Vegetables, fruit export to UAE to hit $40m by 2018

There are plans to increase the volume of fruits and vegetables exported to Dubai to between $30 million and $40 million by the end of 2018.

Chile embarks on blueberry trade mission to India and Dubai

The Chilean Blueberry Committee of the Chilean Fruit Exporters Association (ASOEX), supported by ProChile, is organising its first trade mission dedicated to blueberries, visiting India and Dubai ahead of its participation at Asia Fruit Logistica 2017.

DELIO SELECTED AS ONLY UK FINTECH TO JOIN DUBAI FINANCIAL SERVICES ACCELERATOR

The accelerator programme, launched in collaboration with Accenture and Fintech Hive at The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) consists of a 12-week curriculum in which the 11 finalists will work closely with financial institutions and other stakeholders to create real solutions to address the evolving needs of the region’s financial services industry.

KRG and Pearl consortium reach full & final settlement

The Kurdistan Regional Government of Iraq (KRG) and a consortium composed of Dana Gas PJSC, Crescent Petroleum Company International Limited and Pearl Petroleum Company Limited have mutually agreed to fully and finally settle all their differences amicably by terminating the arbitration and related court proceedings, and releasing all remaining claims between them, including the substantial damages asserted by the consortium against the KRG, and implement a mechanism for settlement of $2,239 million awarded by the tribunal to date.

Pay zero VAT on these goods, services in the UAE

The President, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, on Sunday issued the Federal Decree-Law No. 8 of 2017 for Value-Added Tax, with one of the lowest rates in the world.

DEWA invites customers to take up Shams Dubai to generate onsite solar power

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has again invited Dubai’s citizens and residents to benefit from the Shams Dubai smart initiative, following the outstanding success and the great adoption rate the initiative has achieved since its launch.

UK milk producer celebrates first export to Middle East

The UK’s Family-run Nemi Dairy now has its products on the shelves of six hypermarkets in the Middle East after it was approached by Y International - the UK export arm of Lulu Group International.

Dubai shows appetite for innovation

The ‘blueprint’ for Dubai’s planned $1.5 billion food park has been unveiled.

Dubai Exports opens Overseas Trade Office in Hong Kong

Dubai Exports has expanded its network with the opening of a new Overseas Trade Office (OTO) in Hong Kong.

Halal exports worth $9.79 bn to be promoted at Halal Expo Dubai 2017

Exporters from Malaysia, the world’s largest producer and exporter of Halal food products, are going to showcase the country's multi-billion dollar Halal industry, that last year recorded US$9.79 billion worth of Halal exports worldwide, at the 9th edition of the Halal Expo Dubai to be held on September 18th and 19th at the Roda Al Bustan Hotel near Dubai International Airport.