Economy & Trade
December 3, 2013
Egypt returned $500 million to Qatar December 2 after the Gulf peninsula "refused" to renew a former deposit it had made in Egypt's central bank. The December 2 transfer represents the second deposit return to Doha in the last month.
The annual Economic Freedom of the Arab World report published by the Fraser Institute has ranked Arab nations in terms of economic freedom.
December 2, 2013
Qatar has been told by the world players’ union FIFPro to abolish the kafala system for footballers and respect international standards for their contracts.
Trade exchange between Saudi Arabia and Morocco will jump to $7 billion by early 2014.
A senior official at the Ministry of Finance said Saudi Arabia would offer a new aid package to Egypt worth US$5 billion.
December 1, 2013
A recent report released by a Canadian public policy think tank suggests that Bahrain, Jordan and the UAE have the highest levels of economic freedom in the region.
November 28, 2013
Qatar granted the Palestinian Authority (PA) $150 million to help its economy Wednesday according to reports from Thursday.
UAE announced Wednesday that it will participate in the World Trade Organization's December meeting in Bali.
The Bahrain British Business Forum (BBBF) Legal and Organizational Effectiveness special interest groups held a joint seminar entitled “Building and Protecting Great Brands” with keynote speakers Mr.
Since he took office in August, Rouhani has made improving the country’s economy a priority.
November 27, 2013
Dubai is the first city in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region to host the World Expo, the highly celebrated international exhibition, the third largest global non-commercial event, following the Olympic Games and the Fifa World Cup.
EU's bilateral grant funds to Jordan for 2011-2013 now exceed 330 million euros with Tuesday's announcement that the European Parliament has approved another 180 million euro package for Jordan.
Turkey has received backing for Izmir’s Expo 2020 bid from 60 countries, and is confident of winning the bid, the country’s transport minister Binali Yıldırım was quoted as saying by Turkish media.
November 26, 2013
The first four of 50 Rail Mounted Gantry (RMG) cranes bound for DP World’s new Container Terminal 3 have arrived at Jebel Ali Port.
November 25, 2013
Interior Minister Hussein Majali instructed on Sunday all concerned government agencies to ease residency and visa procedures for investors and businesspeople.