The headquarters of Bank of Korea in Seoul. Agence France-Presse
South Korea’s central bank (CB) kept interest rates steady on Thursday, but sharply downgraded its 2020 growth outlook and kept the door open for more monetary stimulus to support an economy hard hit by the coronavirus pandemic.
The strengthening of national and global food security was the topic on the agenda during the visit of Mariam Almheiri, Minister of State for Food Security, to South Korea last week. Building on the existing strategic alliances that the UAE has with Asia’s fourth largest economy,
North Korea’s gross domestic product (GDP) contracted by 4.1% last year in real terms, the worst since 1997 and the second consecutive year of decline after a 3.5% fall in 2017,
Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, Chairman of Dubai Executive Council and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Dubai Future Foundation (DFF), has said the metaverse will shape a new digital future for humanity.
Adnoc Distribution announced on Wednesday the approval of an interim dividend payment to shareholders for the first six months of 2022 of Dhs1.285 billion (10.285 fils per share), equivalent to $350 million. This is the first payment of what is expected to be a full-year 2022 dividend payment of minimum Dhs2.57 billion (20.57 fils
Dubai Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a workshop on the UAE Corporate Tax system at its headquarters, which was attended by over 330 participants from the business community, representing various economic sectors. Organised in collaboration with leading law firm Al Tamimi & Co., the workshop supported the Chamber’s
The UAE e-commerce market is expected to reach $27 billion this year chiefly due to exponential growth in Dubai’s small and medium enterprises as the emirate hosts more than 10,000 SMEs. E-commerce sales in the UAE are estimated to grow by an average of 23 percent per annum between 2018 and 2022, according to Statista.