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Total Industrial investments in the GCC have jumped from $81 billion in 1998 to $338 billion in 2012...The number of firms in the GCC jumped from 7,089 in 1998 to 15,165 in 2012. The number of workers grew from 55,9420 workers to 1.34 million workers.
The Sultanate of Oman won seven awards at the 3rd GCC eGovernmentAward, Conference and Exhibition in Dubai on Monday. The awards were announced on the first day of the event honouring the leading eServices and the outstanding ICT solutions across the
The idea of a Gulf union is very important and should be taken seriously by all the stakeholders. The GCC countries should try to convince Oman not to oppose this idea and play its due role for the progress and strengthening of the GCC countries.
Bank credits destined for the private sector are poised to grow by 15.3 percent in the Kingdom in 2014 compared to 15.6 percent in 2013, the highest among the GCC countries, local media said quoting a report. Qatar has the second largest bank credit
A confederation of the Gulf states is the only solution to the threats menacing the region, a Kuwaiti political activist said yesterday. The US Administration has clearly stated that it cannot honor its pledges towards its allies in the Middle East,
The six Gulf Cooperation Council states may see unemployment among their citizens rise in coming years unless more nationals find jobs in the private sector, the International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday. However, unemployment in Qatar and
Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayani, the GCC secretary-general, launched on Thursday a conference entitled Youth in Council Cooperation: Increasing Growth at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Riyadh. In his opening address, Al-Zayani said that youth are the most
International Exhibition for Small and Medium Industries, currently underway in Doha. Secretary General Abdulaziz bin Hamad Al-Ageel said these figures are very low and need to be reinforced to match advanced countries. GCC countries need to
The legislative assembly of the south Indian state of Kerala has given official recognition to the Pravasi Legal Aid Cell to provide assistance to the non-resident Keralites lodged in jails in the GCC countries. The Pravasi Legal Aid Cell was created
On the other hand, oil exporting countries, including the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), continue to grow rapidly, boosted by large infrastructure projects...The overall figure masks a significant difference in performance between oil exporters,