DED unveils smartphone App for business registration and licensing.

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A survey by DED measures the pulse of the business community.

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Department of Economic Development issues 4,582 licences in Q1 of 2013.

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Dr. Ashraf Mahate of Dubai Exports, outlines the key factors SMEs should incorporate into their exporting plans.

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The Dubai Department of Economic Development (DED) develops new solution to help provide insights on customer perceptions.

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Dr. Ashraf Mahate of Dubai Exports underlines how SMEs can balance their limitations with the need to adapt for growth.

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SMEs have been paying more attention to green products and services in an effort to build a more responsible image and reach new customers. Dr. Ashraf Mahate, Head of Export Market Intelligence, Dubai Exports, and Vice Chair of the Economics Policy Committee, Dubai Economic Department, explains how SMEs can... Read more
Born to be global
Dr. Ashraf Mahate, Head of Export Market Intelligence, Dubai Exports, and Vice Chair of the Economic Policy Committee, Dubai Economic Department, explains what it takes to be a “Born Global” SME. He also explains how a traditional firm can be reborn so that it acquires a global perspective. Dubai... Read more
Getting global

Getting global

FeaturedTrade March 12, 2012 0

One area that has received considerable attention in recent years is the liberalisation of key logistical trade practices. Dr. Ashraf Mahate, Head of Export Market Intelligence, Dubai Exports, and Vice Chair of the Economic Policy Committee, Dubai Economic Department, discusses the various elements involved. The importance of the SME sector... Read more
Ensuring food security through partnerships
With rising population and changing consumer habits, food security is one of the most important issues facing the Gulf countries. Dr. Ashraf Mahate, Head of Export Market Intelligence, Dubai Exports, and Vice Chair of the Economic Policy Committee, Dubai Economic Department, talks to us about how the region can... Read more