Fewa rolls out plans to meet increasing water demand

Fewa has qualified 13 consortiums to bid for the construction of a reverse osmosis desalination plant in Umm Al Quwain with a capacity of 45 million gallons per day, Khaleej Times has learnt.

Why UAE is in love with Irish food products

Ireland has exported Dh250 million (58.4 million) worth of food and beverage to the UAE in 2016 alone.

Dubai Airports said to plan $1bn-plus ECA-backed loans

Employees stand outside the Al-Maktoum International Airport in Dubai (file). The emirate aims to spend $35.7bn to develop Al Maktoum, its second airport and logistics hub, and is likely to rely on debt for much of the financing, people with knowledge of its plans said in December.

UAE lifts ban on imports from Jordan

The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) announced that it has lifted the ban on the imports of all fruits and vegetables from Jordan.

MoIT advises businesses to learn more about UAE export regulations

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has advised Vietnamese enterprises to carefully study export regulations of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) when conducting business with UAE firms to avoid suffering losses.

Oman ready to become region's import, export hub

Oman has announced its readiness to become the import/export hub of the region.

Dubai Chamber members' exports, re-exports grow 6.1 percent in H1 2017

The Dubai Chamber members' exports and re-exports surged to AED146.7 billion during H1 2017, a growth of 6.1 percent from AED138.3 billion in the corresponding period last year, with the chamber's total membership hitting 210,000 by the end of the same period, rendering it one of the world's largest membership-based chambers of commerce.

GST Drives Indian Gold Buying to Dubai

DUBAI has become an attractive destination for Indian citizens buying gold and jewelry thanks to the subcontinent's new GST, writes Steffen Grosshauser at BullionVault – but the boost may prove short-lived as the Arab city-state moves to impose its own sales tax later this year.

GCC non-oil sector to grow by 2.6% in 2017

The acceleration of global trade in the first half of 2017 is expected to be felt unevenly across GCC economies and will probably see the region’s GDP growth easing to just short of 1% in 2017, according to ICAEW.

Rising imports boost Middle East LNGC traffic

The Middle East rivals Asia as the world’s largest LNG-producing region and is also the fastest-growing market for LNG imports.