Strong first quarter for QInvest


Revenue increased by 36% to QAR 102 million (US$ 28 million) Net Profit increased by 34% to QAR 37 million (US$ 10 million) Doha – QInvest , Qatar’s leading private investment group and one of the world’s prominent Islamic financial institutions, today announces a strong start to the year, with an increase of 36% revenues for the first quarter to …

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SA scoops investment awards in Dubai


By – Deputy Minister Masina says the IORA awards are an honour for SA. Pretoria – South Africa has won two awards at the second Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Ministerial Economic and Business Conference, in Dubai. Deputy Minister Masina received two awards on behalf of the Department of Trade and Industry and InvestSA which was presented by UAE …

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Eagle Hills participates at Cityscape Abu Dhabi 2016


Eagle Hills, an Abu Dhabi-based private real estate investment and development company, today announced its participation at this year’s Cityscape Abu Dhabi. From the 12th until the 14th of April, Cityscape Abu Dhabi will once again bring together a host of local and international developers for its 10th edition at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC). Eagle Hills is using …

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IDB approves more than US $1 billion for education, agriculture and infrastructure projects

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Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – The Board of Executive Directors of the Islamic Development Bank ( IDB ) announced that it will contribute US $1,1 billion towards new development projects in IDB member countries and Muslim communities in non-member countries. During its 311th session which wrapped up work today in Jeddah, the Board also reviewed IDB ‘s programs, policies …

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Arab-World Opportunities Presented in the Global Investment Spotlight at the Largest MENA Investment Conference Starting Today


Defensive plays, dividend payers, and companies with strong cash flows, robust balance sheets and outstanding management teams offer opportunity amid volatile global markets as the Middle East and North Africa looks to a future less-dependent on oil. Dubai, UAE — EFG Hermes, the leading investment bank in the Arab world, has kicked off the EFG Hermes 12th annual One on …

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Global industry leaders to explore China-OIC joint investment opportunities at groundbreaking forum


China’s meteoric economic rise and the burgeoning ascendancy of OIC nations in the international landscape are altering global economic power dynamics, and players from both markets are eager to tap the lucrative opportunities arising from stronger bilateral ties. With a more inclusive foreign policy, including a renewed stance on the Middle East and Africa, Chinese president Xi Jinping has set …

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


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


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


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


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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