Economy & Trade
August 5, 2013
Dubai Customs’ inspectors at the Dubai International Airport managed to successfully abort an attempt to smuggle over 4 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine inside two travelling bags.
"The new law is part of a number of recent, positive legislative developments in Kuwait's investment sector designed to encourage foreign investors as well as align it with international best practices, as Abdul Aziz Al-Yaqout, Regional Managing Partner, DLA Piper Middle East, said,
August 1, 2013
The International Finance Corporation announced in a press statement on Wednesday that it committed $3 billion last year to support economic development in the Middle East and North Africa.
The Abu Dhabi Customs Academy held the graduation of the seventh batch of the Constitutive Customs Officers Course.
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority honoured the winners of the ‘Go Green’ initiative, which was launched at 15 of DEWA’s offices and branches.
July 31, 2013
Confidence amongst business leaders in the Mena region rose more than two points in the second quarter of this year to 62.6, its highest level in more than a year, according to a report.
Under the supervision of its social committee, Aqaba Container Terminal, the world’s gateway to Jordan and beyond, recently concluded the third phase of its Ahl Al Khair (People of Charity) initiative.
DP World Limited handled 26.6 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across its global portfolio in the first half of 2013.
July 30, 2013
Jordan Chamber of Commerce President Nael Kabariti and Pakistan’s Ambassador Ahsan Azhar Hayat on Monday discussed ways to develop commercial and economic relations between the two countries.
The GCC contracting industry is witnessing strong growth, which is projected to increase further in the years to come, according to a research report.
July 29, 2013
Oman is set to see $65 billion worth of turnkey projects awarded between now and 2017, doubling the combined value of projects awarded in the Sultanate in the last five years.
Jordan and the World Bank on Sunday signed a $150 million loan agreement to assist the Kingdom with the economic burdens put upon it by hosting hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees.
July 28, 2013
Ministry of Finance organised a series of charitable activities and community events in its Abu Dhabi and Dubai premises.
The Department of Economic Development (DED) in Dubai has announced the closure of its Bani Yas branch and has urged customers to use the smart phone App.
July 25, 2013
Sudan’s currency has fallen to a record low against the dollar on the black market since South Sudan started reducing cross-border oil flows in a row over alleged support for rebels, dealers said.