Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
Dubai has launched a Dhs1.5 billion economic stimulus package for the next three months to support companies and the business sector in Dubai. The package seeks to enhance liquidity and reduce the impact of the current global economic situation.
Under the directives of Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai has launched its third stimulus package to ease the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on businesses.
Dubai’s economy continues to experience sustained growth from the contribution of business tourism, thereby driving the nation’s economic diversification agenda prioritised in the UAE Centennial 2071 strategy.
Overall business conditions in Dubai’s non-oil private sector economy improved at the fastest rate in over four years in April. This mainly reflected the trend in new business, as employment was broadly unchanged during the month. Notably, business conditions in the wholesale & retail sector
World stock markets advanced Monday, helped by investor confidence in upcoming US quarterly earnings and the business outlook, and by hopes for progress towards a coronavirus vaccine, dealers said.
The Ministry of Finance (MoF), announced the completion of phase one of the transformation of the e-Dirham system, in cooperation with relevant ministries and national banks across the UAE.
Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), the leading business and logistics hub, has recently recorded 10.6 per cent growth in the retail and e-commerce sector with a total trade value of Dhs37.6 billion despite the sudden challenges facing both regional and global economy in recent times.
With economic activities coming to a halt amid the Covid-19 pandemic and the lockdown, the Indian economy is expected to record a negative 4.5 per cent growth rate in the current financial year (FY21), according to the FICCI’s Economic Outlook Survey.