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The downturn was mainly due to a 1.8 per cent drop in oil-related GDP as growth in the non-hydrocarbon sector accelerated to 2.8 per cent, the report showed.
Plans for subsidy cuts have received little publicity in the Kuwaiti media, perhaps because of their political sensitivity.

February 29, 2012

Mohammed Shael, CEO Business Registration and Licensing Division at DED
10:28 GMT

The Business Registration & Licensing Division of the Dubai Department of Economic Development recently organised a workshop on the business registration system for representatives of law firms in Dubai.

During the launching
05:36 GMT
(press release)

His Excellency Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansoori, Minister of Economy has launched during the 1st meeting of the Supreme Committee for Consumer Protection for 2012, the Electronic System for Goods Monitoring.

February 28, 2012

Engineer Saed Al Awadi, Chief Executive Officer of Dubai Exports
09:39 GMT

The total value of exports out of Dubai realised through Dubai Exports, the export promotion agency of the Department of Economic Development, crossed AED3 billion in 2011.

Dubai Chamber
09:10 GMT

A recent Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry study reveals that cloud computing, is proving attractive for developers and businesses.

February 27, 2012

BFX Trading Turnover & Volume - BFX Futures
09:47 GMT
(press release)

The Bahrain Financial Exchange, the first multi-asset exchange in the Middle East and North Africa region, proudly announces the completion of three months of successful trading.

Tamkeen and CHS officials
06:22 GMT
(press release)

A delegation from Tamkeen led by Tamkeen Chief Executive Mr. Mahmood Al-Kooheji visited senior representatives from the College of Health Sciences to discuss the accomplishments and achievements of the Tamkeen-CHS partnership.

February 26, 2012

During the meeting
10:34 GMT

the Department of Municipal Affairs held a meeting with Abu Dhabi University and the National Examination Body for Occupational, Safety and Health.

During the forum
09:22 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Judicial Institute, has initiated in-depth discussions on the relationship between the judiciary and media and its role in ensuring comprehensive development at all levels.

Abu Dhabi Airports Company
08:42 GMT
(press release)

Al Bateen Executive Airport, the dedicated business aviation airport of Abu Dhabi Airports Company, announced today the participation of Abu Dhabi Aviation and Royal Jet as sponsors for Abu Dhabi Air Expo.

Jehad Kazim, Director, Legal Services Department, Dubai Chamber
08:28 GMT

The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s contract drafting service is proving a boon to the newly-established companies.

Eng. Saed Al Awadi, Chief Executive Officer of Dubai Exports with guests
07:24 GMT

Dubai Exports, the export promotion agency of the Department of Economic Development, organised a networking breakfast for local exporters.

Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DP World, UAE Region, Sultan Bin Yakoub Al-Zaabi, Executive Director of the Higher Committee for UAE Civil Seaports and Airports Security, Mahmood Amin, Chief Executive Officer, World Security
06:47 GMT
(press release)

DP World has applauded the leading role of the Higher Committee for UAE Civil Seaports and Airport Security in promoting a safe and transparent work environment at the country's ports.

February 23, 2012

Hungary Delegation
09:50 GMT

H.E. Abdul Rahman Saif Al Ghurair, Chairman called upon Hungary to invest in Dubai's lucrative market and to benefit from the Emirate's status as a gateway to the region and its strategic connection to the Middle East, Asia and Africa.

February 22, 2012

During the event
10:30 GMT
(press release)

Mohebi Logistics, has recently announced plans to invest up to AED 350 million to build its new headquarters and logistics facility in Dubai Logistics City at Dubai World Central.

Sami Al Qamzi, Director General of DED
09:45 GMT

The Dubai Logistics Cluster Platform, held its regular session to discuss progress achieved so far and strategies to be adopted for enhancing competitiveness in the sector.