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|Abu Dhabi Tobacco Trade Declines In 2018
The value of Abu Dhabi’s trade in raw tobacco and manufactured tobacco products declined sharply in 2018 compared to 2017, reflecting the success of the decision to apply excise tax.
|New Satellite ’Falcon Eye’ To Strengthen National Security, Serve Civilian Purposes
The satellite is designed to provide global coverage for the next 10 years for military and civilian use and is characterised by a high-definition imaging system and accuracy. It also has a mobile station capable of sending and receiving images from any region in the world.
|UAE Cabinet Approves Economic Activities Eligible For Up To 100% Foreign Ownership
The UAE Cabinet, chaired by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, has approved the sectors and economic activities eligible for up to 100% foreign ownership in the UAE.
|Abu Dhabi Ports Receives Prestigious IIP Platinum Accreditation
Abu Dhabi Ports has been awarded the prestigious IIP Platinum Accreditation by Investors in People (IIP), the international standard for people management. The accreditation is testament to the clarity of its vision and its high performing culture that inspires success.
|Investments Of Emirati Banks In Saudi Arabia, Egypt Worth AED90.4 Billion In 1Q 2019
According to statistics from the UAE Central Bank, the value of investments of Emirati banks and their branches in the United Kingdom, UK, totalled AED61 billion.
|Almost Two Thirds Of UAE Retailers Increased Revenue After Accepting Digital Payments
Around two thirds of small UAE retailers said their revenues and footfall increased after accepting digital payments, The National quoted a new study from global payments company Visa as saying.
|The National Elections Committee Approves The Fourth Federal National Council Election Cycle Timeline
As part of its sustained efforts to ensure transparency, integrity and accuracy of the Federal National Council (FNC) elections, the National Elections Committee (NEC) today announced the timeline of the upcoming fourth election cycle.
|Special Olympics World Games 2019 Generated Close To AED 1 Billion In Economic Output
The Special Olympics World Games 2019 generated AED 957 million in economic output during the 10-day event that was held in the UAE in March, according to a study conducted by PwC Middle East.
|ADAFSA Strengthens National Food Security With Two Global Events By Year-End
Given its role in preparing plans, programs and activities related to agriculture, food safety and food security, the Abu Dhabi Agriculture and Food Safety Authority,ADAFSA, announced it will organise two major global events in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi by the end of this year.
|ADFD Allocates AED1.8 Million To Support Biological Diversity Research
Abu Dhabi Fund for Development, ADFD, has earmarked a grant worth AED1.8 million (US$500,000) to support the North-Eastern Federal University, NEFU, in Yakutsk, Russia.