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Posted: 25-07-2011
UAE. The Islamic finance industry is pegged to grow at 15%-20% per year. 63% of Islamic finance institutions are in the Middle East, controlling more than 50% of Islamic banking assets. These statistics were discussed at the recently concluded first ever Oman Islamic Banking Conference. “Oman’s move to Islamic finance comes at just the right time as ethical finance gains a foothold around the world. The speakers illuminated a number of key aspects of the industry and question time after each presentation was lively as delegates delved deeper into the topic. We are proud to be supporting
Posted: June 24, 2015
UAE. The findings serve as a performance indicator on the pace and pattern of regional economic growth and seek to benchmark MEA against developed countries.
Posted: June 18, 2015
OMAN. Workshop titled "The Fundamentals of Success in Your Business" provides over 30 SMEs with a step-by-step roadmap to success.
Posted: June 9, 2015
UAE. After several years of stabilizing asset quality, declining credit losses, and improving returns, banks in the Gulf are navigating rougher waters, Standard & Poor's said in a report published today.
Posted: May 25, 2015
OMAN. Oman's ratings are supported by its strong government net asset position and its external net asset position. They are constrained by a lack of monetary flexibility and still-developing institutions.
Posted: May 13, 2015
UAE. eDiscovery technology allows the electronic discovery of data to help companies and legal counsel find critical electronic evidence.
Posted: May 11, 2015
UAE. 66% say their salary is lower than other companies in their industry, according to the latest Bayt.com and YouGov Salary Survey; A staggering 87% of UAE respondents have seen the cost of living rise in 2014, with 34% saying that it grew by more than 20%.
Posted: May 6, 2015
UAE. Emirates remains the most valuable brand, with a brand value of US$6.6 billion; The total value of Qatari brands is up 47% in a year, the fastest rate of growth; KSA has the most brands (17) together worth US$21.7 billion
Posted: April 29, 2015
OMAN. Cluttons report singles out the warehouse sector, with improved infrastructure and connectivity driving demand from occupiers.
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 16, 2015
UAE. The UAE is a typical example of how the growth of talents and skills is key to improving competitiveness; Algeria, Libya and Yemen rank in the bottom quartile globally, while most of the GCC countries rank among the top quartile globally.
Posted: April 6, 2015
UAE. Crucial link between storage and global oil prices a key topic at 3rd Tank World Expo congress.
Posted: April 4, 2015
OMAN. Panel event brings together thought leaders and VIPs to discuss the key imperatives for building a diversified economic future in Oman; Unique format aimed at addressing the needs of the flourishing SME scene in the Sultanate.
Posted: April 3, 2015
UAE. The GCC's first one-stop online information resource aggregating everything aspiring business owners and young entrepreneurs need to know, aims to encourage and help young Arab startups.
Posted: March 26, 2015
UAE. Deloitte Middle East conference addresses recent changes in regulation and tax; Developments such as the refurbished runway at Dubai, the mid-field terminal project at Abu Dhabi, the opening of Hamad international in Doha, showcase the commitment to the aviation sector.
Posted: March 23, 2015
UAE. Tank World Expo has assembled a host of global speakers to discuss this issue and many others representing facilities, terminals and ports .

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: June 29, 2015
UAE. The best thing governments can do to help entrepreneurs in the Middle East is to encourage professional development through education and apprenticeships, rather than through hiring quotas.
date:Posted: June 29, 2015
UAE. Risk management must respond to "the new normal", an environment of continual regulatory change and ever more demanding expectations, according to the latest Deloitte Global risk management survey.
date:Posted: June 28, 2015
UAE. According to a new study from The Boston Consulting Group, a "monster" of complexity and inefficiency has devoured a significant portion of the value created by the region's E&P industry in the past decade.
UAE. Risk management must respond to "the new normal", an environment of continual regulatory change and ever more demanding expectations, according to the latest Deloitte Global risk management survey.
UAE. The Middle East has a unique set of challenges and opportunities with regard to creating large, mixed-use developments; In this interview, Louise Adams, Aurecon's former Country Manager UAE, describes the importance of investing in master planning and some of the current opportunities and trends within this region.
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