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MENAFN - Khaleej Times - 19/09/2012

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(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) The government is committed to protecting consumers' rights and food prices while ensuring fair competition.

This was stated by Eng Mohammed Al Shihhi, undersecretary, UAE Ministry of Economy, at a networking meeting, which was organised by Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

The meeting focused on Consumer Protection Law, the ministry's role in protecting consumer rights and intellectual property, controlling of food prices and seeking fair competition among retailers.

Attributing the economic success of Dubai to the strong partnership between the public and private sectors, Dubai Chamber director general Hamad Buamim stated that the two-way communication stimulates an exchange of ideas on key issues and is the most important basis of the partnership which goes a long way in supporting the economic development of the emirate.

The director general said that the upward trend clearly shows the leading role played by the trade sector and the return of the investors' confidence in the emirate's vibrant economy stressing that in July, the Dubai International Airport received the highest monthly passenger numbers in its history.

Highlighting the positive indicators posed by the emirate's economy, Buamim informed the gathering that Dubai Chamber was constantly working to improve the business environment of Dubai, while strengthening its position as a safe haven for investments. He called upon the business leaders to benefit from the positive investment climate currently prevailing in the country.

 






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