UAE Weekly Business News 06/02/23
Updated: Feb 21
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UAE Weekly Business News, Issue 122. 6th February 2023.
Abu Dhabi and Dubai trade license, entrepreneur, employment and visa-related news headlines
CBUAE imposes sanctions on a finance company operating in UAE (WAM 02/02/2023)
Restaurant in Abu Dhabi closed after salmonella outbreak (The National 02/02/2023)
Company fined $490,000 for breaching UAE anti-money laundering law (The National 02/02/2023)
ICP launches service of entry permit application for residents who stayed outside country for over 6 months (WAM 31/01/2023)
MoHRE extends deadline to rectify private sector's unlimited-term employment contracts to fixed-term (WAM 30/01/2023)
UAE bilateral trade news headlines
UAE Participates in first Sustainable Finance Working Group Meeting within the G20 Finance Track for 2023 (WAM 04/02/2023)
UAE, France, India establish trilateral cooperation initiative, adopt implementation roadmap (WAM 04/02/2023)
WAM delegation visits media organisations in Cuba, signs 5 MoUs (WAM 04/02/2023)
Emirati economic delegation led by Al Sayegh visits Mexico to enhance cooperation (WAM 03/02/2023)
UAE Executive Office of AML/CTF leads delegation to Serbia to strengthen cooperation on AML/CFT (WAM 03/02/2023)
UAE, Algeria explore cooperation in defence industries (WAM 03/02/2023)
Abdullah bin Zayed meets Britain's Shadow Foreign Secretary (WAM 03/02/2023)
President Sheikh Mohamed receives Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko (The National 03/02/2023)
UAE telecoms operator e& raises stake in Vodafone Group to 13% (The National 03/02/2023)
DP World wins bid for development of mega-container terminal at India’s Deendayal Port (WAM 02/02/2023)
WAM delegation discusses bilateral cooperation with media entities in Panama (WAM 02/02/2023)
Italian Trade Agency supports 160 companies exhibiting at Arab Health 2023 (WAM 01/02/2023)
UAE, Ireland to stimulate investment exchanges in innovative startups, circular economy, tourism sectors (WAM 01/02/2023)
UAE, France to form bilateral partnership focussing on decarbonisation of HTA industries (WAM 31/01/2023)
U.S. treasury officials meet UAE authorities on AML/CFT, discuss bilateral efforts (WAM 31/01/2023)
IFHC takes conservation educational outreach model to Kazakhstan (WAM 31/01/2023)
Abu Dhabi Global Market receives French delegation (WAM 30/01/2023)
ADX, Bahrain Bourse announce joining of Muscat Stock Exchange to Tabadul (WAM 30/01/2023)
UAE University conducts workshop on research collaboration with University of Malaya (WAM 30/01/2023)
Abu Dhabi and Dubai business and economy-related news headlines
Dubai receives 14.36m international visitors in 2022 (WAM 05/02/2023)
UAE is committed to achieving sustainability, preserving natural resources for future generations: Hamdan bin Zayed (WAM 04/02/2023)
DEWA receives requests for submitting research papers to participate in first MENA Solar Conference 2023
Saif bin Zayed launches MoI’s strategy for 2023-2026 (WAM 04/02/2023)
Dubai's weeklong real estate transactions cross AED9b (WAM 03/02/2023)
Why a China-GCC free trade deal might be a game changer (The National 03/02/2023)
Dubai apartment sells for record $112m as property market surges (The National 03/02/2023)
UAE non-oil businesses resilient in January with employment rising (The National 03/02/2023)
First Chinese tour groups to arrive in Dubai after three years of Covid curbs (The National 03/02/2023)
UAE shares up driven by high investors' sentiments (WAM 02/02/2023)
Krews, ADEC partner to digitise leisure, entertainment experiences in Abu Dhabi (WAM 02/02/2023)
Abu Dhabi Chamber launches its new strategy for 2023-2025 (WAM 02/02/2023)
Masdar City breaks ground on 'The Link' (WAM 02/02/2023)
ADNOC signs agreements with 23 companies for local manufacturing opportunities worth AED17b (WAM 02/02/2023)
Etihad Airways boosts frequency to Frankfurt (WAM 02/02/2023)
Mohammed bin Rashid issues decree establishing Family Business Centre (WAM 02/02/2023)
Dubai Art Season returns for 2023 (WAM 02/02/2023)
Dubai Chamber of Commerce launches four business groups within construction sector (WAM 02/02/2023)
ADPHC, Talabat UAE sign MoU for food ordering data analysis to promote healthy living (WAM 02/02/2023)
Insilico Medicine opens largest AI-Powered Biotechnology Research Centre in Middle East (WAM 02/02/2023)
New cargo system to combat illegal trade launched in Dubai (The National 02/02/2023)
Abu Dhabi uses space technology to detect vehicle emission levels (The National 02/02/2023)
Details of first long-duration Arab astronaut mission announced (The National 02/02/2023)
UAE universities to set own admission requirements under exam shake-up (The National 02/02/2023)
UAE raises base rate by 25 basis points (WAM 01/02/2023)
Jafza’s healthcare companies spur seven-fold growth in trade value in four years (WAM 01/02/2023)
Dubai records 5.5% growth in energy demand in 2022 (WAM 01/02/2023)
ADNEC to host leading international conferences and exhibitions during 2023 (WAM 01/02/2023)
National Experts Programme will contribute to UAE’s future economic prosperity (WAM 01/02/2023)
Dubai’s dhow trade sees robust 12% growth in 2022 (WAM 01/02/2023)
Abu Dhabi Judicial Department completed over 251,000 digital notary public transactions in 2022 (WAM 01/02/2023)
UAE Press: Why Arab Health is more than a conference (WAM 01/02/2023)
ADIB expects its financing business to maintain market-beating growth in 2023 (The National 01/02/2023)
Arab Health: Sustainability now a 'driving factor' for global health industry (The National 01/02/2023)
UAE and Saudi Arabia to lead $234bn ICT spending in Middle East, Turkey and Africa in 2023 (The National 01/02/2023)
UAE’s national digital economy set to grow $140b by 2031 (WAM 31/01/2023)
Emirates NBD partners with Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange to offer clients instant trading access (WAM 31/01/2023)
Abu Dhabi's innovation ecosystem powers ahead with addition of three global tech companies (WAM 31/01/2023)
AD Ports Logistics unveils new distribution line to support region’s growing healthcare market (WAM 31/01/2023)
Ministry of Finance confirms Applicable Taxable Income Threshold for Corporate Tax (WAM 31/01/2023)
Air Arabia Abu Dhabi launches new flights to Amman (WAM 31/01/2023)
DoH launches Abu Dhabi Life Science Hub in Metaverse (WAM 31/01/2023)
New 'DubaiDestinations' guide unveils city’s outdoor dining experiences (WAM 31/01/2023)
Dubai Future Foundation publishes report highlighting global trends for 2023 (WAM 31/01/2023)
Etihad cargo yields to stay above pre-Covid levels despite market 'normalisation' (The National 31/01/2023)
DIFC announces ‘DIFC Metaverse Platform’ (WAM 30/01/2023)
Emirates operates demonstration flight powered with fully Sustainable Aviation Fuel (WAM 30/01/2023)
KEZAD CEO highlights growing demand for integrated industrial, trade centres in Abu Dhabi (WAM 30/01/2023)
MoIAT launches Industrial Census project to establish centralised database of industrial companies in UAE (WAM 30/01/2023)
UAE leading proactive march towards future: Omar Al Olama (WAM 30/01/2023)
Continuous modernisation of DEWA's operations contributes to reducing carbon emissions (WAM 30/01/2023)
'New wave' of Chinese property investors set to return to Dubai (The National 30/01/2023)
UAE's first auction of treasury bonds in 2023 oversubscribed 6.2 times (The National 30/01/2023)
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