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The EIU predicts China will be the largest export market for the GCC by 2020.
December 17, 2014 - 02:27 GMT
Developing countries in Asia - particularly China and India - are rapidly becoming the biggest trading partners with Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries ahead of other regions

July 7, 2011

Intilaq launching ceremony
07:27 GMT
(press release)

Al-Futtaim announced the launch of Intilaq, a Graduate Management Development Programme for UAE nationals.

July 6, 2011

Dubai World
13:22 GMT
(press release)

The Board of Directors of Dubai World announced it had appointed two new senior managers to the team that oversees the day to day running of the Company.

Mahmood Al Bastaki, Director, Dubai Trade with the graduates
12:01 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Trade, the premier trade facilitator under Dubai World last night (July 5) felicitated graduation for five batches of supply chain professionals.

ADPC workers in action cleaning the Mugharrag Port in the Western Region
07:55 GMT
(press release)

As part of its commitment to maintaining and preserving the environment, Abu Dhabi Ports Company has announced the launch of a cleaning campaign in Mugharrag Port in the Western Region.

July 5, 2011

Executives at Jafza Annual Partners Meeting
11:13 GMT
(press release)

Senior Jafza officials met with Free Zone business partners including Government Authorities to discuss the most recent developments in the Free Zone.

Gopiraj KV, CEO of ZAFCO
08:55 GMT
(press release)

ZAFCO announced the launch of its India operations at Tyrexpo India 2011, in Chennai.

At present, there are more than 20 INGOs operating in Libya, at least seven UN and affiliated organizations, as well as the ICRC and the Libyan Red Crescent, most of which are based in opposition-controlled areas
08:00 GMT
(press release)

Under the directive of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, a “UAE Relief Team” was formed to assist people affected by Libyan crisis.

July 4, 2011

Ahmed Al Mansoori, Director General of EIAST
13:27 GMT
(press release)

The Department of Municipal Affairs, Al Ain Municipality and EIAST have signed a MoU to improve institutional performance, simplify customer services procedures, and develop joint activities.

During the event
09:54 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Multi Commodities Centre Authority, the licensing authority for the Jumeirah Lakes Towers free zone, co-organised ‘Invest in Dubai’ in London on June 21, 2011.

Mark Yassin, Senior General Manager and Head of Corporate and Investment Banking Division of NBAD; Khaled Salmeen, Executive Vice President of Industrial Zones at ADPC with NBAD’s and Kizad’s officials
08:08 GMT
(press release)

Kizad and NBAD have signed a comprehensive partnership agreement to leverage NBAD’s local, regional and global network.

Dubai Trade and Al Futtaim Logistics meeting
07:28 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Trade has held talks with Al Futtaim Logistics to discuss its premium e-services and ways to enhance the competitiveness of the portal and better serve the customer.

July 3, 2011

Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansoori, UAE Minister of Economy
13:47 GMT
(press release)

UAE Minister of economy said the UAE Investment Map, which will officially be launched in November 2011, will set the strategic direction of investments in the country.

Ahmed Bin Saeed receives ISO 20000 Certificate in presence of Dr. Zarooni, Director General of Dubai Airport Freezone
12:28 GMT
(press release)

The Dubai Airport Freezone became one of three organizations in Dubai to receive the coveted ISO 20000:2005 certification.

Government officials honored by Dubai World
10:31 GMT
(press release)

Dubai World has honoured all the UAE government departments and agencies that contributed to the recent successful extradition to Dubai.

Jeddah Chamber of Commerce and Industry delegation during their visit
10:16 GMT
(press release)

A group of senior officials from JCCI visited and toured King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC) to discuss and explore the city’s investment opportunities.