Aviation

Gulfstream unveils biggest private jet

There is a new king of the airways, with Gulfstream set to unveil the most spacious private jet in the skies. The Gulfstream G700 is set to dethrone the Bombardier Global 7500 as the most spacious private jet in […]

Fuel

ADNOC Stations Back to Free Fueling

The decision to offer ‘free assisted fueling’ has been taken after feedback from customers The Dh10 fee to have an Adnoc attendant pump your petrol will no longer be applicable from 04/11/2019. The decision to […]

Retail

Lulu Group International

LuLu Group International is a highly diversified entity with operations spanning a vast geographical landscape. Spearheaded by the retail division, LuLu Group has interests in Hypermarkets, Shopping Malls, Imports & Exports, Trading, Shipping, IT, Travel […]

Tax

VAT Refund for Visitors

Tourists and visitors can claim refund on VAT paid on purchases they made during their stay in the UAE. Recovery of payment will be done through a fully integrated electronic system which connects retailers registered […]

Economy

Value Added Tax in UAE

Value Added Tax or VAT is a tax on the consumption or use of goods and services levied at each point of sale. VAT is a form of indirect tax and is used in more […]

Energy

Water Supply and Sanitation

There are two sources of water in UAE: Desalinated seawater and groundwater. While groundwater is used for agriculture in Al Ain and Liwa, drinking water is provided entirely from desalinated seawater across the Emirate. Seawater […]

Mobile & PC

How to Deal with Telephone Scam

AD Police have seized three gangs of 25 Asian suspects who were involved in fraud and scams over the telephone. Learn how to report Telephone scams.  

Investment

Abu Dhabi Invests in Crypto currency Exchange

The world’s thirteenth largest sovereign wealth fund, Abu Dhabi-based Mubadala Investment Capital, has made an investment in cryptocurrency exchange MidChains. As UAE English language newspaper Gulf News reported on Aug. 11, Mubadala Investment Capital has […]

Investment

Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development

Established in 2007, in line with the Abu Dhabi 2030 plan, was envisioned to create sustainable development and transform the Emirate of Abu Dhabi economically making it a global paradigm across multiple sectors. Its wise […]

Trade & Economy

ADDH Holding Company Announced

11 Abu Dhabi entities come under one roof. Abu Dhabi Ports, Abu Dhabi Airports among 11 entities to come under holding company. The new wealth fund will have assets of about $250 billion. Abu Dhabi […]

Trade & Economy

9 Boosters for Business, Tourism revealed

Initiatives include state-backed SME loans, power discounts, boosting investments, R&D 1. “Abu Dhabi Instant Licence” The announcements culminated in the launch of a major step forward in opening doors to doing business and investing in […]

Tax

Procedure for Filing VAT Returns in UAE

VATUAE: The VAT tax returns will most probably be filed online, and there will be no facility for filing vat returns offline or manually. So, the businesses need to get themselves familiar with the online VAT return filing […]

Telecom

5th Generation Network has Arrived

5G is around 20 times faster than the commonly used 4G networks now. Etisalat is introducing the 5G network, the next evolution in mobile network which will enable all our customers to enjoy data on […]

Ports

Abu Dhabi Sea Ports

Abu Dhabi Ports was established in March 2006 by Emiri Decree No. (6), as a master developer of ports and industrial zones in Abu Dhabi. Abu Dhabi Ports was formed as part of the restructuring of […]

Markets

Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange ADX

The Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) was established on 15 November 2000 by Local Law No.(3) of 2000, the provisions of which vest the Market with a legal entity of autonomous status, independent finance and […]

Aviation

Saudi-Emirati Co-ordination Council

The UAE and Saudi Arabia took the first step to accelerate joint co-operation with the first meeting of the Saudi-Emirati Coordination Council in Jeddah. The meeting, chaired by Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of […]

Tourism

UAE Strengthen Tourism Performance

The UAE continues to strengthen its performance in terms of global tourism, a key part of its policy of economic diversification. The sector contributes over AED161 billion to the national GDP, a figure that is […]

Energy

ADNOC Distribution Expands Gas Stations

The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, ADNOC, Distribution, is planning to expand its facilities and investment services around the UAE, especially in Dubai, which currently serves only four stations, announced Saeed Mubarak Al Rashdi, Acting […]

Telecom

UAE Telecom and Mail Systems

Etisalat and du are licensed to provide telecommunication (landline, mobile phone and internet) services in the UAE. Emirates Post and Empost provide mail services. Telecommunications The UAE has a fast, efficient telecommunications network. The Telecommunications Regulatory […]

Markets

ADGM, An International Financial Centre

ADGM’s three independent authorities – the Registration Authority, the Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) and ADGM Courts – ensure that our business-friendly environment operates in line with international best practice that are recognised by major […]