UAE Weekly News Roundup 31/01/21
Updated: Sep 1
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UAE Weekly Business News, Issue 21. 31st January 2021.
UAE bilateral trade relationship headlines
Mohammed bin Rashid, Chairman of Sudanese Sovereign Council discuss bilateral ties, regional issues (WAM 24/01/2021)
UAE bans import of poultry products from UK and Netherlands amid bird flu outbreak (The National 25/01/2021)
Dubai, Netherlands mutual trade hit AED8.6b in 2020 (WAM 27/01/2021)
Ruler of Dubai hails winter tourism push as 950,000 visitors deliver Dh1 billion boost to hospitality sector (The National 27/01/2021)
Mohamed bin Zayed, Indian Prime Minister discuss enhancing bilateral ties (WAM 28/01/2021)
Mohamed bin Zayed, Chairman of Sudan's Sovereign Council review bilateral ties (WAM 29/01/2021)
Trade between Dubai and Israel reaches AED1 billion in five months (WAM 30/01/2021)
UAE economy-related news headlines
Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah among world’s 10 safest cities for 2021 (The National 24/01/2021)
UAE visas: Foreign university students now able to sponsor families (The National 24/01/2021)
Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development launches ‘Made in Abu Dhabi’ campaign (WAM 25/01/2021)
UAE's public debt strategy will help lift its global competitiveness, Sheikh Hamdan says (The National 25/01/2021)
Khalifa Port strengthens UAE food security via new facility (Khaleej Times 25/01/2021)
ADNOC named UAE’s most valuable brand for third consecutive year (WAM 26/01/2021)
Major UAE entities join initiative to boost trade between developing markets (The National 26/01/2021)
UN foresees sluggish post-Covid economic rebound for Middle East (The National 26/01/2021)
Full-time home working preferred by 38% of Middle East professionals (The National 26/01/2021)
Dubai universities expect influx of foreign students after family sponsorship move (The National 26/01/2021)
Health ministry in drive to recruit more ICU nurses on Dh9,000 monthly salary (The National 26/01/2021)
UAE banking sector recovery will be gradual: S&P (Gulf News 26/01/2021)
UAE: New debt policy to stimulate financial sector (Khaleej Times 26/01/2021)
Covid to accelerate digital budgets, spending in 2021 (Khaleej Times 26/01/2021)
CBUAE commences operational procedures to execute Insurance Authority merger (WAM 27/01/2021)
Ma'an partners with EAD to discuss how social entrepreneurs can help protect Abu Dhabi’s environment (WAM 27/01/2021)
Abu Dhabi stock exchange plans to double market cap within three years (The National 27/01/2021)
Abu Dhabi’s real estate market is getting back to normal (Gulf News 27/01/2021)
MoCCAE explores leveraging innovation to implement Circular Economy in UAE (WAM 28/01/2021)
UAE added to UK's travel ban list (The National 28/01/2021)
UAE extends visit visas for British tourists affected by travel ban (The National 28/01/2021)
Surge in UAE’s supply chain reflects Q4 uptick in global trade (Khaleej Times 28/01/2021)
Retail to see bigger draws in 2021 (Khaleej Times 28/01/2021)
Mohammed bin Rashid issues Decree on listing of joint stock companies in local securities exchanges (WAM 30/01/2021)
UAE to grant Emirati citizenship to 'talented and innovative' people (The National 30/01/2021)
Worst is over for Dubai real estate market (Khaleej Times 30/01/2021)
Startups will lead transformation in the logistics ecosystem (Khaleej Times 30/01/2021)
Iata travel pass: will airlines start asking passengers for proof of vaccination? (The National 31/01/2021)
Central Bank of UAE imposes Dh45.7m fines on 11 banks (Gulf News 31/01/2021)
Two gyms and a department store shut down in Dubai for flouting Covid-19 rules (The National 24/01/2021)
Dubai gyms reduce class sizes and insist on masks in bid to stay open (The National 25/01/2021)
UAE government's adaptive policies helped to deal with Covid-19 crisis, minister of economy says (WAM 26/01/2021)
Coronavirus: Abu Dhabi Police urge the public to report rule-breakers (The National 27/01/2021)
Abu Dhabi updates procedures to enter the emirate from within the UAE based on test type (WAM 30/01/2021)
Abu Dhabi entry rules: Al Hosn app must to drive to Capital (Khaleej Times 30/01/2021)
Dubai shuts 2 businesses, fines 26 for breaking Covid rules (Khaleej Times 31/01/2021)
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Written by Jenny Hunt
Founder, Gateway Group, Abu Dhabi & Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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