Saturday , June 24 2017


Want to own a special number plate? It’s big business

Number plates are big business and a vanity purchase for those who have the cash to spare and then some more.   Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority’s (RTA) Licensing Agency has been conducting auctions of special number plates in the past decade. In fact, the RTA collected a staggering Dh141.158m …

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UK-Qatar trade: Britain to double export finance available

Britain will double the amount of export finance available to support trade with Qatar to 4.5 billion pounds ($5.7 billion), trade minister Liam Fox said on Monday. “No trade between the UK and Qatar should fail for lack of finance and insurance, that is why the UK government … can …

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UAE publishes VAT timetable; excise tax to be rolled out in 2017

UAE will hold workshops to prepare businesses for the new tax system. The UAE Ministry of Finance has launched the first phase of its awareness and education workshops that will prepare businesses for the new tax system that will be introduced by the end of this year, in the case …

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VAT in UAE: Gold jewellery, tobacco to be taxed

Non-essential goods, including jewellery, car, tobacco, beverages will be subject to VAT Non-essential goods, such as tobacco, beverages and luxury cars will not only be subject to value-added tax (VAT) but excise taxes as well, experts have said. Purchase of gold jewellery is also expected to invite a 5 per …

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Commercial Bank offering special rewards for Qataris

Commercial Bank is rewarding Qatari customers this dividend distribution season with a range of savings offers and exclusive premium banking privileges. Commercial Bank is encouraging Qatari customers to save their dividend payments, or any new funds, by offering generous time deposit rates available until April 30, 2017. For a limited …

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QITCOM conference to promote sustainable economic growth

The Conference at QITCOM 2017, part of Qatar’s biggest digital event, will focus on the transformational power of technology to improve quality of life and promote sustainable economic growth. Managed by the Ministry of Transport and Communications, QITCOM’s Conference will take place on March 7 and 8th at the Qatar …

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5th Amendment Of MoU Signed Between QEWC, Kahramaa And Chubu

At last, on Thursday, the 5th amendment of the memorandum of understanding (MoU) of ‘The Partnership Project’ was signed between the Qatar Electricity and Water Company (QEWC), Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa), and Japanese Chubu Electric Power Company. The MoU signed between the QEWC Managing Director and General …

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