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“This is the last major opportunity out there in the world that can suddenly become accessible, almost overnight,” he says.
August 20, 2014 - 04:55 GMT
“All the five-star hotels are full of Western companies looking to position themselves to do business."

April 6, 2011

During the signing
15:18 GMT
(press release)

The Abu Dhabi Ports Company begins its international launch with an MOU at the Hannover Messe Fair.

DP World port service
14:06 GMT
(press release)

The Board of DP World Limited intends to seek shareholder approval at the Annual General Meeting on 11 May 2011 to undertake a 1 for 20 share consolidation.

A key highlight of March 2011 was the strong performance of DGCX Gold futures
10:51 GMT
(press release)

March volumes on the Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange (DGCX) grew 41 % year-on-year to 228,777 contracts at a value of $11.25 billion.

During the ceremony
07:17 GMT
(press release)

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President & Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, attended the Dubai Department of Economic Development Business Excellence Awards ceremony.

April 5, 2011

During the conference
14:45 GMT
(press release)

The UAE ministry of The Ministry of Economy and the MENA-OECD Investment Programme co-organize a regional conference held today in Abu Dhabi at the Fairmont Bab Al Bahr hotel.

April 4, 2011

Saudi Prince Al Waleed Bin Talal remains on the top of the list with a fortune amounting to $19.6 billion
09:51 GMT
(press release)

Forbes Middle East revealed in its sixth edition, the list of the 34 wealthiest Arabs of 2011.

Omar Bushahab, CEO, Commercial Compliance and Consumer Protection Division, DED
07:59 GMT
(press release)

The Commercial Compliance and Consumer Protection Division at the Department of Economic Development in Dubai is hosting awareness sessions for retailers in Dubai on the Consumer Law.

April 3, 2011

The MoU provides for collaboration between Dubai SME and NBAD to increase their reach to SMEs and encourage entrepreneurialism in the UAE
13:40 GMT
(press release)

Dubai SME has signed a memorandum of understanding with the National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) to support SMEs in the UAE and facilitate their growth.

Jamal Majid Bin Thaniah, Joint Vice Chairman; Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DP World UAE; and Mohammed Ali Ahmed, Director of Strategic Planning, DP World UAE at the award ceremony
13:17 GMT
(press release)

DP World, UAE Region has honoured a number of employees for their exceptional contributions to business excellence during 2010 under its unique 'Taqdeer' initiative.

Blockbuster show Gulfood starts the year off with record numbers, and continued growth forecasted for Dubai’s events industry in 2011
13:06 GMT
(press release)

Massive 14% growth in footfall at region’s largest venue drives growth for Dubai’s event and exhibitions sector.

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.