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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: September 1, 2015
EGYPT. US$300 million refinery expansion to include second UOP continuous catalytic reforming (CCR) Platforming unit to help meet growing domestic demand for high-octane gasoline.
Posted: September 1, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. The largest and leading manufacturer of Geotextiles & Geocomposites in the Middle East selects IFS Applications 9 to replace its current ERP system.
Posted: August 21, 2015
QATAR. Largest single order for Siemens WLL in Qatar to date; Substations are required for infrastructure development projects due to upcoming FIFA World Cup 2022 and Qatar National Vision 2030.
Posted: August 20, 2015
UAE. Semiconductor companies need to diversify their sales strategy to focus on the large number of smaller organizations that offer fast and stable growth, rather than relying on big deals from large customers that are in a constant state of flux, according to Gartner.
Posted: August 20, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Deep, case-by-case analysis and tight project management are key in "a world of constant flux"; Study finds a continued appetite for "nearshoring"; Among Western European respondents, 38% cite Eastern Europe as the most attractive nearshoring destination.
Posted: August 13, 2015
UAE. 97% of survey respondents in the manufacturing industry believe IoT is the most significant technology initiative of the decade.
Posted: August 6, 2015
ALGERIA. Alstom's share of the contract, awarded by EMA, Algeria's public transport operator, amounts to around 80 million euros. The completion is scheduled for 2018.
Posted: July 22, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's leading steel fabricator selects IFS Applications 9 to rollout across the globe.
Posted: July 22, 2015
UAE. DAE repays bank loan facility from the proceeds of the sale of StandardAero. The facility was provided by Barwa Bank, Deutsche Bank, Emirates NBD Bank, and Noor Bank.
Posted: July 7, 2015
UAE. Abraaj is partnering with the founding family to strengthen Mouka's domestic leadership position and enhance the company's product offering, distribution network and geographic presence.
Posted: July 6, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. 50-50 joint venture; The aggregate purchase price for the technology and plant is approximately US$640 million.
Posted: June 24, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Global-scale hydrogen production site in Yanbu Industrial City; Investment of more than 350 million euros represents both the largest industrial investment and largest "over the fence" hydrogen contract of the Group.
Posted: June 24, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. McNerney remains board chairman; Muilenburg joins board; Conner continues as vice chairman; timeline to aid smooth transition.
Posted: June 23, 2015
QATAR. Standard & Poor's Ratings Services affirms the rating based on their annual review of Industries Qatar's current and future financial and operational performance.
Posted: June 22, 2015
UAE. Commercial subsector production expected to slow to 3% growth in 2015; Increase in UAE and Saudi defence spending amid global sector revenue decline.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: September 2, 2015
UAE. Report, conducted by Deloitte and MIT Sloan Management Review, reveals that the ability to digitally transform and reimagine a business is determined in large part by a clear digital strategy supported by leaders who foster a culture able to change and reinvent their organizations.
date:Posted: September 2, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Were Saudi defence spending to be financed entirely from net oil export revenues in 2015, the spending would consume ~73.4 percent of these revenues.
date:Posted: September 2, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. The key assumption is that global markets recover from recent turbulence, China doesn't move aggressively on devaluing its currency, and the Fed raises rates.
UAE. Report, conducted by Deloitte and MIT Sloan Management Review, reveals that the ability to digitally transform and reimagine a business is determined in large part by a clear digital strategy supported by leaders who foster a culture able to change and reinvent their organizations.
INTERNATIONAL. Suspected anchors on the gold price, such as an interest rate increase and devaluation of the yuan, could actually be a rallying cry for commodities, he says in this interview with The Gold Report.
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