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2015 World Forum for FDI Video

The 2015 World Forum for Foreign Direct Investment took place in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates from 8-10 February, drawing policy makers, corporate investors, FDI experts and government officials from all over the world. Hosted by the Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) and organised by Conway Events, the Sharjah 2015 edition of the forum marked the first time that the ...

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World Forum for FDI concludes

Sharjah 2015, the twelfth edition of the World Forum for Foreign Direct Investment, hosted by the Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) came to a close on Tuesday. Opened by His Highness Dr Shaikh Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah this year’s World Forum marks the first time that the event has ...

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UAE FDI grew by 25% in 2014

Foreign direct investment (FDI) into the United Arab Emirates grew by 25 percent in 2014 to more than US$13 billion (AED 47.75b), equivalent to 5 percent of the nation’s gross domestic product (GDP), according to the Minister of Economy Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansouri. The Minister made the remarks at the opening of Sharjah 2015, the twelfth World Forum for ...

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Global FDI experts to meet at Sharjah 2015

Global trade and investment experts and policy makers are expected to converge on Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates next week for the 2015 World Forum for Foreign Direct Investment, which will be held from 9 – 10 February. Hosted by Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq), Sharjah 2015 marks the twelfth global edition of the conference and the first ...

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FDI Forum focus on geopolitical challenges

The 2015 World Forum for Foreign Direct Investment will focus on the impact of geopolitics on foreign direct investment (FDI). The forum, hosted by the Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) and organised by Conway Events, will be held from 9 – 10 February in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates: the first time that the event has taken place in the ...

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Peter Mandelson to keynote World Forum for FDI

Lord Peter Mandelson, former British Labour Party politician and the European Commissioner for Trade from 2004 and 2008, will deliver a keynote address on the final day of the 2015 World Forum for Foreign Direct Investment, on immigration policy , FDI and the global fight for talent. The forum, organised by Conway Events, will be held from 8 – 10 February in ...

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Sharjah achieves strong 8% GDP growth in 2013

The emirate of Sharjah’s gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 8 percent during 2013, according to new statistics released by the United Arab Emirates Ministry of Economy this week. According to the Ministry, Sharjah’s economy fared well during the last global financial crisis and bounced back from -5 percent GDP downturn in 2009 to +4 percent GDP growth in 2010, 7 ...

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Registration open for FDI forum

Preparations for the 2015 World Forum for Foreign Direct Investment are well underway and registration for the event is now open. Held annually in locations around the world, the 2015 forum will be held from 7 – 10 February in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, hosted by Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) and organised by Red Hot Locations. It is ...

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Shurooq promotes Sharjah’s investment opportunities in US

The Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) has concluded a series of high profile meetings with trade and investment organisations in the U.S.A., holding meetings in Washington DC, Seattle, San Francisco and Los Angeles. The authority was visiting the United States as part of a larger delegation led by the UAE Ministry of Economy. Shurooq’s delegation included Sheikha Bodour bint ...

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Sharjah to host World Forum for Foreign Direct Investment

The World Forum for Foreign Direct Investment will hold its 12th annual event in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates next year, hosted by Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq). The forum is hosted by a different global trade hub each year and 2015* will mark the first year that the FDI event is held in the Middle East region. The World ...

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