Past News April 2015

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Expo 2020 Dubai launches procurement portal

Tue, 28 April, 2015

Expo 2020 Dubai has launched an eSourcing portal. The portal, which is an online procurement system, will link all Expo related procurement operations and enable the quick deployment of tender opportunities openly to the global business company. The procurement portal can be accessed at https://esource.expo2020dubai.ae.Source Gulf News...

Medical tourism and the pharmaceutical indust...

Mon, 20 April, 2015

According to the Ministry of Labour statistics, the private health sector’s labour force grew by more than a quarter last year. The Ministry of Health has told 7DAYS?that the value of the UAE pharmaceutical sector currently stands at Dhs5 billion – and is expected to increase 13 per cent by 2018. The Dubai Health Authority said that medical...

UAE ranks 16th globally in exports, says WTO

Mon, 20 April, 2015

According to World Trade Organisation’s report on International Trade Trends, UAE ranks 16th among global exporters and is the number one market for merchandise exports in the Mena region. The WTO report shows in imports, UAE ranks 19th and is the most important market for merchandise imports in Mena. UAE merchandise exports reached $359 bill...

GCC states agree on formulating framework of ...

Mon, 06 April, 2015

According to a Gulf News article, Under-Secretaries of the Ministries of Economy and Finance of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states have in their 46th meeting in Doha agreed to formulate a general framework for the introduction of value added tax (VAT). The Kuwaiti News Agency, KUNA, has quoted the Under-Secretary of Kuwait’s Finance...

BBG Strengthens Its Platinum Sponsor Portfoli...

Wed, 01 April, 2015

Links Group, a company formation specialist, has confirmed a 12-month sponsorship agreement with the British Business Group Dubai and Northern Emirates. The deal sees Links Group join Emirates Group, HSBC, Jumeirah, Motivate and AIG as BBG’s sixth Platinum sponsor. Links Group specialises in business services for companies and individuals es...