Draft law's guidelines and feedback reviewed at meeting attended by top-level officials from RTA, FTA, and Etihad Rail
Federal Aviation Administration warned of "heightened military activities" in the region
The transportation of freight in an inter-modal container using ship, truck and (soon in the UAE) rail, without any handling of the freight itself when changing modes, reduces cargo handling, and so improves security, reduces damage and loss, and allows freight to be transported faster.
A new port circular from DP World has been released that echoes statements by Abu Dhabi informing shippers that trade between the UAE and Qatar has been eased.
FTA’s circular will come into effect on January 1st, 2019.
Jeremy Cape, tax and public policy partner, Squire Patton Boggs says VAT implementation in UAE could become more complicated later in the year.
The agreement between the Federal Transport Authority and the UK Ministry of Transport will provide the FTA will access to British know-how in safety standards and accident investigations.