16 Nov, 2017
Dubai’s non-oil foreign trade increased to Dh344 billion in the third quarter of 2017, an increase of 13 per cent year-on-year from Dh305 billion in the corresponding quarter of 2016. Re-exports were the key driver of growth in the quarter, rising 34 per cent to Dh103 billion, a relatively strong performance given the challenging geo-political backdrop.
08 Nov, 2017
Dubai has retained its crown as the most visited city in the Middle East and landed sixth in the world in the latest global ranking of tourist destinations.
29 Oct, 2017
The UAE is all set to implement value added tax (VAT) from January 2018, and businesses in the first phase can start now registering on the website of the Federal Tax Authority (FTA). Ahead of registration, the FTA has revealed a list of the top 10 things businesses must know before registering for VAT. The list covers frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding the tax in order to raise awareness and facilitate a smooth rollout of the VAT system.
24 Oct, 2017
Expo 2020 Dubai’s Expo Live programme's Innovation Challenge Programme (ICP) is urging those who have creative ideas to fix the world or approaches to one of society’s most pressing problems to sign up to the first round of the challenge on (https://www.expo2020dubai.ae/expo-live/challenge).
23 Oct, 2017
Sheikh Mohammed, Ruler of Dubai, launched a new smart living strategy in Dubai that seeks to build the world’s most advanced IoT ecosystems in the world. The UAE Prime Minister also launched the 'Data Wealth' initiative, which will protect the emirate’s data and identity government and private entities with “Dubai Digital Certificates” for their security efforts.