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wednesday 25-01-2017


 25/01/2017

Meed

The health of the oil and gas projects market remains tied to a handful of major schemes proceeding on schedule, as well as the outlook for oil prices

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Gulf News

The UAE is the world’s best place for Muslim tourists, ahead of Malaysia and Turkey, according to new think tank data.Data revealed in the 2016-2017 Global Islamic Economy Report, measured the level of facilities that are Halal — permitted in Sharia — in travel destinations.

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Gulf News

Abu Dhabi, holder of about 6 per cent of the world’s oil reserves, will hold fixed-income investor meetings in Asia this week, a person familiar with the matter said. The emirate, capital of the UAE, will meet investors in Hong Kong, Taipei and Singapore from Monday, said the person said, asking not to be identified because he wasn’t authorised to speak publicly. The meetings are arranged by HSBC Holdings Plc and it isn’t clear if the emirate plans to sell bonds after the roadshow, said the person.

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The National

Small businesses in Dubai could find it easier to tap funding and get paid quicker by government clients following the introduction of a new rating system. The system is being introduced for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Dubai, which will help the top performers gain easier access to bank credit and government contracts.

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The National

Cash is still king in the GCC. But that is soon to change. The beauty of disruptive technology is it disrupts, no matter what. Either companies adapt quickly, or get swamped under.

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CPI Financial

Following two straight years of softer growth, real GDP in the UAE is set to gather pace as the non-oil sector is likely to stage a healthy recovery and offset some of the moderation in the oil sector. We foresee real GDP growth edging up from an estimated 2.5 per cent in 2016 to a solid 3.0 per cent in 2017 and 4.0 per cent in 2018. Whilst we may see gains in the real oil economy capped by planned oil production cuts, the healthy recovery in non-oil activity is likely to more than make up for that, as we see the hospitality and construction sectors propelled forward especially in the run-up to the Expo 2020 event in Dubai.

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CPI Financial

A student delegation from New York University in the United States recently visited the Ministry of Economy’s headquarters in Abu Dhabi to take a closer look at the UAE’s ambitious economic vision and the government’s key national economic growth indicators, in addition to learning more about the ongoing intensive efforts to strengthen the ties between the Arab state and America in the most important areas of mutual cooperation.

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CPI Financial

The UAE was followed by Qatar in second place, Oman in third and Bahrain in fourth. Saudi Arabia ranked 7th and Kuwait 10th. The Index, now in its eighth year, offers an annual snapshot of industry sentiment and ranks the world’s leading emerging markets by size, business conditions, and transport infrastructure and connections. It includes a survey of more than 800 global logistics executives.

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