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To finance the 2015 budget, the government will need a total of 8 billion dinars ($4.5 billion) of which 5 billion dinars will come from foreign sources.
October 14, 2014 - 14:46 GMT
His comments underlined the obstacles still faced by many economies in the region three years after the Arab Spring.

June 30, 2011

ZAFCO booth at Automechanika Middle East 2011
07:09 GMT
(press release)

ZAFCO received the highest number of visitors at the automotive exhibition, Automechanika Middle East 2011, held in Dubai from 7 – 9 June.

June 28, 2011

Ibrahim Mohamed Al Janahi, Deputy CEO, Jafza and Chief Commercial Officer
14:21 GMT
(press release)

Electronics and IT companies based in Jafza generated trade worth AED 51 billion in 2009.

Fast-growing economies in the neighborhood has spurred demand for further growth of the materials handling and logistics sectors in the country
08:40 GMT
(press release)

Trade has for long been the lifeblood of the UAE economy, with sailors and traders playing important roles in making the country the undisputed commercial.

June 27, 2011

Karim El Solh, CEO of Gulf Capital, receiving the award
10:09 GMT
(press release)

Gulf Capital has been named the winner of the “Best Private Equity Firm” Award in the Middle East at the prestigious Banker Middle East Industry Awards 2011.

UAE Minister of Economics during his meeting with the Chinese Ambassador
06:41 GMT
(press release)

The fourth meeting of the UAE-Italy Joint Economic Committee has been productive and highly encouraging.

June 26, 2011

Daily Indian Rupee volume of 15,509 contracts on June 23, 2011, valued at US $ 688.52 million,  is highest since launch of the contract
14:07 GMT
(press release)

DGCX announced that trading in the Indian Rupee/Dollar futures contract reached an all time daily high of 15,509 contracts, valued at US $ 688.52 million, on June 23, 2011.

Al Mansoori directed employees to strengthen their knowledge base and to foster a culture of innovation and creativity
10:38 GMT
(press release)

UAE Minister of Economy, met the Ministry’s staff at an open meeting aimed at promoting transparency and driving a culture of dialogue between the staff members

DP World
09:53 GMT
(press release)

DP World Nava Sheva at Jawaharlal Nehru Port in Mumbai, today won the prestigious Golden Peacock Award for Environment Management.

Abdul Baset Al Janahi, CEO of Mohammed Bin Rashid Establishment for Small and Medium Size Enterprises
07:09 GMT
(press release)

Government in Dubai demonstrated their support to the small and medium enterprises sector by providing procurement contracts worth over AED40 million.

06:42 GMT

Tamkeen has announced plans for the hosting of a series of trade fairs which is scheduled for the month of July.

June 23, 2011

Abdul Baset, Chief Executive Officer of Dubai SME and Douglas Beckett, Head of Retail Banking Group at Mashreq during the signing
07:02 GMT
(press release)

Dubai SME, signed a partnership agreement with leading UAE financial institution Mashreq to offer benefits to the top 100 SMEs.

June 22, 2011

Shaikh Daij bin Salman Al Khalifa, Chairman of GOP
13:20 GMT
(press release)

The General Organisation of Sea Ports held its 25th Board of Directors Meeting under the chairmanship of Shaikh Daij bin Salman Al Khalifa.

The members of  2010 Business Excellence Awards
12:04 GMT
(press release)

The Dubai Department of Economic Development honoured the assessors and Jury Members of the Dubai Quality Award and Dubai Human Development Award 2010.

During the seminar
10:27 GMT

The office of knowledge management “Musharaka” at the Department of Municipal Affairs organized a seminar entitled “International Entrepreneurship and Innovation”.

June 21, 2011

Jamal Majid Bin Thaniah, Group CEO, Port & Free Zone World, and Chairman, Dubai Trade; Arif Lakhani, Chief Executive Vice President, Habib Bank AG Zurich; and Mahmood Al Bastaki, Director, Dubai Trade
11:39 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Trade has added new strength to the e-services it provides to the supply chain sector on its portal by adding a 7th bank to the e-payment gateway, Rosoom.