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Asia and Turkey will also remain the most important trade partners of the UAE in terms of imports.
September 17, 2014 - 15:55 GMT
The UAE is likely to remain top export destination for India till 2030, and China is forecast to emerge as the second largest export market, displacing the US.

June 6, 2011

Gold futures sustained their solid growth in 2011 to rise 39% year-on-year, reaching 60,638 contracts
13:42 GMT
(press release)

DGCX volumes in May registered a 70% year-on-year increase to reach 237,920 contracts valued at US $ 11.76 billion, the highest monthly value ever recorded on the Exchange.

Jafza promoted environmental awareness by distributing information encouraging people to take daily measures to conserve energy
12:15 GMT
(press release)

Jafza announced on the occasion of World Environment Day that it has been steadily energising its green efforts and actively managing utility usage to ensure minimal impact on the environment.

During the celebration
11:43 GMT
(press release)

Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT), organized a celebration marking Jordan’s 65th Independence Day anniversary in cooperation with the Madrasati Initiative.

Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Bin Sultan Al Qassimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah during the event
09:32 GMT
(press release)

Zarca Interactive, has partnered with Sharjah Chambers of Commerce and Industry to garner real time feedback from the participants and winners of the prestigious Sharjah Economic Excellence Awards.

June 5, 2011

The Green Park was jointly inaugurated by Mohammed Abdul Rahman, Head of Agriculture Section and Abdul Majeed Hussain, Head of the Park Section, Dubai Municipality
14:04 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Investments Park unveiled a 15,395 square meter community park within its complex to mark World Environment Day.

Dubai World
12:07 GMT
(press release)

In line with its commitment to transparency and judicial independence, the Special Tribunal for Dubai World has proposed to amend the Rules that it currently applies, by way of public consultation.

Abdul Baset Al Janahi, CEO of Dubai SME and Gunnar Skoog, CEO of Zawya during the signing
11:31 GMT
(press release)

Dubai SME, entrusted with the development of the small and medium enterprise (SME) sector, has signed a partnership agreement with Zawya to offer benefits to the top 100 SMEs.

Khaled Salmeen, EVP of Industrial Zones at ADPC
09:43 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Ports Company launched Kizad, (the Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi) one of the world’s largest industrial zones, in China.

During the seminar
09:15 GMT

The office of knowledge management “Musharaka” at the Department of Municipal Affairs (DMA) organized a seminar entitled “Value Co-Creation”.

2011 Doha Trade Fair
08:25 GMT
(press release)

The new, exclusive edition of the 2011 Doha Trade Fair will open to the public on Saturday, June 4 at 10am.

Mahmood Al Bastaki, Director, Dubai Trade
07:40 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Trade, the premier trade facilitator under Dubai World, announced the introduction of new value-added services for the portal’s users, both registered and unregistered.

DP World
06:42 GMT
(press release)

DP World, UAE Region this week rolled out a “Beat the Heat” campaign at all its facilities, detailing practical ways to safeguard against the dangers of prolonged heat and sun exposure.

Ismail Tahboub, CEO of Jordan Dubai Capital
06:33 GMT
(press release)

Jordan Dubai Capital announced the sale of its controlling stake in the Central Electricity Generating Company to ACWA Power International for a total consideration that values 51% of CEGCO at US$ 144 million.

June 2, 2011

Global Peace Index map
11:54 GMT

The State of Qatar topped the Middle East and North African (MENA) region in Global Peace Index (GPI) 2011.

June 1, 2011

During the meeting
13:34 GMT
(press release)

UAE Minister of Economy, today inaugurated the 21st meeting of the Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) Committee of Ministers of Planning and Development, held in Abu Dhabi.