Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Saudi - Private sector 'key to growth'  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Khaleej Times - 29/12/2013
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!


(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Abu Dhabi's exports and re-exports rose marginally to Dh21.31 billion during the first eight months of the year compared to Dh20.90 billion in the same period last year.

The figure was revealed at the fifth Annual Forum of Exporters organised by the Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development in the presence of Mohammed Omar Abdullah, undersecretary of the Department. Over 100 public and private sector people participated.

The undersecretary stressed the keenness of the government to enhance the role of the private sector in achieving the objectives of the Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030, by boosting the contribution of non-oil sectors to 64 per cent.

The undersecretary noted the key role played by exporters and their efforts to develop products, increase efficiency and capacity to boost exports and raise competitiveness at the regional and international levels.

He said that the department will continue to overcome all obstacles facing the private sector access to world markets; and will continue its support through raising skills, increasing knowledge on exports and promotion of products and services in overseas markets, as well as providing data and information to decision makers and local companies. He called on private sector companies to make use of these services.

Mohamed Omar Abdullah appreciated the government agencies for their contribution in boosting the exports. Those included the General Administration of Customs, the Ministry of Economy, Abu Dhabi Technology Development Committee (TDC) Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development, Abu Dhabi Chamber, the Higher Corporation for Specialised Economic Zones, Abu DhabiFood Control Authority, Dubai Export Development Corporation, the Department of Transport, Etihad Railway and Abu Dhabi Ports Company.


Dr Adeeb Al Afifi, the director of Foreign Trade and Export Support Division at Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development, said: "The routing of exports service, includes the reports provided on foreign markets and trade data, allowing them easy access to global databases and research, which would contribute to identifying appropriate markets and industries for their products." The exports facilitating service, as Dr Afifi, mentioned aim at overcoming the obstacles and difficulties faced by exporters during the export process, and also seeks to facilitate and ease export procedures for manufacturers in cooperation with local and international strategic partners.

"Abu Dhabi Tasdeer" and Abu Dhabi Export Directory were the major initiative highlighted", at the event. The number of export development activities conducted, increased from seven events in 2009 to 39 this year, while beneficiaries from export development services reached 263 this year compared to 196 in 2012.

The presentation revealed that the total number of local companies that were visited by the staff of the Department included 78 factories, while the number of companies which benefited from the exports facilitating service amounted to eight companies.

The number of export development activities conducted during 2013 total reached 10 activities, and the number of beneficiaries was 296 exporting companies, which participated in various events organised in Qatar, Morocco, Algeria, Hannover, Erbil, Saudi Arabia, Tanzania, Kenya, China and Germany-Cologne.
MENAFN2912201300490000ID1093749199

 


Khaleej Times




  MENA News Headlines
 Jan 18 2017 - Kuwait- Defense Min. receives naval hardware from UAE firmKuwait News Agency (KUNA)
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) ABU DHABI, Jan 18 (KUNA) -- The Ministry of Defense received on Wednesday a naval ship from UAE company "Abu Dhabi Ship Building" (ADSB), part of a purchase of ...

 Jan 18 2017 - Kuwait- Qatari Amir meets with humanitarian dignitariesKuwait News Agency (KUNA)
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) DOHA, Jan 18 (KUNA) -- Qatari Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani met with a number of humanitarian work dignitaries in Doha on Wednesday. He welcomed Chairman ...

 Jan 18 2017 - Kuwait- His Highness Premier receives former German ChancellorKuwait News Agency (KUNA)
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) KUWAIT, Jan 18 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah received former Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany ...

 Jan 18 2017 - Kuwait- His Highness Premier receives new water company's stockholdersKuwait News Agency (KUNA)
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) KUWAIT, Jan 18 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah received stockholders of a newly established water company, at ...

 Jan 18 2017 - Kuwait- KUNA main news for Wednesday, January 18, 2017Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) Local: KUWAIT -- Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khaled Al-Jarrah Al-Sabah meets Secretary General of the Arab Interior Ministers ...

 Jan 18 2017 - Kuwait- Cabinet Min. wowed by student projectsKuwait News Agency (KUNA)
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) KUWAIT, Jan 18 (KUNA) -- Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah on Wednesday commended students of Kuwait University's ...

 Jan 18 2017 - Kuwait- Interior Minister meets Arab Interior Ministers' Council chiefKuwait News Agency (KUNA)
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) KUWAIT, Jan 18 (KUNA) -- Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Khaled Al-Jarrah Al-Sabah tackled on Wednesday with Secretary General of the Arab ...

 Jan 18 2017 - Celebrating 50 years of Mercedes-AMG successMENAFN Press
(MENAFN Press) Mercedes-AMG expanded significantly in 2016 as a whole and, with growth of 44.1%, again significantly exceeded the best previous-year figures. With 99,235 vehicles delivered, the ...

 Jan 18 2017 - Ministry of Health Opens Connected Solar Clinic Donated by Siemens StiftungMENAFN Press
(MENAFN Press) Deputizing for Minister of Health H.E. Dr. Mahmoud Al-Sheyyab, Director of the Planning Department at the Ministry of Health Dr. Basheer Al Qaseer officially inaugurated the Connected ...

 Jan 18 2017 - Bee’ah and GII to build largest electronic recycling facility in the UAEMENAFN Press
(MENAFN Press) Bee’ah, the Middle East's leading and award-winning environmental management company, Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq), Gulf Islamic Investments (GII) and Attero ...

more...


 





Google

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Search News
Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary


Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help