Economy & Trade
March 7, 2013
The head of Lebanon's Union Coordination Committee warned the country's Prime Minister, Najib Mikati, that delaying public sector wage increases is harming the economy,
Delays in the Egyptian election process mean a $4.8 billion loan from the IMF may go on the backburner, an economist warned on Wednesday.
Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry agreed to host a joint training workshop in cooperation with the Riyadh-based GCC Standardisation Organisation.
March 6, 2013
The Bahraini economy is booming as government officials predict healthy growth in 2013
HE Obaid Humaid Al Tayer, Minister of State for Financial Affairs, released financial circular No. (1) of 2013.
The Business Excellence Department at the Department of Economic Development organised a two-day workshop for new applicants of the Dubai Quality Award on the latest 2013 EFQM Excellence Model.
Jordan’s economic growth and budget deficit are expected to go back on track by 2015 if the government sticks to its fiscal reform programme, according to International Monetary Fund (IMF) Deputy Managing Director Nemat Shafik.
March 5, 2013
Iraq will receive deliveries of attack helicopters and air defense systems from Russia before the start of summer, the Iraqi foreign minister said Monday.
Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry hosted a large number of ambassadors and consul generals to a networking dinner at The Address Downtown hotel on Monday evening.
Egypt's net foreign reserves fell by $105 million in February to $13.508 billion, the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) stated on Monday.
March 4, 2013
The Dubai Culture & Arts Authority has collaborated with the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature, the city’s flagship celebration of literature, for the Dubai Doors project.
The United States announced on Sunday that it would begin to release economic assistance packages to the Egyptian government.
Egypt is hoping to secure the long-awaited $4.8 billion loan from the IMF before parliamentary elections planned for April.
March 3, 2013
Japan said on Saturday it will increase financial aid to North African and Middle Eastern countries, to help regional stability and democratic transformations.
Yemen is pushing to join the World Trade Organisation, 13 years after first requesting to join the organisation which looks to oversee the liberalizing of global trade.