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everledger partners with shping, delivering the future of informed consumer shopping experience

Two major players in provenance authentication, Everledger, a leading emerging technology enterprise, and Shping, an industry-standards based track and trace cloud platform, have today announced a first-to-market collaboration that will see the pair build a GS1 EPCIS standard track-and-trace platform for product information using blockchain. Their strategic partnership was formally made public during the UNLOCK Blockchain Forum at the Ritz …

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emerson completes paradigm acquisition

Emerson (NYSE: EMR) announced it has completed the purchase of Paradigm®, a leading provider of software solutions to the oil and gas industry. The combination of Paradigm with Emerson’s Roxar software business creates a comprehensive Exploration & Production (E&P) software portfolio offering. “Emerson is positioned to meet customers’ demand for an independent, global provider of comprehensive E&P software solutions,” said …

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customised deals at mazagan beach and golf resort draw gcc visitors

El Jadida, Morocco – Mazagan Beach and Golf Resort is fast emerging as North Africa’s tourism hotspot attracting a wide segment of tourist population from GCC countries. “In the past few months, Mazagan Beach and Golf Resort has witnessed incredible growth from GCC visitors. Of the guests that visited the resort, 12per cent were GCC visitors, who look for real, authentic …

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vat impact will attract global players to dubai real estate market – al msaddi

Dubai, UAE – The introduction of Value Added Tax in the UAE from next month will provide major new incentives for institutional investors to enter the Dubai real estate market, according to the head of one of the country’s largest brokerages. Firas Al Msaddi, CEO of fäm Properties, believes that the new level of transparency in real estate transactions brought about …

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ahmed bin saeed launches ‘dafza’s strategy for islamic economy’

UAE – H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA), has launched the ‘DAFZA’s Strategy for Islamic Economy’ which is based on strategic initiatives involving the Islamic economy and halal sectors. The strategy will help attract more foreign direct investments (FDIs) to the sectors and support the ‘Dubai – Capital of Islamic Economy’ initiative. …

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business of design week 2017 officially opened

Hong Kong – Asia’s leading international event on design, brands and innovation, Business of Design Week (BODW), was officially opened at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Dignitaries including The Honourable Mrs Carrie Lam, GBM, GBS, the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong SAR, Mr Antonello De Riu, The Consul General, Consulate General of Italy in Hong Kong and Macau, The Honourable Edward …

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syrian actress dima bayaa’s stunning wedding anniversary celebration at mazagan beach & golf resort

Syrian actress Dima Bayaa celebrated her wedding anniversary at the stunning Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort, a leading picturesque tourist destination in Morocco. The actress celebrated the important milestone in the company of her husband Ahmed El Helou and close friends. From a stunning beach view to a stylish reception, the couple was treated to luxury and comfort at the …

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conergy rolls out solutions to boost thai, asean solar farm productivity and improve troubled solar farm operations

BANGKOK – Conergy announced today the formation of solutions to help solar farm owners and investors gain improved performance and financial returns through better operations and maintenance of solar farms. The newly enhanced Conergy Operations and Maintenance Services unit is focused on supporting existing solar farms in Thailand and the ASEAN region, with improved operations. The unit specializes in helping solar farm …

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uae showcases advanced capabilities & future visions for international maritime sector

UAE – In his opening statement during the 30th Ordinary General Assembly of the International Maritime Organization held in London, His Excellency (H.E.) Dr. Abdullah Belhaif Al Nuaimi, Minister of Infrastructure Development and Chairman of the Federal Transport Authority – Land and Maritime, expressed the UAE’s commitment to provide an ideal environment to further drive the growth of multinational marine companies, supported by …

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middle east financial market industry prepare to brace for change

Dubai, UAE – The UAE Financial Markets Association is challenging the region’s investment bankers, traders, treasury managers and finance professionals to brace for change amid the rise of populism in the West and the sharing economy grows. Mohammed Al Hashemi, Chairman of the UAE Financial Markets Association, organisers of the 42nd ICA Conference, officially opened the event alongside Taher Khalifa, Chairman of …

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arab-brazilian chamber of commerce stand to feature major brazilian companies at the big 5

UAE – The Arab-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) announced that its stand at the 2017 edition of The Big 5, the Middle East’s leading civil construction industry exhibition, will feature five of its member companies. The Chamber’s stand will span 36 sqm and will feature sanitary ware maker Deca, ceramics manufacturer Angelgress, gates manufacturer PPA, pipes and fittings maker Tigre, and …

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organic, health-orientated food companies to carve out share of uae market worth aed 154 million

Abu Dhabi – With an increasing importance being placed on health and lifestyle, especially in the UAE, organically sourced and healthy foods are becoming part of a staple diet. According to numbers published by the Organic Trade Association, the estimate size for total organic market consumer sales for organic products in the UAE totals AED154Mil per year, making it the 38th …

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borgward group’s gcc launch at dubai international motor show to highlight renowned craftsmanship & performance

Dubai –  Automotive brand BORGWARD Group AG is set to introduce its renowned brand of aesthetics and performance to automobile enthusiasts across the GCC during its first-ever participation in the 14th Dubai International Motor Show. The company will showcase its user-friendly intelligent models featuring competitive German-made technology at Hall 2 -Stand 200 during the show’s run from November 14 to 18, …

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uae & spain agree on cooperation in trade, investment, innovation & smes

Abu Dhabi – The 4th session of the UAE- Spain Joint Economic Committee was held in Dubai today (Monday, October 23, 2017). The ministerial meeting of the committee was chaired by H.E. Eng. Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori, UAE Minister of Economy, and by H.E. Luis De Guindos Jurado, Minister of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness of Spain. Also present were Ministry officials H.E. Eng. …

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super general company and geco successfully holds vat awareness seminar for its dealers

Super General Company and General Enterprises Company (GECO), part of Albatha Retail & Home Products Group, successfully organized a seminar aimed towards increasing awareness on the coming implementation of Value Added Tax (VAT) in the UAE at the Le Meridien Hotel. The event, which was attended by over 200 representatives of 90 SME dealers from the two companies, was held …

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sharjah joined ‘leisure moscow fair 2017’ for 15th year in a row

Sharjah, UAE – The Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) has concluded its participation at the 23rd International Trade Fair for Travel and Tourism, also known as the ‘Leisure Moscow Fair,’ took place at the Expocentre Fairgrounds in Moscow between September 19-21, 2017. This marks the 15th year that the SCTDA has been participating in the event organized to provide …

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