dubuy.com welcomes Al Naboodah Group Photo DP World

Al Naboodah Group joins DP World’s DUBUY.com

The new partnership will accelerate Al Naboodah Group’s business-to-business trade, providing visibility of its products at the click of a button

UAE and Georgia sign CEPA

UAE, Georgia sign comprehensive economic partnership agreement

The UAE now accounts for more than 63 per cent of the total volume of Georgia’s trade with Arab countries

DUBai World Trade Centre DWTC photo courtesy Dubai Media Office twitter

Here’s how many visitors Dubai’s DWTC welcomed in 2022

Dubai World Trade Centre hosted 244 exhibitions and events in 2022, growing by 39 per cent over the previous year

Non-oil foreign trade between UAE, Kuwait grows 87% over a decade

UAE, Kuwait non-oil trade grows 87% over decade

Non-oil foreign trade between the UAE and Kuwait reached Dhs43bn by the end of 2022

DP World

DP World inks cooperation pact to spur Greater Caspian Region-Africa trade

The partnership will provide cargo owners with easy booking and shipment tracking via DP World’s SeaRates platform

Lorenzo Jooris on UAE-China ties

Opinion: Why the re-opening of China is good news for UAE’s economy

In 2021, non-oil trade between the two countries totalled almost $60bn, resulting in a 27 per cent growth on the previous year

DMCC says diamond trade grew by 17% in 2022

Dubai’s DMCC sees 17% rise in diamond trade in 2022

According to DMCC’s figures, trade for rough and polished diamonds touched $37.4bn in 2022

Etihad Cargo_Astral Aviation MoU_February 2023

Etihad Cargo, Astral Aviation sign MoU to grow African network

With the agreement, Etihad Cargo customers will benefit from additional cargo capacity out of Nairobi via the introduction of additional services from Nairobi to its hub in Abu Dhabi from April 1

UAE’s non-oil foreign trade grows 17% in 2022

UAE’s non-oil foreign trade grows 17% in 2022

This is the first time that the country’s non-oil foreign trade has surpassed the Dhs2tn mark

DP world open new trade routes in 2022

Dubai’s DP World reports 1.4% rise in gross container volumes in 2022

Jebel Ali handled 14 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) in 2022, up 1.7 per cent year-on-year

Saudi Omani conference Photo courtesy saudi press agency SPA

Saudi Arabia, Oman sign 13 investment agreements, value exceeds SAR1bn

The agreements were signed at the Saudi-Omani Investment Forum being held in Riyadh

AD Ports Group

AD Ports Group signs MoU with Türkiye’s Tosyalı

The agreement will enable collaboration across shipping, logistics, freight forwarding and port management

India-UAE Partnership Summit held in Dubai

India-UAE Partnership Summit held, underscores economic partnerships for joint growth

The summit showcased UAE-India economic ties and examined business opportunities in manufacturing and startups, agritech and food processing, healthcare, fintech and investment

Dubai Customs processes 25.7 million transactions in 2022

Dubai Customs processes 25.7 million transactions in 2022

Dubai Customs has been active in recycling counterfeit goods with more than 93 recycling operations that targetted 173,000 counterfeit items last year

UAE partners with WEF to support trade tech initiative

UAE partners with WEF to support trade tech initiative

The new initiative aims to digitalise international supply chains to enable faster and cost-efficient trade

Majid Al Futtaim launches MENAP economic integration barometer_trading_freepik.com

What Majid Al Futtaim’s new MENAP Economic Integration Barometer reveals

The barometer, developed to systematically track progress on an annual basis, will offer a deeper understanding of the status of MENAP economic integration

Jadwa divests stake in Luberef

Davos 2023: Saudi Arabia open to talks on trade in currencies besides dollar

The world’s largest oil exporter is seeking to strengthen its relations with crucial trade partners

UAE president meet Pakistan head of state courtesy WAM

UAE President receives Pakistan PM, leaders discuss cooperation

The leaders also witnessed the announcement of three memoranda of understanding

Saudi Arabia’s ports show 13% yoY rise in cargo handled in 2022

Saudi Arabia’s ports record 13% year-on-year rise in cargo handled in 2022

The kingdom’s trade gateways also welcomed 933,000 passengers in 2022, a 36 per cent spike from 2021 when 688,000 passengers arrived in the country

DMCC attracts record number of companies in 2022

Dubai’s DMCC witnesses ‘best-ever’ year for registrations, welcomes 3,049 businesses in 2022

This marks a year-on-year increase of 23 per cent, breaking the previous record set in 2021 when DMCC registered 2,485 new members

UAE to host World Trade Organisation Ministerial Conference in 2024

UAE to host World Trade Organisation Ministerial Conference in 2024

The conference will be held in Abu Dhabi in the first quarter of 2024

UAE's Agthia Group partners with AD Ports Group to enhance supply chain connectivity

UAE’s Agthia Group partners with AD Ports Group to enhance supply chain connectivity

Both companies will collaborate to optimise Agthia’s logistics operations

Poland opens representative office in UAE

Poland opens representative office in UAE

The UAE is one of Poland’s largest trading partners in the region, with non-oil trade reaching $1.3bn in the first 9 months of 2022

DMCC digitises gold trading

Dubai’s DMCC digitises gold trading in partnership with ComTech Gold

Comtech Gold tokens will be created on the XinFin Protocol blockchain network based on the deposit of physical gold bars located in DMCC-approved vaults

AD Ports Group,TotalEnergies partner to explore solar opportunities

AD Ports Group, TotalEnergies partner to explore solar opportunities

Under the agreement, each partner will contribute expertise and technologies to conduct feasibility studies for distributed solar generation at KEZAD

Gulfood manufacturing Photo WAM

Gulfood Manufacturing 2022 concludes on a successful note

The three-day event saw global participation and highlighted key issues impacting food production and food service sectors

DMCC Logis agreement

Dubai’s DMCC, Panama’s Logis sign agreement to collaborate, share expertise

The free zones will share market insights, analysis, and forecasts to support the development of commodities trading

Abu Dhabi ADDED launches Phase 2 of Investor Journey

Abu Dhabi’s ADDED launches phase 2 of ‘Investor Journey’ programme

The Investor Journey programme has helped in facilitating ease of doing business by reducing costs and requirements, simplifying procedures, and enabling seamless integration of government services


Amazon launches intellectual property accelerator in UAE to help SMBs trademark their brand

The IP Accelerator connects SMBs with a network of curated intellectual property law firms for trademark registration and advisory services


DAFZ records 36% YoY rise in non-oil trade in 2021, exceeds Dhs162bn in value

Asia accounted for 43 per cent of DAFZ’s total trade with a value of Dhs69.5bn, followed by the Middle East and North Africa