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UAE Participates in the 2017 Web Summit


The UAE Ministry of Economy (MOE) in coordination with the UAE SME Council and the AIM Organizing Committee participated in the 2017 Web Summit held in Lisbon, Portugal.

AIM Joins the First Saudi Future Investment Initiative


AIM Organizing Committee CEO Dawood Al Shezawi took part in the first-ever Future Investment Initiative in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

AIM Takes Part in the 122nd China Import and Export Canton Fair


The UAE Ministry of Economy in coordination with the Annual Investment Meeting (AIM) Organizing Committee attended the recently concluded 122nd China Import and Export Canton Fair. H.E.Juma Al Kait, Assistant...

AIM Conducts Roadshow to Africa


In a recently held roadshow to Africa, AIM Dir. Gen. Walid Farghal had a productive series of meetings with institution heads of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Burkina Faso, Congo Brazzaville, Ivory Coast and Ethiopia.

Annual Investment Meeting Joins the First UAE-Saudi Business Forum


The Annual lnvestment Meeting Organizing Committee attended the first ever UAE-Saudi Business Forum in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Held Under the Patronage of the Ministry of Presidential Affairs, the forum aims to improve the economic and trade cooperation between Saudi and UAE.

Saudi Institutions Confirm Partnership with AIM Startup During BIBAN 2017


The AIM Startup Organizing Committee has confirmed its partnership with two institutions in Saudi – the Prince Mohammad Bin Salman College of Business and Entrepreneurship (MBSC) and the Al Badir Program for Technology Incubators.

AIM Takes Part in the Kyiv International Economic Forum


AIM President Dawood Al Shezawi participated as one of the distinguished speakers in the Kyiv International Economic Forum (KIEF) which was recently held in Ukraine.

WAIPA Comes Onboard as AIM’S Knowledge Partner


The World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies has come onboard to be part of the 8th Edition of the Annual Investment Meeting. AIM will also be taking part in the upcoming event of WAIPA – the World Investment Forum happening this November in Dubai, UAE.

Foreign investments in Russia on the rise, spurred by economic growth

16 October 2017

Russian economy’s revival has led to increased foreign investments in the country, said Economic Development Minister Maksim Oreshkin at a meeting of the Foreign Investment Advisory Council held by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.

Nigeria and Kenya still investor favourites in Africa

6 October 2017

Nigeria and Kenya remain the countries in Africa most ripe for investment opportunity and business growth, despite the former’s ongoing flirtation with recession, and despite political tension brought on by Kenya’s repeat presidential election.

Emerging markets to lure over $1 trillion in foreign investment in 2017: IIF

3 October 2017

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Emerging markets will draw $1.1 trillion of capital flows from non-resident investors this year, the Institute of International Finance said in a report released on Tuesday, ramping up its estimates from earlier this year as a result of increasing global risk appetite and economic growth.

Foreign direct investment up by 87% in Q2

4 October 2017

AMMAN —State Minister for Investment Affairs Mohannad Shehadeh said foreign direct investment (FDI) in Jordan rose by 87 per cent during the 2nd quarter of 2017 compared to the same period of last year.

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