UAE Weekly Business News 30/01/23
Updated: Feb 21
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UAE Weekly Business News, Issue 121. 30th January 2023.
Abu Dhabi and Dubai trade license, entrepreneur, employment and visa-related news headlines
‘Is it mandatory for employees to switch to a limited-term contract?' (The National 29/01/2023)
Over 4,200 new companies set up base at RAKEZ in 2022 (WAM 26/01/2023)
Everything you need to know about UAE employment contract changes - what is fixed term? (The National 26/01/2023)
UAE salary guide 2023: How much should you be earning? (The National 26/01/2023)
UAE's commercial agencies law to come into effect on June 16 (The National 25/01/2023)
MoIAT reduces fees for 14 services to enhance business environment in industrial sector (WAM 24/01/2023)
Most Mena professionals planning more freelance work (The National 24/01/2023)
UAE bilateral trade news headlines
WAM delegation visits media organisations in Ecuador, signs 7 MoUs (WAM 29/01/2023)
dnata invests $10m in Zanzibar (WAM 26/01/2023)
Arab, foreign ambassadors delegation visits heritage, tourist attractions and events in Al Dhafra (WAM 26/01/2023)
Dubai Investments acquires 9% stake in UK-based Monument Bank (WAM 26/01/2023)
UAE GBC explores stronger cooperation with Women’s Forum of Parliamentary Assembly of Mediterranean (WAM 26/01/2023)
Japanese delegation visits Federal Tax Authority (WAM 25/01/2023)
Khalifa Fund signs MoU with Zambia to support enterprise development with AED55m (WAM 25/01/2023)
Saqr Ghobash receives President of PAM's Women Parliamentary Forum (WAM 25/01/2023)
WAM delegation visits media entities in Costa Rica, signs 5 MoUs (WAM 25/01/2023)
Emirates Falconers Club, Japanese INPEX JODCO Foundation sign MoU (WAM 25/01/2023)
UAE President arrives in Pakistan (WAM 25/01/2023)
UAE-Pakistan ties are as old as the Emirates (The National 25/01/2023)
India-UAE Partnership Summit calls for economic partnerships to drive development plans (WAM 24/01/2023)
UAE President receives President of Democratic Republic of Congo (WAM 24/01/2023)
UAE President receives Algerian President's note (WAM 24/01/2023)
India-UAE trade up by 30% since Cepa signing (The National 24/01/2023)
UAE's AD Ports Group inaugurates Aqaba Cruise Terminal in Jordan (The National 23/01/2023)
Abu Dhabi and Dubai business and economy-related news headlines
DEWA commissions 17 transmission substations worth AED3.2b in 2022 (WAM 29/01/2023)
Local Press: Hatta Dam will soon help power the UAE’s green transition (WAM 27/01/2023)
DoH to present unparalleled healthcare breakthroughs at Arab Health 2023 (WAM 27/01/2023)
AED246.6b saving deposits in UAE banks by end of November 2022 (WAM 27/01/2023)
Dubai's weeklong real estate transactions exceed AED 8.4b (WAM 27/01/2023)
Abu Dhabi Customs now provides possibility of clearing goods for non-resident individuals and companies from outside UAE (WAM 27/01/2023)
KEZAD Group to showcase critical infrastructure for life sciences sector at Arab Health 2023 (WAM 27/01/2023)
EGA supplies 203,000 tonnes of waste to other industries as feedstock in 2022 (WAM 27/01/2023)
Saadiyat leads way as Abu Dhabi luxury property prices rise (The National 27/01/2023)
Wizz Air Abu Dhabi carried 1.2m passengers in 2022 (The National 27/01/2023)
Abu Dhabi’s free coding school has 800 places available (The National 27/01/2023)
AED33.1b in net profit reported by seven listed banks for 2022 (WAM 26/01/2023)
DLD issues 9,047 permits, 6,479 licences in 2022 (WAM 26/01/2023)
DGCX reports 16% growth in total volume of trades in 2022 (WAM 26/01/2023)
Dubai South, Bright Capital Investment sign agreement to open British Curriculum school in district (WAM 26/01/2023)
Ministry of Economy highlights new commercial agency law's role in propelling business environment (WAM 26/01/2023)
GPRC Summit 2023 spotlights risk and governance in UAE's digital future (WAM 26/01/2023)
Year of Sustainability will help accelerate UAE's transition towards a greener tomorrow (WAM 26/01/2023)
Record number of countries to take part in Arab Health 2023 (WAM 26/01/2023)
First glimpse as Dubai’s hydroelectric plant in Hatta takes shape (The National 26/01/2023)
Helping women in Stem careers is a top priority, UAE envoy says (The National 26/01/2023)
Masdar, TotalEnergies, Siemens Energy, Marubeni to certify novel pathway to make methanol-based sustainable aviation fuel (WAM 25/01/2023)
UAE banks’ investments totalled AED511b in November 2022, highest in 13 months (WAM 25/01/2023)
Dubai's Business Bay sees highest number of real estate transactions in 2022 (WAM 25/01/2023)
Dubai Chamber of Commerce launches additional sector-specific business groups (WAM 25/01/2023)
4.1m stayed in Abu Dhabi hotels, generating AED5.4b in revenues in 2022 (WAM 25/01/2023)
UAE leadership’s vision to empower women ensured women are equal participants in nation’s sustainable development (WAM 25/01/2023)
DCD contributes to developing Domestic Workers’ Guide (WAM 25/01/2023)
UAE investors traded US tech stocks the most in 2022 (The National 25/01/2023)
Where expats like to buy property in Dubai (The National 25/01/2023)
Abu Dhabi to host Fortune Global Forum 2023 (WAM 24/01/2023)
Abu Dhabi aims to attract more FDI amid new policies (The National 24/01/2023)
Listing of 11 UAE companies to raise more than $2.18b in 2023 (The National 24/01/2023)
Sheikh Mohamed appoints Abu Dhabi Executive Council members (The National 24/01/2023)
DEWA launches 'OWNEK' awareness initiative (WAM 23/01/2023)
Dubai Chamber of Commerce bolsters member support with launch of four new business groups (WAM 23/01/2023)
Gross banks’ assets exceed AED3.63t by end-November 2022: CBUAE (WAM 23/01/2023)
Emirates completes ground testing for fully Sustainable Aviation Fuel engine (WAM 23/01/2023)
Dubai's private health facilities hit record 4,482 in 2022 (WAM 23/01/2023)
Emirates adds two more Australia services (WAM 23/01/2023)
Emirates to reach pre-pandemic capacity in Australia as travel demand soars (The National 23/01/2023)
When is half-term break for UAE schools? (The National 23/01/2023)
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