UAE Weekly Business News 09/05/21
Updated: Sep 1
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UAE Weekly Business News, Issue 35. 9th May 2021.
UAE bilateral trade-related headlines
Mohamed bin Zayed, Biden discuss bilateral relations (WAM 05/05/2021)
UAE, Pakistan explore developing trade and investment ties (WAM 06/05/2021)
Abu Dhabi, Singapore launch smart city innovation call (WAM 06/05/2021)
Abu Dhabi Chamber explores economic cooperation with Costa Rica (WAM 09/05/2021)
UAE business and economy-related headlines
DMCC Authority beats seven-year record for number of companies joining in April (WAM 02/05/2021)
AED11.5bn Abu Dhabi real estate transactions in Q1'21 (WAM 03/05/2021)
Health minister reviews UAE's experience in COVID-19 management, governance (WAM 03/05/2021)
UAE ranks first in the world for mobile network speed within Ookla Index (WAM 03/05/2021)
UAE Explained: everything you need to know about quarantine rules in Abu Dhabi (The National 03/05/2021)
2,600 trademarks renewed registrations in 4 months (WAM 04/05/2021)
DCT Abu Dhabi to launch three new cultural heritage initiatives (WAM 04/05/2021)
Adnoc simplifies tendering process by standardising legal terms (The National 04/05/2021)
UAE announces Eid Al Fitr holiday for private sector workers (The National 04/05/2021)
Eid Al Fitr holidays for UAE government workers announced (The National 04/05/2021)
Now, even bank deposits are turning 'green' in UAE (Gulf News 04/05/2021)
Amidst uncertainties, Dubai's ready for more visitors (Gulf News 04/05/2021)
All set for Dubai's first in-person mega-event (Gulf News 04/05/2021)
Dubai Customs’ IP protection efforts get the UAE off U.S. anti-counterfeiting Watch List (WAM 05/05/2021)
Moody's affirms UAE rating on strong fundamentals and effective response to Covid-19 (The National 05/05/2021)
Most UAE consumers willing to try new digital payment methods (The National 05/05/2021)
Dubai Ruler streamlines government entities to increase efficiency (The National 05/05/2021)
DAFZA's non-oil foreign trade exceeded AED119bn in 2020 (WAM 06/05/2021)
AED3.4bn of weeklong real estate transactions in Dubai (WAM 06/05/2021)
Mohammed bin Rashid issues Law on DIFC (WAM 06/05/2021)
Eid Al Fitr Holiday announced for Financial Markets (WAM 06/05/2021)
Luxury goods spending in Gulf set to recover in 2021 (The National 06/05/2021)
How banks are set to better support SMEs in financing their businesses (The National 06/05/2021)
No plans to change Friday-Saturday weekend, says UAE news agency (The National 06/05/2021)
Non-fungible token gems now in UAE (Khaleej Times 06/05/2021)
Dubai's F&B businesses hold their own this Ramadan (Gulf News 07/05/2021)
Post COVID-19, UAE malls' fortunes centre on families (Gulf News 07/05/2021)
VIP Terminal at Dubai South records rapid increase of 336% in private jets movements in Q1 2021 (WAM 08/05/2021)
DIFC Courts boosts ‘paperless’ mission with adoption of electronic seal ‘Ethaq’ (WAM 08/05/2021)
Abu Dhabi expands retail calendar in tourism recovery push (The National 08/05/2021)
Urban development in the UAE may be limiting pollution levels (The National 08/05/2021)
UAE ranked among top 20 in 6 competitiveness indexes related to entrepreneurship (WAM 09/05/2021)
ADNOC invites bookrunners for drilling unit IPO (Gulf News 09/05/2021)
Pandemic poses huge challenges to Mena tourism sector (Gulf News 09/05/2021)
Written by Jenny Hunt
Founder, Gateway Group, Abu Dhabi & Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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