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Saudi Arabia, as the world’s largest exporter of oil and the largest economy in the Arab world, has systemic importance to the world economy and the international financial markets.
January 28, 2015 - 14:02 GMT
Late King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, the sixth king of Saudi Arabia, had a profound impact on the Saudi economy and oil policy.

September 21, 2011

During the visit
06:53 GMT
(press release)

Cooperation and ongoing projects were at the centre of talks, September 19 between DP World Chairman HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem and UK Minister for Trade and Investment, Lord Stephen Green.

September 20, 2011

Department of Municipal Affairs
10:55 GMT

A team from the Department of Municipal Affairs held a meeting with officials at the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Samsung Galaxy Tab
09:04 GMT
(press release)

Packed with cutting-edge gadgets at unmatched prices, the biggest names in consumer technology and more prizes than ever before, the 21st edition of GITEX Shopper is set to be the best yet.

September 19, 2011

Etihad Airways
06:54 GMT

Etihad Airways, will provide a complimentary chauffeured car service to friends or family travelling together in Coral Economy from the UAE until the end of November.

Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansoori, the UAE Minister of Economy
06:37 GMT
(press release)

The UAE has recorded strong growth in the industrial sector in 2010 where the industrial investments increased by "29" billion "24" million AED with an increase of 35.76 %.

September 18, 2011

Dubai Health Authority
09:26 GMT
(press release)

The Dubai Health Authority will host a delegation of global experts in the field of diabetic foot care during the 2nd International Diabetic Foot Conference.

Department of Municipal Affairs
09:11 GMT

لإhe office of knowledge management “Musharaka” at the Department of Municipal Affairs will organize on the 26th of this month, a seminar entitled “Measuring and managing performance in the public sector“.

Abdullah Ahmed Al Saleh, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Trade
08:47 GMT
(press release)

The Ministry of Foreign Trade is arranging the participation of a UAE delegation to the China International Trade and Investment Fair and the China-Arab States Economic and Trade Forum.

September 15, 2011

Abu Dhabi Ports Company
10:23 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Ports Company has celebrated the keel laying ceremony for two new 32 metre escort tugboats specially designed for marine services at the new Khalifa Port.

September 14, 2011

During the Board of Trustees meeting
13:46 GMT
(press release)

The Board of Trustees of the Emirates Identity Authority has set October 31, 2011 as the final deadline for UAE nationals to enroll their names in the Population Register and ID Card.

During the lecture
13:39 GMT
(press release)

Dr Anwar Mohammed Gargash, Chairman of the National Election Committee, has stated that UAE women have the perfect opportunity to win in the FNC elections this year.

During the campaign
10:18 GMT
(press release)

As part of its social responsibility commitments Jafza organized a three day-long blood donation drive in the Free Zone, which saw participation from employees of Economic Zones World and Jafza customers.

Air traffic movement charts
08:00 GMT

The UAE General Civil Aviation Authority announced that air traffic movements in the UAE grew at a rate of 4.8% in August 2011 compared to the same month last year.

September 13, 2011

The passengers swallowed up the capsules before arriving at Dubai in an attempt to evade customs inspectors
12:18 GMT

Dubai Customs inspectors at Dubai Int’l Airport foiled 3 separate attempts of smuggling drugs stuffed in capsules hidden inside guts of 3 passengers from different nationalities.

11:08 GMT
(press release)

The future of LNG as a viable and sustainable alternative marine fuel for working vessels is one of the most eagerly-anticipated sessions taking place at Middle East Workboats 2011.