Economy & Trade
June 12, 2013
Sudan's currency has fallen close to a record low against the dollar on the black market since Khartoum threatened to halt cross-border oil flows with South Sudan as import firms fear a dollar scarcity will worsen, dealers said.
Annual inflation in Yemen surged to 14 percent in April, the highest level since February 2012, fuelled by rises in the prices of food, tobacco and qat, central bank data showed on Tuesday.
Job applications submitted via the Dubai Government job portal (eJob) have risen by 36%, according to official statistics revealed by Dubai eGovernment Department (DeG).
Dubai Customs organized two introductory workshops on the categories of both electronically and financially distinguished Government Departments.
The UK Minister of State for Transport, Simon Burns visited Jebel Ali Port and the free zone and was welcomed by H.E. Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World.
June 11, 2013
Dubai Business Women Council participated in the latest edition of the NBAD Fursati session.
Bahrain has agreed to increase payouts to around 100,000 needy families in an attempt to end the impasse on the national budget.
Over 100 business leaders representing over 80 Qatari small and medium businesses from various sectors attended the SME Evolution Program 2013 launch event in the Four Seasons Hotel Doha.
Dubai SME mandated to develop the small and medium enterprises sector announced that 2,963 SMEs have been nominated for the 2013 Dubai SME100 ranking.
Indian expatriates who were sending money back home had smiling faces yesterday as the struggling Indian rupee hit a record low against the US dollar.
Marks & Spencer (M&S) and DP World London Gateway today jointly announce that M&S will build a major new distribution centre at the new deep-sea container port and logistics park.
June 10, 2013
Egyptian three- and nine-month treasury bill yields climbed at auction on Sunday, with investors thin on the ground due to concerns over political unrest ahead of anti-government protests planned for June 30.
The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry organised a strategic business forum as well as a meeting with H.E. Elyor Ganiev, Uzbek Minister for Foreign Economic Relations, Investment and Trade.
Dubai Customs, as part of its effort to combat smuggling of drugs, could successfully foil a bid to smuggle more than 2 Kg of heroin stuffed in 125 capsules hidden by an African passenger.
Dubai SME in partnership with Great Place to Work Institute organised a seminar on best practices that companies anywhere can follow to improve their work environment.