Investment

Meetings of the Working Groups of the Africa-Arab Partnership in the areas of Trade and Investment; Transport, Communication and Energy

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A three-day meeting of the two Working Groups of the Africa-Arab Partnership in the areas of Trade and Investment and Transport, Communication and Energy kicked off on 3 February 2016, at the Headquarters of the African Union Commission in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, with a joint plenary session. Opening the meeting, the Co-chair on the African side, Dr. Levi Uche Madueke, …

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$46 Million in Loans Announced for Four Renewable Energy Projects in Africa, Caribbean

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Projects selected by IRENA/ ADFD will power rural communities, decrease emissions, improve health and create jobs. The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development ( ADFD ) today announced USD 46 million in concessional loans for four renewable energy projects in developing countries. The loans will fund a wind and solar project in Antigua and …

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China’s Renewable Energy Sector Presents USD 2.2 Trillion Investment Opportunity to 2030

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World Future Energy Summit to Host Largest-Ever Chinese Business Delegation. Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Following the UAE and China’s recent landmark agreement to collaborate on renewable energy innovation, the World Future Energy Summit announced today it will host its largest-ever Chinese business delegation. As one of the world’s largest energy consumers, renewable energy investment in China could reach USD …

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Chinese companies eyeing attractive investment opportunities in Kuwait

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With Kuwait promoting itself as a go-to destination for foreign investment through streamlining procedures for licensing and granting incentives and guarantees to help boost foreign investments across the sectors, Chinese companies are increasingly eyeing attractive investment opportunities in the country. Deloitte recently hosted an executive forum for a select group of key Chinese officials and enterprise executives to share expert …

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Scotland attracts more Middle Eastern investors into US$18 billion tourism industry

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MSCI report shows capital value growth of 9.1% Y-O-Y in Scottish hospitality sector. Middle East -New research shows that Scotland continues to perform impressively well within European league tables for hotel occupancy levels. The total returns for investors in Scottish leased hotels have grown 9.5% year on year over the last five years. The research, undertaken by Scottish Development International …

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Small businesses needed to jumpstart and stabilize the economy

Small businesses needed to jumpstart and stabilize the economy: leading experts to share entrepreneurship strategies for volatile times. Conference to help SMEs contribute to a cohesive brand identity for Dubai and UAE. Small businesses make up 52% of private sector value and generate 67% of the world’s jobs. One-stop shop for SME owners and aspirants to pick brains of the …

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17th Arab Investors and Businessmen Conference 2015 to highlight relationship between renewable energy and investments

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To be held under the patronage of HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE: Dubai, UAE: The 17th Arab Investors and Businessmen Conference (ABIC), which will be held under the patronage of HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, will highlight investment in renewable energy and its relevance to innovation and leadership. …

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Workshops finds qatar foundation’s research leadership programme a unique investment towards achieving national vision

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Alumni Discuss Future Opportunities For Innovate Science And Research Initiative. Senior officials from Qatar Foundation Research and Development (QF R&D) hosted a workshop recently to discuss past experiences and future opportunities for the Qatar Research Leadership Program (QRLP). The workshop was a great opportunity for QRLP alumni, directors, and managers from different research offices and centres to share their insights. …

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17th Arab Investors and Businessmen Conference seeks to bridge gap between academics and actual market requirements in Arab World

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HE Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori, UAE Minister of Economy and Chairman of the 17th Arab Businessmen and Investors Conference. The event will discuss challenges of labor market innovation and leadership on 16 and 17 November. Under the theme ‘Investing in Entrepreneurship and Innovation’, the organisers of the 17th Arab Investors and Businessmen Conference (ABIC), which is being held under …

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UAE signs agreement on mutual encouragement and protection of investments with the Republic of Mauritius

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On behalf of the UAE, the Ministry of Finance (MoF), signed yesterday an agreement on mutual encouragement and protection of investments with the Republic of Mauritius. This is following the Ministry’s commitment to strengthen the UAE’s role and its position both locally and internationally, and specifically in fields related to the UAE’s economic development, foreign investment network, and providing the …

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