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The EIU predicts China will be the largest export market for the GCC by 2020.
December 17, 2014 - 02:27 GMT
Developing countries in Asia - particularly China and India - are rapidly becoming the biggest trading partners with Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries ahead of other regions

June 24, 2012

The delay in payment has led to a dispute between the Jordanian providers and Libyan authorities
13:31 GMT

Libya will hire a local firm to help process financial claims filed by Jordanian hospitals that have treated around 55,000 Libyan patients over the past year, a Libyan official said on Saturday.

Aden Container Terminal
10:03 GMT

DP World Aden this month received and operated an additional two gantry cranes, bringing up to seven the number of cranes at the Aden Container Terminal (ACT).

Mohammed Bushanain, Executive Director, Corporate Quality & Management Excellence at DED
09:27 GMT

Dubai Department of Economic Development will conduct a seminar on ‘Culture of Service Excellence’ for retailers participating in the Dubai Service Excellence Scheme.

Community Development Authority
06:52 GMT
(press release)

The Community Development Authority launched Dubai Volunteering Center as a part of CDA’s efforts to promote awareness about voluntary culture in Dubai and develop social service standards.

June 21, 2012

Educational Forum
11:19 GMT
(press release)

The Community Development Authority participated in the first Educational Forum, held recently in Dubai under the patronage of H.E Humaid Mohammad Al Qatami.

June 20, 2012

The new law and amendments come into force on July 5
10:13 GMT

Dubai has introduced two new markets laws in a move to bring its markets regime into closer alignment with European requirements.

As imported cars are currently subject to a special tax calculated at 81 per cent of a vehicle’s value, the official, who requested anonymity
10:04 GMT

The government has decided recently to raise tax rates on automobile imports by nearly 10 per cent, a government official said on Tuesday.

During the workshop
09:50 GMT in partnership with Dubai SME and RSA Insurance, recently hosted SME development workshop as part of its SME Evolution Programme.

June 19, 2012

Dubai Customs awareness campaign at Deira City Center
11:38 GMT

Dubai Customs launched on Tuesday, June 19, 2012, the second awareness campaign this year at Deira City Center, following the success of the first campaign held last May at Mirdif City Center.

The committee reiterated calls for an economic dialogue, mirroring National Dialogue talks that brought together Lebanon’s rival political coalitions
09:06 GMT

The National Economy Committee rejected Monday proposed tax hikes in the 2012 budget draft, urging politicians to hold a “socio-economic dialogue".

Omar Bushahab, CEO of CCCP
08:48 GMT

The Commercial Compliance and Consumer Protection Division in the Department of Economic Development in Dubai will launch a business classification index based on consumer-friendliness during the second half of 2012.

June 18, 2012

Dubai SME
09:48 GMT

Dubai SME has launched a ‘Brand Creativity Contest’ on facebook to encourage and reward creativity and innovation among SMEs and entrepreneurs.

June 17, 2012

Dubai Customs
11:06 GMT

Dubai Customs and the National Crisis and Emergency Management Authority recently discussed their existing mutual cooperation framework and the scope of enhancing the level of cooperation in future.

H.E. Ahmed Bin Humaidan, Director General of Dubai eGovernment
07:32 GMT
(press release)

The ICANN recently announced the list of candidates for obtaining the new top level domains including the successful application of Dubai eGovernment for the dotDubai top level geographic domain.

June 14, 2012

05:56 GMT

Jebel Ali Free Zone FZE, JAFZ announced today it has successfully priced yesterday the issuance of US$ 650 million Sukuk Certificates.