Urban mobility
Abu Dhabi ranks #1 globally for traffic fluidity
FEDEX
UAE’s e-commerce sector alone is estimated to be worth $9.2 billion in 2026
China protests
Fear of supply chain disruptions again
Saudi airport
New project to contribute SAR27 bn riyals annually to non-oil GDP
Grain exports
Egypt consumes 20 million tons of wheat annually
Railway
Train network will connect "Ain Sukhna, Alexandria, El Alamein, and Matrouh
Phased roll-out has begun with US flights from Abu Dhabi
AD Ports
Creating world’s largest independent feeder carrier
Amazon
With additional exclusive benefits, savings for Prime members in the UAE
Saudi non-oil
Driven by faster job creation, increased non-oil exports
Egypt UAE
UAE is Egypt's second-largest regional trading partner
Al Seer Marine
The JV will sell, build and maintain marine vessels across the globe
Gold
Sudan's gold sales revenues at $1.315 bln during that period
Amazon
IP Accelerator connects SMB owners with a curated network of local law firms
UAE
Italian producers are finding a strong market in the UAE
Oman
Including an investment of $3 bn to set up railway linking Oman to UAE
Non-oil exports
Merchandise exports rose by 58.8% year on year
Boeing
Region's passenger traffic anticipated to increase by 4 percent yearly
Food scarcity
Nothing available for consumers to buy in stores
Supply chains
Initiative to also focus on forging partnerships with manufacturers from private sector
Chip
Biden to hit China with broader curbs on U.S. chip and tool exports
Saudi
Agricultural crop production increased to 4.77 mn tons
Investcorp
As part of the recently launched Investcorp Saudi Pre-IPO Growth Fund LP
The Dubai government will retain 80% following IPO
About 35 countries are experiencing a major food crisis
Egypt
Demands to provide dollars to ensure tea imports
Amazon
Greater choices to serve end users from data centers in the UAE
Dark kitchens
Restaurant-to-home delivery industry will be a $500 bln market globally
supply chain
Drought, flooding make water crossings impossible to navigate
Non-oil exports
Oil exports jumped to SAR 117.7 bln, up from SAR 60.6 bln in 2021
Agility
Drop attributed to inclusion of results of discontinued operations
Ukraine ranks last in the list of top 10 wheat-producing countries globally
There is uncertainty about how quickly any new crop can be harvested
Crossing
Protocols for entry of football fans to be proposed during sporting event
Suez Canal
To confront crises and emergencies in the country
Contract
Project involve developing steam turbines at Al-Subiya power plant
Amazon
Over 300 mn items were purchased by Prime members worldwide
Approval of $150 million World Bank wheat supplies loan agreement  
Trade
Non-oil exports increased by 27% to $7.4 billion
Q-commerce
The platform aims to provide a highly personalized shopping experience
Grain
"Today, there is a beacon of hope, possibility on the Black Sea”
Grain
"It's crucial to resume export of stuck grains through Ukrainian ports"
Amazon Prime day
Prime members can enjoy an entire year of exclusive deals
Prime members can save big on Amazon.ae
It seeks to transform the Kingdom into a global hub for air travel
Wheat
Last week, Egypt bought the most wheat in at least a decade
July important part of the year, sees the start of harvesting crops
Yiwu
The project aims to increase foreign trade to AED2 tn in five years
Air
Transporters need to submit advance cargo information under Phase II
Trade
China topped the list of Qatar's exports and imports
Abu Dhabi
The emirate welcomes opening of largest Amazon high-tech facility
China is the Kingdom's first major partner in commodity trade
Port
$4 bn port is a JV between DAL Group and Abu Dhabi Ports
IATA praised the cooperation between airlines in the Arab Gulf
DP
The project is valued AED490 mn, stretches over a 415,000 sq m area
Saudi
The program aims to establish logistics start-ups
“Qatar Airways” and “Airbus” dispute main IATA agenda  Sunday
Bahrain
As part of the Bahrain's economic recovery plan
rice
Citi: The price hike caused buyers additional costs reachig $5.2 trillion
Qoot
The partnership will help Qoot manage digital orders more efficiently
Dubai
Exports grew 15.8% YOY to reach AED 104.3 billion between January, May
Projects
Alkhorayef Water awarded four contracts worth $493 mn contracts in Saudi
Chip
Sectors recover at different speeds
Yiwu
First smart free-zone market in the region targeting retail, wholesale industries
It will invest $5 bn in "Jebel Ali Port", "Free Zone" and "Industrial Park"
renting a car
If you can’t buy an EV, maybe it’s time to rent one
Aramex
The deal will open the opportunity to serve new markets
Companies
The scheme is expected to cost $2 billion
Supply chain turmoil, trade finance gap, hinder global economic growth
flydubai
The 2 companies signed SLB deal for 5 Boeing jets
Supply
Wheat imported into Kuwait is noted for low moisture content
Etihad
In recognition of its efforts in supporting non-oil exports in the UAE
April’s $629 million in revenues highest ever in a month  
New Delhi move comes following 8-year high inflation
Careem
Tips reached over 1.2 million dirhams in Ramadan
GCC Railway
Gulf countries have moved to revive the GCC Railway project
Emirates Airlines
Company awarded title of "Best Air Carrier in the World"
The shift to electric significantly reduces carbon emissions
Transportation
Mawani launches 12 private-sector investment opportunities
Suez
Revenues amounted to $629 million in April
Qatar Airways
A separate dispute continues over the safety of the larger A350 aircraft
Aramex
The decision will allow investors to invest in the company’s stocks
Bahraini House of Representatives
The House of Representatives approves committee recommendations
Saudi's building
The value of exports amounted to 108.4 billion riyals
Egypt
The country's present focus is on the local wheat crop
بريد الإمارات
In recognition of the ongoing efforts to promote innovation in postal operations
Cloud Kitchen Mohamed al Fayed- CEO of GrubTech
Digital trends taking place in apparel and beauty started happening with food
SAMI
The joint venture will address needs of growing aviation sector in Saudi
Passenger
The demand for global air cargo markets increased in 2022
food crisis
World Food Program: War pushing MENA into starvation
Iraq food security
Iraq imports up to 80 percent of its goods from outside the country
Etihad Rail
The rail freight supports the industrial and logistics sector in Dubai
courier service
Most of field delivery tools were offline and not connected to the internet
HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Humaid Al Nuaimi
New incentives and packages designed to boost the e-commerce industry
Abu Dhabi Dubai train passengers
The "National Railways Program" is an investment valued AED 50 billion
Aircraft landing
Issues at stake ranging from delivery delays to safety concerns
Etihad rail
The financing carried a total value of AED 1.99 billion
موانئ أبوظبي
Investors on ADX can now own a highly diversified global trade enabler  
Riyadh metro
Riyadh Metro was a headline grabber before its upcoming launch
Drone Delivering Package
New technologies present opportunities for faster service
Dubai-based airline receives 123rd A380
Cooperation strengthens maritime transport, trade ties
Source: Airports Council International blog page
ACI: Investments to develop airports worldwide expected at $2.4 trillion by 2040
Saudi's SISCO strengthens its logistics plans via new acquisition
The acquired US logistics assets are leased by FedEx and General Mills
New partnership to boost industrial investment flows to the UAE