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Fake electronic goods worth $1 mn seized in Dubai


August 5th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 5 (IANS/WAM) In one of the biggest crackdowns on fake electronic goods, the Department of Economic Development in Dubai has confiscated over 26,000 appliances worth four million dirhams ... Read more...

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Dubai launches health campaign


July 25th, 2012 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 24 (IANS/WAM) The Dubai government has launched a campaign to create awareness on the dangers of passive smoking.The initiative was launched by the Department of Economic Development (DED) ... Read more...

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UAE business team visits Shanghai


April 1st, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 1 (IANS/WAM) A delegation from Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has paid an official visit to Chinese metropolis Shanghai to look at ways to ... Read more...

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24,000 fake products seized in UAE


March 31st, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 31 (IANS/WAM) Over 24,000 counterfeit products were seized last year by the Department of Economic Development in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).Aiming to protect ... Read more...

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Dubai seeks more investments


March 24th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 23 (IANS/WAM) Crown Prince of Dubai Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has called for a slew of initiatives to attract investments.Al Maktoum, also Chairman of ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi hosts industry meet


December 19th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 18 (IANS/WAM) A business forum was organised here Sunday to discuss industrial growth in the emirate, the organisers said.Government agencies, banks and over 45 companies in the ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi to host global economic summit


October 5th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 5 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi will host the 4th World Economic Forum Summit Oct 10-11, it was announced Wednesday.Over 800 experts representing educational and business sectors, the civil ... Read more...

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Shop till midnight in Dubai shopping centres


July 2nd, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 1 (IANS/WAM) Shopping centres in Dubai will remain open till midnight from July onwards, a step which is likely to increase sales besides helping people to shop at ... Read more...

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Georgia Governor to open second USA-India business summit in Atlanta


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Atlanta (Georgia, US), May 3 (ANI-Business Wire India): Governor Nathan Deal of Georgia and V.S. Senthil, Minister (Economic) will be among the many dignitaries attending the second USA-India Business Summit (UIBS), which ... Read more...

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Ricky Martin to promote Puerto Rico tourism on world tour


March 15th, 2011 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
San Juan, March 15 (IANS/EFE) Singer Ricky Martin will collaborate with the government of Puerto Rico on a campaign to boost tourism to the Caribbean island during his world ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi workshop on monitoring commodity exchange


November 6th, 2010 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 6 (IANS/WAM) The Department of Economic Development in Abu Dhabi will organize a workshop Sunday on the "mechanism for monitoring commodity exchanges".It will be held at the Fairmont Hotel, ... Read more...

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UAE, South Korea hold investment forum


October 27th, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 27 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates and South Korea are organising an investment forum here to boost bilateral trade, it was announced Wednesday.Several agreements will be signed by the ... Read more...

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Iowa awards $29 million in housing and disaster recovery funds


May 13th, 2010 - 6:23 am ICT by BNO News
DES MOINES, IOWA (BNO NEWS) – Iowa awarded a $29 million housing fund to 47 recipients through the Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) and the HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME), Governor Chet ... Read more...

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Pioneer Hi-Bred International to create 400 jobs in Iowa


March 19th, 2010 - 2:15 am ICT by BNO News
JOHNSTON, IOWA (BNO NEWS) – Iowa Governor Chet Culver, joined by Pioneer President Paul Schickler, announced on Thursday that Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc., will create 400 new jobs in Iowa.Pioneer, a business ... Read more...

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Iowa Governor announces new company expansions


January 22nd, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by BNO News
DES MOINES, IOWA (BNO NEWS) – Iowa Governor Chet Culver on Thursday announced that advanced manufacturing and technology companies are planning expansions and will result in a large amount of jobs created.Planned ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi’s GDP grew 30 percent in 2008


November 4th, 2009 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 4 (IANS) Despite the global financial crisis and a sharp rise in commodity prices, Abu Dhabi's gross domestic product (GDP) rose from 17.2 percent in 2007 to 30 percent ... Read more...

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Dubai unveils new website for business community


August 13th, 2009 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 12 (IANS) Dubai has unveiled a new advanced and user-friendly website for the emirate's business community to improve public access to business-related information and procedures, the WAM news agency has ... Read more...

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India will play integral role in keeping US economy competitive, say Indian Americans


November 4th, 2008 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Virginia (USA), Nov.4 (ANI): Indian Americans residing here are of the view that India can and will play an integral role in keeping the American economy competitive, despite the ongoing meltdown ... Read more...

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US-based advanced technology companies to invest in India


November 14th, 2007 - 10:31 pm ICT by admin
By K G Vasuki Bangalore, Nov.14 (ANI): A delegation of senior executives from Montgomery County-based advanced technology firms visited Bangalore on Wednesday, on a business mission to explore opportunities for joint ventures and ... Read more...

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