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Sharjah Chamber looks to strengthen economic relations with Afghanistan

The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry, SCCI, held a business meeting with an economic delegation from Afghanistan, where the two sides discussed ways to enhance and develop economic cooperation and trade relations between Sharjah and Afghanistan, as well as promote the investment opportunities available to both sides. Abdullah Sultan Al Owais, Chairman of the SCCI, held discussions with Khan ...

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SEDD achieves competitiveness through viewing best practices in 2018

Sharjah Economic Development Department “SEDD” organised a number of benchmarking through 2018, which aims at exchanging experiences, knowledge and best practices in various fields. His Excellency Sultan Abdullah bin Hadda Al Suwaidi, SEDD Chairman, stated that the Department seeks continuously to develop and improve the performance and service according to the highest standards in accordance with the leadership approach in ...

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Sharjah accurately gauges needs of foreign investors, says WAM chief

Despite it being globally renowned for its cultural achievements, Sharjah is also known for its investment sector, which maintains a balance of growth across all sectors, according to Mohammed Jalal Al Rayssi, Executive Director of the Emirates News Agency, WAM. “The emirate has proven its ability to anticipate future trends related to foreign investments and has succeeded in attracting and ...

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Sharjah government plans to invest about $517 million in Invest Bank

The Government of Sharjah will invest up to 1.9 billion dirhams ($517.32 million) in Invest Bank, the lender said on Wednesday, disclosing details of the two-stage investment plan. The Sharjah government stepped in to support Invest Bank, after it was hit by recent high levels of loans. The Government of Sharjah will buy 1.59 billion shares of Invest Bank for ...

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Sheikh Sultan Al Qasimi Opens Sharjah FDI Forum 2018

The fourth edition of the region’s leading FDI event, the Sharjah FDI Forum started on Monday (December 10), with optimistic comments by the UAE Minister of Economy and the Shurooq Executive Chairman about the nation’s readiness to promote foreign direct investments (FDIs) as an enabler of sustainable development, despite the slump experienced globally – especially in developed economies – in ...

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Sharjah’s Dh26 billion budget for 2019 is people-friendly

Sharjah has announced a budget with total expenses of Dh25.7 billion for 2019, marking a 10 per cent growth in comparison to its budget last year. His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah approved the spending for 2019, which will see an increase in spending on public safety as ...

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SCCI discusses strengthening economic relations with Hungarian delegation

Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) organised a business forum at its headquarters on Thursday, in the presence of Waleed Abdulrahman Bukhatir, Second Vice Chairman of SCCI, Verani Miklosi, First Vice President of the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and a delegation of 28 officials and businessmen representing 19 government and private entities. The discussions occurred during a ...

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Sharjah-India bolster economic ties during roundtable discussions

The Sharjah FDI Office, Invest in Sharjah, has organised the Sharjah-India Business Roundtable on the sidelines of the Indian-UAE Partnership Summit, as part of India’s continued interest in the emirate’s diversified economy. The roundtable focused on addressing the investment opportunities spanning across emerging sectors such as technology, artificial intelligence, AI, and renewable energy, in a bid to expand the number ...

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SEDD launches UAE Economic Planning Forum Fifth session

Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohamad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, Sharjah Economic Development Department “SEDD”, with a strategic support from the Ministry of Economy and Abu Dhabi Economic Development Department, launches the fifth session of UAE Economic Planning Forum Tuesday 20th of November 2018, under the slogan “Future Economy ...

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Invest in Sharjah in KSA to Attract New Business and Boost Regional Economy

At a time when the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s National Transformation Plan is well underway to reduce the nation’s public-sector dependence by 2030, a high-profile delegation from Sharjah has visited two major cities of the Kingdom – Jeddah and Mecca, on November 26-27, to explore prospects for new partnerships in non-oil sectors, which will drive regional growth. The Sharjah FDI ...

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