Month: April 2008

Ras Al Khaimah delegation visits Kazakhstan to enhance trade relations

A high-level delegation from Ras Al Khaimah has visited Kazakhstan to boost bilateral trade and attract investments from Kazakhstan into the emirate of Ras Al Khaimah. The Ras Al Khaimah delegation met with several representatives from Kazakhstan’s business community and also senior government officials during their three day visit. The delegation highlighted the attractive business… Read more »

Asian investment into the UAE property market benefits Ras Al Khaimah

Asian investors have shelled out approximately AED 9 billion in real estate investments into the United Arab Emirates from March 2007 to the early months of 2008, according to recent market studies. With industry experts projecting further growth in investment opportunities within the United Arab Emirates real estate market, investors from India, Pakistan and Iran… Read more »

Bulgarian conference discusses employment strategy

The minister of labour and social policy in Bulgaria is set to open a conference on the country's employment strategy for the next seven years. Discussions will be on a range of issues, including the country's progress in the implementation of the European Union's employment targets. Other areas for debate will include the role of… Read more »

Bulgaria attractive to foreign investors

Bulgaria is the third most-attractive destination for foreign investments in South-eastern Europe after Turkey and Romania, according to recent market research. The survey covered more than 200 top executives investing worldwide. More than 68% of those surveyed also predicted that Bulgaria’s attractiveness to foreign investors would improve. South-eastern Europe is the most attractive investment destination… Read more »

Construction plans for Bulgaria’s tallest building

Construction will soon be launched on what will be Bulgaria’s tallest building, a 40-storey tower, to be erected in capital Sofia. ECE Project management Bulgaria is the lead investor in the 500 million euro complex. The complex will be named Europe Park Sofia and include the 180m building which is due for completion in 2010…. Read more »

Turkey receive confidence boost from US

Foreign Trade Minister Kürºad Tüzmen has stated that the US has removed Turkey from the list of countries that it monitors in connection with deficiencies in the protection of intellectual property rights. Turkey has been on the priority watch list for the past four years. The US move to remove Turkey from its Report is… Read more »

Energy Minister invites German Firms to Invest in Turkey

Turkey’s energy minister invited German firms to invest in energy projects in Turkey during a meeting of the Turkish-German Cooperation Council in Ankara. A number of Turkish and German investors participated in the council and discussed projects in the pipeline. It was discussed that Turkish and German firms might cooperate in wind energy. A German… Read more »

Dubai attracts global institutional property investors

International property consultants Strutt & Parker have announced their plans to open in Dubai . They will be hoping to capitalize on an increase in interest from its major institutional clients who have watched the evolution of the Dubai vision and now want to participate. The UK market faces a much tougher time this year…. Read more »