UAE Weekly News Roundup 27/12/20
Updated: Sep 1
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UAE Weekly Business News, Issue 16. 27th December 2020.
UAE bilateral trade relationship headlines
UAE, Canada reconfirm support to 'Circular Economy' (WAM 23/12/2020)
UAE economy-related news headlines
Tadweer opens Eco Park Complex to promote sustainable development in Abu Dhabi (WAM 20/12/2020)
UAE extends Dh420m worth of trade credit support to SMEs in 2020 (The National 20/12/2020)
ADNOC awards 'Eni', 'PTTEP' consortium first offshore exploration block in Abu Dhabi’s second competitive block bid round (WAM 21/12/2020)
Abu Dhabi's Ma'an rolls out accelerator for ventures focused on mental health (The National 21/12/2020)
Water pipe tobacco products, e-cigarettes bearing Digital Tax Stamp permitted from 1st January 2021 (WAM 22/12/2020)
UAE's Central Bank to begin selling M-Bills next month (The National 21/12/2020)
Dubai Economy sharpens focus on Circular Economy in preparation for next 50 years (WAM 22/12/2020)
UAE's first crypto library at Abu Dhabi’s Technology Innovation Institute (WAM 22/12/2020)
TAQA announces financial closing for world’s largest solar power plant (WAM 22/12/2020)
Dubai economy forecast to grow by 4% in 2021 (WAM 23/12/2020)
365 industrial facilities add commercial and service activities to their licenses in Abu Dhabi (WAM 23/12/2020)
Dubai Economy signs MoU with Empay to accelerate cashless licencing transactions (WAM 23/12/2020)
UAE economy to grow 2.5% in 2021, Central Bank says (The National 23/12/2020)
Abu Dhabi will remove 14-day self-isolation for some passengers (Gulf News 23/12/2020)
UAE hospitality sector looks to a brighter future (Khaleej Times 23/12/2020)
Can the UAE Government achieve a successful economic reboot? (Khaleej Times 23/12/2020)
AED4.6 billion of weeklong real estate transactions in Dubai (WAM 24/12/2020)
Abu Dhabi Ports makes strong case for continued FDI in increasingly advanced zones (WAM 24/12/2020)
UAE remains Mena region leader with 47 industrial park zones (Khaleej Times 24/12/2020)
Gaming tech sees big investments (Khaleej Times 25/12/2020)
Agritech ideas keep sprouting (Khaleej Times 25/12/2020)
Dubai has advantage in the healthcare and technology sectors (Khaleej Times 26/12/2020)
Dewa inaugurates 2,367 substations across Dubai in 2020 (Khaleej Times 26/12/2020)
Abu Dhabi opens new facility at Khalifa Port to boost capacity (The National 27/12/2020)
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid approves 2021 Dubai budget with Dh57.1bn in spending (The National 27/12/2020)
Accelerating decarbonisation and digitisation can build upon UAE's game-changing reforms (The National 27/12/2020)
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Written by Jenny Hunt
Founder, Gateway Group, Abu Dhabi & Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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