UAE non-oil private sector growth hits 34-month high


The UAE reached a nearly three-year high for non-oil private sector growth during December, according to Emirates NBD. The Dubai Bank’s purchasing managers’ index, produced by IHS Markit, showed business conditions improving at the sharpest pace since February 2015 with steep expansion[...]


Good conduct certificate mandatory for UAE work visa


'Certificate of good conduct' will now be a prerequisite for obtaining a work visa in the UAE, a high-level panel has announced. The decision of the committee, which was approved on Monday, will come into effect from February 4.

The certificat[...]


UAE leads growth path

  The World Bank predicted that the global economy would grow 3.1 % this year - best showing in seven years - as the UAE is poised to rebound with a 3.1% cent upswing in 2018. While the UAE will be growing at the fastest pace among the GCC countries, in the Middle East and North [...]