Dubai Exports Rise By Over 13% In First 6 Months

by JBrown August 19, 2012 Business

Chamber of Commerce study shows growth and optimism in Dubai economy which is good for external investors in the emirate Dubai’s exports and re-exports rose by 13.3 % to Dh136.2 billion in the first half of 2012 compared with the same period in 2011, according to a new study by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce […]

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Rise in new trade licences shows dynamism in Dubai economy

by Carol August 3, 2012 Business

High number of new trade licences reflect regulatory and tax environments which help new businesses The Dubai Department of Economic Department (DED) issued 1,298 new trade licences during June 2012, indicating a growing interest in commercial and professional activities among businessmen and investors in Dubai. Commercial licences accounted for 72 per cent of the total […]

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Dubai International figures soar to new heights

by JBrown August 3, 2012 Business

The airport has enjoyed its busiest ever six months indicating that its ambitious growth plans are well on track Dubai International Airport recorded the busiest first half in its history with 27.9 million passengers passing through its three terminals between January and June in 2012, according to a traffic report issues by airport operator Dubai […]

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Bryan Habana, The First Group Ambassador

by admin July 31, 2012 Sports

Rugby Superstar Bryan Habana extends agreement to represent The First Group as Brand Ambassador for three more years. The First Group is delighted to have the continued support of South Africa’s all-time leading try scorer, Bryan Habana. “It was a wonderful break for my wife and I to enjoy Dubai from the luxury of our […]

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Dubai’s high ranking super-rich is good news for The First Group

by JBrown July 23, 2012 Lifestyle
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The Wealth Report 2012 ranks Dubai the 13th most important city for super rich and eighth in terms of growth in importance A new report which rates Dubai the 13th most important city in the world for the ultra-wealthy is great news for property developers specialising in the high-end of the market, such as The […]

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The First Group is poised to thrive as good times return to the Dubai market

by JBrown July 23, 2012 Lifestyle
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Report says Dubai hotel sector has returned to levels of occupancy last seen in 2008, which is great news for prospective investors A new report from TRI Hospitality Consulting suggests that Dubai will remain one of the top-performing hotel markets, which is great news for the emirate’s major property developers such as The First Group. […]

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