Economy & Trade
December 24, 2012
The Lebanese Cabinet will discuss a proposed public sector salary scale that has caused widespread industrial action across the country.
Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry to adopt the ATA Carnet system, the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry received a high profile Omani delegation headed by H.E. Abdul Azeem bin Abbas Al Bahrani.
Yemen's government approved the state's general budget for 2013.
Egypt’s budget deficit increased to LE80.7 billion ($13 billion) during the first five months of the current fiscal year 2012/13, which starts in July, the Ministry of Finance reported on Sunday in a bulletin.
Iran is engaged in a "smart economic war" with Western powers whose sanctions against its nuclear programme are hurting some Iranians, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said.
Bahrain is gearing up to host a meeting of top Gulf government ministers on Monday, which is set to focus on the Syrian crisis and regional military cooperation and economic unity.
The Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone has announced that it has been honoured with two prestigious industry awards in the Middle East and beyond.
December 23, 2012
Germany’s Federal Minister of Economic Cooperation and Development Drik Niebel said Saturday his country would donate around $14 million to assist Syrian refugees in Lebanon.
Seven major organisations were presented the Dubai Chamber CSR Label during a ceremony held at the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry premises on Wednesday.
Lebanon’s budget deficit in the first eight months of 2012 surged to LL2.245 trillion ($1.49 billion), or 18.48 percent of spending, compared to LL1.471 trillion, or 13.51 percent, in the same period of last year, the Finance Ministry said Friday.
Dubai SME has announced the launch of the 9th cycle of the Young Entrepreneur Competition YEC 2013.
Dubai Business Women Council has concluded a new session of the Network Majlis with Al Hanoof Assaf, Business Development Manager of Corporate Business Services.
Tunisia’s finance minister displayed the abandoned fortune of ousted president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali and his family in a public auction on Saturday at the Cleopatra Space in Gammarth, located in the northern side of the country.
December 20, 2012
The total volume of trade between members of the GCC amounted to $85 billion compared to only $6 billion in 1984.
The European Union has adopted a report which calls for greater cooperation and deeper regional ties between countries in the Maghreb.