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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 18, 2011

Mohammed Sharaf, DP World CEO
13:09 GMT
(press release)

DP World CEO Mohammed Sharaf said today that the supply chain industry must embrace sustainable business practices if it is going to continue to grow in the future.

Abdul Basit Al Janahi, CEO of Dubai SME and Kamran Siddiqi, General Manager, Visa Middle East during the signing
10:51 GMT
(press release)

Dubai SME has signed a partnership agreement with Visa to offer benefits to the top 100 SMEs in the payments market when they use their Visa Business Card.

May 17, 2011

Khalid Al Kassim, Deputy Director General for Executive Affairs, DED and Abdullah Alashram, CEO of Emirates Post during the signing
10:55 GMT
(press release)

The Dubai Department of Economic Development and Emirates Post have signed an agreement to facilitate payment of new, renewed and amended trade license fees.

May 16, 2011

Tariq Bin Khalifa, Director of DP World, UAE Region
09:02 GMT
(press release)

DP World has won the Corporate Social Responsibility Award for outstanding contribution to community welfare at the 5th annual Supply Chain Transport Awards 2011.

Part of the forum held by UAE Ministry of Economy
06:52 GMT
(press release)

UAE Minister of Economy underscored the commitment of the Ministry to raise awareness about the fundamental concepts of a knowledge-based economy.

May 15, 2011

Dubai SME hosted three workshops at the Business Village to share the findings of the study with the various stakeholders in SME development
13:38 GMT
(press release)

Dubai SME has released three comprehensive industry studies on sector-specific SME landscape in Dubai.

Speakers at the campaign
12:39 GMT

Dubai Early child Development Center, a key initiative by the Community Development Authority, recently, launched an autism awareness campaign entitled “My world is different …. My skills are varied”.

The unprecedented response to ‘AlFikra’ has laid bare a rich seam of entrepreneurialism that runs through Qatar
12:33 GMT
(press release)

FIRST came the inspiration, then the perspiration, and now the finalists of this year’s ‘AlFikra’ National Business Plan Competition have just one more hurdle to cross before the winners are announced.

Participants in the sessions
12:04 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Women Establishment is set to launch a new series of Professional Development sessions on the theme "Strategic Planning and Performance Management in the Public Sector."

Members of the delegation during their visit
11:27 GMT

A delegation from the Department of Municipal Affairs concluded a successful visit to the City of Melbourne.

May 12, 2011

Year-to-date volume on the Exchange stood at 1,005,841 contracts at the close of trading on May 11, 2011
10:49 GMT
(press release)

The Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange (DGCX) today announced that its 2011 year-to-date (YTD) volume surpassed one million contracts on May 11, 2011.

Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi, UAE Minister of Foreign Trade at the Annual Investment Meeting in Dubai
07:37 GMT
(press release)

Linking investments to sustainable development has long been weaved into transition economies growth strategies.

May 11, 2011

Mohammed Al Zarooni, Director General of Dubai Airport Freezone
11:55 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Airport Freezone recorded a significant contribution of AED52 billion to the total volume of Dubai trade in 2010.

It is anticipated that the share price on Thursday 19 May will be approximately 20 times the level of the previous night’s close
11:27 GMT
(press release)

DP World has received shareholder approval to undertake a 1 for 20 share consolidation. The share consolidation will take place prior to the commencement of trading.

In 2010 the industry reported a sustained return to container volume growth which has continued into the first quarter of 2011
09:49 GMT
(press release)

DP World Limited will today hold its Annual General Meeting for the year ended 31 December 2010.