Friday , 24 November 2017

Tag Archives: Economy

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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Bahrain’s Diversification Away from a Hydrocarbon-dependent Economy Through Embracing Tech

Despite having weathered the 2008 global economic crisis comparatively well, GCC economies, still heavily hydrocarbon-dependent, have showed signs of strain in recent months, as oil prices have slumped. Bahrain is perhaps rather more sensitive to regional economic pressures than some of its more oil-rich neighbours, as highlighted by the recent downgrades by ratings agencies. Governments across the region are taking …

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By 2030 Saudi Arabia can transform its economy, double GDP and create job opportunies for 6m Saudis

The McKinsey Global Institute released its new report Saudi Arabia beyond oil: the investment and productivity transformation. This groundbreaking, year-long study explores one of the world’s largest and one of the least understood economies in the world. While much of the outside world has focused on the very real challenges the Kingdom faces, our analysis suggests that there is a …

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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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