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Seventy percent of Israel's exports to Turkey are chemical products, while rubber products and electrical equipment accounted for another 15.5 percent.
While calls increase on the government to review Turkey's trade relations with Israel in response to the humanitarian crisis in Gaza.

April 3, 2011

Dubai Customs Passenger Charter
08:48 GMT

Dubai Customs launched Dubai Customs Passenger Charter which comprises a set of commitments of high quality customs services ensuring proper and fair treatment of all passengers coming to UAE.

Sami Al Qamzi, Director General of DED
07:49 GMT
(press release)

the Dubai Department of Economic Development will honour the winners of the 2010 cycle of the Dubai Quality Award, Dubai Human Development Award and the Dubai Service Excellence Scheme.

March 31, 2011

The Economist
15:22 GMT
(press release)

Renowned Middle East expert, Philip McCrum has joined The Economist Group today as its associate director for the Middle East and North Africa.

Maitha Al Marri, the newly elected Employee Representative
09:30 GMT

Dubai Customs has recently held elections for appointing a new Employee Representative at the Department.

March 30, 2011

Over 2,500 young entrepreneurs showcase their projects at the exhibition
16:20 GMT
(press release)

Dubai SME has announced today that participants of the "Young Entrepreneur Competition 2011 (YEC)” exhibition are showcasing an array of creative and innovative projects.

Chairman HH Sheikh Ahmed tells group’s senior managers that new ideas and innovation are needed to grow to greater heights
12:54 GMT
(press release)

Chairman of Dubai World said on March 28 that good corporate governance will drive the group’s worldwide business following the successful restructuring of debts and internal reorganisation.

Two of the Western region ports will be officially opened shortly; with the Sila Port opening in April and the Mugharrag Port in the following May
08:30 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Ports Company has unveiled a wave of new developments in commercial ports situated in the Western (Al Gharbia) region.

March 29, 2011

The crystal concealed into the bottom of a passenger’s bag
15:01 GMT

Dubai Customs inspectors at Dubai Intl Airport, in two separate operations caught passengers coming from a neighboring country attempted to smuggle 7kg of the narcotic-crystal

Abdul Basit Al Janahi, CEO of Dubai SME
08:40 GMT
(press release)

Dubai SME, the entrepreneurship development agency of the Department of Economic Development (DED), launched the Young Entrepreneur Competition 2011 (YEC) exhibition in Dubai Mall

March 28, 2011

Sami Al Qamzi, Director General, DED
15:43 GMT
(press release)

Leaders in government and private sector will address first-of-its-kind seminar, organised by Department of Economic Development.

An Abu Dhabi Ports Company dredger at work off the Emirate's shoreline
13:04 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) today, 28 March, signed a letter of intent to award the port operations for the new Khalifa Port to Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT).

Huraiz Al Murr and Humaid Al Dhaheri officially opening the facility
12:22 GMT
(press release)

Middle East’s first check-in facility located inside an exhibition centre.

March 27, 2011

During the agreement
14:27 GMT
(press release)

Mohammed Bin Rashid Establishment for SME Development has signed a partnership agreement with du to give priority to members of MBRE in Dubai.

During the meeting
12:26 GMT
(press release)

Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansoori, UAE Minister of Economy, today, discussed with representatives of the leading retail outlets in the country about measures to strengthen market stability.

Sami Al Qamzi, Director General of the Department of Economic Development
08:24 GMT
(press release)

The Department of Economic Development in Dubai is initiating an annual one-day seminar programme to discuss the macroeconomic and the sectoral outlook for Dubai’s economy.