1566, Section: Business
Published on 25 February 2014 by Nadia Al-Sakkaf in Business
An organization of established Yemeni and non-Yemeni professionals was created last year with the sole purpose of accelerating delivery and absorption of aid pledges during Yemen’s transition.
Published on 23 January 2014 by Ali Saeed in Business
For 13 years, Yemen was at the negotiation table with the World Trade Organization (WTO) trying to secure its place in the international organization. Finally, at the end of 2013, the Gulf nation’s membership was approved, and it became the 160th country to join the WTO. Dr. Hamoud Al-Najar, the chief of the communication and coordination office for the WTO at the Ministry of Trade and Industry, accompanied Yemen on its over-a-decade-long journey. Despite mounting criticisms of the negative impact Yemen’s accession will have on its national economy, Al-Najar says the fight to join the WTO was well worth it. He discusses with the Yemen Times what it took to get there and how the Arabian Peninsula’s poorest country can benefit from the global markets is now a part of.
Published on 7 November 2013 by Mohammed Al-Hassani in Business
Five teams of Yemeni students from schools across Sana’a have progressed to the regional round of an entrepreneurial competition hosted by the Injaz Al-Arab Foundation, an international NGO focused on finance and entrepreneurial skill building.
Published on 5 November 2013 by Ali Saeed in Business
Corruption and inefficiency wreaking havoc on economy
Published on 22 October 2013 by Mohammed AL-Hassni in Business
Yemeni farmer Abdullah Saleh Bafutaim exports roughly 20 tons of onions to Saudi Arabia every year, he said, and does very well for himself financially.
Published on 22 October 2013 by Nasser Al-Sakkaf in Business
Consumers pay high-price for low-cost generators
Published on 15 October 2013 by Sadeq Al-Wesabi in Business
Families threaten to block Hodeida-Sana’a road if more is not done
Published on 3 October 2013 by Mohamed Al-Hassani in Business
It’s been two years since Sana’ani real estate mogul Sami Sabeha has stopped investing in new projects and instead deposited all of his money in a bank.
Published on 19 September 2013 by Mohammed Al-Hassani in Business
After years of failed attempts, Yemen chances of establishing stock market remain low
Published on 5 September 2013 by Ali Abulohoom in Business
Yemenis say insurance companies are unreliable and too expensive