The country’s first trade deficit since 1980 raises questions how Japan will finance its huge public debt.
The move will make the bourse the second publicly traded stock exchange in the region.
Alicia Buller catches up with Paul House, executive chairman of iconic Canadian cafe, Tim Hortons
The German car company delivered 11,000 vehicles in the region during 2011, recording a 21 per cent sales growth for the year.
The signing of $930 million worth of trade deals at the Bahrain International Airshow has raised expectations for 2014.
Maria das Gracas Foster will oversee a $225 billion investment proposal to more than double Petroleo Brasileiro’s oil output.
Abu Dhabi has recorded its most successful year ever in terms of hotel guest arrivals with some 2,111,611 visitors.
Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis are replaced as Google and Apple take BlackBerry market share.
The social networking site will now let users know what their friends are doing on other sites.
The fast food giant will continue sponsoring the Olympic Games for another eight years.
Online shopping is surging in the Middle East as local buyers get comfortable using credit cards over the internet.
Saudi Arabia almost doubles income forecast, announcing a budget surplus of $81.6 billion for 2011.
The Spanish consortium won the bid to build the second phase of the HHR.
Qatar Nationals Hotels Company took over properties in Paris and Singapore.
The value of shares traded reached its lowest level since 2004.
Swiss and German investment funds are undertaking the project.
As Abu Dhabi presses ahead with its aerospace programme, Gulf Business talks to the firm at the forefront of the capital’s bold plans.
Gulf Business attends Google’s groupie day in Dubai and chats with managing director, Ari Kesisoglu.
Billion-dollar railway projects are finally gaining momentum in Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the UAE.
Gulf techies are way ahead of their global peers says IBM, as the MENA region pushes for fast growth.
As the UAE climbs into steady recovery, is it any easier for small businesses to access bank lending?
Obama’s intrusive regulations are simply too much trouble.
Islam could hold the key to turning around the Gulf’s dismal environmental record.
The region’s deepest insecurities have once again been exposed by another crisis to emerge from the US and eurozone economies.
The Middle East is home to a rising entrepreneurial animation movement, fuelled by comic book series, The 99.
Amid the Dubai real estate meltdown, UAE contractor Drake & Scull International is chasing growth in Saudi Arabia and Asia.
The Arab Spring boosted private jet travel as diplomats and business leaders engaged in peace talks.
After years of pressure, Islamic scholars in the Gulf are finally modernising their operations, much to the delight of Western financial organisations
The richest place in the world, the region’s most peaceful country, and winner of the World Cup bid, the stars have never been more aligned for the tiny Gulf state.
As many airlines focus on cutting losses and battling through a probable downturn, one Gulf carrier has loftier ambitions.
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