Economy & Trade
August 20, 2013
This is the first time that the government’s annual spending undershot its budget plan since 1990 – a sign of the difficulties which Qatar is having in pushing forward huge and complex infrastructure projects.
August 19, 2013
Department of Economic Development has set up an External Relations section as part of reaching out to potential investors and enabling them to set up and expand their businesses in Dubai.
A Municipal delegation headed by Mr. Mohamed Hareb Al Ketbi paid a visit to the Municipality of Dubai during which he was briefed on land classification system in the emirate.
The stock market closed Aug. 15 in the first unscheduled shutdown since January 2011, when it suspended trading for almost two months.
August 18, 2013
The Daily News Egypt spoke to a number of Egyptian economists to explore how the economy will be affected by the recent political turmoil and resulting violence.
The banks appear to be in a healthy condition and the government’s fiscal position is strong enough that it can respond to any sharp deterioration in the economy by ramping up spending.
The 35 existing lounges on the Emirates network will be refurbished according to the new design in a phased plan during the next 18-24 months.
August 17, 2013
Professional job opportunities across the United Arab Emirates increased by 6% between Q2 2012 and Q2 2013 according to a new survey by recruitment specialist Morgan McKinley.
August 15, 2013
There is a rapidly growing student accommodation in Turkey due to its booming young population and increased household income.
It's time to steer the conventional investing mentality towards Jordan's underprivileged governorates. A new economic and social reform agenda is now at play in Jordan.
Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry study states that the UAE is expected to pursue its diversification programme through large-scale investments in the manufacturing sector.
August 14, 2013
Monday’s blaze also tore through three yards in Industrial Area five before it was contained eight hours later, an official said.
A survey looks at 214 cities across five continents and judges over 200 factors in each location, including transport, food, clothing, household goods and entertainment. Housing often accounts for the biggest expense for expatriates and is thus a decisive item behind the results.
August 13, 2013
Saudi Arabia ranks top in the volume of assets of sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) among the GCC countries at $641 billion.
The nominee for the post of industry minister reported that Iran needs annual domestic and foreign investment of about $300 billion until 2015. Would such a target be attainable?