UAE Weekly News Roundup 03/01/21
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UAE Weekly Business News, Issue 17. 3rd January 2021.
UAE bilateral trade relationship headlines
UAE economy-related news headlines
New council chaired by Sheikh Khalifa to oversee Abu Dhabi's economic and financial affairs (The National 27/12/2020)
Accelerating decarbonisation and digitisation can build upon UAE's game-changing reforms (The National 27/12/2020)
UAE researchers produce biofuel from date seeds (The National 27/12/2020)
Dubai Health Authority and Gulf Medical University to promote medical education and training in UAE (Gulf News 27/12/2020)
Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology develops state-of-the-art national system for PPE (WAM 28/12/2020)
UAE universities to develop online degrees to attract students from around the world (The National 28/12/2020)
UAE extends validity of tourists visas for one month (Gulf News 28/12/2020)
First artificial corneal transplant conducted in UAE (Gulf News 28/12/2020)
Dubai ranked top smart centre in Arab world for new technology development (Khaleej Times 28/12/2020)
AED 1.39 billion worth of contracts awarded by Empower in 2020 (WAM 29/12/2020)
UAE's retailers will need to keep picking up digital skills fast (Gulf News 29/12/2020)
This is why UAE shoppers are heading back to malls (Gulf News 29/12/2020)
Pandemic speeds up UAE’s transition to cashless ecosystem (Khaleej Times 29/12/2020)
Dubai Municipality to exempt companies from paying double fines for their violations (WAM 30/12/2020)
UAE foreign exchange and remittance companies bullish about 2021 (The National 30/12/2020)
UAE increases commitment to reducing carbon emissions and battling climate change (The National 30/12/2020)
Businesses in Dubai no longer required to carry out Covid-19 temperature checks from January 1 (The National 30/12/2020)
UAE to reduce carbon emissions by 25% by 2030 (The National 30/12/2020)
Gulf economies have handle on this crisis (Gulf News 30/12/2020)
UAE shipbuilding industry anchoring service for Gulf region (Khaleej Times 30/12/2020)
Future belongs to e-commerce and digital first (Khaleej Times 30/12/2020)
Abu Dhabi Ports hits 2020 targets in bid to Drive Global Trade and Logistics Industry (WAM 31/12/2020)
MoF extends deadline for submitting ESR notifications (WAM 31/12/2020)
UAE leaders on 2020: a challenging year that highlighted the country's strength (The National 31/12/2020)
UAE's Etihad and Emirates give glimpses into their post-pandemic plans (Gulf News 31/12/2020)
UAE's startup strategy is in for a transition (Gulf News 31/12/2020)
How did we eat takeaways in 2020? (Gulf News 31/12/2020)
UAE secures 27.5 percent of Japan's crude oil needs in November (WAM 01/01/2021)
Optimistic outlook for UAE banks amid government (The National 01/01/2021)
UAE hospitality sector to set record recovery in 2021 (Khaleej Times 01/01/2021)
Fiscal rectitude and flexibility mark UAE’s policies (WAM 02/01/2021)
Abu Dhabi toll gate scheme launched on Saturday (The National 02/01/2021)
UAE Public Prosecution warns against breach of privacy in cyberspace (Gulf News 02/01/2021)
Why 2021 will be less volatile for UAE banks (Gulf News 02/01/2021)
Local talent key for UAE’s digital future (Khaleej Times 02/01/2021)
UAE air quality has improved, new AUS study suggests (Gulf News 03/01/2021)
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Written by Jenny Hunt
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