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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: 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.
Posted: March 2, 2015
UAE. Senaat plans to invest 5 billion dirhams (US$1.4 billion) in industry over the next two years as Abu Dhabi diversifies its economy away from oil.
Posted: February 26, 2015
UAE. IDEX this year saw more than 100,000 visitors and 159 delegates participating in the event and the conferences.
Posted: February 26, 2015
UAE. Global energy group Total will blend and market an original brand of oil products targeting the construction machinery sector across the Middle East.
Posted: February 24, 2015
Unmanned technology was the central focus of the third day of IDEX as a flying demonstration by many of the world's most sophisticated unmanned vehicles took to the skies.
Posted: February 23, 2015
UAE. AMRAAM-ER, NASAMS launcher will provide robust ground based air defence.
Posted: February 23, 2015
UAE. Under what is known as the "Phase 3 Enhancements Package" (P3E), the contract will see the jet receive upgrades including improvements to the maintenance and mission systems and the integration of the MBDA Brimstone 2 precision missile.
Posted: February 21, 2015
UAE. "Growth in the defence budgets of GCC countries has been particularly high over recent years, and now accounts for about 83% of overall military spending in the Middle East."
Posted: February 19, 2015
UAE. OCI N.V. announced the formal commencement of proceedings to effect a demerger of the company's engineering and construction business from its fertilizer and chemicals business.
Posted: February 18, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Detailed study of the Kingdom's water reuse recommends four major policy options including education and outreach, removing barriers, incentives and mandates and regulation.
Posted: February 18, 2015
UAE. The Airbus Group has a long standing partnerships and a strong presence In the Middle East with representative offices in Qatar, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Oman, and Egypt.
Posted: February 18, 2015
UAE. 2015 Global aerospace and defence industry to grow around 3%; Deloitte report signals continued strength of commercial aerospace from rising passenger travel demand and production of next generation fuel-efficient aircrafts.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: May 22, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. The minutes basically unofficially confirmed that there are only the slimmest of chances for a US interest rate increase next month.
date:Posted: May 21, 2015
UAE. New study conducted by YouGov and commissioned by the social enterprise C3 reveals the impact of CSR programs on UAE residents; Around three-quarters of residents are more likely to purchase from companies that actively contribute to the community.
date:Posted: May 20, 2015
UAE. According to a new report by The Boston Consulting Group, 33% of consumers would rather accept a 20% reduction in salary than give up their mobile phone; SME mobile leaders in emerging markets are leapfrogging older generations of technology still widely used in developed markets.
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