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However food waste is not unique to Saudi Arabia, low income and developed countries face problems in waste.
July 9, 2014 - 18:47 GMT
Saudi Arabia is the world’s top food importer, and also rated as one of the worst wasters.

May 7, 2013

Mr. Hassan Al Hashemi during the ICC Banking Commission meeting in Lisbon
06:55 GMT

Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry promoted Dubai’s status of a financial hub in the region at the ICC Banking Commission biannual meeting in Lisbon.

During the event
05:51 GMT
(press release)

The Dubai Government First Information Security Forum successfully concluded yesterday on May 6th, 2013 at Inter-continental Hotel with attendance from around 80 Dubai government entities.

May 6, 2013

Maximum wages will be applied starting next Tuesday “retrospective from January 2013 on all administrative leadership in state positions”
10:43 GMT

Maximum wages will be applied starting next Tuesday “retrospective from January 2013 on all administrative leadership in state positions”, as confirmed by a media spokesperson at the Central Agency for Organisation and Administration (CAOA).

May 5, 2013

An advertising board of the QNB Bank is shown at Corniche bay prior to the start of the 15th Asian Games
11:33 GMT

Sub-Saharan Africa has been experiencing strong growth in recent years, which is expected to continue. This boom creates an opportunity for GCC corporations and investors, according to QNB Group, as the region is well endowed with resources and people, but largely lacks the capital needed to fund its development.

May 2, 2013

During the visit
11:36 GMT
(press release)

A delegation of 35 business leaders from Poland recently visited Dubai World Central.

A new black market for gold is emerging following speculation on the dollar
11:13 GMT

Speculation on the dollar in Egypt is leading to a boom in the black market trade of the dollar.

Egypt is the world largest importer of wheat.
08:31 GMT

Wheat shipment arrived in Egypt's port city of Alexandria on Wednesday.

Could bonds boost Egypt economy?
03:07 GMT

The sovereign Islamic bonds law passed by Egypt's Shura Council Tuesday is expected to boost economic growth and employment figures, according to Ahmed El-Naggar

May 1, 2013

Oman is hoping for $10 billion in FDI in one its its economic zones
09:41 GMT

Oman's government expects $10 billion foreign direct investment in Duqm economic zone in the next five years.

April 30, 2013

Aqaba Container Terminal
08:55 GMT
(press release)

Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT), the world’s gateway to Jordan and beyond, recently launched its revamped bilingual website

Egypt is likely to accept proposed interest rates on Qatar's bond-buying
08:41 GMT

Egypt is likely to accept the five per cent interest rate that Qatar has request for the $3 billion worth of treasury bonds

April 29, 2013

Egypt's chief negotiator with the IMF has quit, in a fresh blow to the long-running talk
09:25 GMT

Egypt's chief negotiator with the IMF, and the country's deputy finance minister, has quit.

Negotiations over Qatar's loan to Egypt are rumbling on
08:41 GMT

Qatar's loan to Egypt, in the form of bond-buying, is yet to materialize as negotiations continue over proposed interest rates.

Director General recieves the CSR Award
07:32 GMT

Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry as it won the Best CSR Project in the World Chambers Competition on the concluding day of the 8th World Chamber Congress in the Qatari capital Doha.

DP World
07:09 GMT

DP World today announced the launch of TURN8 seed accelerator programme designed to encourage innovative entrepreneurship worldwide, starting with Dubai.