UAE Weekly Business News 29/08/21
Updated: Sep 1
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UAE Weekly Business News, Issue 51. 29th August 2021.
Trade licence-related headlines
ADDED announces 22 new industrial facilities at total investments of AED286.4m (WAM 22/08/2021)
Abu Dhabi identifies 725 industrial activities for full foreign ownership to attract FDI (The National 22/08/2021)
Masdar City Free Zone launches new license options to support Abu Dhabi business growth (WAM 23/08/2021)
Masdar City Free Zone introduces exclusive business package for women entrepreneurs (WAM 25/08/2021)
UAE to re-open tourist visa applications for fully vaccinated (Arabian Business 29/08/2021)
Bilateral trade-related headlines
UAE, Philippines explore possible space sector collaboration (WAM 22/08/2021)
UAE, Peru discuss cooperation relations (WAM 22/08/2021)
UAE, Mozambique explore boosting maritime cooperation (WAM 22/08/2021)
RTA, Korean delegation discuss future of transport and control systems (WAM 24/08/2021)
'We are keen to learn from UAE’s economic model', says Minister of Foreign Affairs of DRC (WAM 25/08/2021)
Mohamed bin Zayed, King of Spain discuss fostering ties (WAM 27/08/2021)
UAE business and economy-related headlines
Dubai Courts sets up specialised money laundering court to combat financial crimes (WAM 22/08/2021)
Tadweer completes several vital projects in H1 2021 (WAM 22/08/2021)
DEWA completes AED23.1 million water pumping station at Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park (WAM 22/08/2021)
RTA’s marine transport lines ferry 5.7m riders H1 of 2021 (WAM 23/08/2021)
ADNOC signs framework agreements worth nearly $1 billion for project engineering services (WAM 23/08/2021)
Funding to Middle East and Africa start-ups doubles to $2.1bn so far in 2021 (The National 25/08/2021)
Department of Energy now exclusive I-REC standard accredited issuer in Abu Dhabi (WAM 25/08/2021)
Covid-19 boosts digital payments adoption in Middle East, McKinsey says (The National 25/08/2021)
AMF, Visa to support growth of cross-border payments between Arab region and global markets (WAM 26/08/2021)
AED6.2bn of weeklong real estate transactions in Dubai (WAM 26/08/2021)
Unit 2 of Barakah Plant successfully starts up (WAM 27/08/2021)
Outcome of national strategy for empowerment of Emirati women, a source of pride: Fatima bint Mubarak (WAM 27/08/2021)
The Emirati women who are dominating the sectors driving the UAE's economy (Arabian Business 28/08/2021)
Written by Jenny Hunt
Founder, Gateway Group, Abu Dhabi & Dubai, United Arab Emirates
FORBES' Top 100 Most Influential Women in the Middle East
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