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Saudi Arabia's Exports Reach $10 Billion in December 2018

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Saudi Arabia said its total merchandise exports increased by 12.5 percent in December 2018 year-on-year to reach $10 billion (SR86 million) while non-oil exports increased by 11.8 percent during the same period.Saudi General Authority for Statistics explained that the total merchandise exports has amounted to $91 billion (SR29 million) in December 2018 compared to $80 billion (SR943 million) in December 2017.

Saudi Arabia said its total merchandise exports increased by 12.5 percent in December 2018 year-on-year to reach $10 billion. (Shutterstock)

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Iran, Japan to Start Bilateral Banking Activities

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Japanese ambassador to Tehran Mitsuo Saito said that Iran and Japan will soon start bilateral banking activities.

He made the remarks Tuesday in a meeting with Governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI), Abdolnaser Hemmati, in Tehran.

Despite the re-imposition of sanctions by the US, Japanese companies operating in Iran have continued their activities in the past months, added the envoy.

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Before You Submit Your Cover Letter, Check Our Dos and Don'ts

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When applying for jobs in an ever-competitive professional world, setting yourself apart from other job seekers can be a hard thing to achieve. Especially that today, more than ever, a simple CV is not always sufficient.

Apart from writing the perfect CV, supplements such as portfolios and examples of previous achievements are now considered an instrumental part of job hunting.

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New Funds Urged for Managing Retirement Benefits in UAE

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Global technology advancements and the increased retirement age and years of service, call for an urgent need in the region to establish investment funds in the region to manage retirement and end-of-service benefits, a top official said.Such funds will provide a saving opportunity to all the employees in the UAE and the region labour markets, Dr Abdulrahman Abdul Mannan Al Awar, director general of the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources (FAHR) was quoted as saying by Emirates news agency Wam.

Such funds will provide a saving opportunity to all the employees in the UAE and the region labour markets. (Shutterstock)

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Gold Prices Rise Following Powell Testimony

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Gold prices edged up on Wednesday in Asia after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell testified before the Senate overnight.

At 11:57 PM ET (04:57 GMT), Gold Futures on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange were up $2.05, or 0.15%, to $1,331.55 a troy ounce.

Powell said in the first of a two-day Congressional address at the Senate Committee on Banking that the U.S. economic outlook was “generally favorable” but still faced challenges from abroad.

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Egypt: Investments in Mediterranean Gas Fields Exceed $27 Billion

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Minister of Petroleum Tarek el-Molla said that 2018 witnessed the completion of new stages to increase the production of natural gas from four major fields in the Mediterranean Sea.

Molla clarified that these fields were put on the production map with investment of more than $27 billion and production rates of 6.5 billion cubic feet per day expected upon the completion of all stages.

The minister noted that what has been achieved is the result of the completion and development of natural gas projects.

Investments in Mediterranean Gas Fields Exceed $27 Billion. (Shutterstock)

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Standard Chartered to Launch Banking Operations in Saudi Arabia

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Standard Chartered has been licensed to launch banking operations in Saudi Arabia, already one of the best performing markets in the region for the international lender.Stanchart, as the bank is popularly known, started talks with regulators in the Kingdom to obtain a banking license in 2017. Now those talks have come to fruition.

Stanchart, as the bank is popularly known, started talks with regulators in the Kingdom to obtain a banking license in 2017. (Shutterstock)

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Despite Blockade, Qatar's Trade Surplus Exceeds $4 Billion in Jan 2019

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Qatar’s foreign merchandise trade balance showed a surplus of QR15.8 billion in January 2019, an increase of QR0.1 billion (0.8 percent) compared to January 2018, and decreased by QR0.05 billion or 0.3 percent compared to December 2018, according to the Planning and Statistics Authority’s (PSA) data on Tuesday.

In January 2019, the total exports of goods (including exports of goods of domestic origin and re-exports) amounted to QR24.7 billion, a decrease of 2.6 percent year-on-year (Y-o-Y), and 3 percent month-on-month (M-o-M).

The imports of goods in January 2019 amounted to QR8.8 billion. (Shutterstock)

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Crude Prices Down Post Trump's Criticism of OPEC

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Crude oil prices were down at trading start on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump took aim at high oil prices and criticized the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) once again.

International benchmark Brent crude lost 3.3 percent on Monday to close at $64.93 per barrel and on Tuesday fell another 0.1 percent to trade at $64.86 a barrel at 0610 GMT.

Crude Prices Down Post Trump's Criticism of OPEC. (Shutterstock)

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