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Dubai Wholesale City to become the largest trade hub worldwide

The largest global wholesale hub launched today in the UAE, Dubai Wholesale City, is set to span over 550 million sq. feet, with an...

Re-introduction of Iran to global supply chains a mixed blessing for...

Supply chain risk in MENA continued to hover at historically high levels in Q4 2015, with Iran’s imminent re-introduction to global supply chains encouraging...

Emirates SkyCargo to Establish a Second Trade Lane with Iran

Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, is set to increase its cargo capacity to Iran, when Emirates begins its five daily non-stop flights...

UAE best positioned to enjoy potential upside in Iranian trade volumes

Iran has been subject to sanctions since the Islamic Revolution in 1979 and its 36-year isolation may be soon coming to an end. Therefore,...

Dubai is the gateway to wider the Middle East region

Ibrahim Mohamed Aljanahi, Deputy CEO of Jafza, the UAE’s flagship free zone entity, reiterated the strategic importance of Dubai as the hub to access...

Expo 2020 Dubai launches new procurement portal

Expo 2020 Dubai has announced the launch of the Expo 2020 eSourcing portal, an online procurement system that will link all Expo related procurement...

UAE Business Activity Reaches All-Time High

UAE business activity in non-oil private sector has increased, hitting an all-time high this October, shows the latest HSBC UAE Purchasing Managers’ Index. The...

Dubai electronics trade registers 30 percent growth

Dubai electronics trade increased by 30 percent, hitting AED 136 billion, as compared to AED 104 billion for the same period in 2012.

Dubai Exports facilitates five billion dirhams worth of exports

Dubai Exports, the export promotion agency of the Department of Economic Development in Dubai, has closed a highly successful year, facilitating five billion dirhams...

MENA countries expanding tax treaty networks to encourage trade

According to experts at Ernst & Young’s MENA Tax Conference 2012 in London, MENA countries have introduced a number of measures since 2010, to...

Traders in Dubai must display prices of cattle and fresh produce

The Department of Economic Development (DED) has instructed traders in the Central Fruit and Vegetable Market and Cattle Market in Dubai to display prices...

China Sourcing Fairs opens in Dubai

China Sourcing Fairs are exclusively for importers, traders, and volume buyers Global Sources opened opened its 6th annual China Sourcing Fairs in Dubai today to...

Current must-visit events for UAE traders

Made in Korea & China Sourcing Fair Established small and medium sized enterprises and budding entrepreneurs could benefit from exploring the wealth of opportunities presented...

New electronic system for tenders launched

DoF starts publishing its tenders electronically The Department of Finance  recently completed a project to operate electronic tendering systems and electronic registration of suppliers and...

USA Regional Trade Center will officially open in June

Ambassador visits USA Regional Trade Center in Sharjah, UAE to emphasize US Embassy support The United States Ambassador to the UAE, Mr. Michael Corbin, visited...

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...

Electronic System for Goods Monitoring launched in UAE

His Excellency Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansoori, Minister of Economy has launched today during the 1st meeting of the Supreme Committee for Consumer Protection...

MENA trade with Russia, India and China set to grow

MENA trade with US, EU, Japan and Rest of Americas set to lag global average Ernst & Young’s Emerging Markets Forum 2012 projects growing trade...