• 64 per cent of UAE CEOs expect major disruption in their sector in the coming three years • 88 per cent of UAE CEOs believe that there will be growth in their own industry over the next three...
  It's time to rethink on investing in Saudi Arabia. In this Op-Ed, Wael Al-Nahedh, CEO at Spearvest provides insightful information on fast-changing Saudi Arabia, to be seen as a major investment opportunity for substantial return on investment. The recent news...
Arabian Gazette's interview with Rami Shaar, Co-Founder of Washmen Rami gets candid with how the entrepreneurial passion drove him to start Washmen, the problem he's trying to solve, the Unique Service Proposition (USP) of the business, future plans, funding and...
"No separate ways of thinking, no divisions, no restrictions". These are the opening lines of Saudi's NEOM's trailer. Women in modern clothes, clean energy sources and a lot of open mindedness -- NEOM, Saudi Arabia's $500 billion mega city...
  Trio of Ministers discuss 'Grain Road' as potential pathway to Multi-Continent food security A potential new ‘Grain Road’ - stretching from Russia to Africa, via the Middle East – could also boost trade between East and West. Top-level decision-makers share the...
Almost half of UAE residents are worried that they will not be able to afford the increased cost of living brought about by the country’s implementation of value-added tax (VAT), a survey from Dubai based comparison site yallacompare reveal. Over 62% of...
Latest Emirates NBD UAE PMI data shows that the UAE's economic output growth picks up at start of 2018. Improving economic conditions resulted in further gains in output and new orders at UAE non-oil companies at the start of 2018....
startAD's Venture Launchpad is UAE’s first hardware startup program aimed at making Abu Dhabi the center for innovation in hardware. The hardware venture launchpad provides startups with the resources, tools, and network to accelerate significantly in a short time span. startAD has...
In the run up to Ramadan 2017, YouGov surveyed residents in the UAE and Saudi Arabia as part of their annual Ramadan study to discover expected changes in consumer behaviour in and around Ramadan.  In the survey, not surprisingly a...
report is our major annual economics study, which measures the factors that are crucial to future productivity and prosperity. Ten years on from the global financial crisis, economies remain at risk from further shock and are ill-prepared for the...
Dubai ruler approves DIFC’s new expansion plan for DIFC 2.0 In accordance with the recently announced Fifty-year Charter that aims to ensure Dubai’s sustained prosperity and accelerate the development journey of the emirate, the UAE and the region, His Highness Sheikh...
Staging a mega-event like the World Expo has boosted the economies and international profiles of its host cities for decades – and soon it’s Dubai’s turn to step into the spotlight. New report from JLL sheds light on how the...
Our sit down with Bhupender Nath, CEO and Owner of Passion F&B, on ease of doing business in UAE amidst looming oil price slump and its impacts. What brought you to Dubai -- work or personal reasons? Business brought me to...
During the recent Gulf Trade Finance Summit in Dubai we had the chance to interact with trading finance industry experts to discuss on disruptions in trade finance and to get to know more on the latest trends,...
Economic development expert, Richie Santosdiaz, interviews Sally Harrison, Head of Business Development and Marketing at Emrill, a leading, Dubai-based, facilities management company. UAE’s Facilities Management market is expected to grow at CAGR of 9...
  In our interview with Jean Claus, CEO Euler Hermes Middle East, shares his views on how destructive Covid-19 has been to the global economy, the twin shock of Covid-19 and the sharp drop in oil prices which are posing...
Growth attributed to region’s young population with high disposable income & high internet penetration rate 2016 industry value stood at USD 4.8 billion GCC market to hit USD 20-billion mark by 2020 The number of online shoppers in the...
Property and real estate are two aspects in an economy that are highly vulnerable and immensely susceptible to the slightest variation. When these two elements enjoy a period of boom, there’s much to speak about – boast and brag...
Whether you’re going on a first date, celebrating your wedding anniversary or proposing to the one you love, Dubai is not short of special restaurants that cater for each and every special occasion. In this article we look at three...
In this candid interview, Chairman of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (Dubai) Chapter, Mahmood Bangara, talks about VAT implementation in the UAE and their implications on business. He assesses post implementation of value added tax (VAT) in...
Dubai International Boat Show growth contributes to robust regional marine industry 22nd edition showcases 430 boats valued at AED 1.8 billion The show’s largest-ever superyacht to be showcased along with 42 global and regional premiers and 750 exhibiting companies and brands Dubai...
The country is on the final stages of drafting its long-awaited law that would allow foreign investors to have 100% ownership in projects. Sultan bin Saeed al Mansouri also told Arabic daily that it has overcome more than ?95 percent?...
Launched in 2014 as Dubai’s first online dessert bakery, SugarMoo Desserts has since expanded into four dessert labs located across the city whilst simultaneously catering to over 100 F&B outlets.  As part of its ongoing development, SugarMoo has recently announced...
"Dubai has continued to focus on its core strength -services. From retail and real estate to maritime transport, tourism and financial services, the emirate's economy and key services sectors are in full flight." ~ Oxford Business Group says in...
Ever since electronic commerce or as the popular acronym goes, e-commerce, has come into existence, there has only been positives being raved about it. The concept’s dynamics have been explored thoroughly over the course of the years and with...
The UAE?s economy has gained nearly Dh100 billion in current prices, in 2010, to smash through the Dh 1 trillion mark. This is the first time since the country was established four decades ago; the high oil prices are...
Deloitte Survey Reveals Changing Preferential Moods: From China to the Middle-east  Despite the gloom and doom that overrode most of the global economy in 2013, the Asian economic giant China notched some significant successes as far as its economic activities...
According to Boston Consulting Group?s survey, China has more than a million millionaires as economic growth, savings and a strengthening currency helped swell their ranks by 262,000 in the year 2010. The millionaire households jumped by a 31 percent...
The financial crisis in Europe is sending oil prices back to where they were four months ago. Amid Europe?s debt crisis; oil prices fell from a three day high yesterday. The American Petroleum Institute said, US crude stockpiles fell...
  Tomasz Wisniewski, Director of Research and Education at Axiory Global in his crystal ball prediction on the market economy argues that the current market performance is not an indicator of global economic performance. The markets initially reacted with one of...