Economy & Trade
September 2, 2013
Dubai Customs inspectors at the Cargo Village seized 2.7kg of marijuana in a parcel crossing through Dubai in transit between two Asian countries.
Qatar is the only member of the council that has not paid any part of its contribution.
August 29, 2013
The army-backed interim government is keen to improve conditions for a deeply polarised population battered by more than two years of political and economic turmoil.
Dubai Customs received a delegation from Emirates Post Group.
Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has said his country and Qatar have agreed to build a “partnership for stability and prosperity” and the three agreements signed during his current visit to Doha will further enhance the already strong bilateral relationship.
August 28, 2013
Jordan Chamber of Commerce (JCC) President Nael Kabariti said this week that the chamber will organise a visit for a Jordanian delegation to Egypt next month to look into the possibility of establishing joint ventures.
The Department of Economic Development in Dubai has expressed its appreciation for IKEA for recalling its KRITTER and SNIGLAR brands of junior beds to avoid any likely injury to users.
August 27, 2013
According to Samih Bino, the answer is yes.
Abe, who is the first Japanese prime minister to visit the country, said "friendly and co-operative relations with Bahrain" will be strengthened.
August 26, 2013
The GCC visa is expected to reinvigorate tourism, business, shopping travel and economic activities in the member countries.
Analysts have said that the uptake of online banking in the region is quite low compared to other markets, but the shifting demographics and consumer profiles indicate that the retail banking landscape will soon change.
Financial markets are often adversely affected by political uncertainty and security breaches. However, in Egypt, the case has been different in terms of stocks and t-bills.
August 25, 2013
Egypt’s government mulls over switching to Value-Added Tax (VAT) as a backbone for financial discipline and social justice, the finance ministry said on Friday.
Emerging must develop tools to control credit flows or risk relinquishing any independent monetary policy, a study shows.
Any pullback should be determined by the strength of individual economies, said Christine Lagarde.