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Many companies today don’t foster environments that actively encourage employees to speak their minds.
November 25, 2014 - 02:33 GMT
Regional businesses can no longer progress based on just social connections

October 14, 2014

Contracts will be worth $38 billon by the year's end (File/AFP)
15:07 GMT

Kuwait's government awarded over $20.7 billion worth of contracts by the end of August, almost doubling the amount compared to 2013.

The budget allocated Dh1.8 billion (3.7 per cent) to the infrastructure and economic sector, Dh1.6 billion (3.2 per cent) to financial assets and Dh 1 billion (2.1 per cent) to federal spending.
14:03 GMT

Sheikh Mohammed also said that the federal budget for 2015 will go towards health, education and social services.

Egypt’s real GDP in FY 2013/2014 reached 2.2 percent, almost the same as in the preceding fiscal year.
13:47 GMT

The Egyptian Finance Ministry expects gross domestic product (GDP) to climb steadily and to reach 6 percent in FY 2017/18 as private sector investment rises to 15 percent of GDP.

Jafza facility overview
08:49 GMT

Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), and the CIS and Africa, will be participating in Sial – Paris, one of the largest Food and Beverage (F&B) exhibitions in the world.

Dubai Chamber
07:26 GMT

The UAE computer product market is forecast to grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of about 8.47% until 2018, according to a research note published by Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

October 12, 2014

The pull back then snowballed due to panic selling and, possibly, margin calls, according to market players.
00:55 GMT

Stock markets in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates fell sharply on Sunday as declines on global bourses sparked a broad sell-off in the Gulf region.

The expected visit will also involve forming a joint expert group from the four countries.
00:36 GMT

Egypt’s agricultural exports to Russia have significantly increased and will increase further in the coming period.

Jafza
06:56 GMT

Officials from Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), the premier Free Zone in the Middle East, will be addressing a seminar on October 15 at the Kempinski Ciragan Palace.

Juma Al Ghaith, Executive Director of Customs Development Division
06:17 GMT

Dubai Customs is taking part in GITEX 2014, which kicks off today (Sunday 12th October, 2014).

The programs for tackling unemployment have contributed to creating a parallel crisis in the labor market and disrupting the market.
04:55 GMT

At least one million vacancies must be created to tackle unemployment among Saudis and 300,000 jobs are needed annually to absorb new graduates entering the labor market,

October 9, 2014

During the event
11:38 GMT

The Dubai Chamber Sustainability Network conducted a Best Practice Session on Road Safety as part of their ongoing “Be Responsible - Drive Safe” campaign in partnership with RTA and Roadsafetyuae.com.

DC staff welcoming pilgrims with sweets and gifts
06:16 GMT

As the servants of Allah, the Hujjaj, are returning from their journeys of a lifetime, Dubai Customs is on the alert to grant them a warm and reverent welcome.

Egypt's economy has been hit by more than three years of political and economic turmoil following the 2011 uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak after 30 years in power.
04:55 GMT

Increased output and a sharp rise in new orders last month, however, appeared to suggest that confidence was beginning to return

October 7, 2014

He also said that the link between the giant Chinese economy and the rest of Asia does not only involve demand,  which is expected to weaken due to the slowdown.
17:14 GMT

“China’s slowdown is gradual... It is slower but it’s not the bottom falling out of China’s growth,”

Yousuf Ozair receiving the EU delegation
12:20 GMT

Experts from the European Commission hailed Dubai Customs exerted efforts in the field of intellectual property rights protection, as well as the department’s progressive development of systems and programs geared toward combating the smuggling and trafficking of counterfeit products.