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By Staff writer On Monday, December 21st, 2015
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Qatar Chairs OAPEC Ministerial Meeting

The State of Qatar chaired the 95th ministerial meeting of the Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries (OAPEC), which was held in Cairo today. HE the Minister of Energy and Industry Dr. Mohamed bin Saleh More...

By Staff writer On Friday, November 27th, 2015
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Bentley Mulsanne Speed wins two awards in two consecutive months

Bentley’snew luxury flagship, theMulsanne Speed, has been named Best Large Luxury Sedan at the inaugural Arab Wheels Awards,the second regional award for Bentley’s ultimate luxury driving experience in as many More...

By Staff writer On Friday, October 30th, 2015
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7th Arab International Forum Discusses Women’s Economic Empowerment Chances

The seventh session of the Arab International Women’s Forum (AIWF) discussed opportunities of women’s economic empowerment and mechanisms of cooperation between Qatar and international business community More...

By Staff writer On Wednesday, October 28th, 2015
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UAE ranked first in Arab world in ”Ease of Doing Business”

The World Bank released today report on the “Ease of Doing Business for the year 2016”, which ranked the UAE first among Arab countries for the third year in a row, ahead of all countries in the region More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, February 10th, 2015
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Arab Fund lends Jordan USD 100 mln

Arab Fund lends Jordan USD 100 mln Kuwait-based Arab Fund for Social and Economic Development (AFSED) and Jordan have initialled an agreement of USD 100 million easy loan to the Hashemite Kingdom. The loan will More...

By Staff writer On Monday, February 9th, 2015
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UASC expands in South America

United Arab Shipping Company The United Arab Shipping Company, UASC, today appointed he Ultramar Group as its local liner shipping agency partner in Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay. The appointment is the latest milestone More...

By Staff writer On Thursday, February 5th, 2015
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Arab World Exports to Brazil at USD 11.427 billion in 2014

Arab World Exports to Brazil at USD 11.427 billion in 2014 Brazil continues to cement its bilateral trade relations with Arab countries as reflected in a surge in exports from the region. According to statistics More...

By Staff writer On Thursday, February 5th, 2015
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Trade volume with UK reached USD 6.1 bln in ’14

Kuwait Trade volume with UK reached USD 6.1 bln in ’14 The trade volume with the United Kingdom reached GBP four billion (USD 6.1 billion) in 2014, Director General of Kuwait Direct Investment Promotion Authority More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015
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DP WORLD tops pan Arab governance index for second year

DP World DP World continues to be the top stock in the S&P/Hawkamah Pan Arab ESG Index. The index is the first ever of its kind in the Arab world and ranks the transparency and disclosure of regional listed More...

By Staff writer On Monday, February 2nd, 2015
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Arab Bank Group Net Profits grow by 15 percent to US$577.2 million in 2014

Arab Bank Group Net Profits grow by 15 percent to US$577.2 million in 2014 Arab Bank Group has reported net profit after tax and provisions of US$577.2 million in 2014, a growth of 15 percent compared to profit More...

By Staff writer On Thursday, January 29th, 2015
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Barwa, Arab Engineering Bureau Sign Agreement to Expand Barwa Al Wakra

Ahmad Abdulla Al Abdulla , Barwa Real Estate Acting Group CEO and Ibrahim Al Jaidah, Arab Engineering Bureau CEO and Chief Architect Barwa Real Estate has signed an agreement of collaboration with the Arab Engineering More...

By Staff writer On Friday, January 23rd, 2015
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Modern Sharjah in focus at global Arab forum in France

Marwan bin Jassim Al Sarkal, CEO of Shurooq The Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) has successfully concluded its participation in a global forum on the ‘Renewal of the Arab World’, organised More...

By Staff writer On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
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Arab consumption of Brazilian beef reaches USD 907 million in 2014

Arab consumption of Brazilian beef reaches USD 907 million in 2014 Brazilian beef exports to Arab countries soared by 8.7 per cent in 2014, with the region consuming USD 907 million worth of beef. Based on the latest More...

By Staff writer On Sunday, January 18th, 2015
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KFAED opens emergency center in Beirut

Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) inagurates emergency center in the Southern Suburb of Beirut The Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) has launched a USD-4.5-million emergency center More...

By Staff writer On Sunday, January 18th, 2015
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Ajman to host ”Economic Identity of Businesswomen in the Arab World Convention”

Ajman to host ”Economic Identity of Businesswomen in the Arab World Convention” Ajman will host the ”Economic Identity of Businesswomen in the Arab World Convention” on 19-20 January, 2015 More...

By Staff writer On Saturday, January 17th, 2015
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Kuwaiti delegation visits KFAED-funded Safi Port in Morocco

Kuwaiti delegation visits KFAED-funded Safi Port in Morocco A delegation of outstanding Kuwaiti female students paid a visit to the project of Port of Safi funded by the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development More...

By Staff writer On Friday, January 16th, 2015
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Lebanese PM meets KFAED delegation

Tammam Salam, Lebanese Prime Minister meets KFAED delegation Lebanese Prime Minister Tammam Salam received here on Thursday a delegation from Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED), led by the Fund’s More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, January 13th, 2015
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United Arab Bank opens new branch in Dubai

United Arab Bank opens new branch in Dubai United Arab Bank, UAB, has announced the opening of its 12th branch in Dubai on Jumeirah Beach Road, extending its network to 31 locations across the UAE. The new branch More...

By Staff writer On Monday, January 12th, 2015
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UAE ranks first among Arab and 22nd globally in Global Investment Indicator

UAE ranks first among Arab and 22nd globally in Global Investment Indicator The UAE ranked in first position among Arab and 22nd position globally in the Global Investment Indicator, which covers the period from More...

By Staff writer On Friday, January 2nd, 2015
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HE Finance Minister Meets Arab Monetary Fund Chief

Ali Shareef Al Emadi, Minister of Finance HE Minister of Finance Ali Shareef Al Emadi on Thursday met Dr. Abdulrahman bin Abdullah Al Hamidy, director general and chairman of the board of the Arab Monetary Fund, More...

By Staff writer On Wednesday, December 31st, 2014
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APICORP: Investments in Arab energy to total $685 billion over next five years

Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (APICORP) Energy capital investments in the Arab world will total $685 billion over the next five years, according to a new report by the Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation More...

By Staff writer On Monday, December 29th, 2014
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18 Arab countries contribute to Arab SMEs Fund

18 Arab countries contribute to Arab SMEs Fund Arab League Deputy Secretary General Ahmad ben Helli said Sunday 18 Arab countries have, up until last May, contributed to the Arab Fund for the Small and Medium-size More...

By Staff writer On Wednesday, December 24th, 2014
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Kuwait lends Mali to renovate airport

Bamako-Senou Airport Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) has signed an agreement with Mali to lend it KD 5.8 million (some USD 20 million). The accord, designed to contribute to funding renovation More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014
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Qatar Takes Over OAPEC Presidency

Dr. Mohammed bin Saleh Al-Sada, Minister of Energy and Industry The State of Qatar has assumed the rotational presidency of the Organization of Arab Exporting Countries (OAPEC) for the year 2015. A press release More...

By Staff writer On Saturday, December 20th, 2014
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OAPEC ministers to meet in Abu Dhabi on Sunday

OAPEC ministers to meet in Abu Dhabi on Sunday The Council of Ministers of the Organisation of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries (OAPEC) will hold its 39th meeting in Abu Dhabi on Sunday. The organisation’s More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, December 16th, 2014
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UASC to open a wholly-owned agency in Switzerland

United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) United Arab Shipping Company (UASC), a leading global shipping company based in the Middle East, announced today that it will open a wholly-owned representation in the Swiss market More...

By Staff writer On Monday, December 15th, 2014
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Oil prices fall to feature high on Arab Energy Conference agenda

Oil prices fall to feature high on Arab Energy Conference agenda The recent sharp slump on oil prices would feature high on the agenda of the upcoming Tenth Arab Energy Conference, to kick off next Sunday in Abu More...

By Staff writer On Sunday, December 14th, 2014
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United Arab Bank opens three new branches in Dubai

United Arab Bank opens three new branches in Dubai United Arab Bank (UAB), has opened three new branches in Dubai, bringing its total number of branches in the UAE to 30. A ribbon cutting ceremony, led by Tony More...

By Staff writer On Wednesday, December 10th, 2014
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Dubai first Arab city to have complete goggle street view service

Dubai first Arab city to have complete goggle street view service Dubai Municipality has announced the arrival of Google Street View in Dubai, a feature by Google Maps that allows users to view and navigate 360 More...

By Staff writer On Sunday, December 7th, 2014
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KFAED chief affirms Kuwait’s continuous support to Egypt

Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) Director General Abdulwahab Al-Bader Saturday affirmed Kuwait’s continued support for Egypt to addressing More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014
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Kuwait finances 8 development projects in Lebanon

Kuwait finances 8 development projects in Lebanon Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) inked an agreement Monday to finance eight small development projects in Lebanon with a total cost of USD 1.21 More...

By Staff writer On Wednesday, November 26th, 2014
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UAE calls for updating mechanisms of Arab Financial Markets

UAE calls for updating mechanisms of Arab Financial Markets The UAE has called on the Arab Financial Markets to further update mechanisms that commensurate with the needs of investors and market conditions through More...

By Staff writer On Saturday, November 22nd, 2014
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UAE envoy participates in Arab-Belgian-Luxembourg Economic Forum

Arab-Belgian-Luxembourg Economic Forum Sulaiman Hamed Al Mazroui, UAE Ambassador to Belgium and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and European Union, took part in the 9th Arab-Belgian-Luxembourg Economic Forum in the More...

By Staff writer On Saturday, November 15th, 2014
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Qatar Chamber Reviews Trade Ties with Russian-Arab Business Council

Qatar Chamber Reviews Trade Ties with Russian-Arab Business Council Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry (QCCI) discussed the strengthening of the joint bilateral cooperation with the delegation of the Russian-Arab More...

By Staff writer On Saturday, November 15th, 2014
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GACIC chief commends Kuwait’s investments in Germany

Abdulaziz Al-Mikhlafi, Secretary General German-Arab Chamber of Industry and Commerce (GACIC) German-Arab Chamber of Industry and Commerce (GACIC) Secretary General Abdulaziz Al-Mikhlafi on Friday praised Kuwait’s More...

By Staff writer On Thursday, November 13th, 2014
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KFAED, Oman sign grant agreement worth USD 1.75 bln

KFAED, Oman sign grant agreement worth USD 1.75 bln The Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) and Oman signed in Muscat on Wednesday a grant agreement whereby the Fund will offer USD.75 billion to finance More...

By Staff writer On Monday, November 10th, 2014
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UASC unveils plans to expand “reefer” business

UASC unveils plans to expand “reefer” business United Arab Shipping Company, UASC, a leading container shipping line and emerging global carrier, plans to make significant investment in new “reefer” More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, November 4th, 2014
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Dubai’s Smart City vision to be showcased at Arab Future Cities summit

Dubai’s Smart City vision to be showcased at Arab Future Cities summit Endorsed by Dubai Municipality, this year’s Arab Future Cities summit in Dubai will see over 350 delegates participating. The two-day conference More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, October 21st, 2014
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Abu Dhabi top innovative Arab Capital

Abu Dhabi top innovative Arab Capital Data analysis from the website (PatentScope) of the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), revealed that Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirates, occupies the More...

By Staff writer On Monday, October 20th, 2014
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Dubai hosts 16th International Forum on Arab Tourism

Dubai hosts 16th International Forum on Arab Tourism Dubai is to host the 16th International Forum on Arab Tourism on October 22nd and 23rd at the JW Marriott Hotel Dubai, which is being organised by the Arab International More...

By Staff writer On Sunday, October 12th, 2014
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Kuwait offers Benin KD 3mln-loan to finance coast protection project

KFAED, Benin Agreement Signing ceremony The Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) has signed an agreement with the government of Benin to finance an ambitious project to protect the east coast of the More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014
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Egg exports from Brazil to Arab countries up 28 per cent

Egg exports from Brazil to Arab countries up 28 per cent Egg exports from Brazil to Arab countries grossed US$ 16.5 million year-to-date through August, up 28per cent from the same period of 2013, according to figures More...

By Staff writer On Saturday, September 20th, 2014
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UAE tops Arab market for Brazilian exports

UAE tops Arab market for Brazilian exports  Brazilian exports to the U.A.E. rose by 13 per cent in the first eight months of this year, compared to the period from January to August 2013, according to figures reported More...

By Staff writer On Monday, September 15th, 2014
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Arab central bank governors meet in Algiers

governors of Arab central banks and monetary institutions in 38th ordinary session The governors of Arab central banks and monetary institutions met here on Sunday for their 38th ordinary session, with Governor More...

By Staff writer On Sunday, September 14th, 2014
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Arab Gulf countries considering unified prices for petroleum products

Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) The six member states of the Cooperation Council of the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC) have considered the possibility of unifying their prices of petroleum products at a recent meeting More...

By Staff writer On Thursday, September 11th, 2014
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Arab Ministerial Economic, Social Council to hold 94th session in Cairo Thursday

Arab Ministerial Economic, Social Council to hold 94th session in Cairo Thursday The Arab economic and social affairs ministers will hold their 94th session at the Arab League headquarters on Thursday with the participation More...

By Staff writer On Monday, September 1st, 2014
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CAEU holds 94th ministerial meeting Sept. 11

Council of Arab Economic Unity (CAEU) The agenda of the Council of Arab Economic Unity (CAEU) 94th ministerial meeting to be held on September 11 comprises various economic issues and will also follow up the decisions More...

By Staff writer On Sunday, August 31st, 2014
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Qatar Business Incubation Center to host 2nd Arab Mobile App Challenge

Qatar Business Incubation Center (QBIC)  Qatar Business Incubation Center (QBIC) has been appointed Qatar country host for the second Arab Mobile App Challenge, enabling it to reach out to talented young entrepreneurs More...

By Staff writer On Friday, August 22nd, 2014
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GCC-Stat and Eurostat Discuss Development of Statistics in the GCC Region

GCC-Stat and Eurostat Discuss Development of Statistics in the GCC Region The Statistical Centre for the Cooperation Council for the Arab Countries of the Gulf (GCC-Stat) recently received a delegation from the More...

By Staff writer On Sunday, August 17th, 2014
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RTA holds quizzes, contests in celebration of Dubai Metro 5th anniversary

Roads and Transport Authority ”RTA” To commemorate the fifth anniversary of the Dubai Metro launch, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has launched through the social media channels (Facebook, Instagram More...

By Staff writer On Friday, August 15th, 2014
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AMF, JICA sign MoU

Abdulrahman bin Abdullah Al Hamidy, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Directors of AMF and Akihiko Tanaka, President of the JICA at the signing ceremony  The Arab Monetary Fund (AMF and The Japan International More...

By Staff writer On Friday, August 15th, 2014
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Kuwaiti FM hosts luncheon banquet for Arab League chief

Acting Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah hosts luncheon banquet for Arab League chief Acting Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah More...

By Staff writer On Wednesday, August 13th, 2014
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Ras Al Khaimah to host fourth annual Arab Aviation and Media Summit

Arab Aviation and Media Summit The 2014 Arab Aviation and Media Summit will be organised in Ras Al Khaima under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras al-Khaimah, More...

By Staff writer On Monday, August 4th, 2014
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Mohamed bin Zayed, Bahraini King discuss bilateral relations, regional developments

U.A.E. , Bahrain His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of U.A.E. Armed Forces, and HM King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain on Sunday More...

By Staff writer On Sunday, August 3rd, 2014
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Arab leaders affirm their support of Tunisia

Tunisia  Several leaders and Prime Ministers of Arab countries voiced their support to Tunisia, in this difficult phase. This came during telephone conversations with Interim Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa, a statement More...

By Staff writer On Sunday, July 27th, 2014
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GCC Chambers Federation participates in Railways Conference in Oman

Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) The Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Arab States will participate in the More...

By Staff writer On Friday, June 20th, 2014
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Arab Economic Forum kicks off in Lebanon

Arab Economic Forum in Lebanon The 22nd annual Arab Economic Forum has kicked off here Thursday, with a Kuwaiti participation alongside a large audience of business leaders, economists, bankers, experts and media More...

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