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Dubai among world’s top 5 maritime clusters in competitiveness and attractiveness

Dubai is one of most attractive environments for locating maritime business, according to the Leading Maritime Capitals of the World 2017, a report published by Menon Business Economics Group, an organization that provides economic analyses and advices to companies, organizations and public authorities. The survey took into account five key indicators. Let’s see how Dubai performed … Continue reading Dubai among world’s top 5 maritime clusters in competitiveness and attractiveness

Ras Al Khaimah launches economic zone to attract investors

  The government of Ras Al Khaimah has recently announced the launch of Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone (RAKEZ), that will comprise Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone (RAK FTZ) and RAK Investment Authority (RAKIA) for overseeing, regulating and consolidating the services and facilities of the two free zones. That makes of RAKEZ one of … Continue reading Ras Al Khaimah launches economic zone to attract investors

UAE and Travel & Tourism competitiveness: let’s give some numbers

  The World Economic Forum (WEF) has recently published the Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report 2017, which index measures “the set of factors and policies that enable the sustainable development of the travel and tourism sector, which in turn, contributes to the development and competitiveness of a country”. The Report is based on an in-depth … Continue reading UAE and Travel & Tourism competitiveness: let’s give some numbers

DMCC welcomed record breaking: 2,016 new member companies to its free zone in 2016

Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC) welcomed a record-breaking of 2,016 new member companies in 2016, with an increase of 14 per cent on the previous year and with an average annual growth rate of 33 per cent over the last decade. The figures mark an outstanding year for DMCC’s commodities, property and Free Zone portfolio, … Continue reading DMCC welcomed record breaking: 2,016 new member companies to its free zone in 2016

SAIF Zone provides discounted two-year free zone license in collaboration with Sheraa

Sheraa (Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center), located in the campus of American University of Sharjah (AUS), has launched a business acceleration program, a three month-long course for young entrepreneurs to introduce them to the business world and to acquire the best strategy to create a successful commercial enterprise. Who can apply? All students, faculty and alumni who … Continue reading SAIF Zone provides discounted two-year free zone license in collaboration with Sheraa

Abu Dhabi Global Market free zone witnesses strong growth

Volatile market conditions seem to not affect the free zone of Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), where already many diverse financial and non-financial companies registered themselves to conduct business in UAE. Not surprising at all. Its strategical position in the heart of the capital of UAE, the wide range of business activities and the different … Continue reading Abu Dhabi Global Market free zone witnesses strong growth

Italy’s bank Intesa Sanpaolo to setup in Abu Dhabi

Once again, United Arab Emirates proved itself to be the ideal destination for the internationalization of services of Italian enterprises and institutions. The confirmation comes from the recent opening of an operative branch of the Italian bank Intesa Sanpaolo in Abu Dhabi, that will take over the previous representative office launched in 2012. Intesa Sanpaolo … Continue reading Italy’s bank Intesa Sanpaolo to setup in Abu Dhabi

Why opening your own business: build your dreams instead of fulfilling others’ ones

  To work independently, be your own boss, open your own company is not for everybody. Of course, you need to take risks, you need the sufficient capital to make it started, but, above all, you need to have courage. The courage to change your life and to move from the condition of a simple … Continue reading Why opening your own business: build your dreams instead of fulfilling others’ ones