Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Chamber promotes Dubais strengths in Tunisia  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Khaleej Times - 09/07/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!


(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) The delegation met Najla Moalla Harrouch Tunisian Minister of Commerce and Crafts and discussed new avenues to enhance economic cooperation between the two sides while taking their bilateral relations to the next level.



Abdul Rahman Saif Al Ghurair stressed building stronger UAE-Tunisia relationships. — Supplied photo



A Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry delegation recently attended a seminar entitled “Implantation in Dubai: A Platform opened to the Gulf and the Middle East Market” organised by the Sfax Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Tunisia.



The seminar was attended by Abdul Rahman Saif Al Ghurair chairman of the Dubai Chamber; Salem Issa Qattam Al Zaabi UAE Ambassador to the Republic of Tunisia; and Ridha Fourati president of the Sfax Chamber in the country’s Sfax governorate.



The delegation met Najla Moalla Harrouch Tunisian Minister of Commerce and Crafts and discussed new avenues to enhance economic cooperation between the two sides while taking their bilateral relations to the next level.



The objective of the seminar was to inform Tunisian investors about the lucrative investment environment of Dubai and the advantages associated with setting up businesses in the emirate. A presentation from the Dubai Chamber highlighted important investment sectors in the emirate and joint cooperation opportunities that exist between the UAE and Tunisia. In his keynote address Al Ghurair said that the meeting will contribute to building a stronger bilateral relationship between the UAE and Tunisia adding that the UAE offers an ideal platform for the growth and expansion of Tunisian companies into the region as well ainto South-east Asian countries.



Al Ghurair further stressed that the Dubai Chamber is looking forward to enhance trade cooperation with Tunisia which currently ranks 94th on the list of Dubai’s trading partners as the emirate’s non-oil trade with the country reached Dh921 million last year. He also pointed out the presence of 203 Tunisian companies registered with the Dubai Chamber and operating in the emirate.



“We see Tunisian companies benefitting from Dubai’s extensive modern infrastructure and competitive tax-free working environment unconditional government support to overseas investors in light of its new strategy to shift to smart government services to keep pace with the growth and development in the world” Al Ghurair said.



The Dubai Chamber chairman also highlighted the investment opportunities available for Tunisian companies in the emirate’s key economic sectors including trade tourism financial and logistics services which he said are the major attractions for overseas investors wanting to invest in Dubai.



Al Ghurair called upon Tunisian companies particularly those from the sectors of trade agriculture and industry to set up base in Dubai which he said is an ideal hub for expansion in the region. He reiterated the Dubai Chamber’s commitment to provide all the facilities to Tunisian businesses to enhance their competitiveness in the region. The Dubai Chamber also had a meeting with Donald Kaberuka president of the African Development Bank which focused on the opportunities arising from Dubai’s hosting of the World Expo 2020. The delegation highlighted the economic potential of Dubai especially in the area of trade.


 


Khaleej Times




  MENA News Headlines
 Dec 8 2016 - Tunisia's foreign investment flow falls by 10.1pctMENAFN
(MENAFN) The foreign investment flow edged down by 10.1 percent to 1.683.4mn Tunisian dinars in the Jan-Oct period of this year, compared to 1.872mn MTD.Additionally, the investments are shared out ...

 Dec 8 2016 - Qatar to ink QR46bn worth deals by 2017MENAFN
(MENAFN) Project deals worth QR46bn will be signed in the coming year in Qatar as the total cost of commissioned projects reached almost QR374bn.The country will take more steps to enhance business ...

 Dec 8 2016 - Inter-GCC trade volume grows to USD115bnMENAFN
(MENAFN) The volume of trade between the GCC States increased to reach USD115bn in 2015, compared to SR22.5bn in 1984.Furthermore, the establishment of the GCC Customs Union in 2003 contributed to ...

 Dec 8 2016 - Sharjah's residential, commercial property markets to fallMENAFN
(MENAFN) Rents in Sharjah's residential and commercial property markets have dropped for a second year, increasing in tenancy options in the emirate.Additionally, the market has been tracking Dubai"s ...

 Dec 8 2016 - Mwarid Tech aims to inject USD100mn in investments into EgyptMENAFN
(MENAFN) Emirati Mwarid Tech plans to inject investments worth USD100mn in the Egyptian market in the coming year.Recently, the firm is working to boost the Egyptian government in reaching the ...

 Dec 8 2016 - Oman's passenger car to reach over 889.000 by 2020MENAFN
(MENAFN) Number of passenger cars in Oman is predicted to reach more than 889.000 in 2020, translating into a five-year annual growth rate of 3.6 percent.However, the Sultanate saw a decline in new ...

 Dec 8 2016 - Qatar, German trade hits QR9.5bn in 2015MENAFN
(MENAFN) Qatar and German discussed a huge range of issues, involving ways of expanding areas of collaboration in the field of economics, trade and investment.Moreover, both sides confirmed to take ...

 Dec 8 2016 - UAE- Your salary will rise in 2017 in spite of low oil pricesKhaleej Times
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) UAE set to see slowest real wage growth in 2017 Despite plunging oil prices and economic and political turmoil throughout the region, 2017 is set to be a positive year for ...

 Dec 8 2016 - UAE- DED launches new Smart Lounge at headquartersKhaleej Times
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) The Dubai Department of Economic Development (DED) on Wednesday unveiled a 'Smart Lounge' at its headquarters in Business Village, which will streamline operations and ...

 Dec 8 2016 -  Low rents lure tenants to Sharjah, AjmanKhaleej Times
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) With rents in Sharjah falling, tenants who are looking to get more for their money seem to be moving towards the emirate and Ajman while those who are willing to pay extra ...

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