A tourist takes photos at the port of Piraeus, Greece. Agence France-Presse
Greece’s GDP shrank 14% between April and June, marking the steepest quarterly contraction in at least 25 years and threatening to undermine a decade of hard-won gains for the recently bailed-out economy.
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.
One in every eight Turkish lira is now generated by the nation’s travel and tourism sector. According to a recent report, the tourism sector contributed TL461.3 billion ($95.6 billion) to the country’s economy in 2018,
Dubai non-oil trade continued its growth against the current crisis. Being a hub for gold and diamond trading and making, Dubai made Dhs67.1 billion from gold and diamond air-cargo trade between March and the end of June 2020.
Emirates Islamic, one of the leading Islamic financial institutions in the UAE and rated A+ (stable) by Fitch, has successfully closed the issuance of a $500 million 5-year Sukuk from its $2.5 billion Certificate Issuance Programme.
The UAE’s Ministry of Finance (MoF) and the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) recently participated in the virtual Joint Meeting of G20 Finance and Health.
Rolls-Royce shares hit their lowest level since 2004 on Monday after the British aero engine maker confirmed it was considering a rights issue of up to 2.5 billion pounds ($3.23 billion) following months of speculation about its finances.