Economy & Trade
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.
August 3, 2014
On the positive side the figures show that participation in the work force in June climbed from 64.2% to 64.7%.
The new package aims to revitalise and expand the activities of the private sector through removing the “bottlenecks” facing economic key sectors.
July 31, 2014
In March, Iranian Finance and Economic Affairs Minister Ali Tayyebnia said the country's inflation would fall below 15 percent.
The Bank of Israel cut its benchmark interest rate to 0.5 percent Monday from 0.75 percent, partly to offset economic damage from the conflict.
July 30, 2014
The new measures will include the issuing of a new array of entry permits and visas, such as multiple entry permits for visit or work; the activation of study visas, and entry permits for medical care and attending conferences.
July 27, 2014
But expatriates and an analyst said they find Amman “a city that gets more and more expensive every year”.
July 24, 2014
DP World Limited handled 29.4 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across its global portfolio of container terminals during the first half of 2014, with gross container volumes growing by 9.3% on a like-for-like basis.