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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.

November 2, 2011

During the event
08:07 GMT

Al Ain Municipality organized the 1st forum of performance management with the presence of managers and staff of strategic planning and performance management divisions.

November 1, 2011

Abdulraoof Abdul Aziz, Manager, Dealer Sales Operations at Emarat receiving the Certificate from Sheikh Mohamed Al
Qassimi, Deputy Chairman of the Economic Development
06:23 GMT

The Ras Al Khaimah Department of Economic Development honored Emarat service station "Shamil Ras Al Khaimah" with a Certificate of Appreciation as part of the "Best Petrol Station 2011 Award".

October 31, 2011

Mohammad Saleh Badri, ESMA’s Acting Director General
12:05 GMT

Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology will issue a regulation standardizing specifications of diesel in the UAE starting mid next year.

During the opening
11:28 GMT
(press release)

DP World has welcomed the opening of a key flyover across Al Houdh Interchange on the Emirates Road in Dubai.

Ibrahim Mohamed Al Janahi, Deputy CEO, Jafza and Chief Commercial Officer
10:42 GMT
(press release)

Jafza has seen a 12% increase in the number of companies in the Food and Beverage sector in 2010 taking the total number of F&B companies in the Free Zone to 250 at the end of the year.

Hassan Al Majed, Director General of GOP and HE Mr. George Karbelashvili signing the MoU
10:37 GMT
(press release)

GOP signed a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia for developing mutual co-operation to foster professional maritime training.

October 27, 2011

During the signing
10:39 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Exports, and the Moroccan Centre for Export Promotion Maroc Export, have both entered into a Mutual of Understanding.

Health Day
07:23 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA) today announced a health campaign on breast cancer and heart disease drew the holistic participation of employees and tenants at the integrated free zone technology park.

Port Rashid View
07:17 GMT
(press release)

Global marine terminal operator DP World today announced it is expanding Port Rashid cruise terminal facilities to continue its leading position as the largest cruise centre in the Middle East.

HH Shiekh Faisal Bin Saqr Al Qasimi with HE Kris Panday and the business delegation
06:55 GMT

Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone (RAK FTZ) hosted a high-level Canadian Business Delegation comprising top companies across various sectors.

October 26, 2011

During the event
13:20 GMT

The Arabia CSR Forum & Awards 2011, was held in the Grand Hyatt in Dubai on the 26th of October 2011.

ZonesCorp Delhi Forum
12:29 GMT
(press release)

The Higher Corporation for Specialized Economic Zones (ZonesCorp) held a Forum in Delhi on October 21, 2011.

Ahmed Pauwels, Chief Executive Officer at Epoc Messe Frankfurt
09:39 GMT
(press release)

Recent forecasts released by Euromonitor International put the Middle East and Africa toy market value at approximately US$17 bn for 2011.

October 25, 2011

DP World
06:52 GMT
(press release)

DP World’s global portfolio of container terminals has delivered another solid quarter handling gross volumes of 14.4 million TEU in the third quarter of 2011, 10% ahead of the third quarter last year.

October 24, 2011

UAE Ministry of Foreign Trade
10:00 GMT
(press release)

Made in Korea (MIK 2012), a pioneering exhibition in the MENA region showcasing products, services and technologies from South Korea, has been launched today.