MONTHLY NEWSLETTER   July  2019
MEMBER NEWS
L3Harris Technologies Merger Successfully Completed

L3Harris Technologies announced the successful completion of the all-stock merger between Harris Corporation and L3 Technologies on June 29, 2019.

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Etihad Airways celebrates launch of A380 services to Seoul

Etihad Airways celebrated the deployment of its first Airbus A380 ‘super jumbo’ on its scheduled daily services to Seoul, Korea.

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Jacobs Wins Contract to Help Build the Largest Shipyard in the Arabian Gulf

Jacobs to deliver design engineering services on the King Salman International Complex for Maritime Industries and Services at Ras Al Khair, Saudi Arabia.

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Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi Scores Major Win in Fight Against Drug Resistant Infections

CCAD joins Leading Hospitals Around the World in Developing Antimicrobial Stewardship Program to Combat ‘Serious Global Health Risk’.

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Boeing: Our brightest minds are hard at work redefining what's possible

Watch the video to hear directly from a few of the 150,000 employees who build our products and work tirelessly to ensure we model our values every day.

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ExxonMobil, SABIC to proceed with Gulf Coast Growth Ventures project

ExxonMobil and SABIC announced the decision to proceed with the construction of a chemical facility in San Patricio County, Texas.

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Hub71 in collaboration with Mubadala and other firms to boost start ups in Abu Dhabi

Hub71, a global tech hub launched earlier this year, is aiming to attract 30 to 40 firms in 2019 to boost start up ecosystem in Abu Dhabi.

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Delight International Movers awarded contract from the U.S. Embassy

Delight International Movers has been awarded the coveted contract from the U.S. Embassy for “Shipping & packaging services” for a period of 5 years.

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US - UAE NEWS
100% foreign ownership in 122 UAE economic activities

The UAE Cabinet has approved the sectors and economic activities eligible for up to 100 per cent foreign ownership in the UAE.

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UAE gears up for United Nations climate change summit in Abu Dhabi

Political leaders, green energy experts and the head of the United Nations will descend on Abu Dhabi to ramp up efforts to tackle the issue.

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Ghadan 21: Abu Dhabi to boost business and ecotourism with major new reforms

Businesses in Abu Dhabi are set to benefit from large energy discounts, easier access to bank loans and a new Dh4 billion research and development fund.

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US and UAE see 'significant' scope to deepen economic ties

The UAE and US have outlined the "significant" scope to expand economic ties during a meeting in Washington.

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Etihad Rail approves Dubai-Abu Dhabi train contracts

The UAE has paved the way for the first Dubai to Abu Dhabi train line by awarding contracts to build hundreds of kilometres of track.

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Abu Dhabi woman named Ambassador of US Chamber

Wafa Walid Moses, member of the Abu Dhabi Businesswomen Council, has been named Ambassador of the American Chamber of Commerce.

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Abu Dhabi’s overall GDP in 2019 is expected to grow by 3%

Abu Dhabi’s overall GDP (gross domestic product) in 2019 is expected to grow by 3 per cent at constant prices with non-oil growth projected at 3.9 per cent.

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AmCham Abu Dhabi Announces Newly Elected 2019-2020 Board of Directors

AmCham Abu Dhabi held its 2019 Annual General Meeting where the members of the 2019-2020 Board of Directors were elected.

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UPCOMING EVENTS
Joint Business Group Event: Summer Social
July 16, 2019   Roberto's Restaurant & Lounge
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U.S. Commerce Update from EVP Myron Brilliant

July 17, 2019 InterContinental Abu Dhabi
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Morning Briefing on New Localization Requirements in Abu Dhabi - The ABC of ADV"

July 23, 2019 AmCham Abu Dhabi
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US-UAE Public Affairs Committee Event: Inside the Beltway Midyear Update with Williams & Jensen

July 31, 2019 AmCham Abu Dhabi
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Boeing International Business Internship Program (IBIP)
The program is a 6th month internship in Seattle working in a business related field at Boeing, ranging from Finance, HR to Airline Marketing. To apply, go to boeing.com/careers.
Spinneys Beverage Retail Promotion July 2019
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Global Education Summit
August 21 - 24, 2019
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September 2, 2019
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La Dolce Vita
September 20, 2019
Manarat Al Saadiyat - Auditorium
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