Tuesday , 23 July 2019

Tag Archives: Business

CNES at World Expo 2020 in Dubai

The World Expo in Dubai will run from October 20th 2020 to April 10th 2021. CNES and COFREX (Compagnie Française des Expositions) signed a partnership agreement concerning CNES’s presence in the French Pavilion at World Expo 2020 in Dubai. The World Expo in Dubai will run from October 20th 2020 to April 10th 2021. Covering 438 hectares and focused on …

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MENA summit to rewrite the future of HR

The 5th Annual HR Tech MENA Summit returns this year with MetLife, one of the world’s leading financial services companies and a pioneer of innovative employee benefits in the UAE, to discuss latest technology trends, innovations and disruptive ideas that are changing the workplace. With an aim to achieve workplace wellbeing and excellence and pave the journey for digitization and …

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Can banks do more to support SMEs in the UAE?

SMEs are the backbone of the UAE’s economy, accounting for around 94%of businesses in the country Against a backdrop of geopolitical and economic instability, the financial services industry has a crucial role to play in helping SMEs navigate a challenging climate. Beyond simple financing products, banks can support SMEs by providing a broader range of tools to enable them to …

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Mideast needs more technology and jobs

The fact that technological advancement is outpacing the promulgation of laws and regulations to govern it is a universal issue, but is even more pronounced in the Middle East. With the technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution raising expectations of efficiency and productivity – along with concerns of constant disruption – no entity can remain competitive with a “business as …

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WiT Middle East makes a comeback to Dubai

WiT, which held two Middle East editions in 2014 and 2015, is returning to the region and will hold its signature conference in Dubai on April 9. “After four years away, we feel it’s time to make a comeback plus we’ve had numerous requests from key players in the region, who have attended both our events in Dubai and Singapore, …

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UAE- MENA education sector offers huge potential for business growth

Highlighting the huge potential for growth of their businesses in the Middle East, exhibitors at GESS Dubai 2019 said there is vast scope for service providers to introduce latest technologies in the region and make the next generation ready for the 21st century skill sets. GESS Dubai, which concluded on Thursday at the Dubai World Trade Centre, is the biggest …

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Release of the IMF Departmental Paper on Scaling up Access to Finance for Small and Medium Enterprise in the Middle East and North Africa

Discussions will focus on how small and medium-sized enterprise financial inclusion is at the core of the economic diversification, growth, and job creation challenges many countries are facing The International Monetary Fund (IMF) will launch its departmental paper entitled Scaling up Access to Finance for SMEs in MENA in a seminar which will take placeat the American University in Cairo, …

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Emerging technology giants confirm attendance for the inaugural Abundance 360 Summit in March 2019

Dubai hosts Inaugural Abundance 360 Summit in March 2019 Event held under the patronage of His Highness Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, Chairman of the Executive Council, Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Dubai Future Foundation. Dubai: A world-class speaker line up has just been announced for the signature Abundance 360 (A360) Summit, …

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New 100% investment law redefines UAE’s business landscape

Among a spate of path-breaking reforms aimed at fuelling economic growth. The new UAE investment law, which allows up to 100 per cent ownership to foreign investors in some specific onshore business sectors, is expected to give a major fillip to private and foreign direct investments (FDIs). In the first quarter of 2019, the government is expected to announce a …

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Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) and Small and Micro Enterprise Promotion Service (SMEPS) join hands to scale up business resilience support to Yemen under BRAVE Program

The Business Resilience Assistance for Value-adding Enterprises (BRAVE) aims to enhance the resilience of the Small and Medium Enterprise (SME)s in Yemen in vital sectors against the impacts of the ongoing conflict IDB Head Office witnessed today the signing ceremony of the implementation agreements for the scale up of BRAVE Program in Yemen. The Business Resilience Assistance for Value-adding Enterprises …

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