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However food waste is not unique to Saudi Arabia, low income and developed countries face problems in waste.
July 9, 2014 - 18:47 GMT
Saudi Arabia is the world’s top food importer, and also rated as one of the worst wasters.

April 11, 2012

The oil sector is likely to be slightly higher versus 2011
11:12 GMT

Saudi Arabia's economy is likely to grow to 4.7 per cent from the 2.9 per cent forecast earlier mainly driven by the high oil prices.

Saed Al Awadi, Chief Executive Officer of Dubai Exports
09:55 GMT

Dubai Exports has produced a report on the food and beverage sector in the South African Development Community.

April 10, 2012

Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority
11:12 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Silicon Oasis announced the launch of Silicon Oasis Founders, a technology incubation centre wholly owned by Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority.

April 9, 2012

Arusha, Tanzania
06:41 GMT

Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry delegation recently visited Arusha in Tanzania which is the headquarter of the Community made up of five African countries including Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi.

April 8, 2012

In the first half of 2011 Dubai traded $25.3bn, a 55 percent increase from the same period a year earlier
10:35 GMT

The United Arab Emirates is rapidly becoming a force in trade of another highly valuable commodity, diamonds.

April 5, 2012

Dubai Cares
06:12 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Cares announced a commitment of AED3.67 million (USD$1 million) to The END Fund, to combat seven of the most prevalent NTD infections in Angola.

During the event
05:52 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO), the integrated free zone technology park, today announced it has won the prestigious Dubai Quality Appreciation Programme Award (DQAP).

April 4, 2012

Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange
10:58 GMT
(press release)

March volumes on the Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange registered a substantial growth of 141% from the previous year to reach 550,735 contracts, the highest ever monthly volumes achieved by the Exchange.

Bahrain's government was already taking risks despite the international financial crisis in response to fresh demands for new projects
10:28 GMT

Bahrain's budget deficit has increased up to five-fold in the last 10 years, a senior government official said.

Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Award
10:18 GMT

The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has announced the names of the Panel of Judges for the 6th Cycle of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Award.

April 3, 2012

DLC at Bride Show 2012
11:30 GMT

Dubai Ladies Club announced its participation and official endorsement to Bride Show 2012.

The agreement will allow the two companies to share a global network of shipment operations
07:54 GMT

A partnership agreement was signed last week to boost activity at Beirut Port, said stakeholders.

April 2, 2012

Lebanon's trade deficit reached $17 billion by the end of the year up $3.2 billion from $14 billion in 2010
14:16 GMT

Lebanon’s trade deficit widened by 23 percent in 2011 as the value of fuel imports soared on higher oil prices and exports stagnated.

Dr. Omar Al Muthanna and Mr. Fahad Bin Al Shaikh during the signing of the MOU
12:39 GMT
(press release)

The diagnosis and treatment of autism has received a big boost in Dubai with the decision to create of a comprehensive centre for autism rehabilitation through a collaboration between the Community Development Authority and Autism Trust Foundation.

H.E. Ahmed Bin Humaidan, Director General of Dubai eGovernment
12:26 GMT
(press release)

Dubai eGovernment has urged all Dubai government departments that adopt Government Resources Planning system to attend a presentation about the objectives and phases of an upgrade plan for the GRP system.