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Thursday 3 January 2019


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Dubai’s Department of Economic Development (DED) issued 1,882 ‘instant’ licences – which are handed out in five minutes – from the launch of the service in July 2017 until the end of 2018. Among the licences issued, 1,641 were Commercial (accounting for 87 per cent) while 241 in the professional category, DED’s Business Registration and Licensing (BRL) sector said in a statement.

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The Federal Customs Authority said that the total value of custom duties transferred by the UAE to GCC countries reached around Dh1 billion in 2018. The transfers were through the Automated Transfer Customs Duty system launched in October 2015 as part of the GCC Customs Union. During the last year, the duties transferred were through a total of 168,726 transactions.

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