Economy & Trade
March 19, 2013
Border crossings with Lebanon remain shut as exporters told to find another route.
March 18, 2013
The economic slowdown in Jordan is leading to a decline in consumer spending on food
Trade between Brazil and Arab countries grew over 3% in 2012.
An International Monetary Fund delegation left Cairo on Monday morning after day-long talks with the Egyptian government over a $4.8 billion loan which both parties portrayed as positive.
Jordan's Prime Minister-designate Abdullah Ensour and President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) Suma Chakrabarti on Sunday discussed ways to boost ongoing cooperation between the Kingdom and the bank.
Tough economic sanctions against Iran has taken a serious toll against its economy, but has not yet produced the kind of public unrest that could force Iranian leaders to change their nuclear policies, officials have acknowledged.
Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry is conducting an intensive series of two day workshops on the following dates: 19–20 and 26–27 March, and 22–23 April, 2013.
Around 160,000 Syrian refugees are working without proper documentation in Jordan having fled the violence in their home country.
The Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange (DGCX) today announced its official support for the UAE’s bid to host the 2020 World Expo in Dubai.
March 17, 2013
An International Monetary Fund (IMF) delegation arrived in Cairo late on Saturday to resume talks on a $4.8 billion loan to Egypt, reports state-owned news agency MENA.
A high-level delegation from the trade, business and technology sectors in Seattle, USA, has recently visited Dubai World Central as part of the UAE Business Mission.
America is committed to establishing economic partnership and to help in creating the necessary conditions that make Libya an attractive destination for foreign investment, US Secretary of State, John Kerry, said last week.
Staff at Beirut international airport will man the barricades with other civil servants if the government doesn't refer the wage scale to Parliament this week.
Egypt’s criminal court acquitted former ministers of tourism and housing Zuhair Garana and Ahmed El-Maghrabi of corruption charges on Saturday
March 14, 2013
Qatar has begun talks with the UK government to invest up to £10 billion ($14.92 billion) into key infrastructure projects in Britain.