Economy & Trade
June 29, 2014
Turkey ranks third among the countries with the highest levels of income inequality.
June 26, 2014
Oman’s ruler Sultan Qaboos bin Said has put on hold the government’s decision to scrap price controls for most products after a public uproar triggered an intervention by his consultative council, state news agency ONA said.
The government is racing against time to complete the process of reviewing the budget for the next fiscal year, after President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi refused to ratify it due to the growing deficit and heavy spending.
Assessors and jury members of the Dubai Quality Award and Dubai Human Development Award (DHDA) for 2013 were honored by the Department of Economic Development.
About half of Israelis are dissatisfied with the economic situation, and more than a third are unable to pay their household expenses, according to the first section of the social survey published today by the Central Bureau of Statistics.
Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry recognised its top exporting members between February and May 2014 in an exclusive SME Exporter of the Month ceremony at its head office on Wednesday.
Dubai Customs has launched a charitable campaign aimed at digging 30 wells during the holy month of Ramadan, one well every day.
June 25, 2014
Governor of the Central Bank announced the opening of a new bank account under the number 037037, a reference to the date on which President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi declared the ouster of former president Mohamed Morsi.
The Ministry of Social Development has started preparations to distribute JD100 in cash assistance to identified underprivileged families, under a Royal makruma, as the fasting month of Ramadan approaches.
Dubai Customs’ officers at Dubai International Terminal 3 foiled an attempt to smuggle 24 Kg of heroin concealed in secret pockets at the bottom of baggage suitcases belonging to an Asian passenger.
Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT) recently announced the publication of its third sustainability report under the heading “Sustainable Gateway to Jordan and Beyond,”.
A three member Maldivian delegation led by His Excellency Mohamed Saeed, Minister for Economic Development, Republic of Maldives, visited Jebel Ali Free Zone last week to seek economic cooperation between Maldives and Jafza.
June 22, 2014
"The Apaches will come, and they'll come very very soon," Kerry said in response to a reporter's question on whether the halt of deliveries expressed US antagonism to Egyptian authorities.
The IMF says Bahrain’s fiscal deficit has continued on a rising trend in 2013, although by less than budgeted.
Dubai Customs received a delegation comprising representatives from federal Customs and free-zones authorities.