Economy & Trade
August 12, 2013
Eid is the 'peak business season' for traders of different commodities, this year brought a 'big surprise' to business owners, as the number of customers was far less than what they had earlier expected.
Abu Dhabi and Dubai indices fell on Sunday, the first day after the long Eid holiday weekend, amid a drop in trading volumes and a dry news spell globally at the end of last week.
August 7, 2013
The EU Delegation in Tunisia has made a grant of €32.9 million to Tunisia to renovate 119 neighbourhoods throughout the territory;
August 6, 2013
The first roadshow to the US hopes "open new avenues of cooperation in various areas, particularly with the huge participation of public and private sector in the delegation".
Iran's inflation rate hits 33.9 percent.
The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry Tuesday launched an online business community, International Business Network (IBN).
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority has been entered into the Hall of Fame for Investors in Excellence by the British Investors in Excellence organisation.
August 5, 2013
Dubai Customs’ inspectors at the Dubai International Airport managed to successfully abort an attempt to smuggle over 4 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine inside two travelling bags.
"The new law is part of a number of recent, positive legislative developments in Kuwait's investment sector designed to encourage foreign investors as well as align it with international best practices, as Abdul Aziz Al-Yaqout, Regional Managing Partner, DLA Piper Middle East, said,
August 1, 2013
The International Finance Corporation announced in a press statement on Wednesday that it committed $3 billion last year to support economic development in the Middle East and North Africa.
The Abu Dhabi Customs Academy held the graduation of the seventh batch of the Constitutive Customs Officers Course.
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority honoured the winners of the ‘Go Green’ initiative, which was launched at 15 of DEWA’s offices and branches.
July 31, 2013
Confidence amongst business leaders in the Mena region rose more than two points in the second quarter of this year to 62.6, its highest level in more than a year, according to a report.
Under the supervision of its social committee, Aqaba Container Terminal, the world’s gateway to Jordan and beyond, recently concluded the third phase of its Ahl Al Khair (People of Charity) initiative.
DP World Limited handled 26.6 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across its global portfolio in the first half of 2013.