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Business Acronym Sme As Small Medium Enterprises

SME’s represent 95 per cent of UAE businesses

And they account for 42 per cent of the workforce and 40 per cent of the Emirate’s GDP

November 24, 2015 4:32
Big Red Oil Tanker Passes Through The Suez Canal

Infographic: 7 must-know facts about the Suez Canal expansion

We give you the lowdown on the total cost, the new depth and much more…

August 23, 2015 12:22
Businessman pointing to growth in a line graph showing business

Dubai Trade records positive H1 2015 growth

In line with its goal to become the emirate’s ‘single window for trade’

July 30, 2015 8:50

6 industries that will be affected by the Iran nuclear deal

The landmark agreement comes with a relaxing of the sanctions

July 16, 2015 3:00
Back view image of businessman drawing graphics on wall

UAE GDP to climb 4.5 per cent in 2015

‘The Emirati economy is the second largest in the Arab world and the most diversified in the Middle East’

November 12, 2014 3:38
Two business colleagues shaking hands during meeting

Is barter trade making a comeback?

The oldest trading method known to man is not as obsolete as you may think

October 8, 2014 5:41
Egypt's Alcotexa sells 1,016 tonnes of cotton in past week

Egypt’s Alcotexa sells 1,309 tonnes cotton in past week

The sales comprised 292 tonnes of Giza 88 grade cotton, 12 tonnes of Giza 92 and 1,005 tonnes of Giza 86, the official said.

July 9, 2012 4:55

Saudi Airline catering unit lists July 9 after $347 million IPO

The catering unit of Saudi Arabian Airlines raised 1.3 billion riyals ($346.7 million) from the share sale, which was sold to the public between June 18-24, following a bookbuilding period involving institutional investors.

July 5, 2012 6:07

Turkey steeply cuts Iran crude imports -source

Lower imports from Ankara will add pressure on Tehran which is struggling to sell oil as the West expands sanctions to persuade Iran to abandon its nuclear programme.

June 5, 2012 5:24

Brent crude ends lower on Spanish credit woes

Brent July crude fell 43 cents, or 0.40 percent, to settle at $106.68 a barrel, having traded from $106.06 to $107.95.

May 30, 2012 1:21