UAE Weekly Business News 15/08/21
Updated: Sep 1
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UAE Weekly Business News, Issue 49. 15th August 2021.
Bilateral trade-related headlines
Expo 2020 Dubai a key economic driver after COVID-19 pandemic: Austrian Minister of Economy (WAM 10/08/2021)
Dubai Chamber exports, re-exports to West Africa up 42% in first 5 months of 2021 (WAM 10/08/2021)
Abdulla Al Marri holds virtual meeting with Latvian counterpart to enhance economic cooperation (WAM 11/08/2021)
Dubai's external trade with India reaches AED67bn in H1 2021 (WAM 11/08/2021)
Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure, South Korea discuss enhancing cooperation (WAM 11/08/2021)
UAE business and economy-related headlines
Wizz Air to recruit 4,600 new pilots by 2030 (WAM 08/08/2021)
UAE salaries: what are the most in-demand healthcare jobs and how much do they pay? (The National 08/08/2021)
ADDED to issue professional licenses that permit 100% foreign ownership
Mena users spend an average 90 minutes daily with short-form content online (The National 09/08/2021)
Relaxed travel curbs 'to boost UAE aviation and hospitality recovery' (The National 09/08/2021)
Dubai's business conditions improve at quickest pace in a year (The National 09/08/2021)
Dubai resolves 8,713 rental disputes in first half of 2021 (The National 09/08/2021)
UAEU Centre for Public Policy and Leadership conducts research study on UAE food industry (WAM 10/08/2021)
Dubai Airports expects rebound in air traffic during H2 2021 (WAM 11/08/2021)
SeaWorld Abu Dhabi on Yas Island set to feature world’s largest aquarium (WAM 11/08/2021)
Expo 2020’s ‘Thrive Together’ programme to explore new business opportunities (WAM 11/08/2021)
Abu Dhabi property prices rise as demand picks up in key areas (The National 11/08/2021)
AED4.7bn of weeklong real estate transactions in Dubai (WAM 12/08/2021)
GCC economic recovery to accelerate in 2022 on oil income and private sector growth (The National 12/08/2021)
Consumer spending in UAE retail sector up 4% in second quarter (The National 12/08/2021)
Majority of female entrepreneurs in MEA have digital presence for their businesses (The National 12/08/2021)
Dubai property prices continue to rise amid economic recovery and higher demand (The National 12/08/2021)
UAE victims of cyber crime lose $746m a year (The National 13/08/2021)
Abu Dhabi Early Childhood Authority’s WED Movement engages global experts to drive innovation, excellence (WAM 14/08/2021)
Dubai Customs introduces comprehensive guide on customs services during EXPO2020 Dubai (WAM 14/08/2021)
Abu Dhabi Emergency, Crisis and Disasters Committee updates home quarantine guidelines for those in contact with COVID-19 positive case (WAM 14/08/2021)
Abu Dhabi Emergency, Crisis and Disasters Committee updates travel procedures for citizens, residents and visitors (WAM 14/08/2021)
Written by Jenny Hunt
Founder, Gateway Group, Abu Dhabi & Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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