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By Staff writer On Tuesday, November 24th, 2015
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UAE Ministry of Economy sign MoU with GE

The UAE Ministry of Economy and General Electric (NYSE: GE ) on Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen the culture of localised innovation, and inspire UAE government employees with deep More...

By Staff writer On Friday, November 20th, 2015
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Economy, Commerce Ministry Holds Seminar on New Commercial Companies Law

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce has organized a seminar on public shareholding companies under the new law on commercial companies as part of a series of seminars on the new law. The seminar aimed to shed the More...

By Staff writer On Sunday, November 15th, 2015
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Ministry of Economy Publishes Automotive Sector Survey

Ministry of Economy and Commerce published Saturday a survey it has done last October on customer satisfaction at the automotive sector of the State of Qatar. More than 4,000 participants took part in the survey. The More...

By Staff writer On Saturday, November 14th, 2015
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Economy Minister Meets U.S. Special Rep.

Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohamed Al-Thani, Minister of Economy and Commerce HE Minister of Economy and Commerce Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohamed Al-Thani on Thursday met Scott Nathan, U.S. State Department’s More...

By Staff Writer On Friday, November 13th, 2015
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The economist view from Euler Hermes

Speaking at the 2015 International Trade Observatory summit in Dubai, Ludovic Subran, Euler Hermes chief economist, urged delegates to speak to an economist, before forming an opinion on the news stories. On behalf More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, October 27th, 2015
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Ministry of Economy Recalls Toyota Sequoia Models

Toyota Sequoia The Ministry of Economy and Commerce has recalled the 2008-2010 models of Toyota Sequoia to update the electronic system of smart stop in the vehicle which reduces the acceleration of the engine gradually More...

By Staff writer On Wednesday, October 21st, 2015
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International Trade Center Chief Lauds Qatar as Model for Free Economy

Arancha Gonzalez, (ITC) Executive Director International Trade Center (ITC) Executive Director Arancha Gonzalez has hailed Qatar as a model for free economy that is linked to innovation and international partnerships. Speaking More...

By Staff Writer On Tuesday, September 8th, 2015
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Tehran to sign $100bn energy deals

Lifting of sanctions on Iran will lead to drastic changes as Iranian businesses open to regional and global markets. The Opportunity Iran 2015 report by MEED reveals that Tehran will have $100bn worth of energy More...

By Melanie Mingas On Saturday, August 1st, 2015
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Dubai creative industry boost credited to political vision

Multiculturalism and shared political vision have been hailed as key driving forces between the establishment and growth of the creative industries in the UAE. Speaking at a panel discussion in London, Cyril Zammit, More...

By Staff writer On Sunday, February 15th, 2015
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HE Prime Minister, Minister of Economy Review 2014 Economic Successes

HE Prime Minister, Minister of Economy Review 2014 Economic Successes With HE Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani and HE Minister of Economy and Commerce Sheikh Ahmed More...

By Staff writer On Sunday, February 15th, 2015
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Economy Minister receives US Ambassador

Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy, has discussed with the U.S. Ambassador to the UAE, Barbara A. Leaf, ways to enhance joint cooperation and develop More...

By Staff writer On Friday, January 30th, 2015
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Economy Minister Aspires to Further Cooperation with Germany

Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohamed Al-Thani, Minister of Economy and Commerce Qatar aspires to achieve further economic cooperation with Germany, HE Minister of Economy and Commerce Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin More...

By Staff writer On Thursday, January 29th, 2015
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Minister of Economy Meets Italian Minister of Economic Development

Minister of Economy Meets Italian Minister of Economic Development HE Minister of Economy and Commerce Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohamed Al-Thani met Wednesday with Italy’s Minister of Economic Development More...

By Staff writer On Thursday, January 29th, 2015
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MoE official receives Canadian trade delegation

Abdullah Al Saleh, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Economy for Foreign Trade Abdullah Al Saleh, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Economy for Foreign Trade, received a Canadian delegation led by Martin Zablocki, More...

By Staff writer On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015
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Minister of Economy Meets Head of London Financial District

Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohammed Al-Thani , Minister of Economy and Commerce with Lord Alderman Alan Yarrow, Head of the City of London HE the Minister of Economy and Commerce Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohammed More...

By Staff writer On Sunday, January 25th, 2015
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Minister of Economy and Commerce Meets Heads of Major World Companies

Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohammed Al-Thani,Minister of Economy and Commerce with Richard Haythornthwaite, Chairman and Director of MasterCard HE the Minister of Economy and Commerce Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin More...

By Staff writer On Saturday, January 24th, 2015
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Minister of Economy Holds Meetings at Davos

Minister Ahmet Davutoglu , Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu with Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohamed Al-Thani, Minister of Economy and Commerce Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu met Friday with HE Minister More...

By Staff writer On Friday, January 23rd, 2015
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conomy and Commerce Minister Highlights Qatar Experience in Supporting Private Sector

Economy and Commerce Minister Highlights Qatar Experience in Supporting Private Sector HE the Minister of Economy and Commerce Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim Al -Thani has underlined Qatar’s successful experience More...

By Staff writer On Sunday, January 18th, 2015
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Average oil price likely to be USD 80-85 in 2015

oil Average world oil price is predicted to be in the vicinity of USD 80-85 per barrel in 2015, according to a recent economic report. To prove that, the current dip in oil prices could push global economic growth More...

By Staff writer On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015
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UAE Energy Minister: Slump in world oil prices will not impact UAE economy, OPEC has no plan to cut output

Suhail bin Mohammed Faraj Faris Al Mazrouei, UAE Energy Minister Slump in world oil prices will have no impact on the UAE’s vibrant economy, Suhail bin Mohammed Faraj Faris Al Mazrouei, the UAE Minister of More...

By Staff writer On Friday, January 9th, 2015
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Role of private sector crucial in Kuwaiti-Iranian economic ties

Role of private sector crucial in Kuwaiti-Iranian economic ties Emphasis on the role of the private sector in pushing along bilateral economic relations between Iran and Kuwait cannot be overstated, said Iranian More...

By Staff writer On Sunday, December 21st, 2014
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DIEDC signs agreement with Thomson Reuters to Develop Global Islamic Economy Portal

Thomson Reuters Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre (DIEDC) has signed an agreement with Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading provider of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, to develop More...

By Staff writer On Saturday, December 20th, 2014
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Sound economic planning and stable government policies place UAE economy on continuous growth

Sound economic planning and stable government policies place UAE economy on continuous growth Sound economic planning and stable government policies have ensured that the UAE economy will continue to grow at a steady More...

By Staff writer On Wednesday, December 17th, 2014
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UAE Economic Outlook forum highlights prospects and march towards knowledge economy

UAE Economic Outlook forum Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, the second annual UAE Economic Outlook 2015 More...

By Staff writer On Wednesday, December 17th, 2014
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UAE economy is projected to grow 4.5% in 2014: Al Mansouri

Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy The UAE economy is expected to grow at an average of 4.5 percent in 2014 and that oil contribution to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is projected to be around 30 percent, More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, December 16th, 2014
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Kuwait eyes bigger role for SMEs in national economy

Anas Al-Saleh, Kuwait’s Minister of Finance Minister of Finance Anas Al-Saleh said Monday that the Kuwaiti government is looking forwards to expanding the contribution of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, December 16th, 2014
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Dubai Chamber Roundtable focuses on Leadership in the Islamic Economy

Dubai Chamber Roundtable focuses on Leadership in the Islamic Economy Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, in cooperation with Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre (DIEDC) and strategic partner Thomson Reuters, More...

By Staff writer On Sunday, December 14th, 2014
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QNB Group: Qatar’s Economy to Remain Resilient to Lower Oil Prices

Qatar’s Economy to Remain Resilient to Lower Oil Prices Qatar’s economy is expected to remain resilient to lower oil prices. The international oil market has experienced significant adjustment in recent More...

By Staff writer On Saturday, December 13th, 2014
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Lebanon lauds His Highness Amir initiative in support of SMEs

Alain Hakim, Lebanese Minister of Economy and Trade Lebanese Minister of Economy and Trade Alain Hakim affirmed Friday the importance of initiative of His Highness the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber More...

By Staff writer On Friday, December 12th, 2014
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UAE is now on the verge of being ranked as one of the top 10 economies in the world: Professor Xavier Sala-I-Martin

Professor Xavier Sala-I-Martin UAE is now on the verge of being ranked as one of the top 10 economies in the world, Professor Xavier Sala-I-Martin, world renowned economist and the mind behind the Global Competitiveness More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, December 9th, 2014
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The Saudi Fuel Economy Standard is a Pioneering Model for The Level of Government Achievement

International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) The International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) has commended the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on its success in issuing the Saudi Corporate Average Fuel More...

By Staff writer On Monday, December 8th, 2014
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DIEDC launches ‘State of the Global Islamic Economy Report’ and ‘Global Islamic Economy Indicator 2014/2015’

DIEDC launches ‘State of the Global Islamic Economy Report’ and ‘Global Islamic Economy Indicator 2014/2015’ The 2014-2015 report estimates that global expenditure of Muslim consumers on food and lifestyle More...

By Staff writer On Thursday, December 4th, 2014
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PM: Government Committed to Implementing HH the Emir’s Directives to Push Economy Movement Effectively

Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani, Prime Minister and Minister of Interior HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani has confirmed the government’s More...

By Staff writer On Sunday, November 30th, 2014
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Moroccan Prime Minister Meets Minister of Economy and Trade

Abdelilah Benkirane, Morocco Prime Minister and Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohammed Al-Thani, Minister of Economy and Trade Moroccan Prime Minister Abdelilah Benkirane has met with HE the Minister of Economy and Trade More...

By Staff writer On Sunday, November 23rd, 2014
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Economy Minister Inaugurates Final Design of Qatar Pavilion for Milan Expo 2015

Economy Minister Inaugurates Final Design of Qatar Pavilion for Milan Expo 2015 HE Minister of Economy and Trade Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohammed Al -Thani inaugurated here this morning the final design of the More...

By Staff writer On Sunday, November 23rd, 2014
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HE Minister of Economy Attends Expo Milano 2015

Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohammed Al-Thani, Minister of Economy Attends Expo Milano 2015 HE Minister of Economy and Commerce Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohammed Al-Thani expressed Saturday his delight at participating More...

By Staff writer On Sunday, November 16th, 2014
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Gold prices turn bullish

Gold Gold prices significantly rose reaching USD 1,189 per ounce at trades’ closing the past week. SABAYIKS Gold Kuwait company said in a report issued on Sunday that previous forecast anticipated that the More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, November 11th, 2014
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Abu Dhabi’s economy in a booming stage with new projects unfolding in oil and gas

Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi’s economy is in a booming stage with new projects unfolding in the oil and gas sector of the emirate, transforming the capital city into a major regional hub of economic and industrial More...

By Staff writer On Monday, November 3rd, 2014
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Djibouti seeks closer ties with Arabs

Djibouti seeks closer ties with Arabs Djibouti’s visiting Minister of Finance and Economy Elias Musa said here on Sunday his country is willing to bolster and consolidate cooperation with Arab countries. Hailing More...

By Staff writer On Friday, October 31st, 2014
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Crude oil prices dropped by more than 27 pct since June

Crude oil prices dropped by more than 27 pct since June Oil prices have dropped by 27 percent since last June, the lowest in four years on a combination of weak global oil demand and a supply glut in the North Atlantic, More...

By Staff writer On Thursday, October 30th, 2014
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Qatari Investments in UK More than GBP30 Billion

Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohammed Al-Thani, Minister of Economy and Commerce HE Minister of Economy and Commerce Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohammed Al-Thani said that the United Kingdom is one of the main attractions More...

By Staff writer On Monday, October 27th, 2014
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Aluminum ingot exports to India will not face safeguard duty or compensation fees: Ministry of Economy

Aluminum ingot exports to India will not face safeguard duty or compensation fees: Ministry of Economy The Ministry of Economy has announced that its intensive efforts have resulted in concluding the Indian authorities’ More...

By Staff writer On Saturday, October 25th, 2014
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Qatari Minister of Economy and Trade Visits Iran

Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohammed Al -Thani , Qatar’s Minister of Economy and Trade and Eshaq Jahangiri Kouhshahi, First Vice President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Qatar’s Minister of Economy More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, October 21st, 2014
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Al Etihad Credit Bureau CEO stresses importance of GCC credit bureaux collaboration to strengthen regional economy

Marwan Ahmad Lutfi, CEO of Al Etihad Credit Bureau Marwan Ahmad Lutfi, CEO of Al Etihad Credit Bureau, AECB, the U.A.E. federal government company mandated to implement and operate a credit reporting system across More...

By Staff writer On Sunday, October 19th, 2014
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QNB Group: Is the World Economy Heading for the Great Deflation

QNB Group: Is the World Economy Heading for the Great Deflation A significant decline in commodity prices in recent weeks coupled with a worsening global economic outlook and major corrections in global equity markets More...

By Staff writer On Friday, October 17th, 2014
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Al Mansouri: UAE Economy is most integrated into global economy

Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, U.A.E.’s Minister of Economy The U.A.E.’s Minister of Economy, Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, said the World Investment Forum (WIF), organised by the United Nations Conference More...

By Staff writer On Monday, October 13th, 2014
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Ministry of Economy leads UAE delegation to UNCTAD World Investment Forum

UNCTAD World Investment Forum Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy, is leading a high-level UAE delegation to the World Investment Forum organised by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development More...

By Staff writer On Friday, October 10th, 2014
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Ministry of Economy, Abu Dhabi DED and Khalifa Fund facilitate participation of UAE SMEs at China Import and Export Fair

China Import and Export Fair (Canton Fair). The Ministry of Economy, in collaboration with Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (DED) and the Khalifa Fund, is facilitating the participation of more than More...

By Staff writer On Thursday, October 9th, 2014
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International and local partners pledge support for 10th WIEF

10th World Islamic Economic Forum Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the WIEF Foundation, organisers of the 10th World Islamic Economic Forum, have announced that a number of sponsors and partners have come More...

By Staff writer On Sunday, September 28th, 2014
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Economy and Commerce Minister Commends Qatar-US Relations

Economy and Commerce Minister Commends Qatar-US Relations HE the Minister of Economy and Commerce Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohammed Al-Thani has praised the evolving relations between Qatar and the United States, More...

By Staff writer On Saturday, September 27th, 2014
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Minister of Economy and Commerce Reviews Investment Opportunities in Qatar

Minister of Economy and Commerce Reviews Investment Opportunities in Qatar HE the Minister of Economy and Commerce Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim Al-Thani reviewed today with presidents and directors of major American More...

By Staff writer On Thursday, September 25th, 2014
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World Green Economy Summit returns to Dubai for second year in April 2015

World Green Economy Summit returns to Dubai for second year in April 2015 Al Tayer also highlighted some of the key WGES 2015 participants at the press conference, including; Kandeh K. Yumkella, the United Nations More...

By Staff writer On Thursday, September 25th, 2014
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Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre to launch State of Global Islamic Economy Report 2014

Mohammed Abdullah Al Gergawi, Chairman of the DIEDC Board The Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre, DIEDC, in partnership with Thomson Reuters, has announced the date for the launch of its State of the Global More...

By Staff writer On Saturday, September 20th, 2014
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Ministry of Economy, US Trade Representative Office discuss trade cooperation

US Trade Representative Office discuss trade cooperation WITH u.a.e. Ministry of Economy Juma Mohammed Al Kit, Assistant Undersecretary of Ministry of Economy for Foreign Trade, and Jason Buntin, Director for Europe More...

By Staff writer On Thursday, September 18th, 2014
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Economy and Trade Minister Praises Strong Relations with Germany

Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohammed Al-Thani, Minister of Economy and Trade speaking at the Qatari-German Economic Forum HE Minister of Economy and Trade Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohammed Al-Thani stressed Monday More...

By Staff writer On Thursday, September 4th, 2014
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Al Mansouri:UAE’s progress in GCR demonstrates strong will and determination for success

Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy affirmed that the UAE would have not made the successive landmark achievements globally if it had not for the far-sighted More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014
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Dubai Silicon Oasis supports Islamic Economy Initiative

Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority ( DSOA ) Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority ( DSOA ), the regulatory body for Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO), the integrated free zone technology park, today announced its plans to provide support More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014
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Fujairah Chamber discusses economic cooperation with Sudan

Fujairah Chamber of Commerce and Industry Ahmad Mohammed Mubarak, Chairman of the Board of the Fujairah Chamber of Commerce and Industry has underlined U.A.E.’s keenness to support and enhance its economic More...

By Staff writer On Sunday, August 31st, 2014
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QNB: Qatar’s Real Estate Prices Still Remain within Fundamentals

Qatar, Doha Qatar’s real estate prices continue to reach record highs. According to the Real Estate Price Index (REPI) published by the Qatar Central Bank (QCB), average prices for land, commercial and residential More...

By Staff writer On Saturday, August 30th, 2014
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KFH maintains positive outlook for construction industry

Kuwaiti Finance House The Kuwaiti Finance House, in a fresh report, has maintained a positive outlook for the Kuwaiti construction industry, on the back of strong domestic demand in the economy and a pick-up in More...

By Staff writer On Saturday, August 23rd, 2014
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Jordan faces multiple challenges – King Abdullah II

King Abdullah II, Jordan King Abdullah II, of Jordan said Thursday his country needs a clear-cut strategy to achieve sustainable socio-economic development and address the current multiple challenges. “Such More...

By Staff writer On Sunday, August 17th, 2014
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Long-Term View Vital to Assess Impact of World Cup on Economy

QNB Assessing the economic merits of hosting a major international sports tournament needs a long-term view, says a new QNB Group report released here Saturday. Hosts of 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar could benefit from More...

By Staff writer On Monday, August 11th, 2014
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QNB Group: Global Economy Continues to Stumble

QNB The global economy continues to stumble along. According to the latest IMF World Economic Outlook (WEO) published on July 24, global economic growth slowed to an annual rate of 2.7% in Q1 2014, well below the More...

By Staff writer On Wednesday, August 6th, 2014
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Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre launches Global Islamic Economy Summit 2013 Report

The Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre, DIEDC, in partnership with Thomson Reuters and the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, has launched a report outlining key findings from the Global Islamic Economy More...

By Staff writer On Tuesday, August 5th, 2014
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Dubai Customs partners with Global Trade Development Week

Global Trade Development Week 2014 in dubai Under the patronage of Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, U.A.E. Minister of Economy, the up-coming Global Trade Development Week 2014, the world’s largest trade facilitation, More...

By Staff writer On Saturday, August 2nd, 2014
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U.S. adds 209,000 jobs in July, unemployment up to 6.2 pct

The U.S. economy The U.S. economy added 209,000 jobs in July for the sixth straight month and the first time that this happened since 1997, official data showed Friday. The Department of Labor showed that total More...

By Staff writer On Friday, August 1st, 2014
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1114 industrial facilities work in 8 activities

Kuwait, Public Authority for Industry Kuwait depends on the industrial sector to diversify and develop local economy by providing needs for workers and meeting demands of the facilities. Statistics of Public Authority More...

By Staff writer On Sunday, July 27th, 2014
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Ministry of Economy and Commerce Intensifies Inspection before Eid al-Fitr

inspection campaign by The Ministry of Economy and Commerce The Ministry of Economy and Commerce announced today that it has intensified inspection campaigns on much of the stuffs and commodities that enjoy demand More...

By Staff writer On Wednesday, July 9th, 2014
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Bahrain economy expected to grow by 2.8 pcnt this year

Bahrain Bahrain’s economy is expected to grow by 2.8 percent this year, thanks to growth in the oil sector and stability of the non-oil sector, a report by the National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) said on Tuesday. “Growth More...

By Staff writer On Wednesday, June 18th, 2014
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Green Economy Roadmap for Qatar Launched

ICC Green Economy Roadmap  The International Chamber of Commerce Qatar (ICC Qatar) has launched the ICC Green Economy Roadmap and Energy and Environment Commission during a seminar jointly hosted by ICC Qatar and More...

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