UAE Weekly Business News 27/09/21
Updated: Sep 1
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UAE Weekly Business News, Issue 55. 27th September 2021.
Trade licence and visa-related headlines
16,000 new companies join Dubai Chamber in first eight months of 2021 (WAM 20/09/2021)
AD Ports Group issues 281 licences in construction and building material sector (WAM 23/09/2021)
Jafza, Dubai Courts launch first virtual court in Middle East to handle labour litigation (WAM 26/09/2021)
Bilateral trade-related headlines
Minister of Economy briefs US-UAE Business Council on UAE’s new investment incentives (WAM 20/09/2021)
ADFD explores investment cooperation opportunities with Georgia (WAM 20/09/2021)
UAE-Estonian Business Forum discusses expanding cooperation to serve new economic model (WAM 21/09/2021)
Dubai Chamber members’ exports to Eastern Africa grow by 2.4% in H1 2021 (WAM 21/09/2021)
Abu Dhabi Chamber discusses prospects of economic and investment cooperation with the Netherlands (WAM 21/09/2021)
UAE, India launch talks on Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (WAM 22/09/2021)
DMCC delegation discusses boosting trade operations with Brazil (WAM 22/09/2021)
UAE, US strengthening business cooperation (WAM 23/09/2021)
Al Zeyoudi meets Indian ministers of state as UAE-India trade talks commence (WAM 26/09/2021)
UAE business and economy-related headlines
UAE achieves 62% hotel occupancy rate in H1 2021 (WAM 19/09/2021)
DoF waives commission on government transactions paid with 'direct debit' (WAM 19/09/2021)
Treated sewage effluent explored as key enhancer of UAE’s food and water security (WAM 20/09/2021)
Mohammed bin Rashid issues Law creating Dubai Integrated Economic Zones Authority (WAM 20/09/2021)
UAE ranks first in Arab Region and third among Emerging Economies on Future Readiness Index (WAM 20/09/2021)
Dubai issues law to integrate economic zones into a single body (The National 20/09/2021)
Dubai expected to record 3.1% economic growth in 2021, 3.4% in 2022 (WAM 21/09/2021)
Drydocks World announces development of 'South Yard' (WAM 21/09/2021)
Natural gas to play pivotal role in powering UAE's economic growth for next 50 years (WAM 21/09/2021)
Decision to register agricultural land leases in Abu Dhabi (WAM 21/09/2021)
Abu Dhabi to use drone technology for medical supply transfer and delivery (WAM 21/09/2021)
UAE to become major player in blue hydrogen market (The National 21/09/2021)
UAE to develop three desalination projects to address water security needs (The National 21/09/2021)
Dubai at frontier of leading financial markets (WAM 22/09/2021)
Dubai's real estate transactions reach AED14.97bn in August 2021 (WAM 22/09/2021)
UAE’s ICT spending estimated to reach $23 billion by 2024 (WAM 23/09/2021)
Dubai's weeklong real estate transactions reach AED6.8bn (WAM 23/09/2021)
Society of Petroleum Engineers’ Conference underlines importance of accelerating oil & gas investments (WAM 23/09/2021)
CBUAE committed to supporting continued economic recovery (WAM 23/09/2021)
Emirates Development Bank and Emirates NBD sign MoU on credit guarantee scheme for SMEs (WAM 23/09/2021)
Department of Energy adopts conducive policies, regulations to advance Abu Dhabi’s water sector (WAM 23/09/2021)
Dubai external trade surges by 31% to AED722bn in H1 2021 (WAM 26/09/2021)
UAE companies increase hiring plans as labour market improves (The National 26/09/2021)
Interest in sustainable investing on the rise in UAE (The National 27/09/2021)
Written by Jenny Hunt
Founder, Gateway Group, Abu Dhabi & Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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