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Invest in Sharjah invites Chinese firms to explore Emirate’s capacity

As part of its continuous and strategic support of Sharjah-China bilateral relations, the Sharjah FDI Office (Invest in Sharjah), in association with Sharjah Media City (Shams), organised the first-ever Sharjah-Shenzhen Business Seminar on June 28, 2019, in Shenzhen, China. The seminar’s attendees included a large sum of senior government and business officials from Shenzhen’s private and public sector. The seminar ...

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How did Sharjah become 2019 World Book Capital? Bodour Al Qasimi explains

It was a dream come true for all of “us working on this project,” Sheikha Bodour bint Sultan Al Qasimi, President of the Emirates Publishers Association, said while reflecting on the recent election of Sharjah as the UNESCO World Book Capital for 2019. Celebrating her emirate’s feat and pushing Sharjah’s cultural and literary scene forward, Sheikha Bodour, who is also ...

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Sharjah issues 18% more trade licences in Q1

The number of renewals increased from 13,514 in 2018 to 14,425 in the first quarter of 2019 The Sharjah Economic Development Department (SEDD) on Saturday announced that it issued 1,464 licences in first quarter of 2019 compared to 1,240 in the same quarter last year, reflecting an increase of 18 per cent. In a statement, the department said the number ...

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Sharjah’s non-oil GDP exceeds $24bn in 2018

Sharjah Economic Development Department report says non-oil sectors account for 91.9% of the emirate’s total GDP Sharjah’s 2018 non-oil GDP hit AED89 billion ($24.2 billion), according a report issued by Sharjah Economic Development Department (SEDD), with all non-oil sectors accounting for 91.9 percent of the emirate’s total GDP. The report, cited by state news agency WAM, said that the transport, ...

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Invest in Sharjah launches 5th edition of Sharjah FDI Forum

The Sharjah FDI Office (Invest in Sharjah) has announced the dates of the fifth edition of its annual flagship event, the Sharjah FDI Forum, which will take place on November 11-12, 2019. Held under the patronage of His Highness Dr Shaikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, the event will be hosted ...

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Sharjah real estate has a loyal following

Even as Sharjah’s popularity continues to grow among international real estate buyers and investors, experts say that they remain committed to catering to the needs of interested parties closer to home. “The beauty of Sharjah is that it has its own very loyal set of residents,” said Shadi Al Azzeh, project head of Al Zahia Communities at Majid Al Futtaim ...

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Sheraa raised $60m in investment, revenue in three years

Sharjah Entrepreneurship Centre (Sheraa) has raised over $37 million in investment and generated more than $24 million in cumulative revenue since its inception in 2016, while its 72 graduate start-ups have created a total of 506 jobs in the UAE, according to its Impact Report. The launch pad for entrepreneurs in the UAE has also awarded $533,000 in grants through ...

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Sharjah’s Innovation Economy Report launched

The Sharjah Research Technology and Innovation Park, SRTI Park, launched the Sharjah Innovation Economy Report at a special ceremony today. The event, held under the patronage of H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, took place at Al Jawaher Reception and Convention Centre. A host of dignitaries and officials from both private ...

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SAIF Zone highlights investment incentives offered to investors

The Sharjah Airport International Free Zone (SAIF ZONE) has recently held an expanded business meeting with a high-ranking Chinese delegation, comprising officials and businessmen from the Chinese Business Union and Society, Liaoning Business Council, Shanghai Business Union and Society and other Chinese bodies and institutions interested in taking Sharjah as a center of their operations in the region. The 60-member ...

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SEDD receives “Residency and Foreign Affairs” delegation

Sharjah Economic Development Department “SEDD” received a delegation from the General Directorate of Residency and Foreign Affairs in order to strengthen cooperation and enhance coordination between the two parties for the benefit of investors. The delegation was received by Fahad Al Khamiri, Director of Registration and Licensing Department, Hamad Al Midfa, Deputy Director of Legal Affairs Department, and Mudathir Abdullah, ...

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