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“The recent fall in the oil price is also a warning that the region cannot be over-reliant on energy resources for GDP growth."
January 25, 2015 - 04:55 GMT
The proposed Arab Stabilisation Plan, ASP, would build a regional framework to promote infrastructure investment and create jobs.

June 3, 2012

Omar Bushahab, CEO of CCCP Division
09:37 GMT

The Department of Economic Development in Dubai has issued fines of up to AED250, 000 on various stores in Dubai for manipulating Sales and Promotions licenses granted to them.

Dubai Exports team in Brazil
06:26 GMT

Dubai Exports is advancing its efforts to boost local exports and trade relations with various organisations and institutions in South America.

May 31, 2012

Gary Anderson CEO of DGCX
09:24 GMT
(press release)

The Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange (DGCX) today announced an extension of its trading hours.

May 30, 2012

The forum, which runs until Friday, is being held under the theme 'Shaping the Region's Future through Connectivity
13:42 GMT

Bahrain’s HRH Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa is set to play a major role in spurring trade relations with Asia at the 21st World Economic Forum on East Asia.

Mr. Vincent O’Brien during the seminar
10:19 GMT

Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry hosted a one-day legal seminar examining the use of financial instruments, like letters of credit, in order to help local businesses avoid common pitfalls.

Mariam Al Afridi, Director of Exporters’ Services, Dubai Exports
09:31 GMT

Dubai Exports, the export promotion agency of the Department of Economic Development - Government of Dubai, has drawn up a sector-wise outreach programme for 2012.

Gulfood exhibition attracts strong participation from Africa
09:05 GMT

As Africa Day 2012 was celebrated in the UAE this year, increasing trade and potential for future growth was the focus of discussions for UAE and African officials who attended the event yesterday.

Dubai Cares
05:42 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Cares is the winner of two Best in Biz Awards 2012 EMEA Gold in the Nonprofit or Government Organization of the Year category and Silver in the Marketing Campaign of the Year category .

May 29, 2012

Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry
12:22 GMT

UAE inflation is projected to increase gradually through the second half of this year, the latest study by Dubai Chamber of Commerce finds.

UAE share of duty-free imports has decreased from 29 to 24 per cent
10:18 GMT

The country is ranked 19th in the World Economic Forum’s Global Enabling Trade Report this year.

May 28, 2012

09:52 GMT

The Department of Municipal Affairs received a delegation from the Cartography Institute of Catalonia in Spain.

Dubai SME
08:49 GMT

Dubai SME recently organised two seminars to help entrepreneurs learn about the best means of securing funds to support business growth.

May 24, 2012

Dubai Judicial Institute
10:17 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Judicial Institute today Thursday, May 24, 2012 organised a special ceremony to honour its strategic partners whose contributions enabled DJI to successfully achieve its strategic plan for 2011.

Majority of MPs voted in favour of a proposal by nine of their colleagues to deduct a certain percentage of lawmakers’ salaries to support the troubled Treasury
08:50 GMT

Deputies on Wednesday agreed to deduct 15 per cent of their salaries for the Treasury to address the difficult economic situation, for six months starting the end of May.

May 23, 2012

HE Director General of Dubai Customs honouring one of the inspectors
10:11 GMT

Dubai Customs organised a ceremony on Wednesday May 23, 2012 to honour 154 employees who submitted suggestions that had been implemented at Dubai Customs during 2011