February 1, 2012
The country has been on an accelerated programme to complete its inner city railway project before the upcoming Fifa World Cup 2022.
The strongest growth in fiscal year 2010 was generated by Middle Eastern, African and Latin American retailers, with Middle Eastern and African retailers generating the highest compound annual growth rate of all regions over the 2005-2010 period.
Layoffs, slumping tourism, falling construction activity and declining remittances from Lebanese expatriates have marred the performance of the economy of Lebanon in 2011, according to a United Nations report released Tuesday.
January 31, 2012
Spending will continue apace on a wide array of infrastructure projects, notably roads, ports, airports, water supply schemes, sewerage treatment plants, real estate projects and dozens of schools and hospitals.
A recent Management Challenges in the MENA poll conducted by Bayt.com, the region’s number one job site, has uncovered that 24.3% of managers in the region look for ‘professional success’ above all else in candidates.
The Gulf states’ plastic industry is poised to boom while investments of some $57 billion could enter the petrochemical industry over the next five years.
In a report on the hotel industry in the Middle East and North Africa, it said the emirate had proved its "magnetic attraction as a tourist attraction."
A recent study into entrepreneurs and business owners in UAE showed higher education correlated with the likelihood of starting up a business.
Video currently has the biggest impact on business networks, according to network solution providers. This includes video in all its forms – including live, collaboration and streamed.
January 30, 2012
Steels have been enhanced into materials with improved properties, says Dr Patrick Toussaint, marketing and product support manager with Industeel, a subsidiary of ArcelorMittal specialised in advanced technology carbon, alloy and stainless steel plates.
Abu Dhabi will develop an automobile city in the Mussafah area, the auto city ” Industrial City of Abu Dhabi V (ICAD V) ” spans 11 squaret kilometres and caters to Abu Dhabi's automotive value chain.
A planned expansion of Emirates Road from Dubai to Abu Dhabi would improve traffic flow and economic development, but not solve long-term safety issues or strains on commuters, experts say.
a Qatari student costs the state a staggering QR39, 000 on average a year, while the figure for each preparatory school student is QR30, 500.
Oil prices could hit $150 a barrel as a result of the ongoing international standoff over Iran’s nuclear programme, the head of the country’s state oil company said yesterday.
The UAE stock markets are crying for liquidity as investors shy away from the once-hectic trading platforms.