Month: December 2008

Made in Turkey expo in Qatar

The Qatar Tourism and Exhibitions Authority have announced the first ever ‘Made in Turkey’ Exhibition at the Doha International Exhibitions Centre in October next year which will showcase the best products from Turkey . The exhibition was made possible as a result of the recent visit to Qatar by a delegation of Turkish tourism officials… Read more »

Dubai Airport Free Zone expansion nears completion

Mr. Adel Ghafan, Executive Director of the Technical Services Department at the Dubai Airport Free Zone has confirmed that The Dubai Airport Free Zone’s expansion plans are on track. To meet growing demand and broaden its base, Dubai Airport Free Zone has embarked on an expansion plan which began early last year. Mr. Ghafan added… Read more »

Fitch Ratings boost for National Bank of Ras Al Khaimah

Fitch Ratings has given the National Bank of Ras Al Khaimah (Rakbank) a stable rating for the long term reflecting Fitch's view that there is an extremely high probability of support from the UAE authorities if necessary. The government of Ras Al Khaimah holds a majority stake in Rakbank which gives investors reassurance and there… Read more »

Turkey seeks to increase trade with Azerbaijan

Osman Ozcan, the head of the trade mission under the Turkish Embassy in Azerbaijan, says that Turkey today reached the level of $1.1 billion in trade with Azerbaijan. He added that in the list of countries supplying their commodities to Azerbaijan Turkey ranks the second after Russia. According to data on overall trade turnover between… Read more »