in the Emirate.
Jafza employees and customers today joined His Highness Sheikh Mohammed’s ‘Thank You Khalifa’ initiative by writing their message of gratitude and appreciation on a board themed ‘Thank You Khalifa’.
January 6, 2014
On a similar note, the UAE, China, India, South Korea, and Turkey were the leading exporters of non-oil products to Iran.
January 5, 2014
Large numbers of Saudi businessmen expressed interest in investing in Egypt during the association’s launch party last Thursday.
Saudi Arabia's agricultural company Iktifaa is investing in Sudan's agriculture industry to produce grain and cattle feed.
In spontaneous interaction with the initiative of loyalty and gratitude, ‘Thank You Khalifa’, to the UAE President, Dubai Customs’ staff community took part in writing down words of thanks and gratitude to the UAE leader.
Qatar’s economic growth accelerated at a buoyant 6.2 percent pace in Q3 2013 compared with Q3 2012, according to figures released by the Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics.
Turkish consumer prices rose 0.46% month-on-month in December.
January 2, 2014
The main reason for the sharp drop in surplus is a 50 per cent jump in spending to KD5.1 billion by the end of September from KD3.4 billion a year ago, the official data showed.
January 1, 2014
GCC stock markets closed 2013 on positive note Tuesday, with all the benchmark indices registering gains at close of trading.
December 31, 2013
Gold fell in thin holiday trade, heading for its biggest annual loss in more than three decades at nearly 30 percent.
The EDB's latest Bahrain Economic Quarterly said robust expansion of the Bahraini economy gathered further momentum this year.