UAE Weekly Business News 10/10/22
Updated: Feb 21
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UAE Weekly Business News, Issue 107. 10th October 2022.
Abu Dhabi and Dubai trade license, employment and visa-related news headlines
‘Can my employer halve my salary to cover accidental damage?' (The National 09/10/2022)
OneConnect Financial Technology launches Middle East footprint in Abu Dhabi Global Market (WAM 07/10/2022)
UAE lifts three-year cap on private sector job contracts (The National 07/10/2022)
All you need to know about the UAE's new jobseeker visa (The National 06/10/2022)
DFSA fines KPMG LLP and former principal over shortcomings in Abraaj unit audits (The National 03/10/2022)
Most UAE employees keen to learn new skills for better career prospects (The National 03/10/2022)
UAE new visa rules: influx of jobseekers and more freelance roles predicted (The National 03/10/2022)
UAE bilateral trade news headlines
Abu Dhabi Chamber receives high-level Chinese delegation, explores cooperation (WAM 07/10/2022)
Lord Mayor of the City of London keen to strengthen UAE- UK ties in financial and professional services (WAM 04/10/2022)
Abu Dhabi and Dubai business and economy-related news headlines
ADNOC Drilling awarded $1.53 billion contract to support expansion of ADNOC’s offshore operations (WAM 10/10/2022)
ISNR Abu Dhabi 2022 kicks off today (WAM 10/10/2022)
UAE ministry partners Engie subsidiary to develop clean energy projects (The National 10/10/2022)
Burjeel shares surge on Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange debut (The National 10/10/2022)
World Mental Health Day: how to access free support in the UAE (The National 10/10/2022)
Gitex 2022: tech at the top of Dubai's priorities, says Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid (The National 10/10/2022)
DAFZ records 36% year-on-year increase in non-oil trade in 2021 (WAM 09/10/2022)
WAM produces documentary titled ‘The UAE's Economy: Home of Opportunities’ in 12 languages (WAM 09/10/2022)
ENEC, UAE Cyber Security Council sign MoU to enhance cyber-resilience in energy industry (WAM 09/10/2022)
Revamp of Dubai public beaches 'to be finished by December' (The National 09/10/2022)
Dubai’s driverless taxis on show at Gitex before 2023 launch (The National 09/10/2022)
Emirates Auction and Emirates Parkings showcase flagship projects and innovative digital services at GITEX 2022 (WAM 08/10/2022)
ADNEC Group signs agreement with MICCO Logistics in collaboration with DB Schenker (WAM 08/10/2022)
Venture capital funding for Mena start-ups hits $2.3b in three quarters (The National 08/10/2022)
Dubai records over AED7.3 bn in weeklong transactions (WAM 07/10/2022)
Islamic Development Bank raises $1.6b from Sukuk issuance (WAM 07/10/2022)
DP World adds new trade routes to open global markets and ease supply chain congestion (WAM 07/10/2022)
Ministry of Interior , Dubai Customs sign MoU (WAM 07/10/2022)
RIT Dubai's innovation centre named among world’s quirkiest campuses (The National 07/10/2022)
UAE seizes $1.29bn in assets in fight against money laundering and terrorism financing (The National 07/10/2022)
UAE investors can 'mobilise $100b for sustainable investing' (The National 07/10/2022)
Cop28 to be most significant climate event since Paris, says director general (The National 07/10/2022)
UAE survey to gauge young people's attitude to climate change (The National 07/10/2022)
ADX adds five more single stock futures to its vibrant derivatives market (WAM 06/10/2022)
EDB reiterates commitment to UAE food security, self-reliance at Future Food Forum 2022 (WAM 06/10/2022)
Mubadala Health, G42 Healthcare to create new entity embodying ‘The Future of Healthcare’ (WAM 06/10/2022)
UAE ministry teams up with Cisco to boost nation's digital economy (The National 06/10/2022)
World's biggest sovereign wealth funds tackle climate crisis (The National 06/10/2022)
Middle East investors turn to 'factors' to offset market turmoil (The National 06/10/2022)
Dubai's off-plan and secondary property sales at 12-year high (The National 06/10/2022)
Gates says Middle East can be key to world's renewable energy drive (The National 06/10/2022)
Dubai Industrial City announces opening of Al Damani Electric Vehicle Manufacturing Factory (WAM 05/10/2022)
UAE wins ICAO's Council membership for sixth consecutive time (WAM 05/10/2022)
Dubai Chamber for Digital Economy launches new training academy to immerse digital startups in metaverse (WAM 05/10/2022)
Maintaining investment in oil and gas critical for energy security and economic progress: Sultan Al Jaber (WAM 05/10/2022)
Burjeel Holdings IPO receives strong demand - oversubscribed 29 times (WAM 05/10/2022)
Mena economies set for fastest expansion since 2016 but growth is uneven, World Bank says (The National 05/10/2022)
Government crowdfunding platform Dubai Next attracts 2,044 applicants in first year (The National 05/10/2022)
UAE non-oil economy activity levels increase amid robust demand growth (The National 05/10/2022)
UAE logistics market to reach $31.4b by 2026 on e-commerce boost (The National 05/10/2022)
UAE’s clean energy capacity on track to reach 14 gigawatts by 2030 (The National 05/10/2022)
Masdar City signs agreement with Zero Carbon Ventures in push for carbon reduction (The National 05/10/2022)
Germany’s Siemens open to signing more EV deals with car makers in UAE (The National 05/10/2022)
Mena region is 'world's fastest-growing cryptocurrency market' (The National 05/10/2022)
Abu Dhabi to host first Middle East Blockchain Awards (The National 05/10/2022)
UAE e-commerce market forecast to reach $9.2b by 2026 (WAM 04/10/2022)
ADQ paper explores future of logistics to foster digitalised supply chain (WAM 04/10/2022)
EDGE rebrands its secure communications capability as KATIM (WAM 04/10/2022)
Up to $85 billion needed in investments to achieve sustainable waste management in GCC (WAM 04/10/2022)
Adipec to address key challenges in the energy sector ahead of Cop27 (The National 04/10/2022)
UAE taking a 'pragmatic' approach to energy transition, official says (The National 04/10/2022)
ADCB may divest from Abu Dhabi Commercial Properties (The National 04/10/2022)
Emirati women using traditional skills to turn passion into a business (The National 04/10/2022)
Dubai Chamber of Commerce examines opportunities emerging in used car market (WAM 03/10/2022)
Regional market for high tech products could be worth $125b (WAM 03/10/2022)
GIH to list 3 companies in ADX (WAM 03/10/2022)
UAE extends National ICV Programme to Ras Al Khaimah and Fujairah to support local companies (WAM 03/10/2022)
Dubai court orders men to pay Dh655,000 fine for importing cigarettes without paying tax (The National 03/10/2022)
UAE Tender Opportunities
Dewa invites international interest for phase 6 of Dubai solar park (The National 08/10/2022)
Dubai advertises contracts to extend metro lines by more than 20km (The National 04/10/2022)
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