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JAFZA joins economic stimulus fight with AED 1.3-billion in refunded fees
The money will be returned in cash and bank guarantees to its clients in an effort to stimulate the broader economy, according to reports.
Dubai external non-oil trade remains above AED1-trillion despite headwinds
The emirate’s overall trade performance reflects its status as one of the world’s best performing trade logistics service providers.
Wholesale and retail market index good news for UAE 3PLS in 2019
The wholesale & retail sector saw the strongest overall improvement in business conditions at the start of 2018, rising to 56.3 on the index.
UAE VAT laws create flurry of consultancy demand from logistics firms
W T S Dhruva Consultants has seen a huge spike in demand for UAE VAT serivces across the retail, real estate, logistics, insurance, hospitality and energy sectors.
ANALYSIS: LSPs will benefit most from changes in 2016
Logistics service providers stand to benefit most from structural changes in UAE economy according to Frost & Sullivan report.
Case Study: How Jafza caters to logistics growth
Logistics is one of the most important industries in Jafza due to its strategic location between the Jebel Ali Port and Al Maktoum International Airport.
Dubai trade sector performing better than predicted
As the hub for 55% of the region’s trade, Dubai benefits from ongoing trade flows.
Country report: Libya
The economic impact of the turmoil is painfully apparent with once-busy airports are shut.
DP World signs infrastructure MoU with Maldives
DP World to develop Maldives ports and logistics amid economic diversification push
Saudi named 'most miserable' GCC country
A key driver in Saudi’s ‘misery’ is its current level of unemployment which, according to trading economics.com statistics, stands at 5.5%.
Logistics industry voices concerns over oil prices
GCC region faces both challenges & benefits arising from price drop.
Bahrain's economy contracts 1.4 per cent
Civil unrest affects oil exports in the smallest Gulf economy.

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