Piyush Goyal

India, UAE target $100 billion trade: Piyush Goyal

In a significant development, Union Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal announced that India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are ambitiously working towards expanding their bilateral trade to USD 100 billion. The revelation took place during the ‘UAE India Business Summit’ at the 10th edition of the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit. Addressing the audience, Goyal emphasized the diverse nature of the India-UAE partnership, spanning various sectors such as space exploration, security, education, and climate action. He encouraged industry and businesses

Dubai Investments

Dubai Investments Highlights Sustainability at COP28

Dubai Investments, the leading diversified investment company, listed on the Dubai Financial Market [DFM], reiterated its commitment to sustainability and climate action during the COP28 summit in Dubai, UAE. As a Climate Support Sponsor present at the Climate Finance Hub within the Green Zone, Dubai Investments highlighted its alignment with UAE’s Vision 2031 and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals at COP28. The company’s resolute dedication to sustainability in 2022 was highlighted through notable achievements, including a commendable 32% decrease in total

Maktoum bin Mohammed- Deputy Prime Minister for Financial and Economic Affairs

New Deputy Prime Minister for Financial and Economic Affairs

Maktoum bin Mohammed has been designated as the Deputy Prime Minister for Financial and Economic Affairs in the UAE following a cabinet reshuffle announced on January 6. The reorganization, disclosed by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President, Prime Minister of the UAE, and Ruler of Dubai, signifies a new era in the country’s leadership and administration. The announcement of the reshuffle was made via Sheikh Mohammed’s official X account, with his tweet stating, “With the approval

Reverse Charge Mechanism for the supply of electronic devices

Introducing a special reverse charge mechanism for the supply of electronic devices.   Article (1) – Definitions The New Decision defines electronic devices as mobile phones, smart phones, computer, and tablet devices, along with their associated spare parts.   Article (2) – Description of the new mechanism When a supplier sells electronic devices to a registered recipient in the UAE, and the recipient plans to either resell these devices or use them in the production of electronic devices, the following rules come

UAE Finance Ministry bridges with emerging economies.

The Ministry of Finance, in partnership with the World Bank Group’s MIGA, hosted two workshops in Dubai and Abu Dhabi at the Chambers of Commerce as part of the Ministry’s efforts to boost the UAE’s business climate, the events brought together government officials, local business leaders, and investors. MIGA presented its range of financial products and services, including insurance solutions and guarantees to support credit for entrepreneurs and lenders in emerging economies. Discussions also covered investment concerns and optimizing capital


IAB World Survey Rankings

According to the latest IAB World Survey rankings, the ANTEA Alliance of Independent Firms has once again secured a coveted position among the world’s leading associations by holding on to the 15th spot among the world’s leading alliances. The firm’s worldwide members and their teams are commended for their exceptional expertise and their commitment to achieving this level of success.   For any of our services, Contact Us

New tax rule

New UAE Tax Residency Rule

Cabinet Decision No. 85 of 2022 – Issued 2 Sept 2022   Brief overview The new decision effectively provides us with guidelines on determining the tax residency for both natural and legal persons. It also outlines the requirements and conditions for identifying a person as a Tax Resident in the UAE.   Publication and Enforcement The decision shall be effective from March 01, 2023.   Coverage 1. Natural persons shall be considered UAE tax residents if they: Have their primary residential place and financial


Over Dh60,000 Currency, Assets, and Jewelry have to be declared

It is mandatory for all passengers entering or leaving the UAE with more than Dh60,000, or equivalent amounts in currency, financial assets, precious metals, or stones, to declare them to customs. Families members over 18 years old may carry an amount not exceeding Dh60,000 or the equivalent in foreign currency without disclosing it to customs officers under the UAE’s disclosure system. The cash and other valuable items carried by passengers less than 18 years of age, including children and adolescents, are added


Invoices worth Dh10,000 or more require MoFAIC attestation

A new rule by the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFAIC) states that companies would be required to attest import invoices with a value of Dh10,000 and above and the attestation of invoices will be done electronically.   Key Points: This will come into effect on February 1, 2023. There will be an attestation cost of Dh150 per commercial invoice. Customers will have a grace period of 14 days after the declaration of goods to comply with the attestation. Businesses that


Unemployment Insurance Scheme

What is the ‘Unemployment Insurance scheme’? In the event that a UAE employee working in the Private sector or under the Federal government loses their job as a result of termination by their employer, they will receive the benefits of Unemployment Insurance (60 percent of their average basic salary, calculated on an average of the six months leading up to unemployment), which is a form of insurance or social security. An insurance premium will be paid by the worker