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Food price increase is illegal: UAE

The UAE government has issued a law to freeze the price of 1,600 goods until the end of 2012. Any increase will be considered illegal and the violator will face hefty fines.

July 18, 2012 4:00
 

UAE sees first annual deflation in 20 months

Consumer prices in the UAE dipped by 0.1 percent on an annual basis in October, their first decline in 20 months, and rose 0.4 percent from the previous month helped by a jump in food costs, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed on Monday.

November 21, 2011 2:26
 
Let them Eat Cake!

Let them Eat Cake!

What could possibly bring Kipp to use that phrase (incorrectly attributed to Marie Antoinette)? Food prices, of course. At this rate there will be no cake for anyone…

March 3, 2011 5:30
 
Gulf Arab governments tackle higher food prices

Gulf Arab governments tackle higher food prices

Food price rises are less risky in the oil wealthy Gulf, but Saudi Arabia may see some public anger.

February 3, 2011 11:34
 

EU exec talks down risk of food price crisis

Commission says price of key staples well below 2008 peaks; Era of cheap food is over; Supply response next year.

January 15, 2011 11:28
 
Youth riots over jobs threaten everyone

Youth riots over jobs threaten everyone

Don’t think the UAE is immune; this is a fire that could engulf the whole region. With such a huge young population, governments must do everything possible to ensure jobs and opportunity.

January 11, 2011 4:13
 
Eid

Eid

As the holy month of Ramadan draws to a close, the approaching festival of Eid is expected to trigger a lot of feasting, spending, travelling and charity.

September 14, 2009 1:49
 
As food budget rises, brand loyalty falls

As food budget rises, brand loyalty falls

With inflation taking a sizeable chunk out of family budgets in the UAE, people have started looking out for discounts and no-name brands.

September 18, 2008 8:06