Economy & Trade
May 24, 2011
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.
May 18, 2011
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.
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
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
DP World has won the Corporate Social Responsibility Award for outstanding contribution to community welfare at the 5th annual Supply Chain Transport Awards 2011.
UAE Minister of Economy underscored the commitment of the Ministry to raise awareness about the fundamental concepts of a knowledge-based economy.