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Ambasciata d’Italia ad Amman e Ufficio ICE Amman in missione istituzionale/promozionale ad Aqaba/ASEZA

11/06/2021

Grande interesse e attenzione per la missione istituzionale/promozionale di Ambasciata d’Italia/ICE Agenzia programmata ad Aqaba, sulla costa giordana affacciata sul Mar Rosso, nei giorni 6 e 7 giugno 2021.  Tra gli altri incontri realizzati, l’Ambasciatore Cassese, ha avuto modo di incontrare Nayef Bakhit, il chief Commissioner di ASEZA, la Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority.A conferma […]

Special Report Saudi Vision 2030: Culture, Sports and Entertainment

11/06/2021

(Source  KFCRIS report) – Culture, Sports and Entertainment is the second of the five thematics of key decisions and initiatives that have facilitated the delivery of Vision 2030 objectives. Saudi Arabia is a youthful country. More than 65 percent of its population are under the age of 30, and they are keen for Saudi Arabia […]

Boosting economy: Dubai to reduce cost of doing business by 30%

10/06/2021

(Source Zawya) – Dubai’s Crown Prince has issued directives to reduce government procedures for doing business by 30 percent in the next three months and boosting economic growth. Infact, Dubai’s support measures since the onset of the pandemic include five stimulus packages worth AED7.1 billion ($1.9 billion) designed to help the private sector. Dubai’s Crown […]

Tourism restarting, foreigners returning says Garavaglia

10/06/2021

(Source Ansa) – After Covid-19 restrictions the tourism is restarting and foreigners are returning to Italy, Tourism Minister Massimo Garavaglia told to ANSA.    “It’ll take a bit of time to get back to the data of 2019 but there are two positive data: one novelty is the vaccine, which allows us to to reopen and […]

Industrial production above pre-COVID levels

10/06/2021

(Source Ansa) – Italian industrial production increased for the fifth consecutive month in April taking it “above the pre-pandemic levels of February 2020”, according Istat (national statistics agency). Istat said that its seasonally adjusted industrial production index increased by 1.8% in April compared to March. To read the full article

Kuwait’s Ahli United Bank sells $600mln Islamic bond

09/06/2021

(Source Zawya) – Kuwait’s Ahli United Bank has sold $600 million in Additional Tier 1 Islamic bonds at 3.875%, according a document. Kuwait’s Ahli United, mainly owned by Bahrain’s Ahli United Bank, hired Citi, HSBC, Standard Chartered, Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank, Kamco Invest, KFH Capital and Kuwait International Bank to arrange the deal.  Ahli United Bank’s AT1 sukuk […]

Saudi Arabia was almost one third of Arab economy in 2020

09/06/2021

(Source Zawya) – Saudi Arabia made up 29.3 percent of the $2.39 trillion Arab economy in 2020. The Kingdom’s $700.1 billion in nominal GDP was almost twice the size of the region’s second-largest economy, Egypt’s $361.9 billion and the UAE was the third largest Arab economy with GDP of $354.3 billion. To read the full article

WEBINAR – Tavola Rotonda sulla Collaborazione Italia/ Arabia Saudita nell’Intelligenza Artificiale e la Robotica industriale

La Joint Italian Arab Chamber of Commerce è lieta di condividere l’evento in Webinar “TAVOLA ROTONDA” sulla collaborazione  Italia/ Arabia Saudita nei campi della Robotica e dell’Intelligenza Artificiale, organizzata dall’Ambasciata d’Italia a Riad, da ICE Agenzia e dal Saudi Centre for International Strategic Partnerships (SCISP) in collaborazione con UCIMU, l’Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia e il Politecnico di Torino. […]

Italy on front line to protect seas and climate – Di Maio

08/06/2021

(Source Ansa) – Italy is on the front line of international efforts to protect seas and the climate change, Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio said.  “Our commitment is all the more determined this year, in which we hold the presidency of the G20 and, in partnership with Britain, that of the COP26”. Di Maio added: […]

Oman gets $1.75bln as sukuk comeback sees huge demand

08/06/2021

(Source Zawya) –  Oman sold $1.75 billion in nine-year sukuk, or Islamic bonds, after drawing more than $11.5 billion in orders for its second international bond issuance this year, according a document shown Tuesday. Abdul Kadir Hussain, head of fixed income asset management at Arqaam Capital, said that “the pricing is reflective of pent-up demand in […]

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