Economy & Trade
June 2, 2013
Department of Economic Development has unveiled a first-of-its-kind smart phone application for business registration and licensing in line with the Mobile Governmentز
DMA held a workshop with the contractors in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi highlighting the Classification system and the requirements to comply with the new system.
Emirates Green Building Council has announced the inaugural EGBC Awards to honour excellence in sustainable built environments.
May 30, 2013
Qatar's foreign merchandise trade balance has showed a surplus of QR107 billion in the first quarter of 2013, according to QSA’s preliminary report of exports and imports for the first quarter of 2013.
UAE-Spanish trade increased by 75 per cent from 1 billion euros in 2009 to 1.75 billion euros by end of 2012, Minister of Economy Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansouri said on Wednesday at the Second UAE-Spain Joint Economic Committee which was held in Abu Dhabi.
With Indian companies and investors continuing to evince interest in Freezone Sohar, the economic hub is aiming to double investment from India to US$250mn in the coming two years from the present US$125mn.
May 29, 2013
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services has revised the outlook on the long-term sovereign credit ratings on the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to positive, from stable.
the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, in association with Al Tamimi & Company Legal Consultants, organised the Cost Effective Handling of Marine Claims workshop for its stakeholders.
Ministry of Finance organised the Annual Forum of 2013 at the Beach Rotana Hotel- Abu Dhabi.
More banks in the UAE are joining the SME lending bandwagon to expand their market share of the country’s financing segment.
Emirates NBD and Dubai SME have entered into a strategic partnership to extend up to Dh50 million in new loans dedicated to Emirati entrepreneurs and small businesses.
May 28, 2013
Enhanced private sector activity stimulated by higher government spending and growth in the non-oil and gas sector will drive Qatar’s real GDP growth to 6.5% this year and 6.8% in 2014.
Businessmen working in Egypt’s building materials sector warned that steel prices are expected to rise this coming June, as a result of increases in the price of raw materials and the continued devaluation of the Egyptian pound.
The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has finalised its preparations for sending out a business delegation on the CIS Regional Trade Mission starting on June 2 in Kazakhstan and concluding on June 5 in Uzbekistan.
Department of Economic Development and Commercial Bank of Dubai have signed an agreement to provide automated business registration and licensing services across CBD counters.