In line with the robust growth recorded by Dubai’s property sector, apartment prices in Dubai Marina and Jumeirah Lake Towers, two of the established lifestyle communities in Dubai, have recorded an average increase in price of 8% to 10% according to the latest report from the Valuation & Research... Read more
The UAE Internal Audit Association (UAE-IAA), the local body affiliated to the Global Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA-Global), announced that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) leads the region in the number of auditors who hold Certified Internal Auditors (CIA) certifications. The UAE accounts for 40 % of the total... Read more
Lenovo and Mindware, a distributor of IT products for the Middle East and North Africa, have joined forces to help boost connectivity and productivity amongst the region’s SMEs. Under a new agreement signed in March 2013, Mindware will become an official distributor of Lenovo’s Think product range including; ThinkPad... Read more
The changing needs of small and medium-sized enterprises throughout the Middle East, Africa and Turkey to be addressed at Avaya’s eight-city customer roadshow. With more than 10 million small and medium-sized enterprises driving the growth of GDPs across the wider Middle East region, Avaya, a provider of business communications... Read more
His Excellency Jyrki Katainen, Prime Minister of the Republic of Finland, lauded the strong bilateral partnership enjoyed by his country and the UAE, stating that both the economies are export driven and dependent on foreign trade, enjoy strategic locations in their respective regions and can learn a lot from... Read more

Euromoney Bahrain conference starts 4th March. The event, co-hosted by the Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB), will analyse the short and medium term prospects for the Kingdom in detail.

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An official press conference was recently held at the Grand Hyatt Dubai to announce the Third UAE – Korea Economic Partnership Forum, which will be held in Seoul between 27th – 28th of May 2013. The forum aims to build special economic partnerships with South Korea and develops strong... Read more

Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, in association with law firms Habib Al Mulla & Company and Baker and McKenzie, organised a Legal Aspects of Franchising workshop.

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The Brazilian Trade Mission to the Middle East, concluded recently in Saudi Arabia and the UAE, with export deals worth USD 47.2 million either closed during the event or to be consummated within the next 12 months.

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Dubai Business Women Council (DBWC) shared insights on women empowerment in the UAE during its participation at the recently concluded exclusive forum for women business leaders from the Middle East and Gulf States, held in line with the three-day grand opening celebration of the JW Marriott Marquis Dubai. DBWC... Read more