Economy & Trade
June 15, 2014
The PA has so far refused to pay Hamas’ 50,000 civil servants, who are not registered as its employees because they were appointed after the Islamist movement ousted bitter rivals Fatah – which dominates the PLO – from Gaza in 2007.
June 12, 2014
The International Association of Labor Inspection (IALI) is the global professional association for labor inspection.
Jafza has conducted a highly-successful roadshow comprising workshops and business seminars in Taipei, Taiwan, Shanghai, Hangzhou and Beijing, China.
“We believe Egypt will likely enter into a standby agreement with the IMF [International Monetary Fund] soon,” the study said.
June 11, 2014
A fast growth in exports accompanied by a solid domestic and an increase in public investments were the main drivers.
Dubai’s flourishing food & beverage sector and significance as an exports and re-exports hub have helped the local packaging industry grow and expand to strategic foreign markets, shows recent trade trends highlighted by Dubai Exports.
June 10, 2014
The UK based Financial Times’ FDi Magazine has awarded Jafza “Free Zone of the Year 2014, Large Tenants, Middle East and North Africa” as well as “The Free Zone of the Year 2014, Large Tenants, United Arab Emirates.”
Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director of Dubai Customs, received Saed Al Awadi, CEO of Dubai Export Development Corporation (DEDC).
June 9, 2014
National Bonds Corporation (NBC) announced that DP World has signed up for its Employee Savings Program (ESP) with the aim of instilling a sustained culture of savings its employees in the UAE.
Thousands of Syrian refugees who are currently being employed in different sectors across Turkey may finally receive their work permits from the government.
Japanese companies continue to see Jafza as a prime venue for base of operations in Mena region, was the consensus expressed at a business community meeting in the Jebel Ali Free Zone recently.
Dubai Customs organized yesterday its annual Fakhr Al Furdah ceremony to commemorate its outstanding employees during the year 2013.
June 8, 2014
But Hamas has been unable to pay most of its workers for several months, after severe pressure from neighbouring Egypt strangled its cash flow.
Sony has become the first World Cup sponsor to call for a probe into accusations that bribes were paid to secure the 2022 tournament for Qatar.
On Tuesday, King Abdullah called for a “Friends of Egypt” conference, which would raise funds for the country to weather its current economic crisis.