2017 was exceptional on many fronts for the region’s largest and most diversified derivatives bourse, Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange (DGCX). Throughout 2017, DGCX recorded new trading highs, launched unique and innovative products and product-related initiatives, grew its strategic partnerships, received regulatory recognitions and industry plaudits too. Balanced blend of achievements In 2017, the DGCX,…

Virtual reality (VR) concerts and matches, augmented reality (AR) apps and immersive audiovisual tools will catalyze $44 billion in UAE tourism receipts by 2020 and transform the live entertainment and mega-event experience for millions of people across the Middle East and Africa. With the UAE enhancing its role as a global leisure, tourism and entertainment…

The $1 trillion investment by China in its ‘One Belt One Road’ initiative is expected to accelerate the growth of the $50 billion (AED183 billion) GCC Halal food market and global Halal economy and make Halal products much cheaper to the Middle Eastern consumers, organizers of the forthcoming Halal Expo Dubai, says. Spanning more than 68…

Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), the leading national entity for development aid, and the Government of Pakistan, have enjoyed strong and long-standing ties dating back to 1981. The synergies between the two sides continue to drive sustainable socio-economic development across key sectors that benefit the citizens of Pakistan. To date, the Fund has supported…

  Capital comes from $90 million Abu Dhabi government grant earmarked for Guinea Guinea’s National Dispatch Centre cornerstone-laying ceremony draws attendance of Guinean President Centre to support West African Power Pool program Project to serve more than 10 million people   Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), the leading national entity in development aid, attended…

Infor, a leading provider of beautiful business applications specialized by industry and built for the cloud, has announced that Zahid Group, a privately held organization headquartered in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, has achieved a key milestone in its digital transformation strategy. After extensive planning and preparation, EJAR, a Zahid Group company, has successfully launched the first…