Fund for Economic & Social Development (AFESD)
Available: information on
member states, board of directors, operations, resources, loans,
technical assistance, list of grants and AFESDD contacts. Operations
information on loans, projects, commitments by sector, technical
assistance, and financial statements. Resources information such as
financial statements, income and expenditures, sources and applications.
Growth in resources, status of loans and technical assistance.
information about OPEC, its members, and meetings. Also included are
speeches and announcements, media information, press releases and
site for information about the United Arab Emirates. Type “trade”
into site search engine for information on the oil and gas industries,
the economy, industrial development, agriculture and fisheries, hotels
and tourism, international trade, and business.
site has separate pages with information on the following in Saudi
Arabia: accounting firms; chambers of commerce; trade shows; banks, the
Saudi Business Center; embassies, law firms, market research firms and
links to Arab newspapers and businesses.
site for information about Iran. The “Economy” section contains
links to the following information: agriculture and fisheries; economic
administration; economic indicators; economic plans; finance and
banking; foreign investment, free trade zones; IT, telecommunications
and Internet, manufacturing industry, oil, gas, and energy; the stock
exchange; trade fairs and exhibitions.
provided by company that facilitates trademark registration throughout
the Arab world.
website provides free directories (address, contact name, telephone and
fax numbers and links to webpages, where available) to factories,
import/export companies, agents, banks, insurance and maritime companies
This site provides member
information, services provided by the Association, trade opportunities
is a private news site with an excellent business section for news of
the Arab world. Links from the business page include: IT business; oil
and energy; automobile industry; banks and finance; companies; stocks
and currency; products; as well as information by country.
site contains current regional news in general as well as daily coverage
of the oil and gas industries, export/import information, embargoes, and
other trade-related information. It also maintains sections on finance,
markets, and economy.
World Online an excellent source for in-depth regional information. The
front page features “Tradeline,” which posts weekly articles on
regional trade topics. Articles going back several years are available.
The site also contains a searchable commercial database, legal
information for doing business in the Gulf as well as links to various
chambers of commerce.
site has a permanent link to its Trade Calendar, which posts information
for current-related events taking place in the Middle East.
site serves as an extremely large portal for trade and business
information dealing with the Arab world.