Economy & Trade
May 25, 2011
Business leaders and CEOs from major global corporations convened at the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) in Paris today for the inaugural meeting of the ICC G20 Advisory Group.
Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA), the integrated free zone technology park, today hosted a first-of-its-kind event to cultivate local small and medium enterprises (SMEs).
ICC Qatar launched its new strategy to reinforce its powerful presence as the main representative of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) on a national level.
The third live session of Enterprise Qatar's SME Evolution Program was held at Al Sharq Village & Spa and focused on the twin themes of Innovation and Leadership.
May 24, 2011
Jumbo kicks off its first promotion of the summer, ‘Jumbo Electronics Mania’, by giving customers a chance to win 25 newly launched Sony 3D LED Internet TV’s.
The office of knowledge management “Musharaka” at the Department of Municipal Affairs (DMA) organized a seminar entitled “Managing Change in the Public Sector.”
Unilever revealed today that it will be expanding its state-of-the-art Lipton tea manufacturing facility, located in Jafza in Dubai, to meet the rising demand for tea in the region.
Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre has bagged the prestigious ‘Best International Venue’ title for the second year in a row, at the Exhibition News Awards 2011, which took place in London on May 20th.
May 23, 2011
Jafza officials taking part in the recent Customer Strategic Forum have called for the establishment of working groups representing the large industries based in the free zone.
Gulf Drilling International Limited announced today that it has closed a new US$430 million (QR 1.57 billion) credit facility with a syndicate of three banks.
May 22, 2011
Dubai Customs inspection team at Dubai Cargo Village have successfully failed 3 separate attempts for smuggling heroin and cocaine which were cleverly concealed in lady handbags inside 3 parcels in transit.
The Dubai Department of Economic Development (DED) organised a focus group discussion of the Logistics Cluster to brainstorm freely and exchange views on the challenges and opportunities in logistics.
H.E. Ahmed Butti Ahmed, Dubai Customs Director General received the French Consul General in Dubai, H.E. Eric Giraud-Thelme and a number of French businessmen.
May 19, 2011
DP World has successfully completed a 1 for 20 share consolidation for all shareholders on the register prior to the commencement of trading.
Twenty delegates from UAE Government Municipalities took part in a Study Tour to Melbourne last week.