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Bayt.com and YouGov Survey: 65% of UAE Respondents Expect Business Conditions to Improve in a Year’s Time

More than 10,000 jobs are available on the region’s #1 job site for job seekers to apply for. In a recent survey, the “Middle East Consumer Confidence Index”, 31% of respondents in the UAE believe that their country’s economy is worse today compared to six months ago. The survey, conducted by Bayt.com, the Middle East’s number one job site, and …

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Lines of Business Now Funding More than 40% of Enterprise IT Spending as Digital Transformation Sweeps Across the Middle East & Africa

The influence of lines of business (LoBs) over enterprise IT spending in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) continues to grow, according to the latest insights from International Data Corporation (IDC). The firm’s recently published ‘Worldwide Semiannual IT Spending Guide: Line of Business’ shows that 40.5% of the region’s total enterprise IT spending for 2015 stemmed from business functions rather …

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Slovenia Confirms Participation in Expo 2020 Dubai

The Republic of Slovenia is announced as the latest nation to officially sign up to Expo 2020 Dubai in exchange of letters at the Dubai Chamber of Commerce. His Excellency Sultan Al Mansouri, UAE Minister of Economy, met with His Excellency Zdravko Počivalšek, Slovenian Minister of Economic Development and Technology, on Thursday for an exchange of letters to officially confirm …

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74% of people in the UAE have a connection to at least one business in a foreign country through Facebook

New Facebook tools launched to help MENA Businesses expand across borders. Dubai, UAE – Facebook announced today the launch of new solutions on the platform to help businesses expand across the globe. As technology brings the world closer, it can also help businesses grow by connecting them with people around the world; as such Facebook is releasing new solutions to …

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Dubai Customs introduces its business model to visiting U.S academic delegation

Dubai – In coordination with the University of Dubai, Dubai Customs (DC) received a delegation of business postgraduate students from the University of North Florida, USA. The aim of the delegation’s visit was to identify the latest mechanisms, business model, and systems applied by Dubai Customs at the domestic level, particularly in the field of customs transactions and their application …

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Lufthansa introduces new General Manager for Saudi Arabia

Mark Pey assumes lead post in the Kingdom, plans to grow Lufthansa’s business. Riyadh/Jeddah – Beginning September 1, 2016, Mark Lukas Pey is the new Country Manager for Lufthansa German Airlines in Saudi Arabia, looking to further grow the airline’s business across the Kingdom. With over 20 years’ expertise in the airline industry, Pey will leads the team to strengthen …

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Stage set of 9th Paper Arabia 2016 from December 13-15 at the Dubai International Exhibition Centre

Dubai, UAE – Al Fajer information and Services announced that preparations are completed to hold the 9th edition of Paper Arabia that will be held at the Dubai International Exhibition Centre from December 13 to 15, 2016. Organizers of the show said that Paper Arabia 2016 demonstrates the UAE’s stature in regional and global paper industry and its expanding reach …

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Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry hosts the UAE-Europe Business Forum

Towards more business and fruitful cooperation with the European Union. UAE-Europe trade during 2015 reached AED 236,4 billion (58 billion euros); a 13,7% increase compared to 2014 UAE is the seventh largest European export market, and 14th biggest Europe’s trade partners Value of trade according to certificates of origin between Sharjah and the 6 countries that comprise the European delegation …

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Monster Employment Index Records High Demand for UAE Medical Professionals

UAE healthcare professionals continue to be in high demand with 12 percent year-on-year growth in job opportunities listed online in July 2016 Opportunities increase in consumer goods (25 percent) and manufacturing (8 percent) Bahrain, Kuwait and Oman register positive year-on-year growth in July 2016 amongst GCC countries UAE shows a negative growth of 22% in job opportunities listed online in …

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Oxford Business Group announces team for new Sharjah report

Milestone project to track emirate’s growth story, challenges and opportunities. Sharjah – The global publishing firm Oxford Business Group (OBG) has expanded its operations in the UAE with the launch of a new project in Sharjah. Work is already under way on The Report: Sharjah 2016, OBG’s landmark publication on the emirate’s economy, which is due out later this year. …

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