Monday 4 March 2024

‘Startup Qatar’ sees strong interest from attendees

The Investment Promotion Agency Qatar (Invest Qatar) has achieved remarkable engagement with startup companies during Web Summit Qatar 2024, following the recent launch of its pioneering ‘Startup Qatar’ initiative.    Offering a one-stop online


DMCC attains 25pc growth in new Chinese companies

Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC), which achieved a 25% annual growth in new Chinese member companies in 2023, hosted three events in Hong Kong and Shanghai as part of its Made for Trade Live roadshow.    The Chinese firms include major industry players


IFZA continues global expansion with Germany office opening

IFZA, Dubai’s most dynamic free zone community, today announced the opening of its latest office in Franfurt, Germany as part of its ambitious global expansion plans. The move strengthens the robust ties between UAE and Germany and aims to facilitate the growth of business and investmen


Bahwan partners India’s JBM to launch electric buses in Oman

Bahwan Automobiles and Trading LLC (BAT), one of the Oman’s leading family-owned companies, has announced a landmark partnership with India's JBM Electric Vehicles (P) Ltd to introduce a new portfolio of electric buses in Oman.    The venture is d


GPCA announces board of directors changes for 2024-2027

The Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) has announced changes to its Board of Directors for 2024-2027.   Abdulrahman Al-Fageeh, CEO of Sabic, was re-elected for a three-year term as Chairman, while Dr Mohammed Al Mulla was re-elected as Vice Cha


A mixed bag of outcomes for MC13 WTO

The 13th Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization (MC13 WTO), held in Abu Dhabi, recently concluded with a mixed bag of outcomes, with the highlight being the decision to prolong the moratorium on e-commerce tariffs for an additional two years until 2026. Though the confe


450 foreign firms to set up regional HQ in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia has granted licences to 450 foreign investors to open their regional headquarters in the kingdom in a major boost to the country's economic growth as it will create immense employment opportunities, said Minister of Investment Engineer Khalid bin Abdulaziz Al Falih.


DIBS strikes long-term partnership with host Dubai Harbour

The Dubai International Boat Show (DIBS) has extended its long-term partnership with host venue Dubai Harbour to accelerate the global yachting community’s international growth missions in one of the world’s most sought-after marine leisure tourism hubs. The agreement provi


UAE’s local brands shine at Dubai International Boat Show

UAE’s homegrown marine sector showcased its latest luxury lifestyle products at the 30th edition of Dubai International Boat Show (DIBS), a leading marine lifestyle event in the region that runs until March 3, at Dubai Harbour. Nestled between Hypercar Avenue and the event’


Ethiopian opens e-commerce logistics facility in Addis Ababa

Ethiopian Airlines Group, the largest airline group in Africa, has launched its state-of-the-art e-commerce logistics facility in Addis Ababa. Located inside the Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics premises, the newly built facility is dedicated to e-commerce, mail and courier logistics se

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