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Release of Qatar budget delayed

Release of Qatar budget delayed

The deadline for releasing Qatar's state budget for the coming fiscal year will be pushed back to the end of May because of changes to the government's accounting system and the way it prepares budgets, Qatar's state news agency said on Thursday, citing a decision by the cabinet.

March 8, 2012 3:29
 
Oman may raise government spending in 2012

Oman may raise government spending in 2012

Oman has no plan to issue sovereign bonds in 2012; Worsening of Iran tensions could have severe impacts; UAE c.bank gov not worried about inflation

January 23, 2012 2:02
 

Oman to boost spending by 26 percent in 2011-2015 plan

Oman plans to boost budget spending by 26 percent to 54 billion rials ($140 billion) in its five-year plan, which ends in 2015, to create jobs and improve living standards, the Gulf Arab state's finance minister said on Sunday.

January 9, 2012 11:19
 

UAE posts $327M budget deficit in first 9 mths

The UAE federal budget deficit touched 1.2 billion dirhams ($326.7 mln) end of September this year and is expected to be lower by the year end, the minister of state for financial affairs said on Sunday.

October 23, 2011 4:37
 
Study shows top spenders in travel and tourism

Study shows top spenders in travel and tourism

Pan Arab spend on travel and tourism has remained on an upward trajectory, with only airlines showing a drop.

May 24, 2011 3:40
 
Mo’ ads, mo’ jobs, mo’ money…so they say

Mo’ ads, mo’ jobs, mo’ money…so they say

The UAE spends the most in advertising across the Arab World. Does this mean things are looking up or just a cautious surge of optimism?

April 21, 2011 3:53
 
Making friends with Facebook

Making friends with Facebook

Middle East brands are slowing starting to embrace the benefits of social media.

February 25, 2010 1:06
 
Are you excited about the Dubai Shopping Festival?

Are you excited about the Dubai Shopping Festival?

The results are in.

February 7, 2010 1:30
 
Who’s watching?

Who’s watching?

While the financial crisis seems to be reducing viewers and sponsors for events, many more shows seem to be coming to town. Why?

March 7, 2009 8:30
 
The drive to spend

The drive to spend

Why do we rush to buy things we don’t need?

August 12, 2008 1:31