UAE Weekly News Roundup 06/12/20
Updated: Sep 1
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UAE Weekly Business News, Issue 13. 6th December 2020.
UAE bilateral trade relationship headlines
UAE, Australia launch business council to deepen bilateral trade, investment (WAM 01/12/2020)
With $16.6bn Swiss investments, $21bn bilateral trade, UAE is Switzerland’s biggest MENA partner (WAM 01/12/2020)
Travel corridors put a spring in the step of UK-UAE relationship on National Day (The National 02/12/2020)
The Finns’ shared interests with the UAE (Gulf News 06/12/2020)
UAE economy-related news headlines
Dubai external trade doubled ten times to AED1.271 trillion since 2000 (WAM 02/12/2020)
Solid economic foundation to drive UAE's growth for next 50 years (The National 02/12/2020)
UAE activates tourist entry visas for Israeli passport holders (WAM 03/12/2020)
Building material cost spike shakes UAE construction (Gulf News 03/12/2020)
Carding, data leakage on the rise in the Middle East (Khaleej Times 03/12/2020)
UAE leads innovation in $546 bn global smart cities market (WAM 04/12/2020)
The UAE’s new companies law explained (The National 04/12/2020)
Wealth funds like Abu Dhabi's to unlock FoodTech potential (The National 04/12/2020)
Abu Dhabi Ports announces completion of Delma Port’s second phase of development (WAM 05/12/2020)
Visa amnesty: UAE authorities issue exit guidelines as deadline looms (The National 05/12/2020)
UAE will be the fastest country in the world to recover, says Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid (Gulf News 05/12/2020)
Khalifa issues law establishing Abu Dhabi Community Legal Awareness Centre (WAM 06/12/2020)
UAE businesses optimistic about returning to pre-Covid profitability by 2022 (The National 06/12/2020)
Middle East’s family offices are optimistic on revenue returning to 2019 levels (The National 06/12/2020)
Why 2020 was a milestone year for Adnoc (The National 06/12/2020)
UAE Central Bank seeks to license digital payment providers (The National 06/12/2020)
UAE has not legalised crypto currencies, says Central Bank (Gulf News 06/12/2020)
Changes in UAE Companies Law will enhance ease of doing business (Gulf News 06/12/2020)
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Written by Jenny Hunt
Founder, Gateway Group, Abu Dhabi & Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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