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The Middle East’s share of gold consumption was 6 percent last year, compared with 7.8 percent in 2010
July 23, 2014 - 10:36 GMT
The Middle East will take a bigger share of gold demand as buyers from Kuwait to Saudi Arabia to the United Arab Emirates diversify investments and Dubai nears offering a contract for immediate delivery bullion.

February 14, 2012

During the event
08:07 GMT

Al Sayegh Brothers Trading Group (Al Sayegh) and LG Electronics (LG) recently celebrated 10 years of their successful partnership at Westin Hotel in UAE.

February 13, 2012

Premier Inn Hotel at Abu Dhabi International Airport
07:52 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Airports Company, and Premier Inn mutually announced today the groundbreaking of a Premier Inn Hotel at Abu Dhabi International Airport.

February 12, 2012

His Excellency Sami Al Qamzi, Director General of DED
10:58 GMT

Dubai SME has announced the first-ever Dubai SME 100 ranking of companies in a ceremony held at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

During the event
07:18 GMT

Dubai SME, mandated to develop the small and medium enterprises (SMEs) sector, recently hosted a specialised seminar titled ‘Winning Strategies to get more Customers for Your Business.’

February 8, 2012

Mobile Site Screenshot
08:52 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi International Airport operated by Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC); announced today the launch of its new mobile website,

His Excellency Sami Al Qamzi
08:38 GMT

Key economic sectors and economic activity in Dubai remained stable and growing in 2011, with the Department of Economic Development issuing 14,360 business licenses during the year.

February 7, 2012

During the meeting
10:40 GMT

The Department of Municipal Affairs hosted Qatari delegation headed by Khalid Abdul Rahman Al Saad.

Ahmed Bin Humaidan, Director General of Dubai eGovernment and Faisal Galadari, General Manager, Business Group at CBD during the signing of the MoU
09:51 GMT
(press release)

Dubai eGovernment and Commercial Bank of Dubai has launched “Cash Online”, a virtual account for both CBD and non CBD account holders to pay their government payments online.

Oussama El Omari, CEO of RAK FTZ
05:54 GMT

Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone announced a significant growth in its portfolio and revenue during 2011.

February 6, 2012

DP World- Aden MSC maiden call
11:46 GMT
(press release)

Aden Container Terminal has received and serviced the 8,441 TEU (twenty-foot equivalent unit) MSC Tomoko located in Yemen's premier port city.

The Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company
10:24 GMT

The Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company held an impressive function yesterday to commemorate the 15th National Environment Day, which is being celebrated this year under the theme “ The Living Desert”.

During the workshop
09:44 GMT

The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Legal Services Department organised a workshop, “Growing and Protecting Family Businesses” at Dubai Chamber premises on Monday.

February 5, 2012

Abu Dhabi Airports Company
11:43 GMT
(press release)

To commemorate its 30th anniversary, Abu Dhabi International Airport launched today, in collaboration with Etihad Airways, an online auction for 60 tickets to 30 destinations on its website.

DQA assessors
09:44 GMT

The Business Excellence Department at the Department of Economic Development conducted a series of comprehensive training sessions for senior and new assessors of the Dubai Quality Award and Dubai Human Development Award 2011 cycle.

Department of Municipal Affairs
07:32 GMT

The Department of Municipal Affairs held an open meeting in the Municipal Theatre at Abu Dhabi City Municipality between His Excellency Majid Ali Al Mansouri and the staff of Abu Dhabi City Municipality and DMA.