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The overall OPEC share of total global production in 2013 averaged at 43.4 percent, slightly lower than in 2012, when it was 44.6 percent
July 24, 2014 - 10:22 GMT
OPEC member countries exported 4.5 mb/d of petroleum products in 2013, with the largest share devoted to Asian and Pacific countries (3.1 mb/d or 68.5 percent)

May 25, 2011

International Chamber of Commerce
12:49 GMT
(press release)

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.

During the event
11:23 GMT

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).

The ICC's main objective is to promote global trade and offer a wide selection of services and practical tools to facilitate business in Qatar and around the world
07:48 GMT
(press release)

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 SME Evolution Program aims at supporting SMEs in Qatar to improve their capabilities in areas such as management, business development, human resources and online marketing
07:13 GMT
(press release)

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

The newly launched Sony 3D LED Internet TV
12:55 GMT
(press release)

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.

Prof. Aidan Berry, Dean at UK's Brighton Business School addressing the audience at the seminar
11:52 GMT

The office of knowledge management “Musharaka” at the Department of Municipal Affairs (DMA) organized a seminar entitled “Managing Change in the Public Sector.”

Tim Drury, Vice President Supply Chain of Unilever and Ibrahim Al Janahi, Deputy CEO of Jafza, during the signing
08:34 GMT

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.

08:24 GMT
(press release)

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

Talal Al Hashimi, Managing Director of Economic Zones World
08:50 GMT
(press release)

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.

During the signing ceremony
07:54 GMT
(press release)

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

The drugs which were extracted from a lady handbag
12:15 GMT

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.

During the group's discussion
11:09 GMT
(press release)

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.

Ahmed Butti , Dubai Customs Director General, the French Consul General in Dubai, Eric Giraud-Thelme and Al Sahlawi, Senior Executive Director of Corporate Affairs during the meeting
08:30 GMT

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 is encouraging shareholders to check with their brokers or NIN accounts that they have received the correct number of shares
08:54 GMT
(press release)

DP World has successfully completed a 1 for 20 share consolidation for all shareholders on the register prior to the commencement of trading.

John Butler, Commissioner with H.E. Dr. Abdulla Ghareeb Alboshi
07:36 GMT
(press release)

Twenty delegates from UAE Government Municipalities took part in a Study Tour to Melbourne last week.