Brazil is mulling over signing a free trade agreement (FTA) with GCC countries for the benefit of both South American and Arabian Gulf nations, but countries in the region must ease visa restrictions for the Latin American businessmen, said a Brazilian official speaking with TRENDS. The director-general and CEO of Arab-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce, Michel…

Water resources are vital in deciding the future of energy projects. And with limited H20 resources in the region, effective management is key. Not only is water essential for the survival of life on our planet, it is also the lifeline of the energy sector. Essential for energy production, demand for water is growing at…

Attractive valuation opportunities the monetary union. Restoring sustainable large pharmaceutical companies are already and incremental policy progress have been creating compelling long-term opportunities for disciplined investors, but the recent market environment has been challenging for long-term fundamental value investors. With equity correlations and beta (systematic risk) in global markets high as of the end of Q2…

Group CEO of Tecom Investments, Dr Amina Rostamani, speaks about business friendly free zones of Dubai and their contribution to the emirate’s economy.  What are the main reasons behind Dubai’s quick economic rebound? Dubai’s business-friendly eco-system has been key to this quick recovery. Dubai’s strategic investments in infrastructure also make it a desirable destination for…