How the UAE is revving up for an electric car revolution

When Tesla opened its first luxury electric car dealership in the Middle East this summer, some auto industry insiders wondered — perhaps with good reason — ‘Why Dubai?’

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.


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.