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Posted: 12-08-2011
INTERNATIONAL.First, the bad news - China's constrained rare earth supplies will be an "irreversible trend" and prices will remain at high levels, according to Zhang Zhong, general manager of Inner Mongolia Baotou Steel Rare-Earth Hi-Tech Co. Zhang should know, as his concern is China's leading rare earths producer - the Baatou mine produces more than 95 percent of China's production, while Chinese mines currently account for 97 percent of global supplies. The increase in global demand for rare earth metals has sent prices soaring in world markets. According to the China Nonferrous M
Posted: December 16, 2014
UAE. Investors are seeking opportunities in new sectors and geographic locations with Dubai and the UAE a well-placed hub to drive and facilitate growth.
Posted: December 10, 2014
UAE. The need to press ahead with the continued diversification of the economy is one of the principal reasons why Abu Dhabi and the UAE are not expected to slow project spending despite falling oil prices.
Posted: December 8, 2014
UAE. Mars GCC invests US$60 million to further expand Jebel Ali Free Zone factory with new SNICKERS line and US$80 million in new manufacturing facility in King Abdullah City, KSA.
Posted: December 3, 2014
UAE. The delivery comes as part of the company's National Day celebrations; Emirati nationals make up over 60% of the vertical fin production line.
Posted: November 28, 2014
UAE. Agreement to extend service coverage for GE's advanced 9FA turbines deployed at the plant; Builds on the long-term partnership of GE with EGA.
Posted: November 24, 2014
SAUDI ARABIA. Western region produces 50% of Kingdom's petrochemical and plastic products; Saudi Plastics and Petrochem 2015 trade fair offers platform to showcase latest technologies, products and services.
Posted: November 24, 2014
UAE. Andrew Liveris, speaking on the sidelines of a conference in Dubai, said his company was "moving from doing commodities just for commodities sake, moving more downstream and Kuwait is more about commodities..."
Posted: November 22, 2014
OMAN. One of the world's most advanced fuel efficient LNG carriers; The 162,000 cubic metres capacity vessel was built by Hyundai Heavy Industries in South Korea.
Posted: November 22, 2014
UAE. During event keynotes, Samsung shows upcoming line of FreeSync-enabled Ultra-High Definition Displays and Capcom announces evaluation of AMD Mantle API.
Posted: November 20, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. Kellogg made the offer to buy Bisco Misr, outbidding competitor Abraaj Group.
Posted: November 20, 2014
UAE. Conares is the second largest private sector steel plants in the Gulf region; "Local steel manufacturers are capable to offer internationally competitive costs in the UAE," says Bharat Bhatia.
Posted: November 18, 2014
UAE. Metito announces a strategic partnership with TPTec, a clean-tech start-up company focusing on developing new, clean and efficient technologies for multiple applications in the water sector.
Posted: November 14, 2014
QATAR. 6th Annual Middle East District Cooling Summit in concludes in Qatar with a number of recommendations.
Posted: November 12, 2014
UAE. The Dubai Tram was launched to foster multimodal transportation use and to reduce traffic congestion and pollution. This first Tramway in the entire Gulf region is expected to serve about 27,000 passengers per day.
Posted: November 12, 2014
UAE. Council announces UAE "Robots for Good" Award as first initiative to encourage innovation in health, education and social services.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: December 19, 2014
UAE. As a gateway of opportunity for Asia, Dubai has a key role in driving growth momentum; Between 2010 and 2013, GCC-China trade grew faster than with any other significant trade partner.
date:Posted: December 18, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. A new analysis presents the key trends that will transform the global market over the next decade and beyond.
date:Posted: December 18, 2014
UAE. International tourism and a stronger middle class are shaping luxury trends, including luxury experiences and alternative luxury channels, with a focus on the consumer rather than geography.
INTERNATIONAL. In this excerpt from Greenspan's appearance at the New Orleans Investment Conference, The Gold Report delves into the role of gold versus fiat currency, why central banks own so much gold if it is truly "a barbarous relic," and the reason China is buying so much gold today.
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