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However food waste is not unique to Saudi Arabia, low income and developed countries face problems in waste.
July 9, 2014 - 18:47 GMT
Saudi Arabia is the world’s top food importer, and also rated as one of the worst wasters.

March 9, 2014

HE Salma Hareb, CEO of Economic Zones World
06:53 GMT

Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), the flagship Free Zone operation of Economic Zones World (EZW) has, in 2013, registered the highest growth in the number of new joiners in the last six years.

March 5, 2014

Zaza played down the extent of the money crunch, saying that “we are facing hardship and not a crisis.”
20:14 GMT

The tunnels’ closure has meant losses of millions of dollars in tax income for the Hamas government.

Last week the World Bank announced a $1.2bn programme to support economic and political reform in Tunisia after the adoption in January of a new constitution.
15:55 GMT

He said another revolution, in the national mentality, was required to pull the economy up warning that “if we do nothing, there could be a catastrophe”.

Dubai Customs
10:48 GMT

Dubai Customs has recently upgraded its customer complaint receipt and processing service to ensure higher client satisfaction.

During the event
05:25 GMT

Dubai Customs won the Farouk El-Baz Award for Excellence in Organizational Sustainability for the Public Sector category for the second time.

March 4, 2014

Egypt's foreign reserves decreased between August 2013 and January of this year (File Archive)
16:57 GMT

Egypt's foreign reserves have increased for the second consecutive month, with a net amount of $17.3 billion at the end of February reported by the Central Bank of Egypt this Tuesday.

The Dubai Water Canal project will pass through the heart of Dubai in a course extending three kilometers
09:27 GMT

Dubai’s Road and Transport Authority (RTA) will take up a number of top projects in 2014, including the Dh2 billion ($544 million) water canal project, which will link the Business Bay in Dubai with the Arabian Gulf.

Among the main products to suffer a drop in exports, according to CAPMAS, were petroleum products, fresh fruits and liquefied propane.
03:55 GMT

The figure represented a 12 percent drop compared to the same month in 2012, when the deficit stood at LE26.7 billion ($3.8 billion).

March 3, 2014

In 2013, Jordan’s exports to Iraq went up by 23 per cent, amounting to JD884 million while its imports from Iraq totalled JD269 million
18:54 GMT

They discussed means to boost economic relations between the two countries and their private sectors, in particular.

The richest Israeli is Eyal Ofer in 191st place with a fortune of $7 billion.
17:14 GMT

There are 18 Israelis in "Forbes" 2014 Billionaires list, which was published today.

During Organizational Excellence Diploma workshop
12:46 GMT

Dubai Customs has introduced the “Organizational Excellence Expert Diploma” training program on par with the European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM) Excellence Mode.

March 2, 2014

The premier said foreign direct investments (FDIs) rose in 2013 by JD1.1 billion, reaching around JD18.7 billion at the end of last year.
17:20 GMT

At the end of November 2013, foreign reserves at the Central Bank of Jordan rose by $5.4 billion or by 81.7 per cent, amounting to $12.1 billion.

Dubai Customs
09:11 GMT

Dubai Customs has enhanced its array of advanced services designed to promote the sector of trade shows in Dubai by building the capacity of exhibiting traders to get the highest possible business returns.

February 27, 2014

Egypt's public business sector will now be handled by the ministry of foreign trade and industry rather than the investment ministry (File Archive/AFP)
10:00 GMT

With the recent resignation of Egypt's government, Cairo's current reshuffling may affect investment practices and business in new ways.

February 26, 2014

HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World and Mohammed Sharaf, Group CEO, DP World with the high level Ecuadorian delegation led by HE Excellency Francisco Rivadeneira, Minister of International Trade, Ecuador
06:25 GMT

His Excellency Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, DP World Chairman , on Tuesday February 25, met with His Excellency Francisco Rivadeneira, Ecuadorian Minister of International Trade.