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During the first 10 months of this year Jordan exported 822,000 tonnes of fruit and vegetables
December 24, 2014 - 06:02 GMT
The country’s fruit and vegetable exports during this year increased by 7 per cent, while its sheep exports increased by 15 per cent compared to last year.

March 21, 2012

Khalid Al Kassim, Deputy Director General for Executive Affairs, DED with Mohammed Abdulla, CEO of SIB
08:36 GMT

Dubai Department of Economic Development and the Sharjah Islamic Bank have signed an agreement to jointly launch a series of conferences, seminars and workshops related to regional and international business issues.

March 20, 2012

Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority
11:45 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority announced the appointment of Hans Christensen as the Director of Silicon Oasis Founders, the park’s incubation centre.

Nisrin Safar
10:09 GMT

Dubai SME, has handed over about 70% (around 700) of the kiosks for the ‘Young Entrepreneur Competition’ (YEC 2012) exhibition to participating students.

Mrs. Salma Ali Saif Bin Hareb, CEO of Economic Zones World and Jamal Abdulla Lootah, CEO, Imdaad during the signing
09:22 GMT
(press release)

Imdaad, a leading provider of integrated facilities management solutions in the UAE, has announced that it has recently signed a 10-year contract to provide integrated FM solutions to JAFZA.

March 19, 2012

Emirates Green Building Council
12:26 GMT
(press release)

Emirates Green Building Council will host a networking event on March 21, 2012 to highlight the role that cooling systems have on the environment.

Abdul Baset Al Janahi, Chief Executive Officer of Dubai SME
11:15 GMT

Dubai SME has launched an innovative diploma programme to equip potential entrepreneurs with practical knowledge on launching their own businesses and managing it successfully.

During the meeting
09:00 GMT

The Higher Management Committee of the Municipal System discussed in a meeting held in the Department of Municipal Affairs a number of Municipal issues concerned directly with the needs of the residents, investors and visitors of the Emirate.

Trade between UAE and South Korea reached $22 billion in 2011, according to figures from the Korea Trade Information Service
07:46 GMT

A relationship built solely on trade — oil from the UAE and electronics and cars from Korea — has become much more strategic in the last 10 years.

March 18, 2012

ADPC Golf Classic
10:48 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Ports Company’s last week held an entertaining -packed day of golf and team building at its “Inaugural ADPC Golf Classic”.

Iran has largely been frozen out of the global banking system by US sanctions since last year
09:34 GMT

Major money exchange houses in the United Arab Emirates have stopped handling Iranian rials.

His Excellency Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansoori, UAE Minister of Economy
08:11 GMT
(press release)

UAE Minister of Economy His Excellency Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansoori will inaugurate, the upgraded Emirates Float Glass factory, the first integrated glass manufacturing and processing facility in the region.

Raja Al Gurg, President of DBWC
07:51 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Business Women Council took part in the Women as Global Leaders Conference 2012 at Zayed University.

Osama Almuharam, Manager, Government Procurement Programme in Dubai SME
06:27 GMT

Dubai SME, mandated to develop the small and medium enterprise sector, recently organised an awareness seminar in co-operation with the UAE Ministry of Foreign Trade.

Best Consumer Award_3rd Winner
05:52 GMT
(press release)

DEWA has honored the winners of the coveted Best Consumer Award, in the residential sector, at a presentation held at SmarTech@WETEX 2012.

March 15, 2012

United Arab of Emirates Inflation is expected to remain at 1.5 per cent in 2012
12:04 GMT

International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said that UAE's real gross domestic product (GDP) will drop this year.