DUBAI: Combining the capabilities of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Saudi Arabia can create historic opportunities for their peoples and the whole region, said Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, UAE vice president and...[more]

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KUWAIT CITY: KPMG, one of the world’s leading international firms offering professional services in audit, tax and advisory held a Value Added Tax (VAT) Seminar on retail and automotive sector on Tuesday at the KPMG Training...[more]

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RIYADH — Riyadh ranks fourth, followed by Jeddah, in A. T. Kearney’s latest report titled ‘Global Cities of the Future, a GCC Perspective’, developed for the World Government Summit 2017. Riyadh is increasingly investing in...[more]

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MANAMA — Bahrain remains committed to pressing on with key infrastructure projects, despite enduring a challenging economic climate, according to the Q4 2016 Bahrain MarketView developed by CBRE.

 

According to figures released...[more]

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If you take but a moment to peruse the headlines relating to the banking sector in the GCC for the coming year (2017), you see one clear fact: growth is anticipated. However, the experts vary in their predictions as to the rate...[more]

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Qatar is currently spending $500m a week on capital projects in preparation for its World Cup games in 2022, its Minister of Finance said on Tuesday.

 

This level of spending is expected to continue up to 2021 with mega-projects...[more]

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Those familiar with the GCC may already know of pointed policy changes emphasizing employment of nationals in the private sector and a marked decrease in emphasis on public sector jobs. 

As a simple illustration of this,...[more]

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