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Employers do not recognise the importance of job security as a key retention driver for employees.
October 20, 2014 - 23:08 GMT
Organisations in the Middle East are facing greater challenges than employers elsewhere in the world with 70 per cent of the firms admitting difficulty in attracting and retaining critical skill.

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.

Mohammed Al Kamali, Director of Export Market Development at Dubai Exports
10:25 GMT

Local companies that participated in the UAE pavilion at the concluded Project Qatar 2012 exhibition were able to clinch 17 deals, together worth AED221 million, with Qatari and international companies.

May 13, 2012

Prices in Saudi Arabia rose on the month by 0.2pc
13:09 GMT

Inflationary pressures are likely to continue in Saudi Arabia in the second-quarter, the central bank said in a report published on its website.

Dubai Investments
11:58 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Investments announced its financial results for the first quarter ended 31st March 2012 the Period.

Minister Asher
10:56 GMT
(press release)

The largest ever Australian trade mission to the Middle East, led by the Victorian Coalition Government, is now expected to lead to an annual increase in exports of at least $137.4 million according to the participating Victorian companies.

H.E. Ambassador Abdul Rahman Al Shamlan, Director General of the Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Dubai, and H.E. Hamad Buamim, Director General, Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry
10:42 GMT

Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, inaugurated a Ministry of Foreign Affairs representative office at the Membership and Documentation Services Department on the ground floor of the Chamber head office on Wednesday.

Mohamed Hilal Al Muroushedi, CEO of Shared Services Sector at DED
09:54 GMT

The Department of Economic Development in Dubai has strengthened its partnership signed with Dubai Bank in 2009 by completing 7,180 payments of license fees through the bank’s branches across the UAE by end of April 2012.