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“This is the last major opportunity out there in the world that can suddenly become accessible, almost overnight,” he says.
August 20, 2014 - 04:55 GMT
“All the five-star hotels are full of Western companies looking to position themselves to do business."

June 12, 2013

The pound has more than halved in value since South Sudan became independent in July 2011
11:39 GMT

Sudan's currency has fallen close to a record low against the dollar on the black market since Khartoum threatened to halt cross-border oil flows with South Sudan as import firms fear a dollar scarcity will worsen, dealers said.

Consumer prices increased 0.6 percent in April, after 0.5 percent in March
11:03 GMT

Annual inflation in Yemen surged to 14 percent in April, the highest level since February 2012, fuelled by rises in the prices of food, tobacco and qat, central bank data showed on Tuesday.

H.E. Ahmad Bin Humaidan, Director General of Dubai eGovernment
10:13 GMT
(press release)

Job applications submitted via the Dubai Government job portal (eJob) have risen by 36%, according to official statistics revealed by Dubai eGovernment Department (DeG).

Dr. Ziad Al Kahlout, DGEP Quality & Excellence Advisor delivers the workshop on the Category of the Financially Distinguished Government Department
09:19 GMT

Dubai Customs organized two introductory workshops on the categories of both electronically and financially distinguished Government Departments.

His Excellency Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World and a number of senior DP World officials with The UK Minister of State for Transport, Simon Burns during his visit to Jebel Ali Port
07:16 GMT

The UK Minister of State for Transport, Simon Burns visited Jebel Ali Port and the free zone and was welcomed by H.E. Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World.

June 11, 2013

During the session
12:53 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Business Women Council participated in the latest edition of the NBAD Fursati session.

Payments will be backdated to January and will cost the government BD105 million this year and next.
12:06 GMT

Bahrain has agreed to increase payouts to around 100,000 needy families in an attempt to end the impasse on the national budget.

Over 70 per cent of the respondents have used online advertising to help reach new clients
11:39 GMT

Over 100 business leaders representing over 80 Qatari small and medium businesses from various sectors attended the SME Evolution Program 2013 launch event in the Four Seasons Hotel Doha.

Dubai SME
10:32 GMT

Dubai SME mandated to develop the small and medium enterprises sector announced that 2,963 SMEs have been nominated for the 2013 Dubai SME100 ranking.

He said he could save a handsome amount by holding the remittance for more than two weeks.
06:13 GMT

Indian expatriates who were sending money back home had smiling faces yesterday as the struggling Indian rupee hit a record low against the US dollar.

DP World
05:35 GMT

Marks & Spencer (M&S) and DP World London Gateway today jointly announce that M&S will build a major new distribution centre at the new deep-sea container port and logistics park.

June 10, 2013

The stock exchange's benchmark index dropped for its sixth day of declines
11:37 GMT

Egyptian three- and nine-month treasury bill yields climbed at auction on Sunday, with investors thin on the ground due to concerns over political unrest ahead of anti-government protests planned for June 30.

During the meeting with Uzbekistan Minister
11:12 GMT

The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry organised a strategic business forum as well as a meeting with H.E. Elyor Ganiev, Uzbek Minister for Foreign Economic Relations, Investment and Trade.

Ali Al Maqhawi, Director of Airport Operations at Dubai Customs
11:06 GMT

Dubai Customs, as part of its effort to combat smuggling of drugs, could successfully foil a bid to smuggle more than 2 Kg of heroin stuffed in 125 capsules hidden by an African passenger.

During the seminar
09:50 GMT

Dubai SME in partnership with Great Place to Work Institute organised a seminar on best practices that companies anywhere can follow to improve their work environment.