Economy & Trade
May 24, 2014
The UAE has called for increased coordination between GCC member countries to achieve economic integration in the region.
May 22, 2014
Members of Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Centre managed Sustainability Network Task Group in partnership with RTA and RoadSafetyUAE.com launched a Road Safety Campaign “Be Responsible- Drive Safe”.
May 20, 2014
DP World celebrated the launch of the most advanced semi-automated terminal in Australia with the grand opening of its facility at the Port of Brisbane today.
Dubai Customs has recently celebrated World Ideas Week from 12 to 15 May for the fourth consecutive year.
May 19, 2014
Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), the flagship Free Zone operation of Economic Zones World, has held an extensive roadshow in Buenos Aires to attract new Argentinian companies to the Free Zone.
Dubai Customs has completed the fishermen harbours development project in Jumeirah and Umm Suqeim.
The minister noted that government’s new smartcard bread subsidy system, which offers a maximum of 150 loaves for each citizen per month, is set to be implemented in Cairo “within several days”.
A former Omani commerce minister was jailed for three years for corruption on Sunday, the most senior government figure to be convicted in a campaign against graft in the sultanate.
China has emerged as the second top trading partner of Dubai with its bilateral trade at Dh135 billion ($36.7 billion) in 2013, up 18 per cent over the previous year, according to a report from Dubai Customs.
May 18, 2014
Saudi Arabia is considering trade sanctions against the Netherlands because of stickers printed by far-right politician Geert Wilders which display anti-Islam slogans in the colours of the Saudi flag.
May 16, 2014
Turkey's total employment rate stood at 44.1 percent in the month of February, 63.3 percent among men and 25.4 percent among women.
May 15, 2014
United Development Company (UDC), a leading Qatari shareholding company, announced it is the “Support Sponsor” of the debut Labor Rights Protection Conference, to be held in Doha from June 15 to 17, 2014.
The Statistics & Studies Section, Strategy & Corporate Excellence Department at Dubai Customs welcomed a delegation from the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
“The relationship will be redefined as between employee and employer instead of sponsor and sponsored,” the interior ministry said on Facebook
May 14, 2014
Central Bank Governor Riad Salameh has urged MPs to pay the salary increases over five years, expressing fears that a drastic increase would lead to inflation and above all to increased pressure on national finances