Economy & Trade
January 29, 2013
A business delegation from Iraqi Kurdistan is considering boosting economic ties with Lebanon’s second-biggest city Tripoli.
DP World handled 56.1 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across its global portfolio in 2012, a 2.4% increase over the prior year.
Egyptian shares slipped further on Monday as clashes in different governorates continued for the third consecutive day.
January 28, 2013
The Department of Municipal Affairs together with the municipalities of Abu Dhabi city and the Western Region are participating in the Abu Dhabi Tawdheef Exhibition 2013.
Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry,in partnership with Hamburg Chamber of Commerce and the Healthcare Industry Service Centre Dubai, hosted the 4th annual Arab Health Connect 2013 networking event on Sunday.
January 27, 2013
Egypt stocks tumbled Sunday morning as a wave of political unrest hit the country, with violent clashes erupting between the police and security forces in Cairo, Suez, Port Said, Mahala and Alexandria.
Palestinian refugees, who make up approximately ten per cent of the population in Lebanon, will be allowed access to the National Security Fund, according to a statement from the Interior Ministry.
The United Arab Emirates signed an agreement at the World Economic Forum in Davos to hold the Summit on Global Agenda Councils until 2018 in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
The Finance Ministry and the Canadian Commercial Corporation signed a memorandum of understanding Friday to boost cooperation in infrastructure and investments.
The Department of Economic Development (DED) in Dubai has formed a committee to study requests from GCC nationals to allow them set up partnership firms with foreigners without an Emarati partner.
Dubai eGovernment Department recently organized its first annual gathering where H.E. Ahmad Bin Humaidan, DeG Director General honoured 22 long-time employees for their contribution to Dubai’s eTransformation.
DMA discussed the issue of developing a consolidated Manual of standard operations procedures for the environment, health and safety management system at the level of the municipal system in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.
A delegation of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is currently on a visit to Tunisia in the context of a technical assistance program related to the tax collection management domain.
January 24, 2013
Turkey increased its arms exports by almost 36 per cent in 2012, according to the Turkish Defence Industry Exporters Association.
The stock market in Egypt hit a five-month high yesterday in daily turnover.