UAE Weekly Business News 11/07/21
Updated: Sep 1
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UAE Weekly Business News, Issue 44. 11th July 2021.
UAE trade licence-related headlines
Business Bay has 17,893 operating companies in 2021, reports Dubai Economy (WAM 05/07/2021)
260 financial institutions registered in UAE in H1 2021 (WAM 05/07/2021)
DMCC registers 1,230 companies in 2021 - best H1 performance in 8 years (WAM 06/07/2021)
India-UAE flights: What to do if your family's visas expire soon (Khaleej Times 11/07/2021)
Bilateral trade-related headlines
Thani Al Zeyoudi meets Minister of Economic Development of Montenegro (WAM 06/07/2021)
Pakistan imports goods worth $6.2 billion from UAE during first eleven months of 2020-21 (WAM 06/07/2021)
Mohammed Al Bowardi, Australian Ambassador discuss cooperation in defence fields (WAM 06/07/2021)
UAE, Georgia sign cooperation agreement to enhance security collaboration (WAM 06/07/2021)
UAE, Spain explore fostering economic ties (WAM 07/07/2021)
UAE welcomes US Treasury delegation to discuss combatting money laundering and terrorist financing (WAM 08/07/2021)
UAE business and economy-related headlines
Most economic, commercial activities in UAE recorded positive signs in May 2021 (WAM 04/07/2021)
DEWA AED256m water pipeline project reaches 96.4% completion (WAM 04/07/2021)
Dubai Economy reports 97.7% rate of compliance with COVID-19 guidelines (WAM 04/07/2021)
New economic initiatives 'set to boost UAE’s competitiveness' (The National 04/07/2021)
Brighter skies ahead for Mideast carriers (Khaleej Times 04/07/2021)
Jebel Ali Power and Desalination Complex enhances generation efficiency, meets Dubai's energy and water demand (WAM 05/07/2021)
UAE says it is committed to Opec and supports output increase in August (The National 05/07/2021)
Abu Dhabi updates home quarantine rules for arriving passengers (The National 05/07/2021)
Majority of GCC mobile traffic will be on 5G networks beyond 2023 (Khaleej Times 05/07/2021)
Dubai’s consumer confidence rises to its highest since 2011 (WAM 06/07/2021)
‘Business Online Presence’ launched to boost digital reach of SMEs in UAE (WAM 06/07/2021)
CSP Abu Dhabi Terminal, Khalifa Port implement region’s first autonomous port truck system (WAM 06/07/2021)
DEWA completes 81.22% of Nakhali water reservoir (WAM 06/07/2021)
Islamic fintech transforms operational models, customer experience (Khaleej Times 06/07/2021)
UAE, Saudi Arabia to boost Mena digital economy to $100b by 2023 (Khaleej Times 06/07/2021)
DIFC enacts intellectual property regulations (Khaleej Times 06/07/2021)
Dubai at the forefront of global tourism recovery, a year after reopening to international travellers (WAM 07/07/2021)
TAQA Group, Abu Dhabi Ports planning 2 GW green hydrogen to ammonia project (WAM 07/07/2021)
Dubai Chamber explores UAE food e-commerce dynamics (WAM 07/07/2021)
UAE eighth in global ranking of most cashless economies (The National 07/07/2021)
Villa prices go up as high as 10.3% in Dubai’s prime areas (Khaleej Times 07/07/2021)
AED5.3bn of weeklong real estate transactions in Dubai (WAM 08/07/2021)
ADNOC and three Japanese companies to explore hydrogen and blue ammonia opportunities (WAM 08/07/2021)
Abu Dhabi accelerates development of 12 community markets using Musataha tenders (WAM 08/07/2021)
Almost 90% of UAE brands changed customer experiences due to the pandemic (Khaleej Times 08/07/2021)
Dubai's pharmaceuticals, medical supplies trade rises 31% to AED6.8bn in Q1 2021 (WAM 10/07/2021)
152 government tenders awarded to 159 local companies holding ICV certificates in 2020: ADDED (WAM 10/07/2021)
GCC can continue to attract FDI inflows (Khaleej Times 10/07/2021)
Dubai non-oil private sector growth weakens in June (Khaleej Times 11/07/2021)
Eid Al Adha: UAE announces four-day holiday (Khaleej Times 11/07/2021)
Written by Jenny Hunt
Founder, Gateway Group, Abu Dhabi & Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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