UAE Weekly News Roundup 07/02/21
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UAE Weekly Business News, Issue 22. 7th February 2021.
Trade license-related headlines
Dubai Economy issues 9% more licences in January (Khaleej Times 07/02/2021)
UAE bilateral trade relationship headlines
UAE economy-related news headlines
UAE citizenship initiative is a game changer, set to benefit property market and knowledge economy (The National 31/01/2021)
UAE hotels ready for workation trend (Khaleej Times 31/01/2021)
Dubai launches 'space court' to support thriving global sector (The National 01/02/2021)
UAE and India to develop early warning system for cyclones and tsunamis (The National 01/02/2021)
UAE Central Bank tightens up consumer protection (Gulf News 01/02/2021)
UAE hotels seek ways to raise minimum daily rates (Gulf News 01/02/2021)
AI key to customer growth (Khaleej Times 01/02/2021)
More foreign businesses opt for UAE as investor confidence rebounds (WAM 02/02/2021)
Mohammed bin Rashid chairs meeting of Dubai Executive Council, launches ‘Invest in Dubai’ platform (WAM 02/02/2021)
Economic recovery and rising oil prices to support UAE property market recovery (The National 02/02/2021)
UAE to attract gifted graduates from across the globe to drive 50-year development plan (The National 02/02/2021)
Surging investor confidence lifts Dubai real estate in 2020 (Khaleej Times 02/02/2021)
ADIO launches ESG policy to foster long-term, sustainable growth in Abu Dhabi (WAM 03/02/2021)
UAE automotive trade hit AED68.8 bn in nine months (WAM 03/02/2021)
Dubai records 51,414 real estate transactions worth over AED175 billion in 2020 (WAM 03/02/2021)
Business activity in largest Arab economies improves in January (The National 03/02/2021)
Abu Dhabi property market showed signs of recovery in second-half of 2020 (The National 03/02/2021)
International Court of Justice dismisses Qatar's case against UAE for lack of jurisdiction (WAM 04/02/2021)
Technology and green infrastructure investment can boost Mena recovery (The National 04/02/2021)
How to strengthen the UAE's retail sector (The National 04/02/2021)
UAE's healthcare needs to work in tandem with digital (Gulf News 04/02/2021)
Middle East economies will reach 2019 GDP level in 2022 (Khaleej Times 04/02/2021)
UAE ranks first regionally and fourth globally in the Global Entrepreneurship Index 2020 (WAM 05/02/2021)
Winter's getting UAE F&B brands to think pop-ups (Gulf News 04/02/2021)
NAU platform facilitates shipments of 255K tonnes cargo on ‘dhows’ through Dubai Creek in 2020 (WAM 06/02/2021)
UAE leads countries advocating women's rights at global level (WAM 06/02/2021)
UAE's economic growth to be supported by fast vaccine rollout and digital transformation (The National 06/02/2021)
UAE logistics has a bright outlook (Khaleej Times 06/02/2021)
UAE economy to grow faster until 2024 (Khaleej Times 06/02/2021)
Abu Dhabi Customs launches automation system for managing, implementing inspection process (WAM 07/02/2021)
500 teaching jobs now available in the UAE – here's a snapshot of what's on offer (The National 07/02/2021)
Regulatory changes bolster UAE real estate (Gulf News 07/02/2021)
Dubai Police encourages public to report violations of COVID-19 precautionary measures (WAM 31/01/2021)
Dubai’s Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management announces new set of precautionary (WAM 01/02/2021)
Dubai to cut mall and venue capacity, hotel occupancy and shut bars (The National 01/02/2021)
Dubai businesses closed and fined for breaching Covid-19 rules (The National 01/02/2021)
Dubai is a hub for storing and distributing COVID-19 vaccine (WAM 02/02/2021)
New procedure for Covid-19 patients in Abu Dhabi (The National 02/02/2021)
Dubai hotels told to axe Friday brunch and yacht parties restricted (The National 03/02/2021)
Dubai Covid-19 rules 'driven by data and experts – not foreign media coverage' (The National 03/02/2021)
Cinemas to close in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain until further notice, says operator Vox (The National 05/02/2021)
Government Support Department applies 30 per cent attendance in the workplace in government and semi-government agencies in Abu Dhabi (WAM 06/02/2021)
Abu Dhabi reduces capacity at malls, gyms, cafes and restaurants (The National 06/02/2021)
Two shops in Dubai closed; 25 fined and 4 warned for health violations (Gulf News 07/02/2021)
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Written by Jenny Hunt
Founder, Gateway Group, Abu Dhabi & Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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