Economy & Trade
October 3, 2013
It is hoped the monetary union and subsequently the GCC union would materialise soon.
With Jordan officially receiving the go-ahead to invest in Russia wheat production, the authorities are encouraging local businessmen to enter joint ventures with their Russian counterparts and invest in the water-rich country.
October 2, 2013
"This high rate was achieved despite the geopolitical problems in the region, particularly the Syrian conflict, thanks to the swelling oil prices and revenues."
The Chairman of DP World, His Excellency Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, has met with the President of Ecuador, His Excellency Rafael Correa, for talks on matters of mutual interest to Ecuador and the UAE.
Dubai Customs received a high-profile delegation headed by H.E. Salehbin Manee Al-Khelaiwi within the framework of the mutual cooperation and exchange of expertise with our sister GCC countries.
The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry organised its latest round of CEO Dialogue on Dubai: World Leader in Retail at its premises on Tuesday.
Egypt's government is gearing up to revise the structure of state expenditure, as well as many revenue sources, state ministers announced during the opening session of the 9th money and finance conference in Cairo on Monday.
October 1, 2013
By the end of July 2013, the total debt reached JD17.6 billion, an amount that represents 73.5 per cent of the estimated gross domestic product (GDP) for 2013. The percentage is 2 points lower than the 2012 GDP.
September 30, 2013
GCC countries are set to sign collective free trade agreements (FTAs) with several countries and economic blocs, encouraging foreign investment and creating new job opportunities, a report said.
The Department of Economic Development witnessed a 15 per cent increase in licenses issued in August 2013 compared to the same month of 2012 as economic activity in Dubai remained on an upward curve.
September 29, 2013
The Dubai Customs delegation, headed by Ahmed Butti Ahmed concluded its official business visit to the People’s Republic of China.
September 26, 2013
"It [the visit] has created connections between the private sectors of the two countries which will hopefully be transformed into new joint ventures."
September 25, 2013
Dubai SME, has received the ISO 9001:2008 certification for its quality management programme from the British Standards Institution (BSI).
September 24, 2013
Responding to a question about Jordan receiving $5 billion from international donors in assistance for the refugee crisis, Majali said "promises are one thing and implementing them on the ground is another".
Saudi Arabia's GDP registered a record growth in the last five years to reach SR2.66 trillion ($580 billion) in 2012 compared to SR1.95 trillion in 2008, according to a government report.