Confidence about business in Dubai grows among exporters, manufacturers

DED survey shows confidence growing among exporters and manufacturers Quarterly business survey reveals robust optimism leading to third quarter of 2012 Stronger optimism among exporters, manufacturers and a number of retailers gearing for busier days ahead are the highlights of the latest quarterly business survey conducted by the Department of Economic Development (DED) in late […]

Dubai traders seeking solutions in tough times

Prices became uncompetitive, because of increased administrative and operational costs Fierce competition from counterparts in other regions The current global economic downturn could spell potential disaster for businesses, manufacturers, traders and exporters based in Dubai. Whether it’s a minor or a major disaster in 2012, business people remain concerned about their prospects and the business […]

Dubai external trade with foreign countries valued at 235 bln dirhams


Emirate of Dubai’s non-petroleum direct international trade shot up 30% equivalent to more than AED 235 billion in the end of the first quarter this year as compared to 180 billion dirhams in the same period last year and AED 159 billion dirhams during the same period of 2009. Dubai Customs most latest statistics reports […]

Export Assistance Program to give 33% financial support to UAE exporters

UAE-based small and medium enterprises (SMEs) availing the newly launched Export Assistance Program (EAP) can receive up to 33% of financial support relating to their approved expenses concerning export activities as explained in a series of briefing sessions rolled out by Dubai Export Development Corporation (EDC), an agency of the Government of Dubai’s Department of […]

Dubai to boost ICT exports to South Asia


EDC and DIC initiate business matchmaking session coinciding with GITEX Technology Week Dubai Export Development Corporation (EDC), the export promotion & facilitation arm of the Government of Dubai, organised a business matchmaking forum involving more than 70 companies, to enhance the export opportunities of the Emirate’s ICT products and services into South Asia. The forum, […]