UAE Weekly Business News 08/08/21
Updated: Sep 1
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UAE Weekly Business News, Issue 48. 8th August 2021.
Trade licence-related headlines
UAE Pro League approves amendments to club licensing regulations (WAM 01/08/2021)
RTA introduces Support, Transport and Rental Activities structure to regulate commercial transport (WAM 01/08/2021)
Abu Dhabi announces 71% reduction in requirements for starting new commercial business (WAM 02/08/2021)
Dubai CommerCity begins operations unfolding new era for global e-commerce (WAM 03/08/2021)
Sheikh Mohammed issues decree to regulate use of 3D printing in construction (The National 04/08/2021)
Bilateral trade-related headlines
UAE and Tajikistan convene virtual joint committee meeting (WAM 01/08/2021)
UAE's Financial Intelligence Unit signs MoU with China Anti-Money Laundering Monitoring and Analysis Centre (WAM 03/08/2021)
Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed visits Bahrain for talks with King Hamad (The National 03/08/2021)
Expo 2020 Dubai becomes an ideal platform for Latin American companies (WAM 05/08/2021)
UAE upgraded from UK red list to amber as travel opens up (The National 05/08/2021)
UAE business and economy-related headlines
Abu Dhabi courts hear more than 80,000 criminal proceedings (WAM 01/08/2021)
Strategic growth of ADNOC Logistics & Services critical enabler of UAE energy industry (WAM 01/08/2021)
World’s first solar/thermal energy storage-powered project to extract water from air at Masdar City (WAM 01/08/2021)
Dubai's response to curb Covid-19 enabled 'robust growth', Sheikh Hamdan says (The National 01/08/2021)
IDB announces activation of 'Monitoring and Self-evaluation Programme' for Abu Dhabi’s industrial sector (WAM 03/08/2021)
TAQA, Emirates Steel sign MoU to enable region’s first green steel manufacturing operation (WAM 03/08/2021)
UAE’s financial wealth grew to $600bn in 2020 despite Covid-19 (The National 03/08/2021)
Arab world's biggest economies see robust business activity in July (The National 03/08/2021)
Dubai ranked first globally for employee take-home pay (The National 03/08/2021)
Dubai Sports Council, Dubai Economy sign MoU to facilitate investment in sports (WAM 04/08/2021)
UAE launches National Water and Energy Demand Management Programme (WAM 04/08/2021)
Dubai residents stuck abroad need GDRFA and ICA approval to return (The National 04/08/2021)
AED7bn of weeklong real estate transactions in Dubai (WAM 05/08/2021)
Dubai hotel sector gearing up to welcome Expo visitors (WAM 07/08/2021)
Abu Dhabi Ports enhancing gas network Industrial City of Abu Dhabi (WAM 07/08/2021)
Demand for Dubai's e-commerce licences jumps 63% in first half of 2021 (The National 07/08/2021)
Mighty mole bores through Hajar mountains to make way for Etihad Rail (The National 07/08/2021)
Cruise lines say Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Gulf to become major fly-cruise destinations (The National 07/08/2021)
Written by Jenny Hunt
Founder, Gateway Group, Abu Dhabi & Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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