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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: September 17, 2014
UAE. "Our target is to look to interoperability in the whole region and to make our railways operate across the whole system. We also need to have the operational structure that will fit together."
Posted: September 17, 2014
QATAR. The 3rd Euromoney Qatar Conference will take place from 24-25 November in Doha.
Posted: September 17, 2014
BAHRAIN. "These properties provide significant diversification across product types and tenants and are located in fast-growing markets with strong demand generators."
Posted: September 17, 2014
UAE. Overall property market shows resilience, ahead of activity and buyer sentiment in last quarter of 2014.
Posted: September 17, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. Five year programme to encourage a new generation of creative leaders in growth markets; First cohort of Abraaj RCA Innovation Scholars originate from India, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Thailand and Turkey.
Posted: September 17, 2014
UAE. Unparalleled initiative focusing on opening up borders for Arab entrepreneurs to do business.
Posted: September 17, 2014
UAE. Retail construction will increase to meet demand and other GCC countries benefit from retail ripple effect, says new report.
Posted: September 16, 2014
UAE. Four Communications, part of the Four Communications Group, which has offices in London, Abu Dhabi and Dubai, has made an offer to acquire 100% of Consolidated PR Limited.
Posted: September 16, 2014
UAE. Virgin Mobile Central and Eastern Europe is an early-stage Mobile Virtual Network Operator providing innovative, affordable broadband mobile services to the youth and aspires to be the leading youth lifestyle and consumer-champion brand in the region.
Posted: September 16, 2014
UAE. US$117 million contract awarded to Raytheon; TALON will provide increased precision in the battlespace.
Posted: September 16, 2014
SAUDI ARABIA. A total of more than 80 megaprojects each worth at least US$1 billion, are under way or planned for completion by 2030.
Posted: September 16, 2014
UAE. For healthcare providers, patient engagement is the primary focus for cutting costs, reducing re-admissions, and preventing future expenses, as well as ensuring a seamless experience for all customer enquiries.
Posted: September 16, 2014
KUWAIT. Clients can now open gold accounts and implement selling and purchasing transactions; Service plays a significant role in the innovation of sharia-compliant products as well as in the diversification of investments.
Posted: September 16, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. "The Agenda" compiles results from 260 CEOs in Africa and includes insights from business and public sector leaders from 18 countries.
Posted: September 15, 2014
UAE. eZayed Real Estate launches today. The new platform allows for both physical and online bidding on real estate -- something new to the region.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: September 21, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. Against the backdrop of a rising dollar, uneven developments in global economic growth and interest rates commodities suffered broad-based selling across most sectors.
date:Posted: September 21, 2014
UAE. Average residential rents dipped marginally by 1% during Q3 this year; Office rents across the CBD area remained unchanged while secondary locations grew by 3% quarter-on-quarter; Average villa rents have witnessed a single digit growth of around 8%.
date:Posted: September 19, 2014
KUWAIT. The global Islamic finance industry reached approx. US$1.9 trillion in assets as at end 1H2014; The report analyses the role of Islamic finance in supporting economic growth.
UAE. Average residential rents dipped marginally by 1% during Q3 this year; Office rents across the CBD area remained unchanged while secondary locations grew by 3% quarter-on-quarter; Average villa rents have witnessed a single digit growth of around 8%.
INTERNATIONAL. Bitcoin has followed a volatile path to growing acceptance since its creation in 2009; In this interview finance expert Arturo Bris analyses the risks associated with bitcoin.
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