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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 21, 2014
EGYPT. Latest addition to global line-up of iconic city monuments lit by Philips; 21st century LED technology to highlight iconic city monuments during fifth consecutive Cairo to Cape Town Roadshow.
Posted: April 18, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. Shared technology allows global capacity for 14nm FinFET fabrication in the U.S. and Korea.
Posted: April 17, 2014
UAE. the Abu Dhabi state-owned investment fund with a mandate to develop the emirate's economy, said its 2013 net profit tripled as it benefited from a strong performance by its financial investments.
Posted: April 16, 2014
MOROCCO. Investment will consolidate Kool Food's market-leading position in Morocco and enhance its international expansion.
Posted: April 13, 2014
UAE. 69.8% of participants at Abu Dhabi's Global Aerospace Summit believe their region's infrastructure cannot meet future growth ; Middle East (36.4%) and China (30.4%) seen as experiencing most international growth over coming decade.
Posted: April 9, 2014
SAUDI ARABIA. Six gas turbines, three steam turbines and nine generators; Components for Rabigh 2 IPP to deliver 2,060 MW of generating capacity; Order value approximately US$590 million including service agreement.
Posted: April 9, 2014
SAUDI ARABIA. SABIC remains committed to China and Asia as a partner for sustainable development and inclusive growth; further its investment in this region.
Posted: April 3, 2014
UAE. Global Aerospace Summit in Abu Dhabi taking place from 7-8 April; The summit will focus on the challenges of driving industrialization and growth while adapting to global socio-economic change.
Posted: April 1, 2014
IRAQ. Contract with Eni Iraq B.V., valued at close to 400 million euros, to build the 740 MW Zubair gas-fired power plant, near Basra in southern Iraq.
Posted: April 1, 2014
UAE. Over the last five years, the region's plastic production capacity has almost doubled, rising from 12.7 million tons in 2008, to 24.7 million tons in 2013.
Posted: March 21, 2014
Qatar. The tender, which could go over 8 billion riyals (US$2.2 billion) according to one source, would be the final one for phase one of the metro.
Posted: March 20, 2014
QATAR. Qatar's projects market grew 26% last year with awards worth as much US$20 billion.
Posted: March 19, 2014
UAE. Recruiting and training talent is critical for sustainability of the industry.
Posted: March 17, 2014
SAUDI ARABIA. Lighting JV aims to capture growth from infrastructure spending and drive for energy efficiency in largest economy in the Middle East.
Posted: March 13, 2014
EGYPT. The EGP300 million project is part of a national plan to expand local power network and Will help provide people in remote areas with reliable power supply.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: April 21, 2014
UAE. Qatar's economy is predicted to grow by 6.0%, Saudi Arabia by 4.3% and the UAE by 4.1% in 2014; The key challenge for the GCC remains continuing to diversify its economies and invest in its growing non-oil sectors.
date:Posted: April 21, 2014
SAUDI ARABIA. GCC focused on targeting greater diversification in non-oil sectors.
date:Posted: April 19, 2014
UAE. Key sectors driving growth in the housing market are the tourism, hospitality, education and healthcare sectors, which is translating into robust population growth and demand.
UAE. Qatar's economy is predicted to grow by 6.0%, Saudi Arabia by 4.3% and the UAE by 4.1% in 2014; The key challenge for the GCC remains continuing to diversify its economies and invest in its growing non-oil sectors.
INTERNATIONAL. It's now up to the new government to get real shale development in motion, and for Turkey to face up to its own strategic realities and join forces with Ukraine to harness LNG potential.
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