Friday 3 December 2021

WGC members contribute $38bn to local economies in 2020

Collectively, World Gold Council (WGC) member companies have contributed $37.9 billion to the GDP of  the countries where they operate in the form of taxes, salaries and payments to suppliers.    This represented 63% of the total revenue they received


The best is yet to come, vows Sheikh Mohammed

The UAE will enter a new phase in the nation-building process today as it celebrates the 50th National Day and the best is yet to come, promised His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai.    In a m


Oman ministry signs $9.2m pacts in farming sector

Oman’s Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Water Resources has signed five agreements cover the exploitation of an area of 1.47 million sq km to the tune of RO3.58 million ($9.2 million)with local investors in the farming sector. They were signed by Dr. Saud Hamoud Al Ha


Slush 2021 brings entrepreneurs together

The world’s leading startup event, Slush 2021, is being organised at Helsinki bringing together the world’s leading founders, investors, executives, and media for a curated gathering of 8,800 attendees from 90 countries.   The event is taking place a


Emirates First helps set up 5,000 businesses in UAE at $136m

Emirates First Group, a Dubai-based business set-up advisory, has helped establish more than 5,000 businesses in the UAE within the last five years with more than AED5 billion ($1.36 billion) direct impact on the economy.    As the country celebrates its Go


Food producers need a ‘greater voice’ in global climate forums

Although food is one the defining issues of the time, its producers are too often missing from global forums such as COP26 climate conference that impact their lives.    Rural small-scale farmers produce one third of global food. They are particularly vulne


Jahez to list on the Saudi Exchange’s Parallel Market Nomu

Jahez International Company for Information Systems Technology, Saudi Arabia’s leading online food delivery platform, has decided to proceed with an initial public offering (IPO) and list its ordinary shares on the Saudi Exchange’s Parallel Market (Nomu).  


Female change-makers ‘need to play a vital role’

Female change-makers need to play a vital role and influence the business world for a better tomorrow.   This was echoed by women speakers at the AHK Business Women Forum, which was held under the Patronage of Hafsa Al Ulama, UAE Ambassador to Germany, at Expo 2


Dubai Airports celebrates UAE's Golden Jubilee

Dubai Airports gathered with the wider airport community on Monday (November 29) to officially mark the UAE's 50th National Day and join the nationwide Golden Jubilee celebrations at Dubai International's (DXB) Terminal 3.   The celebration was led by Sh


Messer converts chilling and freezing lines to liquid nitrogen

Messer, the largest privately held industrial gas business in the world, is helping food processors during the Covid-19 pandemic by installing innovative cryogenic technologies to address production challenges.    As consumer demand shifts to retail channel

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