- Middle East Business News
Sunday, 07 March 2021 21:27 UAE time

Welcome to the Expat Power 50
Banking & Finance
The second annual Expat Power 50 looks at the most influential expatriates living and working in the Gulf today.

28 new entries in Expat Power list 2010
Culture & Society
Total of 14 nationalities in this year’s list, working in 13 sectors across six GCC states.

'Micky' Jagtiani Gulf's most influential Indian
Banking & Finance
Landmark group head among the ten Indians in GCC's 50 most influential expats' list.

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    You can run, but you can’t hide

    Gulf lenders are now employing international debt collectors to chase 'skippers', sometimes years after the event.

    Gulf expats returning to the UK may encounter credit issues

    Returning British expats advised to obtain proof of a good credit record while overseas.

    Debt collectors target Dubai expats for overseas debts

    Global debt collection agency says overseas lenders are chasing expats who have absconded to Dubai.

    $7.7bn outstanding on GCC credit cards - report

    New research shows average of $1,135 owed on each of the 6.8m credit cards in the GCC.

    22% of UAE expats unable to meet loan, credit card payments

    Datamonitor research revealed as more banks seen targeting Emiratis as customers.

    Expat remittances from Qatar soar to nearly $7bn

    Statistics authority figures show 33% rise in money sent home in 2009 - report.

    Expat workers to drive Qatar population growth

    Euromonitor Int'l says population to hit 2.4m by 2030 but growth rate to fall.

    GCC expats urged to take advantage of currency rates

    Agents reveal rise in remittances from some GCC markets to Europe and India.

    79% of UAE expats in work, compared to 45% of Emiratis

    New official figures also reveal that the UAE's population grew to 8.19m in 2009.

    Expat workforce growth slows in Bahrain

    Construction downturn sees growth decline to 7% in 2009, compared to 17% in 2008.

    Sharjah mulls law to allow expats to buy homes - report

    Gov't officials preparing draft documents, set to be sent to exec council and ruler for approval.

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