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Despite finding success in the South American country, Lebanese-Brazilian industrialists interviewed by The Daily Star say doing business in Brazil has its own challenges.
It is a story repeated across Brazil, reportedly home to nearly 7 million people of Lebanese descent.

November 2, 2011

Dubai Trade
12:49 GMT
(press release)

Jamal Majid Bin Thaniah, Group CEO Port and Free Zones World, and Chairman, Dubai Trade, today (November 2) welcomed the World Bank’s benchmark “Doing Business Report 2012”.

Sami Al Qamzi, Director General of the Dubai Department of Economic Development
12:38 GMT
(press release)

The Dubai Department of Economic Development (DED) and Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development organized joint workshops centered on three key topics.

UAE Ministry of Foreign Trade
09:38 GMT
(press release)

The Ministry of Foreign Trade (MOFT) is currently holding the second round of the UAE’s World Trade Organization (WTO) Trade Policy Review (TPR) Secretariat Preparatory Meetings with the country’s federal and local bodies.

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.