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GCC to see 2.1pc growth in GDP in 2021

The gross domestic product (GDP) of the GCC will grow by 2.1 per cent this year, after the 5 per cent contraction seen in 2020, a report said, noting as business confidence in the region has strengthened in recent months as coronavirus restrictions eased and vaccination rollouts progressed. However, while there are positive signs for recovery in the second...

Agenda for non-oil export development approved

The UAE Cabinet -- chaired by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minist ...

81pc of SMEs in Mena optimistic about growth

After facing unprecedented changes in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, Small and Medium Enterprise ...

Alba marks ESG week with new campaign

Aluminium Bahrain (Alba), the world’s largest aluminium smelter ex-China, launched its first E ...

Enec logs 100m safe work hours at Barakah plant

The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (Enec) has marked four years and more than 100 million safe ...





Experts call for bold leadership at GPCA forum

Securing a bright future for the GCC’s chemical industry will require bold leadership that adapts to the new trends emerging in the post-pandemic reality, said speakers at the inaugural edition of the Gulf Petrochemicals & Chemicals Association (GPCA) Leaders Forum held at the Habtoor Palace Dubai, LXR Hotels & Resorts, UAE. Delivering the...

Automechanika Dubai to host inaugural awards

Automechanika Dubai, the Middle East and Africa’s largest international automotive aftermarket ...

Vaping retailers urged to up the illicit trade fight

The UAE’s vaping industry must do more to support official government efforts aimed at blockin ...

TMS assembles judging panel for 2021 awards

The Maritime Standard (TMS) has announced the composition of the judging panel for this year’s ...

Conference to empower UAE startup ecosystem

Microsoft has launched its ‘Highway to 100 Unicorns’ virtual conference, in partnership ...





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