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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: February 2, 2015
BAHRAIN. Fritta, a specialist producer of intermediates for the ceramic industry, will be purchased from financial investor Nazca Private Equity.
Posted: January 28, 2015
UAE. The Gulf based gourmet food company and owner of the iconic gourmet date confectionery boutiques and premium cafes, has announced a new partnership with the Asian private equity fund sponsored by LVMH.
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.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: February 26, 2015
UAE. In S&P's view, the sharp drop in oil prices since mid-2014 is likely to lead to weakening economic, external, and fiscal profiles for the region, particularly for the GCC.
date:Posted: February 26, 2015
UAE. Collinson Latitude report calls for travel brands to reinvent loyalty schemes as they unveil a new breed of traveller who demand more choice and flexibility.
date:Posted: February 26, 2015
UAE. New report's findings are based on Deloitte Global's review of data from a Facebook-commissioned global survey of 10,500 people who use social media.
BAHRAIN. During an interview with Euromoney Conferences, John Sfakianakis the GCC Regional Director at Ashmore Group, said the milestone decision to liberalise the Saudi Tadawul Index is extremely significant as investors will be able to gain exposure to a formidable oil economy by investing in its market.
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