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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: January 24, 2015
UAE. The third quarter 2014/15 showed a good level of orders, fuelled by small to mid-sized contracts; Company confirms full-year guidance of a high single digit organic sales growth and an operating margin (after corporate costs) over 5%.
Posted: January 22, 2015
UAE. Costs of production have fallen significantly over the past few years, and solar now makes sense from an economic point of view.
Posted: January 18, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Net income dropped to 4.36 billion riyals (US$1.16 billion) from 6.16 billion riyals a year earlier, the Riyadh-based company said. Sales slipped 10% to 43.4 billion riyals.
Posted: January 14, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. The award will identify promising future technologies and avenues to support downstream development in Saudi Arabia, address community interests, and meet sustainability needs.
Posted: January 13, 2015
UAE. The total length of pipeline installed globally is 160,000 km. The GCC percentage of large diameter fiber glass market is 26%, according to Future Pipe Industries (FPI).
Posted: January 13, 2015
UAE. Lower oil prices have reduced polymer prices by 25% since the beginning of December; Out of 1,000 plastic mills in UAE, 20 invested US$75 million on machinery upgrade in 2014.
Posted: January 13, 2015
UAE. Smiths Detection has successfully installed a range of advanced detection equipment for Emirates Group Security at its facility in Dubai World Central.
Posted: January 12, 2015
UAE. Region's annual plastics conversion to rise to 7.5 mn tons by 2020, nearly 40% of current output, according to GPCA.
Posted: January 12, 2015
UAE. The Facility will be used for DUBAL's general corporate purposes as well as its contribution to the investment plans of EGA.
Posted: January 12, 2015
UAE. Group announces AED400 million acquisitions in financial and real estate sectors; Robust growth in 2014 in real estate, glass and construction materials' manufacturing businesses .
Posted: January 10, 2015
UAE. New report by the Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) and the international consultancy firm Nexant will be released during the 6th edition of GPCA PlastiCon 2015 being held on 11-12 January in Dubai.
Posted: January 8, 2015
UAE. 3 shows - Metal Middle East, Arabia Essen Welding & Cutting and Tube Arabia - set to be held from January 10 to 13 at Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Posted: January 7, 2015
UAE. 4 of 5 surveyed prefer brand name product to limit the risks of counterfeits, reveals Honeywell survey.
Posted: January 5, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Black Diamond Structures will focus on applications in select market segments including Energy Storage, Energy Generation, Automotive & Light Truck, Consumer Electronics, and Construction.
Posted: December 22, 2014
TUNISIA. Investment enabled expansion of Company's North African footprint and increased product range; Construction of new state-of-the-art production plant to further improve long-term growth prospects.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: January 25, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Gold priced in euros was the winner, both on the week but also in terms of its overall performance so far this month; Both Brent and WTI crude oil have settled into a US$5 range.
date:Posted: January 24, 2015
QATAR. Deflation is starting to spread into lower global consumer prices, depressed wages and, to a lesser extent, softer asset prices. Unless an appropriate fiscal response is found, this disinflationary dynamics is likely to continue in 2015 and possibly beyond.
date:Posted: January 23, 2015
KUWAIT. Strong growth in American supply boost non-OPEC output by 3.65% in 2014; OPEC not opting for output cut to halt drop in price; Downside risks prevail as world supply increases.
UAE. Russian shoppers caught in a currency crunch are staying away from the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) this year, but visitors from elsewhere look set to make up the numbers at the annual retail bonanza.
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