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 The Greens, villas: Q1 no change. 3BR - Dh210-250,000. 4BR - Dh210-260,000. 5BR - Dh220-300,000. Q1 2013-Q1 2014 5% rise. Pawan Singh / The National

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

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

 Above, the private pool of Ocean Heights' five-bedroom penthouse flat. Courtesy Christie’s International Real Estate

In pictures: Penthouse flat is height of Dubai luxury living

A five-bedroom penthouse in Ocean Heights in Dubai Marina is on sale for Dh25 million and comes with a private pool and an unparalleled view of Dubai.

 The cooling towers of the Temelin nuclear power plant near the Tyn nad Vltavou in Czech Republic. The country wants to continue expanding nuclear energy capacity despite cancelling a tender to build two new units. David W Cerny / Reuters

In pictures: Best business images for the week to April 17, 2014

Here are some of the best business images for the week to April 17, 2014.

 A sign points the way to an outdoor market popular with German visitors on the Polish side of the German-Polish border. Sean Gallup / Getty Images

In pictures: A decade since the European Union went east

May 1 will mark 10 years since the European Union expanded east, taking in countries like Poland, the Czech Republic and the Baltic states as new members. And though the border region between Germany and Poland is flourishing with trade and cultural exchange, the open border has also brought a sharp rise in crime.

 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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Sports sponsorship brings rewards for Dubai-based shipping agency

April 10, 2014

Gulf Agency Company backs a number of prominent teams and individual sportsmen, and is eager to add to its portfolio.

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Gulf Navigation’s losses 33% higher than previously stated

March 24, 2014

Dubai-based company losses deepen to Dh927.67 million for 2013, compared with the Dh698m loss it previously reported in February.

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DP World aims to plough cash into emerging shipping markets

March 20, 2014

The world’s fourth-largest port operator yesterday reported annual net profit last year of US$604 million, 10.9 per cent more than its profit of $545m in 2012.

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Gulf Navigation suffers second arbitration blow

March 18, 2014

Dispute between the Dubai-based shipping company and a group of Chinese shipbuilders over a 2011 contract between the parties for the building of two petroleum tankers.

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Libya impounds tanker registered in Sharjah

March 11, 2014

The tanker was seeking to export crude from a rebel-held port, according to the national oil company.

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Satellite broadband rises with demand from Middle East super-yachts

March 8, 2014

The maritime business of SkyStream, a satellite communications company owned by Abu Dhabi’s Atlas Telecom, has grown by 50% over the past year as more wealthy people across the region invest in yachts.

Shipping

Police unveil new super boat at the Dubai Boat Show

March 6, 2014

Dubai's Police force has unveiled a new super boat reported to be the ‘fastest police boat in the GCC’. The 10-metre long vessel was displayed at the Dubai International Boat Show.

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DP World kick-starts $200 million Mumbai container terminal

March 5, 2014

DP World has invested more than $1 billion in India in recent years to become the largest container terminal operator in the country.

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Iran sanctions pinch but Gulftainer reports 53% growth in trade

March 3, 2014

Gulftainer reported that the total amount of cargo it had processed through its container terminals last year increased 53.8 per cent on the previous year.

Economics

Mubadala seals $971 million deal for iron ore port in Brazil

February 27, 2014

Porto Sudeste is designed to handle 50 million tonnes of iron ore per year, with future expansion to 100 million tonnes per year. Construction work on the port began in July 2010.