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UAE’s Biggest SME Festival ‘dream Station’ To Commence 27 February

Dubai’s high-potential SMEs, thought-leaders and decision-makers will convene for two weeks for the biggest entrepreneurial festival in the UAE, Dream Station, set to run...

UNCTAD World Investment Forum 2020 to Take Place in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi to host United Nations forum on investment and technology for sustainable development This December 6-10, Abu Dhabi will welcome government leaders, global CEOs...

Kuwait’s retail sector remains robust, bucking regional trend

Report gives sector-level analysis across residential, retail, office, industrial and hospitality property Includes pricing research and analysis of real estate trends in Kuwait...

Consumer Spending in Islamic Economy Sectors Totals US$2.2 Trillion

Islamic economy registers 5.2 per cent growth over previous year UAE ranks first across five of seven Islamic economy sectors Investments in Islamic...

UAE Safe Haven for Investors

Investors' trust in the UAE business environment reflects the country's resilient and diversified economy, said His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice...

The Legacy of Expo 2020 Will Expand Well Beyond, Say Experts

An interesting panel discussion on Business Beyond 2020 has taken place at the 10th Annual GM Conference by Hozpitality Group. Mr. Laurent A. Voivenel,...

Economic Confidence in GCC Remains Stable despite VAT Adoption

Confidence in the Middle East is stable, even with the adoption of VAT in the GCC, according to the latest edition of the Global...

Sheikh Mohammed Unconcerned by Regional Tension

High Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai has said that regional...

Middle East Faces Significant Challenges to International Business

67% believe administrative processes of other countries are a barrier to opportunities  75% feel limited by the opportunities within the region at least...

Saudi Economic Transformation ‘Unstoppable’ Says BofA

Saudi Arabia’s economic transformation will be “unstoppable” and there has already been a positive shift in the Kingdom’s business culture, according to a top...

CNN’s Marketplace Middle East Uncovers DIFC’s Central Role

On this month’s episode of ‘Marketplace Middle East’, John Defterios interviews Arif Amiri, CEO of Dubai’s International Financial Centre Authority (DIFC), to discover more...

Business Activity in Dubai Improves; Jobs Creation Marginal

The improvements in the overall business conditions in Dubai’s non-oil private sector gathered steam in June, with the seasonally adjusted Emirates NBD Dubai Economy...

What Does Dubai’s Rising Cost of Living Mean for the City?

Dubai has long been a popular destination for tourists and mobile workers alike. With a strong economy and numerous opportunities for those looking for...

IMF Forecasts Slow Growth in Developing Nations

The International Monetary Fund warned on Tuesday about persistently slow growth in developing economies. These countries will not soon regain the high rates of...

Rebound in business conditions across Dubai private sector

A return to growth was recorded across all three key sub-sectors monitored by the survey of Emirates NBD in March. Travel & tourism was...

IMF: UAE economy maintains strong growth due to prudent financial policies

While oil-exporting countries face significant challenges as result of global economic turbulence and falling oil prices; the UAE continues to achieve new levels of...

UAE’s non-oil private sector growth modestly increased in February

The UAE's non-oil privates sector showed a modest growth last month with output rising at a marginally faster rate, according to the Emirates NBD...

UAE GDP to grow more than 3.5 percent in 2015

Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy, said the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the UAE is predicted to grow more than 3.5...