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Indian auto execs seek tax cuts, easier finance access to revive sales

Indian auto execs seek tax cuts, easier finance access to revive sales

India's auto industry demanded tax cuts and easier access to finance for dealers and buyers at a meeting with Indian government officials on Wednesday to discuss the sector's woes, sources said ...

Local Dates Festival sales top 117 tonnes

Local Dates Festival sales top 117 tonnes

The demand for dates continues with the sale at the on-going fourth edition of the Local Dates Festival at Souq Waqif crossing 117 tonnes on its ninth day on Wednesday.

Nike fined $14mn for blocking cross-border sales of soccer merchandise

Nike fined $14mn for blocking cross-border sales of soccer merchandise

US sportswear maker Nike was hit with a €12.5mn ($14.14mn) fine on Monday for blocking cross-border sales of soccer merchandise of some of Europe's best-known clubs ...

India lowers tax on new home sales ahead of general election

India lowers tax on new home sales ahead of general election

India on Sunday announced a cut in the goods and services tax charged on sales of residential properties under construction as the government looks to stimulate the economy by driving up consumption.

Oman said to cut borrowing plans as it turns to asset sales

Oman said to cut borrowing plans as it turns to asset sales

Oman plans to slash its borrowing requirements for 2019 by as much as 70% and rely on asset sales to plug one of the largest budget deficits among oil exporters, according to a senior government official.

Qatar vehicle sales set to post 'strongest' GCC growth of 5.1% in 2019: Fitch Solutions

Qatar vehicle sales set to post 'strongest' GCC growth of 5.1% in 2019: Fitch Solutions

Vehicle sales in Qatar are set to register the “strongest” growth of 5.1% in the entire Gulf Co-operation Council region in 2019, Fitch Solutions has said in a report.

China court bans sales of older iPhone models in Apple-Qualcomm global battle

China court bans sales of older iPhone models in Apple-Qualcomm global battle

A Chinese court has ordered a sales ban of some older Apple Inc iPhone models in China for violating two patents of chipmaker Qualcomm Inc, though intellectual property lawyers said ...

US lawmakers mull bill to ban arms sales to Saudi

US lawmakers mull bill to ban arms sales to Saudi

A bipartisan group of lawmakers on Wednesday introduced a bill in the US House of Representatives that would stop most US arms sales to Saudi Arabia in response to the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi ...

Samsung unveils gaming-friendly Galaxy Note 9

Samsung unveils gaming-friendly Galaxy Note 9

The focus on gamer-friendly features appears to be a shift away from Samsung's previous positioning of the Note as a productivity-boosting device.

Indian court bans firecracker sales in Delhi ahead of peak pollution season

Indian court bans firecracker sales in Delhi ahead of peak pollution season

India's top court on Monday temporarily banned the sale of firecrackers in and around the capital ahead of Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, as it looks to prevent a repeat of severe air pollution ...

India tax hike could boost illegal bullion, jewellery sales

India tax hike could boost illegal bullion, jewellery sales

A hike in taxes on gold sales in India could stoke under-the-counter buying and drive up appetite for precious metal smuggled into the country, where millions of people store big chunks of their wealth in bullion ...

Monthly vehicle sales touch 5,600

Monthly vehicle sales touch 5,600

Qatar witnessed average monthly sales of 5,600 private vehicles, totalling 67,000 newly-manufactured vehicles during 2015...