The May 2018 issues of Business Chief Middle East and Energy Digital cover the commitment of Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (SEWA) to meeting the utilities needs of Sharjah, UAE.
The UAE government is going full steam ahead with the implementation of a value added tax (VAT) in the country from January 1, 2018.
The country improved from 6th globally in 2015 to 4th globally in 2016.
Senior Chamber officials says efforts to foster innovation and develop Dubai’s entrepreneurial ecosystem will remain a major priority
The GCC has the potential to become the world's fastest growing e-commerce playground, according to a new report by AT Kearney.
Bankruptcy laws must balance interests of debtors and creditors, analyst says
Starting a business in the Middle East has probably never been easier. However, several hurdles remain before the region witnesses an entrepreneurial boom.
A bankruptcy law in the UAE is expected to be a catalyst that could help SMEs
The UAE is "proud of its economic relations with the United Kingdom", a relationship that has contributed to the economic benefits of both nations over the years, according to Hani Al Hamli, Secretary-General of the Dubai Economic Council.
The law allows up to one hundred per cent foreign ownership in certain sectors
Sharjah initiates measures to support young entrepreneurs
A rescue plan for SME financing in the UAE has so far led to the restructuring or talks on restructuring loans worth AED7 billion ($1.9bn), according to the UAE Banks Federation.
The UAE is about to enter a new era for doing business in the country, with the approved insolvency legislation announced last week removing one of the greatest risks in the economy.
Innovation, loans to SMEs, Emiratisation and anti-money laundering plans are some key objectives
The one driving ambition is radically different from that of mere wanting
Expo 2020 Dubai, along with Dubai SME, the agency of the Department of Economic Development (DED) mandated to develop the small and medium enterprise (SME) sector, hosted a 'BusinessConnect' seminar to highlight opportunities for SMEs to participate in the Expo.
UAE a huge market for Britain — but two-way trade brings even greater benefits, UK secretary of state Dr Liam Fox says
The rate of tax at five per cent, as recommended by the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, is modest by global standards, and will not stoke inflation for the common man as vital household expenditure items are exempted from its ambit. These include 100 types of staple food, and other essential service sectors such as healthcare and education.
United Kingdom, 8th June 2015 – mBELLAb Business Services and Advisors were awarded “SME Advisor of the Year - the UAE” at the 2015 Business Excellence Awards. The prestigious Business Excellence Awards both highlight and celebrate the outstanding performance and results achieved by the industry’s leading lights across the globe.
It's estimated that there are 20 million gamers in Iran, where half the population is under 25 years old. Last year, the Obama administration eased sanctions on Internet services in Iran, giving a boost to the game market.
The Middle East is the only bright spot in the global oil and gas sector as it is expected to see an increase in spending by international majors, even as they slash expenditure elsewhere..
A third Industrial Revolution will empower automation over semi-skilled human resources.
Infrastructure project awards across the GCC are forecast to exceed $86 billion in 2014, up 77.8 per cent over 2013, a new report says.
The number of international cases heard by the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts is expected to increase in the coming years, one judge told Gulf News, despite a slow uptake.
As the quality of transactional data in the real estate markets in the UAE improve, sifting through the series of data points has led to an ever increasing insight into the nature of buying and selling in the UAE.
There are various kinds of loans available to SMEs in the UAE. Gulf News Focus has put together a primer that outlines the kinds of loans available and determination of what is best for an SME.
A newly approved law supporting Emirati-owned small and medium enterprises will play a significant role in promoting sustainable economic development.