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Posted: 08-08-2011
UAE. Emirates, Dubai's flagship carrier, said the European Union's planned carbon emission scheme may cost it as much as US$1 billion over 10 years, as it joined others airlines in objecting to the tax. From January, airlines flying to or from Europe will have to buy permits from the EU's emissions trading scheme (ETS) for 15% of the carbon emissions produced during the entire flight. "It (the scheme) will have a very significant impact on Emirates," Andrew Parker, Emirates' senior vice president for industry and environmental affairs, said at a conference in Dubai. "It's safe to assume som
Posted: April 28, 2015
UAE. Only nine per cent of UAE-based companies host their online content locally.
Posted: April 28, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. The Barcelona-based family-owned fashion and fragrance business reported Profit Before Tax representing 16% of Net Revenues, similar to 2013. Net Income was up 0.8% to 177 million euros.
Posted: April 28, 2015
UAE. C3 - Consult and Coach for a Cause is hosting a workshop on Marketing strategies for entrepreneurs on 16th of May at the incubator in5 Innovation Centre, in Dubai's Knowledge Village.
Posted: April 27, 2015
LEBANON. The bank maintained a solid financial performance in the first quarter of 2015, posting an increase in its unaudited consolidated Net Profit by 6.7% compared to the same period of last year.
Posted: April 27, 2015
UAE. The Dubai Chamber CSR Label has been designed to provide a diagnostic framework, learning and development tool that will help to refine and improve CSR strategy, policies and practices in the UAE.
Posted: April 27, 2015
UAE. 80% of senior managers use personal mobile devices at work but only 10% adopt appropriate security measures to protect their data.
Posted: April 27, 2015
UAE. The landmark event will engage key stakeholders from the public and private sectors in an intense debate dedicated to creating a new SME agenda.
Posted: April 27, 2015
UAE. Regional organizations should work closely with trusted advisors to handle changes in storage needs generated by IoT, says Condo Protego.
Posted: April 27, 2015
UAE. Temptations of UAE lifestyle make financial guidance essential for long-term planning, warns Nexus Group.
Posted: April 26, 2015
UAE. With the overall cost of living in parts of the UAE expected to rise, the availability of affordable housing stock and viable financing for this type of housing is becoming more important than ever.
Posted: April 25, 2015
BAHRAIN. Globalization for MENA exchanges is now about putting roots at home as opposed to global mergers; IPOs were the name of the game, ETFs are the new market reality now.
Posted: April 25, 2015
UAE. Survey shows that users in the UAE often take the easy way out when creating and storing their passwords. Only 20% of users create a separate password for each account while 5% of respondents use special password storage software.
Posted: April 25, 2015
UAE. Visa to bring global payments expertise to merchants, acquirers and partners in MENA region; Retailers meet to put spotlight on evolving retail ecosystem driven by innovative payment technologies and data based customer insight.
Posted: April 25, 2015
UAE. Ahead of the World Trade Organisations (WTO) next Ministerial Meeting, Global Trade Development Week (GTDW) will host a roundtable for discussion of WTO issues.
Posted: April 24, 2015
UAE. Hareb Al Darmaki, Executive Direcor Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, named as member of the Advisory Council; The Institute funds cutting edge research and fosters high level discussion aimed at better meeting the investment challenge.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: April 28, 2015
UAE. GCC wages are set to rise at an average of 5% in 2015, rebounding from a brief dip to 4.8% last year, according to Towers Watson; Growing inflation translates into pressure for all.
date:Posted: April 28, 2015
UAE. As banks address new capital regulatory requirements and slow balance sheet growth, a new global study on alternative channels for capital from shadow banking provides a unique investor perspective on what it will take for these financing vehicles to take hold and support economic growth.
date:Posted: April 28, 2015
UAE. The report presents the demand-supply dynamics of the GCC food industry across its countries and major food categories; Food demand in the GCC is driven by several factors including a growing population base, increasing affluence and rising tourist inflow.
UAE. As banks address new capital regulatory requirements and slow balance sheet growth, a new global study on alternative channels for capital from shadow banking provides a unique investor perspective on what it will take for these financing vehicles to take hold and support economic growth.
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