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In general, investment in R&D and HT exports are positively related since R&D eventually leads to more technologically intensive production capabilities.
August 10, 2014 - 14:25 GMT
The countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) are a special case amongst high income economies.

March 16, 2014

Sotheby's sales in Doha last year amounted to an estimated $15.2 million (Shutterstock)
14:00 GMT

Sotheby's and Art Dubai are hoping to woo more MENA investors to the art market this month with the annual art showcase set for the UAE and the announcement this week from Sotheby's that Damien Hirst's "Tranquility" will be auctioned in Doha in late April.

Samsung Chromebook
11:32 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Electronics America, Inc. announced the launch of the Chromebook 2 Series.

During the event
06:48 GMT
(press release)

As part of its belief in the importance of strong employee relations, PepsiCo-Jordan celebrated on Sunday 9 March, 2014, International Women’s Day with its female team members at Country Club.

March 13, 2014

Khaled Abol Naga and Christopher Newbould at Microphone screening and discussion on 'Film Making-The Digital Revolution'
11:10 GMT
(press release)

Canon Middle East, the leader in imaging solutions, is empowering filmmakers in the Arab world with new generation digital filmmaking technology that enables faster, smarter and high quality film production.

March 12, 2014

During the event
11:41 GMT
(press release)

Canon Middle East has been recognized for ‘Best Environmental Practices in the Arab World’ and was the only private sector organisation granted the award by the Arab Organization for Social Responsibility.

Jotun’s ‘New Comforting’ colour theme
10:43 GMT
(press release)

As the world leader in paint, every year Jotun produces the best Colour Collection in the market, made up of colour themes that reflect worldwide styles and the latest trend insights.

Sascha - Volume UpDo Demo
06:33 GMT
(press release)

Braun released 7 on-trend styles for the middle eastern woman, carefully selected by Braun’s Celebrity Hairstylist, Sascha Breuer, using influences from global fashion weeks and red carpet events.

March 11, 2014

Saudi Arabia banned the sale of energy drinks at government, educational and health facilities last week (Shutterstock)
14:00 GMT

Saudis spend nearly $1.6 billion a year on energy drinks. With the recent announcement of a ban on the industry, questions may be asked as to how limiting this billion-dollar consumption habit may affect KSA's economy.

During the event
11:18 GMT
(press release)

Celebrating International Women’s Day, LG Electronics (LG) recognized women who had made their mark on the print, audio, visual, and online media scenes in Jordan.

March 10, 2014

Canon’s slimmest ever 30x optical zoom camera
06:15 GMT
(press release)

Canon Middle East unveils its slimmest ever 30x zoom digital camera, the PowerShot SX700 HS, that’s perfect for capturing all your adventures.

March 9, 2014

Mr  Khalid Essa Abdulla Buhumaid, EGA Spokesperson
09:54 GMT
(press release)

On 6 February the UAE Red Crescent collected five million tonnes of clothing and food donated by employees of Dubai Aluminium (DUBAL) and Emirates Aluminium (EMAL) to refugees in Syria.

Toshiba 11.6” laptop
07:08 GMT
(press release)

Toshiba Gulf FZE launches today the Satellite Pro NB10, a laptop with optional touchscreen display that is engineered for mobile performance.

March 6, 2014

Abu Dhabi is not just building skyscrapers: it is constructing an infrastructure to become the world's aerospace hub as part of its 2030 vision (File Archive)
10:34 GMT

Abu Dhabi is aiming to become a "global aerospace hub that provides an end product to plane manufacturers," according to manufacturing executives based in the UAE.

Nokia x
06:07 GMT
(press release)

Nokia today announced that the Nokia full portfolio of new devices of affordable smartphones that run Android apps, will be sold in Egypt at the end of March.

March 5, 2014

Malaysia's medical tourism attracted 15,000 patients from the Gulf in 2013 (File Archive/Shutterstock)
15:00 GMT

Malaysia is aiming to increase medical tourism from the UAE between 15-20 percent in 2014.