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Dubai Customs Launches ‘Mission & Commitment’ Book


logo customs vDubai Customs has launched its ‘Dubai Customs: Mission & Commitment’ book at a ceremony in the emirate recently.



Jafza is Vital Hub for Asia Trade



Cheng Xinnong, the President of Qingdao Port in China, said on Sunday that the Jebel Ali Free Zone Authority, Jafza, has become a very important business and commercial hub for Asian companies, specifically Chinese firms, adding that the establishment of the Qingdao Free Zone will add value to the already deep relations and boost trade exchange between China and Jafza.



Etihad Cargo Sees 17% Rise in Freight

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Etihad Cargo, the freight division of UAE’s flag carrier Etihad Airways, has forecast that the total uplift for 2014 will top 570,000 tonnes, a 17 per cent increase on 2013.



DP World Inaugurates World's Largest Cruise Terminal in Dubai


242-Sultan-Ahmed-Bin-Sulayem-500DP World’s third cruise terminal in Dubai has been inaugurated by Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai.

UAE non-oil trade worth Dh34.9b

non-oil - CopyThe total value of non-oil foreign merchandise trade reached Dh34,899 million during the first quarter of 2014, marking an increase of Dh1,934 million (5.9 per cent) compared with Q1 2013, according to a report released by the Statistics Centre Abu Dhabi (Scad).


Five Quay Cranes Arrive at DP World's New Jebel Ali Terminal


fivenewGlobal marine terminal operator DP World announced that its new Container Terminal 3 at its flagship Jebel Ali Port is making good progress with the arrival of 5 new quay cranes and half of its 19 automated cranes being tested before the start of initial operations in the next few weeks.