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Abu Dhabi's economy continues to expand in all sectors including tourism, retail and real estate (Image: Gobash)
September 1, 2014 - 11:01 GMT
The UAE's economy is continuing go grow in both the retail and real estate markets, which means there is room for more investment.

June 21, 2011

Feryal Tawakul, Executive Director of Community Affairs and Government Partnership Division during the celebration
09:47 GMT

Dubai Customs celebrated the graduation of its second graduates of Child Care Centre which is the first of its kind at the level of Government Departments in Dubai.

Ambassador Doug Trappett and RAK FTZ CEO Oussama El Omari with the Australian delegation
07:44 GMT

The Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone hosted a top-level business delegation from Australia at the free zone today.

June 20, 2011

The ICC World Council made the decision during a meeting following the 7th World Chambers Congress, 8-10 June 2011, in Mexico City
13:27 GMT
(press release)

The International Chamber of Commerce has re-appointed Gerard Worms as Chairman for a two-year term starting 1 July 2011, with current ICC Vice-Chairman.

Sultan Al Mansouri, Minister of Economic
09:52 GMT
(press release)

Undersecretary of the UAE Ministry of Economy announced the launch of the UAE Investment Map, at a special ceremony in Dubai. website
07:42 GMT
(press release)

Tejari announced the launch of an upgraded version of its highly popular website,

June 19, 2011

Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DP World, UAE Region
12:23 GMT
(press release)

DP World, UAE Region announced today (June 19) its support of the annual Rashid Summer Camp taking place in Dubai from June 20 to July 20.

Juma Al Matrooshi, Executive Vice-President, Corporate Excellence and Support at Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority, and Yousuf Behzad, Director of HR and Strategy at DAFZA, shaking hands
08:44 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Silicon Oasis, the integrated free zone technology park signed a memorandum of understanding with the Dubai Airport Free Zone Authority.

June 15, 2011

The winner with his family receiving the prize from Khalid Zebib
13:49 GMT
(press release)

Officials announced that the number of visitors and quality of this year’s edition of the Doha Trade Fair urpassed the organizers’ and the exhibitors’ expectations alike.

Ibrahim Al Janahi, Deputy CEO and Chief Commercial Officer of Jafza
12:21 GMT
(press release)

Jafza reaffirmed its all-round operational excellence by winning the Best International Logistics Project Award at the 7th Logistics Awards.

Mohammed Shael, CEO, Business Registration & Licensing Division, DED
12:13 GMT
(press release)

The Dubai Department of Economic Development has unveiled two new eServices on its website for online issuance of initial approvals.

Dow Jones Indexes
09:48 GMT

Dow Jones Indexes announced the results of the regular annual review of the Dow Jones Islamic Market Titans 100 Index and its three sub-indexes.

June 14, 2011

Abdulla Al Shehi, Director of Compliance and Consumer Protection; Mohammed Lootah, Deputy CEO, Commercial Compliance and Consumer Protection Division; and Adel Al Helou, Head of Consumer Protection section
13:35 GMT
(press release)

The Commercial Compliance and Consumer Protection Division has successfully concluded a consumer rights awareness programme for retailers in Dubai.

Attendees at the conference
13:35 GMT

ADMA-OPCO has recently held its 6th Future Leaders Conference (FLC 2011), at the company’s Headquarters and the InterContinental Hotel Abu Dhabi.

During the workshop
10:48 GMT

The Strategic Planning & Performance Management Office organized a workshop about the work and functions of the property & GIS Division in the Land & Property Management Sector.

Khalid Al Zayani, Chairman of the BBBF
06:46 GMT
(press release)

On Sunday, Robeco sponsored a BBBF “Question Time” panel discussion on the topic of “Perception is reality – how can we influence both to improve the message?”