GCC urged to free up trade

GCC urged to free up trade

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(Dubai) - Gulf nations will be better able to build a stronger and more competitive bloc once restrictions on cross-border trade are eased, H.H. Sheikh Mohammad, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. Sheikh Mohammad…
World Ports and Trade Summit concludes at Abu Dhabi

World Ports and Trade Summit concludes at Abu Dhabi

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(Abu Dhabi) - The World Ports and Trade Summit 2012, held under the patronage of H.H. General Sheikh Mohammed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi & Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces has concluded at Abu Dhabi. The summit asserted the…
Dubai to issue instant trade licences to investors

Dubai to issue instant trade licences to investors

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(Dubai) - The Dubai Department of Economic Development (DED) is planning to issue instant trade licences to investors under a new ‘120 days hassle free licence' initiative that will be launched this year. The move, which will allow investors…
Global economy on recovery path Lagarde

Global economy on recovery path: Lagarde

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(Beijing) - IMF chief, Christine Lagarde has said that measures taken to fight financial woes in Europe and the US have started to pay off, in a cautiously upbeat assessment of the global economy. Lagarde is attending a high profile forum on…
Europe seals $310 billion Greece bailout

Europe seals $310 billion Greece bailout

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(Brussels) - Eurozone finance ministers have agreed a second bailout for Greece after 13 hours of talks. Greece is to receive loans worth more than 130 billion Euros. In return, Greece will undertake to reduce its debts to 120.5% of its GDP…
Greek cabinet approves EU-IMF bailout deal

Greek cabinet approves EU-IMF bailout deal

(Athens) - Greece’s cabinet has approved a draft bill approving reforms demanded by the EU-IMF troika for a new bailout package worth 130 billion Euros to help the country avoid bankruptcy. The demands required by the troika of the European…
Dubai Chamber receives Jeddah Chamber delegation

Dubai Chamber receives Jeddah Chamber Delegation

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(Dubai) - H.E. Abdul Rahman Saif Al Ghurair, Chairman, Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, recently received a high level Saudi delegation headed by H.E. Mazen M. Baterjee, Vice Chairman, Jeddah Chamber of Commerce and Industry in the presence…
Facebook plans $5bn stock market debut

Facebook plans $5bn stock market debut

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(San Francisco) – Facebook, the world’s largest social network has filed to make $5bn stock market debut that would be Silicon Valley's largest-ever initial public offering. With over 845 million monthly active users, Facebook has said…
Turkish President addresses UAE-Turkey Business Forum

Turkish President addresses UAE-Turkey Business Forum

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(Abu Dhabi) - President of Turkey, Abdullah Gul addressed the UAE-Turkey Business Forum organized by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel. A gathering of 500 businesspersons and officials from both countries…
UAE British Business Women Forum

Emirates Setting New trends at UAE British Business Women Forum

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(London) – UAE British Business Women Forum was held at London hosted by Arab-British Chamber of Commerce (A-BCC), in partnership with the Emirates Business Women Council. A-BCC secretary general and chief executive officer, Dr Afnan Al…

So French So Good : Celebrating French Gastronomy

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(Dubai 25th October 2011).  The Consul General of France in Dubai, H.E Eric Giraud-Telme in association with Alliance Francaise and the French Trade Commission UBIFRANCE hosted the an event in Dubai to celebrate French Gastronomy entitled…

Prime Minister attends World Economic Forum

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WAM Abu Dhabi, Oct 10th, 2011 (WAM)--His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, attended the opening address at the World Economic Forum's 2011 Summit…

Chief Executive of Isle of Man Economic Department meets his UAE counterpart in Dubai

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(Dubai)  The Chief Executive of the Isle of Man Economic Department, Mr. Colin Kniveton, who is on a two day official visit to the UAE visited the Dubai Economic Department where he was received by the Director General of the Dubai Economic…

Government of Isle of Man and UAE agree to expand Economic Relations

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(Dubai) Mr. Colin Kniveton, The Chief Executive of Economic Department of the Government of Isle of Man called on the UAE Central Bank and held wide ranging discussions with senior official of the government of UAE with a view to further expanding…