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The challenge is now to accelerate this change, and extend it to broader areas of cultural diversity.
Board diversity having increased in almost every country and every sector, progressing from 9.6 percent in 2010 to nearly 12.7 percent at the end of 2013.

May 31, 2011

Total throughput reached a record breaking 219331 TEUs, an impressive 16.6 percent increase over the terminal’s throughput in 2010
08:56 GMT
(press release)

Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT), recently announced its performance results for T1 2011, reporting substantial improvements over the 2010 results for the same period.

New Zealand Trade and Enterprise
08:22 GMT
(press release)

New Zealand-based company will be providing an integrated security solution for the Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi.

May 30, 2011

Nasser Ahmed Alsowaidi, Chairman of DED and Khaled Salmeen Al Kawari, Executive Vice President of Industrial Zones ADPC
13:08 GMT
(press release)

Chairman of the Department of Economic Development, and with Mr. Khaled Salmeen Al Kawari, Executive Vice President of Industrial Zones ADPC, launched the registration of free zone companies within Kizad.

Bin Turkeya, SVP Human Resources, Economic Zones World receiving the GCC Excellence Award
11:02 GMT
(press release)

Global free zone operator Economic Zones World took home the top award at the GCC HR Excellence Awards 2011.

06:56 GMT
(press release)

TradeNet announced they will launch TradeNet Institutional Trading Suite in MEFTEC 2011, the new suite aims at providing institutions with the independent ability to instantly trade in multiple regional and international markets.

May 29, 2011

Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman of DP World during his visit
12:38 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Trade, represents the original vision of Dubai as a leading hub for e-business and unrivalled trade competitiveness, said HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World.

During the meeting
11:31 GMT
(press release)

DP World and Dubai Airports commended the successful establishment of direct and seamless cargo movements between Jebel Ali Port and Dubai World Central-Al Maktoum International.

May 26, 2011

King Abdullah II speaking during the Forum
11:13 GMT

The 2011 Jordan – U.S. Business Forum lived up to its promise of facilitating commercial enterprise in the Middle East’s most stable country with the signing of 11 agreements by a broad range of businesses.

Satnam Grover, General Manager of Manpower Services, Dulsco HR Solutions
09:46 GMT
(press release)

Companies in the region are increasingly learning the lessons of the global economic downturn.

Winners during the celebration
07:59 GMT
(press release)

SIX entrepreneurs have won a total of QAR 200,000 towards making their business dreams a reality in an action-packed final to this year’s inaugural ‘Al Fikra” Business Plan Competition.

May 25, 2011

DP World
13:25 GMT
(press release)

DP World published its Prospectus containing details of the admission of Ordinary Shares to listing on the Official List and to trading on the main market of the London Stock Exchange.

International Chamber of Commerce
12:49 GMT
(press release)

Business leaders and CEOs from major global corporations convened at the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) in Paris today for the inaugural meeting of the ICC G20 Advisory Group.

During the event
11:23 GMT

Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA), the integrated free zone technology park, today hosted a first-of-its-kind event to cultivate local small and medium enterprises (SMEs).

The ICC's main objective is to promote global trade and offer a wide selection of services and practical tools to facilitate business in Qatar and around the world
07:48 GMT
(press release)

ICC Qatar launched its new strategy to reinforce its powerful presence as the main representative of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) on a national level.

The SME Evolution Program aims at supporting SMEs in Qatar to improve their capabilities in areas such as management, business development, human resources and online marketing
07:13 GMT
(press release)

The third live session of Enterprise Qatar's SME Evolution Program was held at Al Sharq Village & Spa and focused on the twin themes of Innovation and Leadership.