Past News March 2015

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UAE drafting law for 100 percent foreign owne...

Mon, 30 March, 2015

According to a report from Reuters, the UAE Minister of Economy said at a conference, the UAE is at an advanced stage of drafting a foreign investment law to allow 100 percent foreign ownership of businesses in some sectors. Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri did not specify in which sectors the government would permit full foreign ownership of compa...

Dubai’s foreign trade worth Dh1.331tr in 20...

Tue, 24 March, 2015

Dubai’s foreign trade grew 0.15 per cent to Dh1.331 trillion in 2014, up from Dh1.329 trillion in 2013, according to a statement from the Dubai government.  Imports accounted for Dh845 billion last year, while exports and re-exports were valued at Dh114 billion and Dh372 billion, respectively. Direct trade accounted for Dh818.8 billi...

Lubna Qassim, BBG Director UAE Alliances appo...

Thu, 19 March, 2015

  Dubai: His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has issued Decree No. (6) of 2015 forming the board of Dubai Women Establishment (DWE). The decree was issued by Shaikh Mohammad in his capacity as Ruler of Dubai.   Sha...

Sharjah ranked among world’s top 10 small a...

Wed, 18 March, 2015

Sharjah has been ranked among the top ten small and medium-sized cities in the world in the Global Cities of the Future index for 2014/15, produced by FDI Intelligence, a division of the Financial Times Ltd. The judgement was made using a composite of data related to economic potential, business friendliness, human capital, lifestyle, cost e...

Congratulations to the winners of the BBG Ann...

Mon, 16 March, 2015

Individual 1st Place  – Hayden Cryer 2nd Place – Chris Smerdon 3rd Place –Paul Maycock Team 1st Place –Robert Barker, Marcus Dudley, Hayden Edgtton, Gary Smith 2nd Place - Will Irwin, Sven Wiedenhaupt, Keith Fernandes, Anna Fernandes 3rd Place  – Noel O’Leary, Alex Wilson, Richard Bradstock, Tony Jordo...

Dubai top city in the Middle East for quality...

Sun, 08 March, 2015

Dubai ranked first in the Middle East and Africa region for quality of living, according to a new report by human resources consultancy Mercer. The 2015 Quality of Living report, which ranks 230 cities, indicates that Dubai was ranked 74th globally, having dropped one spot from 2014. Dubai ranked first in economic dynamism, third in overall ...

Dubai launches new campaign to build awarenes...

Mon, 02 March, 2015

The government has launched a new campaign aimed at building awareness of Expo 2020 Dubai, which includes a competition to design a new logo for the event. The UAE-wide community engagement campaign, called “For Everyone”, will further familiarise the public to Expo 2020 and the history of World Expos through a series of interactive init...