October 4, 2011
Jordan aims to raise its IT shares in Saudi Arabia and it has expressed its readiness and interest in increasing the share of Jordanian IT companies in its projects.
The Middle East and North Africa Digital Consumer Report shows that 66% of consumers in MENA are using the internet to look for products or items to buy prior to purchase.
Gold opened the session at $1617.90 per ounce, and then recorded a high of $1664.55 and a low of $1617.90, and is currently trading around $1653.95 per ounce.
Oil production resumed in eastern Libya in early September, and some oil has been sold onto the international spot market, although exact quantities are unclear.
October 3, 2011
How else can one account for the Middle East insurance sector’s emergence from the recent political turbulence and fears that the world is headed for another recession with equanimity?
Marouf Al Bakheet, Jordan’s prime minister, said: “We should develop and upgrade tourism products to attract visitors from all over the world to visit the Middle East through collective programmes and in cooperation with other countries in the region."
The market is currently characterized by a balance between supply and demand, and the Saudi kingdom is ready to play its positive role for the stability of the market.
Bahrain may have to pay higher yields on the $1 billion of Islamic bonds it plans to sell next month as concern that the country's political turmoil is yet to be resolved pushes the nation's debt risk to a two-year high.
The corrections made at the DM centres at Al Tawar and Al Manara would now reflect in utility bill of complainants from the very next month, since there are two offices now catering to both North and South of Dubai, the rush is less and corrections are made faster.
The political uprisings in some of the Arab countries have affected the economic situation in these countries in general as well as their trade relations with the rest of the world in particular.
October 2, 2011
Abu-Ghazaleh stressed that policymakers in the Arab world should be prepared well not only to weather the storm but also to turn challenges into opportunities as the region is a major market for advanced economies and Arab countries are suppliers of capital and investments.
The new plan is going to be forward-looking and is intended to put Bahrain at the forefront of information and communications technology development so that the relevant sectors continue to contribute to Bahrain's economy and society.
Franchising is one of the most successful ways to start business, and it represents a win-win situation for the franchisor and the franchisee.
According to the report, 58% of businesses in the MENA region are increasing their digital budgets this year, and 53% doing the same for mobile marketing.
The kingdom is ready to play its positive role for the stability of the market.