Economy & Trade
June 11, 2014
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.
June 5, 2014
The Dubai Chamber Sustainability Network, in association with Dubai Municipality, launched its 2nd Waste Management Campaign, entitled “ACT to Sustain - Be Responsible”.
Harper described Jordan’s response to the refugee challenges as a “model” for the entire world.
Workers will be restricted from carrying out any work under direct sunlight from 12.30 pm to 3pm during this period
June 4, 2014
TURN8, the seed accelerator for innovative entrepreneurs initiated by DP World, has announced its second Investor Demo Day to be held 21 June, 2014 in Dubai.
June 3, 2014
The conflict in Syria has cost Lebanon $7.5 billion as it struggles to cope with hosting more than a million refugees from the neighboring country