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Dubai to boost 2014 spending to highest since 2008

Dubai is bidding to host the 2020 World Expo, and will find out on Wednesday whether its bid is successful.

November 25, 2013 5:24

Who follows Ramadan timings?

We all know that the UAE government issues a law to reduce work timings during Ramadan but how many follow it?

July 17, 2012 2:30

Dubai 2010 real GDP up 2.8 percent, beats estimate

Economic growth up from June estimate of 2.4 percent; GDP shrank by 2.4 percent in 2009

September 25, 2011 10:03

Dubai economy grew 2.5 pct y/y in Jan-Sept 2010

Wholesale and retail main growth drivers; Construction, real estate slightly lower; Unemployment rate at 0.6 pct

February 20, 2011 3:01

Dubai economy grew 2.3 pct in first half

Debt worries remain a key concern.

November 24, 2010 4:08

Dubai economy seen growing 0.5 pct in 2010 on trade – IMF

Good news as economy seen returning to growth... just.

October 24, 2010 3:27
Dubai assets on the line

Dubai assets on the line

Dubai is expected to boost budget revenues through asset sales, according to analysts, who say bond issuance and funds from other Gulf states are also options – ahead of new taxes.

September 13, 2010 2:48

Dubai plans to slash future budget spending – Financial Dept.

Development spending to fall significantly; new projects to be launched only on merit.

September 4, 2010 11:54

Sheikh Mohammed establishes Support Fund

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai, issued law no 24 of 2009 establishing the Dubai Financial Support Fund (Support Fund)...

July 22, 2009 6:43
How positive are you?

How positive are you?

The UAE’s political and business heads are confident that Dubai is still strong and will emerge even stronger after the financial crisis. Do you agree?

March 3, 2009 11:16