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UAE Weekly Business News 22/08/21


UAE weekly business news headlines 22nd August 2021 Issue 50 Gateway Group Of Companies Abu Dhabi Dubai weekly magazine company formation business setup local sponsor service agent visas company formation authority trade licence license
Gateway Group's weekly business news headlines from for Abu Dhabi and Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Welcome to Gateway's 50th weekly roundup of business headlines in the UAE. This resource aims to help you quickly and conveniently keep in touch with business in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.


Links to articles are in purple. In some instances where the publisher and date is mentioned without a link, it means it was seen in the paper version of the title and no online link was found.


Trade licence-related headlines

  • CBUAE issues new guidance to registered hawala providers and licensed financial institutions (WAM 18/08/2021)

  • Dubai convicts eight people and three companies for cyber fraud and money laundering (The National 21/08/2021)


Bilateral trade-related headlines

  • UAE, Iraq discuss proposal to form Emirati-Iraqi business council (WAM 16/08/2021)

  • Mohamed bin Zayed, President of Kyrgyzstan discuss bilateral relations, cooperation (WAM 16/08/2021)

  • Dubai to unveil infrastructure sector investment opportunities in October (The National 16/08/2021)

  • ADNOC, Fertiglobe further strengthen UAE-Japan low-carbon cooperation (WAM 18/08/2021)

  • Abu Dhabi Chamber receives South Africa's Ambassador to UAE (WAM 18/08/2021)

  • Mohamed bin Zayed, French President discuss bilateral relations, regional developments (WAM 19/08/2021)

  • UAE, Estonia growing industrial, trade cooperation (WAM 21/08/2021)


UAE economy-related headlines

  • Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure intensifies efforts to protect marine environment and seafarer rights (WAM 15/08/2021)

  • Hydrogen is the Middle East's next black gold (The National 15/08/2021)

  • Vital government entities' infrastructure projects are pillars of successful PPP (WAM 16/08/2021)

  • Dubai Muncipality’s aerial photography project sets new standards of technological excellence (WAM 16/08/2021)

  • Abu Dhabi strengthens governance of electric vehicle charging through unified tariff (WAM 16/08/2021)

  • Dubai Police records 2235 economic crimes in five years (WAM 16/08/2021)

  • 4,683 hybrid, electric vehicles constituted 50% of Dubai Taxi fleet in 2020 (WAM 16/08/2021)

  • UAE Maritime Week announces agenda and initiatives for its upcoming in-person event (WAM 16/08/2021)

  • Dubai Airshow 2021 to reflect Dubai’s role in driving aviation industry recovery (WAM 16/08/2021)

  • UAE consumers increasingly savvy about e-payments: Survey (WAM 17/08/2021)

  • Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology launches ‘UAE Quality Infrastructure’ campaign (WAM 17/08/2021)

  • Dubai to raise share of renewables to 13% of energy mix before end of year (The National 17/08/2021)

  • Nakheel's new wholesale souk at Deira Islands opens to public (WAM 18/08/2021)

  • Dubai records thumping AED708m worth property transactions Wednesday (WAM 18/08/2021)

  • Tadweer registers remarkable achievements in recycling, waste management (WAM 18/08/2021)

  • FANR built a strong nuclear and radiological regulatory infrastructure in UAE for protection of the public (WAM 18/08/2021)

  • Demand for villas in UAE rises as residents seek bigger homes amid pandemic (The National 18/08/2021)

  • Dubai records 365,632 tonnes exports; 260,001 tonnes imports in dhow trade during H1 2021 (WAM 19/08/2021)

  • Mohammed bin Rashid approves six new projects for development of Hatta (WAM 21/08/2021)

  • Emirates Tourism Council reviews harnessing resources, promoting foreign, domestic tourism (WAM 21/08/2021)

  • UAE hotel occupancy jumps to 62% in H1 as tourism sector continues to recover (The National 21/08/2021)

  • New Covid rules: UAE introduces Dh20,000 fines for breaking regulations (The National 21/08/2021)

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Written by Jenny Hunt, Founding Partner & Strategic Advisor to the Gateway Group of Companies, Abu Dhabi & Dubai UAE

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