UAE France

UAE, France trade grew 17%, reached Dhs29.5bn in 2022

The bilateral trade between the two countries consisted of imports valued at Dhs25.2bn, while exports and re-exports were valued at approximately Dhs4.2bn


UAE and Cambodia conclude comprehensive economic partnership agreement

The agreement will serve as a catalyst to increase and diversify bilateral trade by substantially eliminating tariffs, reducing non-tariff trade barriers and promoting trade


Insights: The journey of building global businesses from a thriving economy

Jessica Wong, managing partner at eWTP Arabia Capital looks at how Saudi Arabia is uniquely placed to leapfrog innovation hurdles and build businesses with global impact


E-commerce strategies: How to prepare your business for success

An overview of key areas that businesses should focus

Abu Dhabi’s Etihad announces flash sale, offers 20% discount

Abu Dhabi’s Etihad announces flash sale, offers up to 20% discount

The promotion is valid on return and one-way journeys on Etihad-operated flights booked on the carrier’s website

SME story: Interview with Ziad Toqan, founder of Leap

SME story: Interview with Ziad Toqan, founder of Leap

Leap’s on a mission to teach kids good money habits at an early age

Saudi Aramco

Aramco completes acquisition of Valvoline’s global products business

The transaction expands Aramco’s lubricants business globally

Alan O'Neill

Alan’s corner: Tips to make a partnership work

Communication is central to the success of any partnership

Power Letters 2023: Mohammed Qasim Al Ali, group chief executive officer, National Bonds

Power Letters 2023: Mohammed Qasim Al Ali, group chief executive officer, National Bonds

At the very core, we believe economic and social stability stems from a financially secure population


Anvil presents: The power of a website for your business success

When it comes to website design and development, it is important to work with experts who understand the needs of your business


SME Story: Interview with Rami Shaar, CEO of Washmen (ShoeCare)

When sourcing new talent, it is essential that we leverage their skills and readjust their mentality to the way we work

Dubai Chambers WAM

Dubai Chamber of Commerce launches 4 new business groups

The chamber plans to increase the number of sector-specific business support groups to 100 by March 2023

Reasons why you should Invest in Cyprus

Spotlight on Cyprus: Here’s why this European destination is ideal for investors

The country’s legal and attractive tax system make it a desirable locale for international companies, institutional investors and high-net-worth individuals

UAE reduces legal age to run a business

UAE reduces legal age to run a business

The issuance of the new law replaces previous legislation that remained in effect for almost three decades

Power Letters 2023: Saif Humaid Al Falasi, group CEO, ENOC

Power Letters 2023: Saif Humaid Al Falasi, group CEO, ENOC

Looking ahead, our efforts and investments across the upstream, midstream and downstream segments of the business will continue to drive our strategy in 2023 and beyond

Dubai economic growth plan d33

Here’s what Dubai’s ambitious D33 agenda aims to achieve

The first set of projects includes the Dubai Unified License that will provide a unique commercial identity for all companies across economic zones


How ASUS ExpertBook B5 Flip gives businesses a competitive edge

ASUS ExpertBook B5 Flip offers an ergonomic design, robust security features and seamless networking connectivity for business users


Not just defensive: Cybersecurity as an enabler for business

The unavoidable disruption that businesses have experienced has pushed the security teams to make enablement a primary objective


How Autodesk is helping its customers in creating a sustainable future

Louay Dahmash, senior director at Autodesk, talks about the company’s vision to create real, meaningful impact with its technology and accelerate industry transformation


Ajman issues 1,275 new business licences during Q1 2022

It indicated a 10 per cent year-on-year increase compared to the number of licences issued in Q1 2021

MenaTech magazine

MenaTech launches Arabic tech and business magazine

MenaTech Magazine aims to be a dependable Arabic source for the latest trends in technology, and a hub of innovation for the region’s tech community

How empowering employees is key to ensure business survival

Employee empowerment can have a significant impact on employee satisfaction and productivity says Manikandan Thangaraj, vice president, ManageEngine

Why Thales believes cybersecurity should be seen as a business enabler

With the increase in the cyberthreat landscape, urgent action is needed by businesses to develop more robust strategies, says Emmanuel de Roquefeuil, VP, Thales – Middle East

Sharjah city skyline

Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry reports rise in new companies in Q1 2022

The SCCI revealed an estimated 1,996 new companies joined the body, with 15,572 memberships being renewed


Dubai issued 24,662 new business licences in Q1 2022, up 58% y-on-y

Fifty-seven per cent of the new business licences issued were under the professional category and 43 per cent were commercial

Brookfield to buy 60% of First Abu Dhabi Bank’s payment arm

The bank’s payments business was valued at $1.15bn

Saudi Telecom’s subsidiary buys Pakistani infrastructure provider to broaden footprint

The deal is subject to regulatory approval from Pakistani authorities

Brazil UAE

The role of SMEs in boosting the trade relationship between Brazil and the UAE

Small businesses account for 99 per cent of all enterprises in Brazil and 95 per cent of private sector companies in the UAE

Here’s how you can manage your business like an F1 race car

Competition is most certainly good – not just when it comes to F1, but also when it comes to business and ensuring your organisation is at the peak of its competitive powers

Six areas to cover in your startup’s first 100 days

The first few months for any startup are critical