UAE Weekly Business News 19/09/21
Updated: Sep 1
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UAE Weekly Business News, Issue 54. 19th September 2021.
Trade licence-related headlines
CBUAE issues new guidance for licensed financial institutions on transaction monitoring and sanctions (WAM 13/09/2021)
Ministry of Climate Change and Environment issues Resolution on Local Produce Safety (WAM 13/09/2021)
Abu Dhabi adds computer systems and software designing to freelancer licence category (The National 15/09/2021)
Dubai Economy issues 5,885 new licences in August, 54% YoY growth (WAM 18/09/2021)
Bilateral trade-related headlines
UAE, Kenya explore prospects of enhancing economic cooperation (WAM 12/09/2021)
Abu Dhabi Chamber, Embassy of Indonesia discuss boosting cooperation (WAM 15/09/2021)
Number of Israeli companies in UAE to grow 100% by 2022 (WAM 15/09/2021)
Mohamed bin Zayed, French President discuss bilateral relations, regional developments in Paris (WAM 15/09/2021)
Newly-established Creative Media Authority ready to take film & TV, gaming, esports industries to the next level (WAM 15/09/2021)
UAE, UK agree to establish new, ambitious 'Partnership for the Future' (WAM 16/09/2021)
Mohamed bin Zayed, UK Prime Minister discuss cooperation, latest regional developments (WAM 16/09/2021)
UAE, Estonia sign MoU to establish joint business council (WAM 17/09/2021)
Tawazun and UK’s Defence and Security Exports Department for International Trade sign MoU (WAM 17/09/2021)
ADNOC, bp and Masdar agree to expand UAE-UK new energy partnership (WAM 17/09/2021)
UAE Ambassador, Argentina's Foreign Affairs Minister discuss cooperation (WAM 17/09/2021)
Abu Dhabi Chamber discusses increasing economic cooperation with Estonia (WAM 18/09/2021)
UAE business and economy-related headlines
Dubai Chamber members' exports, re-export grow 21.8 percent to AED147 billion in January-August (WAM 12/09/2021)
UAE private sector given five years to make 10% of workforce Emirati (The National 12/09/2021)
Eight in 10 UAE professionals confident about future of work (The National 12/09/2021)
Projects of the 50: ‘Huge opportunities’ in private sector (The National 12/09/2021)
Etisalat reasserts dominance as 'World’s Fastest Mobile Network' for second consecutive year (WAM 13/09/2021)
Half of the UAE’s professionals plan to switch jobs next year (The National 13/09/2021)
Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant Unit 2 successfully connects to UAE’s transmission grid (WAM 14/09/2021)
UAE salaries: employers expected to offer 4% pay rise in 2022, survey finds (The National 14/09/2021)
Federal Tax Authority encourages registrants to benefit from redetermination of administrative penalties (WAM 15/09/2021)
UAE’s non-oil trade surges to AED1.403tn in 2020 (WAM 15/09/2021)
Dubai adopts action plan to develop Dubai digital economy strategy (WAM 15/09/2021)
UAE advancing towards prosperous future in various sectors (WAM 15/09/2021)
Robust R&D ecosystem building block of economic development (WAM 15/09/2021)
Dubai ranked 11th most popular city globally for residence-by-investment programmes (The National 15/09/2021)
Mohammed bin Rashid issues Decree to merge Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre and DIFC (WAM 18/09/2021)
Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed approves second batch of real estate conciliators in Abu Dhabi (The National 18/09/2021)
Abu Dhabi to remove test-to-enter from other emirates on Sunday (The National 18/09/2021)
Abu Dhabi drops need for wristband trackers for arriving passengers (The National 18/09/2021)
Written by Jenny Hunt
Founder, Gateway Group, Abu Dhabi & Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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