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“The days when Arab immigrants come for a two- or three-week stay while seeking Canadian passports just to ask their employer to hike their salaries are over.”
October 1, 2014 - 21:21 GMT
Gone are the days when you could benefit from Canada and the Gulf at the same time.

May 22, 2012

Oussama El Omari, CEO of RAK FTZ
05:23 GMT

Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone (RAK FTZ) is currently visiting Pakistan with an agenda to attract Pakistani businessmen to Ras Al Khaimah.

May 20, 2012

During UAE-Ethiopia Business Forum
13:16 GMT

A new era in Dubai and Ethiopia’s bilateral relationship commenced with Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry announcing the opening of a representative office by the end of the year in Addis Ababa.

The value of UAE hydrocarbon exports surged nearly 50 per cent to Dh409.9bn last year, $111bn
12:40 GMT

UAE's current account surplus quadrupled to Dh112.7 billion, $30.7bn in 2011 as both crude and non-oil exports soared.

DED building
09:44 GMT

The number of trade licenses issued by the Department of Economic Development in April 2012 reached 1,459, an increase of 26 per cent over the same period in 2011.

During the programme
06:59 GMT
(press release)

The Community Development Authority (CDA) has launched the ‘Social Service Practice Skills’ programme aimed at further developing the skills of CDA’s social service specialists.

DP World Tour Championship new logo
05:44 GMT

The DP World Tour Championship, Dubai unveils its new event logo for the season finale, incorporating the iconic Harry Vardon silhouette central to The European Tour’s corporate identity.

May 17, 2012

Annual consumer price growth in the $360 billion economy, the second largest among Arab countries
11:03 GMT

Inflation in the United Arab Emirates edged up to a nine-month high of 0.8 per cent on an annual basis in April.

May 16, 2012

Dubai Chamber
10:27 GMT

Long-term prospects for the UAE cement industry are bright due to growth in investment in infrastructure in the UAE, GCC and key foreign markets, the latest study by Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry finds.

During the event
10:10 GMT

Department of Economic Development recently conducted two workshops for companies on participating in the 2012 cycle of the Dubai Quality Award and the Dubai Human Development Award.

May 15, 2012

Dubai Customs awareness campaign
11:51 GMT

Dubai Customs, at Mirdif City Centre launched an awareness campaign to educate the public about the endangered animals with aim to combat illegal trade of environment harmful substances.

Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry
10:27 GMT

Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry is organising Dubai Dialogue: Responsiblity Matters: Driving Sustainability forward through Smart Business Planning on Tuesday, May 22, at the Dubai Chamber headquarters.

During the signing
09:50 GMT

The DED and Dubai FDI, have signed a strategic partner agreement with the Australia Gulf Council to promote and facilitate trade, investment and other opportunities between Australia and Dubai.

H.E. Ahmed Bin Humaidan, Director General of DeG
08:12 GMT
(press release)

Dubai eGovernment Department (DeG) has recently enhanced and upgraded – the official portal of Dubai Government with new interactive features.

May 14, 2012

The IMF forecast 4.4 per cent inflation for Kuwait in 2012
12:39 GMT

Kuwait's recent wage hikes have raised concerns about the sustainability of its public finances, its central bank governor announced.

H.E. Hamad Buamim, Dubai Chamber’s Director General
11:44 GMT

Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry is set to embark on its first trade mission to Ethiopia this week to discuss investment opportunities in key industry sectors of agriculture, construction and tourism.