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Posted: 03-08-2011
QATAR. Despite the grim global economic landscape of the past few years, the number of construction sites in Qatar has increased steadily.  As the construction sector continues its seemingly unabated growth, companies are increasingly cognisant of the importance of implementing effective health and safety policies, particularly in respect of site safety.  Construction sites by their very nature tend to expose employees to heightened risks of accidental injury or even death, and the implementation and observation of effective policies are an integral part of mitigating those risks
Posted: September 7, 2016
UAE. Global engineering and infrastructure advisory firm UAE. Aurecon is making further key appointments to support regional growth and help clients bring their dreams to life in the Middle East.
Posted: September 7, 2016
QATAR. The JV will operate Lusail Multipurpose Arena and Ali Bin Hamad Al-Attiyah Multipurpose Arena and will provide arena management, promotional, and facility maintenance support services for both venues.
Posted: September 4, 2016
UAE. Al Masah Capital Report: Regional markets ended week with mixed performance; Qatar sees profit taking now that the market has absorbed FTSE inclusion.
Posted: September 3, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Ratings reflect Qatar's large sovereign assets, its fiscal adjustment efforts, a large hydrocarbon endowment and one of the world's highest ratios of GDP per capita.
Posted: August 31, 2016
UAE. School design and build experts believe that education facilities and design will likely play a key role in differentiating schools as owners seek to stay competitive.
Posted: August 30, 2016
UAE. Al Masah Capital Weekly Report: For the region, Oil remains the main mover for the Saudi market, while in Qatar the FTSE inclusion will be a key influence.
Posted: August 28, 2016
UAE. Entrepreneurs cite personal fulfillment, freedom to choose a work-life balance and the ability to be their own boss, according to Bayt.com and YouGov report.
Posted: August 27, 2016
QATAR. "Combining my interest in leather goods and fashion, I seek to put Qatar on the luxury fashion map and make it a major destination for luxury brands."
Posted: August 25, 2016
QATAR. In the residential market, Qatar is seeing a flight to affordability, as rates for low to mid-end residences remain resilient despite declining rental rates for high end apartments.
Posted: August 24, 2016
QATAR. Qatar has acquired a 9.9% interest in the Company on a fully diluted basis (currently 19.4% ownership of Class A shares).
Posted: August 24, 2016
UAE. Index inclusion should raise the profile of sukuk and support inflows from international institutional investors, including index tracking funds.
Posted: August 23, 2016
UAE. EY: The MENA region witnessed six IPOs in Q2 2016, collectively raising US$397.2m, a 40% decrease in volume and 81% decrease in value compared to Q2 2015.
Posted: August 22, 2016
UAE. Well-established big-name brands perform well in the region, and tourism is a major driver of sales in Dubai. Although the region is likely to feel the impact of political unrest as well as global economic uncertainty, further growth is expected overall.
Posted: August 22, 2016
UAE. Regional markets should take a positive view going into the new week as Brent sends confident signals that hit the US$50 mark over the weekend.
Posted: August 18, 2016
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MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: February 23, 2017
UAE. Dubai strongly positioned as financial, retail, construction, and transportation services hub for the region, according to latest report from A. T. Kearney.
date:Posted: February 23, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. Despite its starring role in business and everyday life, many economists openly question whether technology is visible in traditional economic metrics such as GDP, productivity, and corporate profits.
date:Posted: February 23, 2017
UAE. New MEED Insight report shows how lower oil prices have reshaped Middle East investment strategies in oil, gas and petrochemicals projects.
INTERNATIONAL. This is part two of a recent conversation I had with students, faculty, and alumni at New York University, where I had the opportunity to answer some questions concerning the turmoil in the Middle East and America's role in the world.
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