Economy & Trade
November 20, 2013
“Employers in Qatar have displayed an appalling disregard for the basic human rights of migrant workers. Many are taking advantage of a permissive environment and lax enforcement of labour protections to exploit construction workers.”
November 19, 2013
As initiators of “Tejar Dubai” an Emirati entrepreneur development program, Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry is all set to host the Tejar Dubai Idea Olympics workshop at its premises on Saturday, November 23.
A Forbes study showed that showed that the UAE as the preferred location for global organizations to establish regional headquarters, with a massive 93 percent of companies favoring the nation as a base.
The Coastal Customs Centres Department at Dubai Customs has issued a Handbook of Marine Guidelines for Traditional Vessels.
The ministry ruled the company, owned by an Emirati, had violated its licensing terms.
The undersecretary described working from home to be the most suitable for women and said it will be implemented in the next few months.
November 18, 2013
Economic analyst and CEO of Comesa Company Sherif El-Kheriby said that he considers this statement optimistic, but that it would be possible to repay external debts once the economic situation is stable
A $45 million programme to help attract $700 million in foreign direct investments and create some 40,000 jobs over the next five years got under way on Sunday in the Kingdom.
In a step that is set to revolutionize glass technology across the globe, Dubai Investments PJSC [DI], the largest investment company listed on the Dubai Financial Market [DFM], today announced the launch of the first-of-its-kind,coloured solar glass in the world which generates energy on its own.
The number of unemployed increased by 30,000 in Q3 2013, resulting in some 3.6 million jobless Egyptians.
November 17, 2013
Dubai has bolstered its good standing in the fruit and vegetable trade by fostering growth in the international trade of these items.
Iraq continues to expand its oil resources, but further economic diversification is needed, according to QNB Group.
This came during a meeting on Thursday between Abdel Nour and the Egyptian side of the Egyptian-Saudi Business Council, headed by Abdel Hamid Abu Mousa, to review the council’s plans to increase the joint investments.
November 14, 2013
The UAE is reducing prices of medications to make health care more affordable in a country where over 80 percent of health supplies are imported. Could investment in the health industry simultaneously cut down on medical prices for UAE residents and boost the economy in the future?
Most Arab oil exporters now need an oil price above $90 to balance their budgets at forecast production levels, the IMF said.