Economy & Trade
October 15, 2012
Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry will showcase its e-services at GITEX Technology Week taking place this week at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Growth in GDP in Abu Dhabi is better than expected, with a current rate at around three percent fuelled by the hydrocarbon sector.
The cost of living in Qatar is on the rise as the Consumer Price Index notched a two per cent year-on-year, reflected by the increased cost of food in the gulf state.
October 14, 2012
Share prices in Saudi Arabia closed down 1.68 percent to an 11-week low yesterday as the market reacted to last week’s lackluster banking results, weak stocks and a dip in energy prices. The fall to 6,682 points leaves the index at its lowest mark since July 25, Reuters reported.
Iran is increasing non-oil exports in an effort to deal with a currency crisis and the effects of sanctions imposed because of its alleged nuclear ambitions. The Deputy head of Iran's Trade Promotion Organisation has said that that the sanctions "provide a special opportunity"
The World Bank has offered technical and advisory support at both the local and central government levels, it has been announced.
Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry hosted a delegation led by the Council of Saudi Chambers at its head office recently.
Trade between the United Arab Emirate and Japan has increased 15 per ent year on year, in the first six months of this year, new figures show.
The Community Development Authority (CDA) in Dubai is participating in GITEX 2012, the premier technology exhibition and conference in the Middle East, under the Dubai e-Government umbrella.
A delegation of the Department of Municipal Affairs attended the European Foundation for Quality Management Forum 2012 EFQM in Brussels.
DWC’s state-of-the-art aviation and logistics facilities and groundbreaking multi-modal infrastructure among key presentation highlights.
The Department of Economic Development, DED, in Dubai is showcasing its latest technology innovations and eServices for customers at the Gitex Technology Week 2012.
Saudi Arabia has pledged $25 million to a World Bank “transition fund” that aims to ease the economic situation in nations affected by the Arab Spring, the Kingdom has announced.
Dubai Exports has been shortlisted for the prestigious International Trade Centre Trade Promotion Organisations Network Awards of the World Trade Organisation for the second consecutive time.
October 11, 2012
Under new decree, those keeping tabs on Egypt's state spending will have the right to refer lawbreakers directly to prosecution, according to the Justice Minister.