Economy & Trade
August 18, 2014
The Dubai Customs’ Passenger Operations Department conducted 1037 confiscations over the first half of 2014, that is a growth of 23% compared to 843 seizures achieved in the same period last year.
August 17, 2014
This is the slowest rate of growth since the recession in the first half of 2009 and follows growth of 2.8% in the first quarter of 2014.
The sector continued to recover from the 2008 crisis and its related weakness that lingered until 2010.
Dubai Customs elevated its efforts in deterring counterfeit products smuggling attempts into the emirate via its relentless efforts in countering piracy and Intellectual Property Rights infringements.
August 14, 2014
The Cabinet on Wednesday approved several recommendations and projects at a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour.
August 13, 2014
The Jordanian side presented a briefing on efforts to regulate the labour market and rectify the statuses of guest workers.
In the previous 2013/14 marketing year, Russia supplied 3.6 million tonnes of wheat to Egypt.
August 12, 2014
Around 27.8% of Egyptian youth are poor while 24.1% are near the poverty line.
August 11, 2014
The agency attributed the surge to the rising demand for food commoditiessuch as vegetables, dairy products and poultry, and the government’s decision to raise fuel, electricity and tobaccoprices.
Dubai Customs again is fortifying its achievement record starred with innovation and excellence trophies, by being awarded the IDEAS UK Platinum Category.
August 7, 2014
Former Prime Minister Saad Hariri said Wednesday that Lebanon was being subject to an unprecedented terrorist attack, adding that the $1 billion Saudi grant was meant to help the country’s security apparatuses crush terrorism.
August 6, 2014
“Carrying out employment strategy requires providing the necessary resources to carry out mechanisms within a specific timeframe,” the ministry said.
A longer list of boycotted products – including garment, chocolates and beauty products – are being share via social networking sites Facebook and Twitter.
August 5, 2014
Annual non-oil trade between Iran and Turkey amounted to $5.286 billion in the previous Iranian calendar year.
The municipalities and decentralisation draft laws seek to enhance citizens’ participation in decision making, according to Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour.