UAE Business News

Dubai's DWTC says sees record 2.45m visitors in 2014

 

DWCDubai World Trade Centre Authority has announced a 10 percent year-on-year growth in visitor volumes in 2014 over the previous year to deliver a new high of 2.45 million in annual traffic.

 

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Dubai ranked 44th in hosting conventions, jumps 19 places

 

dubai dedDubai’s ongoing efforts to position itself as a premier destination for international business events are bearing fruit, with the city retaining its top ranking in the Middle East region and climbing 19 places globally to 44th position in the 2014 International Congress & Convention Association (ICCA) World Rankings - up from 63rd place in 2013.

 

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Construction begins at Dubai World Expo

 

expo siteHis Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, and Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, on Tuesday attended a gathering hosted by Dubai Expo 2020 Higher Committee at the site of the international promising expo in Jebel Ali.

 

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UAE ranks 16th globally in exports: WTO

1133064375The UAE has retained its high ranking among the world's top 16 exporter nations, according to the World Trade Organisation's Report on International Trade Trends.

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Dubai wins $7.8 billion FDI in 2014

dubai-fdiDubai attracted nearly Dh29 billion, or $7.8 billion, foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2014 mainly in infrastructure development initiatives and the services industries.

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Ministry of Economy announces the completion of the AIM's preparations

AIM Press Conf - CopyUnder the directive of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, UAE Ministry of Economy announced today that all preparations for the 5th Annual Investment Meeting (AIM) are complete.

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