<![CDATA[Economics]]> http://www.thenational.ae/business/industry-insights/economics en_US en_US In pictures: Shopper’s delight at Crawford Market in Mumbai http://www.thenational.ae/business/industry-insights/economics/in-pictures-shoppers-delight-at-crawford-market-in-mumbai Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:26:42 GMT 586E40B0-3EE2-475E-A691-0DD5DD3D663A 2014-04-17T14:26:42Z Rough diamond sales twinkle for Russia’s Alrosa http://www.thenational.ae/business/industry-insights/economics/rough-diamond-sales-twinkle-for-russias-alrosa Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:00:00 GMT 502EE06C-7635-43AF-9ABC-9BE7FEF97290 2014-04-17T06:00:00Z In pictures: Mastering diamonds in Dubai http://www.thenational.ae/business/industry-insights/economics/in-pictures-mastering-diamonds-in-dubai Thu, 17 Apr 2014 05:55:00 GMT DB1C87B7-9FF0-4730-916E-9249089CEABD 2014-04-17T05:55:00Z First phase of Kizad logistics park near capacity http://www.thenational.ae/business/industry-insights/property/first-phase-of-kizad-logistics-park-near-capacity Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:15:37 GMT 2BB5C2EB-16AE-4CFF-86C5-B854BE215F25 2014-04-16T17:15:37Z Half of Emirati households in Abu Dhabi expect to spend more this year http://www.thenational.ae/business/industry-insights/economics/half-of-emirati-households-in-abu-dhabi-expect-to-spend-more-this-year Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:59:55 GMT 41139B5A-A936-4F21-B310-A5CEFF707264 2014-04-16T14:59:55Z Michael Lewis’ Flash Boys calls for US attention http://www.thenational.ae/business/industry-insights/economics/michael-lewis-flash-boys-calls-for-us-attention Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:17:42 GMT 83446291-93F3-4480-A68C-50A9EE32F32D 2014-04-16T13:17:42Z Dubai is ready for a ‘smarter’ boom this time around http://www.thenational.ae/business/industry-insights/economics/dubai-is-ready-for-a-smarter-boom-this-time-around Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:22:00 GMT 1F95FEF3-4D8E-47D4-91F9-B62E197C73B3 2014-04-15T12:22:00Z Plenty of insight on the UAE economy – and most of it is good http://www.thenational.ae/business/industry-insights/economics/plenty-of-insight-on-the-uae-economy-and-most-of-it-is-good Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:19:00 GMT 9FEDB3B5-2A4D-4245-B925-D416F21DF753 2014-04-15T17:19:00Z King of Spain in UAE as links between countries grow stronger http://www.thenational.ae/business/industry-insights/economics/king-of-spain-in-uae-as-links-between-countries-grow-stronger Mon, 14 Apr 2014 16:26:46 GMT 1DE08376-785A-42A4-9E1E-780EDC797CFE 2014-04-14T16:26:46Z Signs of slowing Saudi consumer spending could prove a drag on nation’s economy http://www.thenational.ae/business/industry-insights/economics/signs-of-slowing-saudi-consumer-spending-could-prove-a-drag-on-nations-economy Mon, 14 Apr 2014 19:16:31 GMT 0D89D1EB-EBB2-4AD0-9219-11F53CB35650 2014-04-14T19:16:31Z Landmark SMEs law has big implications for UAE economy http://www.thenational.ae/business/industry-insights/economics/landmark-smes-law-has-big-implications-for-uae-economy Sun, 13 Apr 2014 12:39:02 GMT 5CFB822F-F77A-4EFE-9188-EB627BC24A6C 2014-04-13T12:39:02Z Australia looks to Gulf funds for A$700bn infrastructure investment http://www.thenational.ae/business/industry-insights/economics/australia-looks-to-gulf-funds-for-a-700bn-infrastructure-investment Sun, 13 Apr 2014 12:16:19 GMT 4458E8BB-465B-4647-A7E1-3E7945BB19CB 2014-04-13T12:16:19Z Palestinian Munib Al Masri has ambitions far beyond business http://www.thenational.ae/business/industry-insights/economics/palestinian-munib-al-masri-has-ambitions-far-beyond-business Sat, 12 Apr 2014 17:45:15 GMT 339D0B9D-AB60-4ED8-A7C4-7E4CDEB59E00 2014-04-12T17:45:15Z Etihad Rail in talks over logistics hubs at Abu Dhabi and Dubai airports http://www.thenational.ae/business/industry-insights/economics/etihad-rail-in-talks-over-logistics-hubs-at-abu-dhabi-and-dubai-airports Wed, 9 Apr 2014 19:11:13 +GMT 4FF96BA5-D741-4910-A71C-F080451CE87A 2014-04-09T19:11:13Z Borouge chief calls for regional plastics producers to up their game http://www.thenational.ae/business/industry-insights/economics/borouge-chief-calls-for-regional-plastics-producers-to-up-their-game Tue, 8 Apr 2014 17:54:35 +GMT 6AE77EC6-9D6C-4D1E-9FDA-87F0AAB2A376 2014-04-08T17:54:35Z IMF slightly trims UAE growth forecast to 4.4% for 2014 http://www.thenational.ae/business/industry-insights/economics/imf-slightly-trims-uae-growth-forecast-to-4-4-for-2014 Tue, 8 Apr 2014 16:45:38 +GMT E9365E19-1E41-4CD8-A8BB-ADF45C43D28E 2014-04-08T16:45:38Z $200m expansion plans from Dubai-based Al Masah Capital http://www.thenational.ae/business/industry-insights/economics/200m-expansion-plans-from-dubai-based-al-masah-capital Tue, 8 Apr 2014 14:42:50 +GMT C12740EA-086A-4125-BE8C-AB668B97A64D 2014-04-08T14:42:50Z Kerzner deal a good fit for Investment Corporation of Dubai http://www.thenational.ae/business/industry-insights/property/kerzner-deal-a-good-fit-for-investment-corporation-of-dubai Tue, 8 Apr 2014 14:08:02 +GMT 12635085-5797-41B6-8C70-3577F263DB42 2014-04-08T14:08:02Z Emirates Global Aluminium to account for half of GCC output http://www.thenational.ae/business/industry-insights/economics/emirates-global-aluminium-to-account-for-half-of-gcc-output Mon, 7 Apr 2014 18:27:04 +GMT 4A4C3BAA-2834-40ED-8BF9-CED3C1F8B2B9 2014-04-07T18:27:04Z Abu Dhabi’s Waha Capital sells stake in AerLift Leasing to US company http://www.thenational.ae/business/industry-insights/finance/abu-dhabis-waha-capital-sells-stake-in-aerlift-leasing-to-us-company Sun, 6 Apr 2014 12:22:43 +GMT 919A0B94-5906-4B23-81F4-192BBD5DD9D7 2014-04-06T12:22:43Z