Industrials

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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: April 18, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Emirates President Tim Clark said at a press conference in London that engines for some of the 50 jets could be converted to more efficient neo types.
Posted: April 10, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Move further underscores the company's commitment to this evolving technology that is pushing the industry to rapidly develop new materials and processes.
Posted: March 29, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. SABIC reiterates commitment to China and Asia as a partner for sustainable development and inclusive growth; emphasises that continued investments in people and innovation is key.
Posted: March 26, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Hikma is a global manufacturer of branded and generic injectable drugs; The company proposing to issue benchmark-size unsecured notes to refinance its Bedford acquisition bridge facility; The outlook is stable.
Posted: March 25, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Ma'aden, the leading mining and metals company, partners with the GCC Board Directors Institute in committing to high corporate governance standards.
Posted: March 24, 2015
UAE. Deloitte: Mining sector faces challenges in price volatility, geopolitical turmoil, rising costs, declining grades and a general lack of financing.
Posted: March 24, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. The investment marks Jadwa's eighth private equity deal and follows a series of successful milestones in the company's private equity business.
Posted: March 13, 2015
EGYPT. More than 2500 global leaders, including heads of state, public figures, chairmen and CEOs of multinational corporations; Event organised by Richard Attias & Associates.
Posted: March 10, 2015
Morocco. The desalination plant will have the capacity to supply more than 500,000 people and will ensure the socio-economic development of the region.
Posted: March 10, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. SABIC commercially launched a new range of non-phthalate polymer products developed at its technology center in Riyadh to fulfill customer demands for advanced solutions in various segments such as hygiene fabrics, and flexible packaging.
Posted: March 9, 2015
UAE. Swiss explorers Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg launch their attempt at flying Round-The-World in a solar-powered airplane. Leg No 1: Abu Dhabi (UAE) - Muscat (Oman.)
Posted: March 7, 2015
UAE. Exhibitors report rising interest in small and medium sized boats alongside watersports crafts and products.
Posted: March 5, 2015
UAE. Regional chemicals companies should capitalize on the opportunity to acquire international chemicals assets as a result of divestitures, says A. T. Kearney.
Posted: March 5, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. US companies remain optimistic, but worry about China's economic slowdown, pace of reform and perceptions of regulatory bias against international companies.
Posted: March 3, 2015
UAE. Over the past five years, Senaat invested over AED 16 billion (US$4.4 billion) developing the metals sector.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: April 19, 2015
UAE. Deloitte experts consider that residential transactions have slowed to a more sustainable level; Leveling off in capital growth, in certain areas; This new characteristic suggests a market that is in fact maturing and arguably strengthening.
date:Posted: April 19, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. The EIA once again capitulated on the myth that rig counts don't matter and the productivity of wells would largely offset, leaving the industry on a continuous path to higher output.
date:Posted: April 19, 2015
QATAR. The first Renminbi Clearance Centre (RCC) in the MENA region, to be located in Doha; The RCC will allow for claims denominated in RMB to be settled in Doha and exchanged for other currencies, including the Qatari Riyal (QAR).
UAE. Deloitte experts consider that residential transactions have slowed to a more sustainable level; Leveling off in capital growth, in certain areas; This new characteristic suggests a market that is in fact maturing and arguably strengthening.
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