UAE's food imports expected to rise to $400b in ten years
The UAE’s food imports are expected to rise from $100 billion (Dh367 billion) in 2014 to $400 billion in the coming ten years, Sultan Al Mansouri, UAE Minister of Economy, told Gulf News on the sidelines of a ministerial round-table at the Annual Investment Meeting 2015 on Tuesday.
Gangwon Province Accelerates Supporting Halal Food Export
With President Park Geun-hye’s visits to the Middle East, the Korean government has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.) to develop its agriculture and halal food industry. Accordingly, Gangwon Province got the green light for halal market exploitation, which is its central business.
Russia to launch halal poultry exports in 2015
Russia is getting ready to launch exports of halal poultry products to the Middle East in the coming months, Russian veterinary body Rosselkhoznadzor has announced. The first deliveries will be supplied to UAE and Qatar, with exports of halal chicken posing a significant opportunity for Russian poultry farmers.
Food authority widens food safety net
The Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority (Adfca) is expanding its new food safety programme for 3,400 small eateries in the emirate which cater daily to around 340,000 people who mostly belong to low- and lower-middle income groups.
Korea Steps Towards UAE Halal Food Market
South Korea is looking to launch a new halal food agency. To advance into one of the biggest food markets in the world, the Korean government took the first step of a recent MOU between Korea and the United Arab Emirates.
Low crude prices set to widen economic gap among GCC oil exporters
Dubai: All GCC countries are highly dependent on oil revenues, with public spending from this source driving much of the economic activity. Thus, the decline in oil prices will have varying levels of impact on these economies depending on their level of oil dependence, Thomas Byrne, Senior Vice-President of Moody’s said in Dubai.
Airtel to double 4G network by next fiscal: Mittal
Barcelona: Flush with an investment outlay of $3 billion (Dh11 billion) a year on networks, telecom major Bharti Airtel plans to double its 4G network by next fiscal as it gears up to take on competition, including the much-awaited foray of Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries group.
Food security, farmers support in focus at Abu Dhabi forum
Senior professionals and stakeholders from across the Arab world came together to discuss food security and supporting farmers at a forum in Abu Dhabi today.
Cubis wins major UAE contract
Cubis, a Lurgan-based manufacturer with a workforce of more than 120, has won a six-figure export contract from the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
CESI Middle East selected to help enhance Dubai's electrical grid
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has selected CESI Middle East to review transmission network in Dubai in order to ensure renewable energy integration readiness.