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UAE ranked 13th most promising economy for investment

Ranking reflects UAE’s liberal and investment-friendly business policies Staff Writer, Khaleej Times The UAE has been named the 13th Most Promising Home Economy for Investment in 2017-19 according to a survey conducted by the United Nations Council for Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and Investment Promotion Agency (IPA) Observer. The ranking, published in the UNCTAD’s recently released annual World Investment Report …

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East Africa Islamic Economy Summit 2018 returns to Nairobi, Kenya

Tapping into East Africa’s tech savvy population to drive Innovation and Financial Inclusion ‘East Africa’s fairly developed infrastructure and communication sector, a young educated tech savvy population and their ability to capitalise on technology development provides a great opportunity for the region to lead in the Islamic Finance digital economy’ – Agnes Gitau, GBS Africa (http://GBSafrica.co.uk) elaborating the theme of …

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Challenges may come, but UAE’s ready for it

UAE’s resilience puts it on track to double economic growth in 2018 The UAE economy, resilient to global and regional headwinds, has been on a steady rebound in 2017, despite predictions of a slowdown in economic growth elsewhere in the region. Economists and analysts predict that the UAE – marking its 46th year as one of the fastest-growing economies in …

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Egypt: The Economy Is Gathering Strength

Egypt launched a reform program when its economy faced rising imbalances that led to high public debt, a widening current account deficit, and declining official reserves. “The Egyptian authorities have embarked on an ambitious reform program and have taken decisive measures aimed at restoring macroeconomic stability and sustainable public finances. At the same time, by strengthening social protection measures, they …

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Adnoc decision ensures UAE’s ability to diversify economy

The decision of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company to both expand and possibly offer an IPO on minority stakes in some of its service sectors is a move that will boost the country’s economy and help ensure access to the world’s fastest growing markets. Such a move was inevitable as the Shale Revolution and resulting falling oil prices have …

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Soft-landed UAE economy poised for a convincing comeback

Dubai: The UAE’s economic growth which faced strong headwinds following prolonged low oil prices and slump in international trade has managed a soft landing, with a less pronounced cycle than in 2008 according to According to Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Analysts expect a convincing a turnaround from 2018, according to recent economic forecasts. “We expect non-oil real GDP growth …

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Bringing Sustainability to the Core of UAE Economy

Dubai Carbon launches the first sustainability self-assessment tool focused on capital investment markets to streamline portfolio exposure to climate change. Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Dubai Carbon has launched a new version of Sustainability Self-Assessment specifically focused on measuring the risk and exposure towards socio-environmental impacts thus allowing both public and private organisations to benchmark their resource efficiency amongst industries …

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Top-Level Experts in Islamic Economy to Speak in the Global Islamic Economy Summit 2016

HE Al Ghurair: The Summit seeks to promote innovation to face 21st century economic challenges and establish a strong foundation for the Islamic model. Dubai, UAE – The third Global Islamic Economy Summit is set to feature a number of top-level decision makers, speakers, and researchers in the field of Islamic economy. Bearing the theme “Inspiring Change”, the summit will …

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Financiers embrace sustainability Or Bringing Sustainability to the Core of UAE Economy

Dubai Carbon launches the first sustainability self-assessment tool focused on capital investment markets to streamline portfolio exposure to climate change. Dubai – Dubai Carbon has launched a new version of Sustainability Self-Assessment specifically focused on measuring the risk and exposure towards socio-environmental impacts thus allowing both public and private organisations to benchmark their resource efficiency amongst industries and peers. The …

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Meet China Event Strengthens Economic Ties Between China and the UAE

Attending Chinese travel buyers also receive news of visa-on-arrival policy. Abu Dhabi: The 2016 edition of the Meet China forum – organised by npimedia in collaboration with Highway Tourism – is underway in Abu Dhabi. The only United Arab Emirates B2B event focused on the world number one outbound market, Meet China has brought a 75-strong group of Chinese travel …

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