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From its inception in 1971 up to December 2018, Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), the leading national entity for international development aid, has financed hundreds of development projects in the renewable energy sector around the world worth AED4.4 billion (US$1.187 billion).

A year after the UAE rolled out the value added tax (VAT) system, reports noted a smooth and successful implementation of the tax regime throughout 2018 with businesses strictly complying with and continuously expressing their support for the new taxation structure in the country.

Summary:  Saxo Bank Chief Economist Steen Jakobsen analyses the state of play in Brexit following PM May's historic Parliamentary loss.

UK Prime Minister Theresa May saw her already controversial Brexit bill roundly and conclusively defeated in Parliament Tuesday evening with uncertainty on the future of both her government and Brexit itself dominating sentiment into today's vote of no confidence.

Accountancy and finance body ICAEW says recent developments and plans announced by Dubai’s government highlights the emirate’s promising trajectory towards cementing its influential position as a future-proof global business capital. The plans, which include a geo-economic map for the city, the first virtual commercial city in the region, free economic and creative zones in universities, and Dubai International Financial Center’s (DIFC) expansion plan, aim to accelerate the development of Dubai’s business landscape.

Audi Abu Dhabi have posted a year-on-year growth of 6.8% in 2018, in the face of competitive market conditions. Growth was driven by sales of new Audi models introduced during the year, including the all-new Audi A8, Q8, A7 and A6.