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However food waste is not unique to Saudi Arabia, low income and developed countries face problems in waste.
July 9, 2014 - 18:47 GMT
Saudi Arabia is the world’s top food importer, and also rated as one of the worst wasters.

May 5, 2014

Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry
10:15 GMT

The UAE travel and tourism sector is expected to create 245,000 jobs directly by 2023, registering an annual growth rate of 4.1%, according to the latest research analysis released by Dubai Chamber.

Bahrain touts one of the lowest unemployment rates in the Gulf (File Archive)
07:56 GMT

Bahrain's unemployment now stands at a mere 4 percent.

Mohammed Matar Al Marri receives Dubai Customs HR delegation
05:25 GMT

A delegation from the DC Human Resources Department recently paid a visit to the National Human Resources Development and Employment Authority (Tanmia).

The Iranian government has decided to increase the number of its commercial attachés overseas to 30 from 11, the TPOI director for marketing, Mir Aboutaleb Badri, stated.
03:55 GMT

Five out of the new attachés will be dispatched to Germany, Italy, Serbia, Spain and Switzerland in a bid to boost trade and economic relations with Europe, the official added.

May 4, 2014

During the visit
11:30 GMT

DP World Chairman HE Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem has met with Algeria’s Minister of Transport HE Amar Ghoul to discuss DP World’s successful continued investment in Algeria.

15 countries exported $1,121 billion worth of food, holding an 81.5 per cent share of the world’s exports in 2012
10:13 GMT

THE UAE’s imports of food worth $16 billion in 2012 has made it the 15th biggest food importer, according to the World Trade Organisation.

The official confirmed that the Dh6,000 increase in the minimum salary requirement was implemented in Dubai more than a week ago
09:03 GMT

The increase in the minimum salary limit from Dh4,000 to Dh10,000 per month to sponsor immediate family members only applies to Dubai

Engineer Saad Al Awadi, Chief Executive Officer of Dubai Exports
06:09 GMT

Dubai Exports led a successful trade mission to Canada, to create awareness among industry sectors and business leaders on the potential for collaboration and advantages of Dubai as a hub for exports and re-exports.

May 1, 2014

HE Ahmed Mahboob receiving HE Theyab Farhan Al-Rashidi, Kuwait’s Consul General in Dubai and UAE's Northern Emirates, along with accompanying delegation
05:25 GMT

HE Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director of Dubai Customs, received HE Theyab Farhan Al-Rashidi, Kuwait’s Consul General in Dubai and UAE's Northern Emirates.

April 30, 2014

Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry
10:21 GMT

The four-day long ICC Banking Commission meeting organised and hosted by Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry in partnership with the International Chamber of Commerce concluded today (Wednesday).

His Excellency Sami Al Qamzi, Director General of DED
06:16 GMT

The Department of Economic Development in partnership with other government authorities concerned has announced the automation of the Memorandum of Association and the launch of the ‘120 days hassle free license’ effective 15th of May 2014.

His Excellency Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director of Dubai Customs
05:25 GMT

Dubai Customs will take part in the World Customs Organization IT Conference and Exhibition 2014, due to be hosted in Brisbane, Australia on May 5-7.

April 29, 2014

Trade exchanges reached just under $3 billion between Iran and Germany in 2013 (File/AFP)
11:05 GMT

Iran is eager to enhance economic ties with Germany with the hope of securing $7 billion dollars worth of trade transactions annually, an official said.

During the workshop
10:56 GMT

The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry in association with Tamayaz organised, Governance Challenges for Family Owned Businesses workshop at its premises on Thursday.

Saeed Al Tayer addressing the AULT meeting
05:25 GMT

Dubai Customs has participated in the Arab Union of Land Transport annual meeting and conference, recently hosted by the National Association of Freight and Logistics at the World Trade Centre in Dubai.