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 Would you like it in blue? An Afghan shopkeeper shows a burqa to a customer at a bazaar in Herat. (Aref Karimi / AFP /  April 13, 2014)

In pictures: Best business images for the week to April 24, 2014

Here are some of the best business images for the week to April 24, 2014.

 Room with a view from one of the 21 duplex penthouses located in the Gate Towers sky-bridge. The sports courts and swimming pools can be seen below. Courtesy Alda

In pictures: Aldar’s Gate Towers Penthouse Collection on Reem Island

Aldar launched its Gate Towers Penthouse Collection at Cityscape Abu Dhabi. The launch features 21 penthouses spanning the skybridge, with each having a private indoor pool and incredible views.

 Cityscape Abu Dhabi 2014 will run until April 24, 2014. Fatima Al Marzooqi / The National.

In pictures: Cityscape Abu Dhabi 2014 opens
at Adnec

Key developments and master plans are being unveiled at this year’s property exhibition in the capital.

 Marina Square apartments Reem Island: Q1 2% rise. Studio - Dh65-68,000. 1BR - Dh75-95,000. 2BR - Dh110-145,000. 3BR - Dh170-190,000. Q1 2013-Q1 2014 no change. Sammy Dallal / The National

In pictures: Where Abu Dhabi rents have risen and fallen, Q1 2014

Find out how rental prices in the prime locations in Abu Dhabi have altered during the first three months of the year and the current rates you will pay according to data provided by Asteco.

 The Wind, Energy, Technology and Environment Exhibition takes place from April 14 to April 16. Above, the Dewa showroom during last year’s Wetex. Jaime Puebla / The National

April corporate and economic calendar for the UAE and overseas

From Cityscape to Wetex to stock-market holidays to nations reporting first-quarter GDP figures, here is our helpful calendar of April's business events in the UAE and internationally.

 Get the latest information on credit cards, bank accounts and loan products in the UAE. Mark Lennihan / AP Photo

Rates report: Latest on UAE loans, accounts and credit cards

Souqamal.com brings you the latest interest rates on banking products in the UAE.


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Taqa weighs dollar bond amid board shuffle

April 23, 2014

Abdulla Al Nuaimi, the former chief of Abu Dhabi Water & Electricity Authority, has left the board and will no longer serve as executive vice chairman.


Lamprell chief a sceptic on Chinese rigmaking boom

April 22, 2014

Chinese state companies are “building the rig for free” by allowing buyers to pay 1% up front, instead of the 20% traditionally taken by international rigmakers, Lamprell CEO says.


Dubai’s Dragon Oil to launch survey in Afghanistan

April 22, 2014

Dragon and its partners in Afghanistan, Turkiye Petrolleri and the Ghazanfar Group, will conduct two-dimensional seismic imaging over a 1,275 kilometre stretch.


UAE support for oil price as demand picks up

April 14, 2014

“The market is stable, the supply is stable. The price is acceptable and comfortable for the producing countries and the consuming countries," said the undersecretary of the UAE Ministry of Energy.


UN report adds urgency to UAE clean energy efforts

April 13, 2014

The world must triple its use of clean energy such as nuclear and renewables and trim fossil fuels consumption to a third of current levels to avoid the worst effects of global warming, says a UN report released yesterday.


Oil firms have ‘good chance’ of winning Abu Dhabi concession renewal

April 13, 2014

UAE Energy Minister Suhail Mohammed Al-Mazrouei says the likes of Exxon, BP and Total 'are the best in understanding the field because they have been there for 70 years and we hope they will be among the winners'.


UAE to raise oil production capacity to 3.5 million bpd

April 12, 2014

The UAE would continue in line with Opec to ensure the stability of the oil markets by helping to maintain a balance between oil exports and global demand.


US crude oil stockpiles swell to a record

April 10, 2014

Storage tanks on US Gulf Coast are filling as US law keeps companies from moving oil out.


Abu Dhabi Spanish oil unit Cepsa acquires stake in Liberian exploration block

April 9, 2014

The move into West Africa comes as part of the Madrid-based company’s expansion into emerging markets.


Taqa chief executive plans ‘simplified’ corporate structure in shake-up

April 6, 2014

Edward LaFehr, the chief operating officer of the company that is also known as Taqa, is set to disclose details of the shake-up on April 22.