UAE Weekly News Roundup 10/01/21
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UAE Weekly Business News, Issue 18. 10th January 2021.
UAE bilateral trade relationship headlines
UAE economy-related news headlines
UAE has prioritised infrastructure development projects (WAM 04/01/2021)
RTA releases annual environmental sustainability report conforming to GRI standards (WAM 04/01/2021)
UAE committed to supporting joint Arab action to promote tourism (WAM 04/01/2021)
UAE’s hotel reservation rates witness significant recent growth (WAM 04/01/2021)
UAE Ministry of Economy considers new policies to help family businesses grow (The National 04/01/2021)
Dubai Economy completes 140,000 inspection visits in 2020 (WAM 05/01/2021)
Non-oil economies of Saudi Arabia and UAE improve in December as recovery continues (The National 05/01/2021)
Shoppers flock to discount retailers amid Covid-19 uncertainty (The National 05/01/2021)
Border reopening to speed up GCC rebound (Khaleej Times 05/01/2021)
UAE Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure signs strategic agreement with Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport (WAM 06/01/2021)
Ministry of Climate Change and Environment underscores commitment to food safety (WAM 06/01/2021)
Dubai increases economic stimulus package to AED7.1 billion (WAM 06/01/2021)
Hatta to become clean energy exporter (WAM 06/01/2021)
Mubadala integrates its healthcare assets into a single unit (The National 06/01/2021)
New Covid test rules likely for UAE-UK travellers using air corridors (The National 06/01/2021)
Salary increase, more jobs expected in Gulf in 2021 (Khaleej Times 06/01/2021)
Expo 2020 to be a guiding beacon for UAE hospitality sector (Khaleej Times 06/01/2021)
AED4.3 billion of real estate transactions in Dubai in a week (WAM 07/01/2021)
Construction starts on UAE railway link to Saudi border (The National 07/01/2021)
Residents outside the UAE for more than six months can return by March 31 (The National 07/01/2021)
Rents are dropping for Dubai's street-side stores (Gulf News 07/01/2021)
World Bank revises UAE GDP growth to 2.4% in 2022 (Khaleej Times 07/01/2021)
New Europe infections delay Dubai cruise recovery (Gulf News 08/01/2021)
UAE to reopen air, land and sea borders with Qatar on Saturday (The National 08/01/2021)
Etihad Rail: Six things to know about new national network (The National 08/01/2021)
Commission cuts a burden for UAE insurance brokers
UAE's construction sector has way too many players (Gulf News 08/01/2021)
Why is rice from India becoming more expensive in UAE? (Gulf News 08/01/2021)
'Best stimulus': UAE-Qatar trade restart to boost regional investments (Khaleej Times 08/01/2021)
Exceptional achievements by Dubai Customs in 2020 despite coronavirus challenges (WAM 09/01/2021)
UAE and Saudi Arabia dominate regional M&A deals in 2020 (The National 09/01/2021)
UAE 'to end all measures taken against Qatar' (Gulf News 09/01/2021)
Dubai airports received 17.9m passengers in 2020 (The National 09/01/2021)
New $25m Abu Dhabi venture fund to target early stage companies (The National 10/01/2021)
RTA tightens delivery services rules in Dubai (Gulf News 10/01/2021)
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Founder, Gateway Group, Abu Dhabi & Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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