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UAE Weekly Business News, Issue 118. 9th January 2023.
Abu Dhabi and Dubai trade license, entrepreneur, employment and visa-related news headlines
More than half of UAE employees expect a raise in 2023, survey says (The National 09/01/2023)
Etihad Airways to hire more cabin crew (The National 09/01/2023)
UAE schools go on recruitment drive ahead of new academic year (The National 06/01/2023)
Over 60,000 subscribers in unemployment insurance scheme (WAM 03/01/2023)
UAE bilateral trade news headlines
India’s gem, jewellery exports up by 8.26% after CEPA with UAE (WAM 09/01/2023)
Minister of Education, Omani counterpart discuss cooperation (WAM 09/01/2023)
Syrian President receives Abdullah bin Zayed in Damascus (WAM 04/01/2023)
UAE President, Pakistani Prime Minister discuss developing ties (WAM 04/01/2023)
Pakistan's trade with UAE to surpass US$10.6 b in 2023 (WAM 04/01/2023)
Abu Dhabi and Dubai business and economy-related news headlines
Gross bank assets up to AED3.6t by end of October: Central Bank(WAM 09/01/2023)
$15b Adnoc investment is a step on a long road to net zero (The National 09/01/2023)
President Sheikh Mohamed makes new ministerial appointments (The National 09/01/2023)
DEWA completes 76.8% in Hatta Water Reservoir (WAM 08/01/2023)
UAE a trading capital of the world: Thani Al Zeyoudi (WAM 08/01/2023)
Dubai records over AED10b in weeklong real estate transactions (WAM 06/01/2023)
First Abu Dhabi explored offer for Standard Chartered (The National 06/01/2023)
Local Press: UAE’s earnest drive to stamp out cybercrimes (WAM 05/01/2023)
Installation of solar power systems on RTA’s buildings reaches 75% (WAM 05/01/2023)
Dubai recorded 23.7m arrivals in 2022 (The National 05/01/2023)
GCC green bond and sukuk issuances hit a record in 2022 (The National 04/01/2023)
UAE business activity remained 'robust' at end of 2022 (The National 04/01/2023)
Ruler of Dubai reveals 10-year growth plan (The National 04/01/2023)
UAE megaprojects 2023: 26 new developments in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and beyond (The National 04/01/2023)
Dubai's suspension of alcohol tax gives hospitality sector a boost (The National 03/01/2023)
Abu Dhabi bourse opens 2023 with bullish sentiments (WAM 02/01/2023)
Abu Dhabi introduces first of its kind Mobile BSL-3 Laboratory (WAM 02/01/2023)
Dubai Duty Free sales hit $1.73b in 2022 as travel rebounded (The National 02/01/2023)
Gulf sovereign wealth funds 'set to shine more than ever' in 2023 (The National 02/01/2023)
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid sets out UAE's key priorities for 2023 (The National 02/01/2023)
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