Yemen plans to launch stock exchange with help from DFM
Source: BI-ME , Author: BI-ME staff
Posted: Sun November 1, 2009 1:18 pm

UAE. Dubai Financial Market (DFM) is assiting Yemen to establish its own financial market and related infrastructure, reported the official WAM news agency, citing a senior Yemeni economic official.

The Undersecretary of Yemen's Ministry of Finance, Jalal Yaqoub, said he had met with Essa Kazim, the Executive Chairman of DFM, during his recent visit to Dubai to discuss how Yemen could benefit from  DFM's technical and technological expertise and how the DFM could promote and support Sanaa's project.

"The Ministry of Finance is intending to launch the Yemen stock exchange by year-end," Yacoub said, adding that nine government companies would be selected to implement governance standards in bid to list them in the bourse.

 

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: August 26, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. Is it time to stop thinking about stabilizing Syria and Iraq and start thinking of a new dynamic outside of the artificial states that no longer function? To do this, we need to go back to Lebanon, the first state that disintegrated and the first place where clans took control of their own destiny.
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INTERNATIONAL. Commodities have been generally flat on the week as a rise in industrial metals was offset by losses across other sectors such as metals and grains.
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UAE. With its oil wealth, population growth and strong demand for industrial and consumer goods, the MENA region is an attractive market. There are, however, potential pitfalls in doing business, particularly when it comes to appointing local agents to distribute products in the region.
SAUDI ARABIA. Strong demand fundamentals combined with increased public and private sector spending pushed up the average sales price; Momentum expected to continue as Riyadh attracts and promotes investment in industrial and supporting logistics facilities.
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