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The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region saw 400 percent more IPOs in 2017 compared to the same period of 2016, according to a new report. (AFP/ File)
December 11, 2017 - 18:00 GMT
The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region saw 400 percent more IPOs in 2017 compared to the same period of 2016, according to a report by Ernst & Young.
Dubai's budget for 2018 includes over Dh5 billion ($1.3 billion) dedicated to Expo 2020 projects alone. (File photo)
December 11, 2017 - 14:53 GMT
Dubai's budget for 2018 includes over Dh5 billion ($1.3 billion) dedicated to Expo 2020 projects alone.
During the launch ceremony
December 11, 2017 - 12:50 GMT
Dubai SME and WOMENA have jointly launched the ‘Future Founders and Future Funders Programme,’ aimed to draw on venture capital (VC) as an enabler of entrepreneurship among Emirati women.
Boosting cooperation and partnership between Dubai Customs and business and trade groups in Dubai was one of the main items on the meeting’s agenda.
December 11, 2017 - 11:48 GMT
Chaired by Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director of Dubai Customs (DC), Chairman of Dubai Customs’ Consultative Council, the Council’s third meeting in 2017 convened recently and was attended by heads of business and trade groups, members of the Council.
The new service is part of DED-Ajman efforts to develop the economic licencing mechanism and improving the quality of services.
December 11, 2017 - 07:06 GMT
The new SMS service is part of the amendments being made for the new licencing system and also complies with DED-Ajman's standards and guidelines on facilitating business transactions and increasing economic and investment activity in Ajman.
The first phase of the artificial intelligence project for Abu Dhabi's judicial system will employ AI in predicting case settlements at criminal courts.
December 11, 2017 - 06:38 GMT
The Abu Dhabi Judicial Department, ADJD, has launched the first phase of "Justice Intelligence" project, as part of the government's Artificial Intelligence, AI, strategy and the UAE Centennial 2071.
Russia will provide Egypt with a $25 billion loan, equivalent to 85 percent of the construction cost of the new nuclear plant. (File photo)
December 10, 2017 - 20:28 GMT
Russia will provide Egypt with a $25 billion, 3 percent annual interest loan for the construction of the Dabaa plant.
The first of its kind in the region, ICIEOL 2017 is organised in collaboration with the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF).
December 10, 2017 - 10:30 GMT
Sponsored by the Dubai Community Development Authority, the inaugural International Conference for Inclusive Employment and Occupational Learning kicked off today at the Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre.
The award was given to Dubai Customs in recognition to its efforts in facilitating passage and flow of passengers in airports and improving air cargo operations and procedures.
December 10, 2017 - 05:51 GMT
Dubai Customs was awarded “Best Customs Department in 2017” at the Excellence Transport Awards 2017, presented by Dubai Airports and held for the first time in Dubai on 4th December.
Mahmood Al Bastaki, CEO of Dubai Trade
December 07, 2017 - 11:56 GMT
Dubai Trade, the single window for cross-border trade and a DP World company, has graduated 254 professionals in the 6th batch of its Certified Trade & Logistics Professional (CTLP) programme.
This year’s publication contains comprehensive, sector-by-sector coverage of the challenges and opportunities that lay ahead in the coming year for Iran.
December 07, 2017 - 11:27 GMT
The Business Year (TBY) is pleased to announce the launch of The Business Year: Iran 2017, the fourth edition on the country, produced in partnership with the Ministry of Industry, Mines and Trade.
The conference is sponsored by Dubai’s Community Development Authority (CDA) and will run from 10-11 December.
December 07, 2017 - 09:14 GMT
A host of high-profile Experts, Researchers and Academics in the field of vocational education and inclusive employment are set to participate in the inaugural International Conference on Inclusive Employment and Occupational Learning 2017.
Startups and SMEs represent more than 90 percent of the companies in Lebanon, according to a new study by Fransabank. (File photo)
December 06, 2017 - 15:19 GMT
A study has showed that nearly 90 percent of the local businesses in Lebanon belong to startup projects and small- to medium-size enterprises.
Billionaire and businessman Prince Alwaleed bin Talal was among those who were detained in a sweeping anti-corruption purge of the Saudi elite. (AFP/ File)
December 06, 2017 - 15:04 GMT
Many of those detained in a sweeping anti-corruption purge of the Saudi elite struck monetary settlements in exchange for their freedom, the Saudi attorney general said.
The UAE is the second-largest recipient country of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the Middle East, and the 11th largest in Asia. (File photo)
December 06, 2017 - 14:42 GMT
The UAE is the second-largest recipient country of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the Middle East, and the 11th largest in Asia.
Turkey's inflation rose exponentially during 2017, from 9 percent in January to almost 13 percent in November. (AFP/ File)
December 05, 2017 - 14:22 GMT
Turkey's inflation rose exponentially during 2017.