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: June 1, 2015
UAE. The forecast for projects planned and underway in the GCC in 2015 is US$172 billion; US$32 billion Al Maktoum International Airport expansion anticipated to be the biggest airport in the world.
Posted: June 1, 2015
UAE. Proportion of smartphones priced under US$100 in MEA market rises from 5% in 2013 to 20% in 2014, according to IDC.
Posted: May 29, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Avago, which serves the wireless and industrial markets, is offering Broadcom shareholders US$17 billion in cash and Avago shares valued at US$20 billion.
Posted: May 28, 2015
UAE. Exits from rubber entities generates internal rate of return of 18%; Masharie eyes new acquisitions in infrastructure, health sectors.
Posted: May 26, 2015
UAE. Dubai Aerospace Enterprise announced the signing of a definitive agreement to sell 100% of StandardAero to an affiliate of Veritas Capital. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Posted: May 25, 2015
UAE. Experts at Masdar Institute gathering reveal world of possibilities for "super material".
Posted: May 21, 2015
UAE. The GCC petrochemicals industry has been growing on a CAGR of 8% over the past five years increasing from 37.2 in 2008 to 67.6 million tons by the year 2014.
Posted: May 19, 2015
UAE. Luminous Carpets: a practical application for high traffic sites such as airports, and a possible effective emergency safety mechanism in hotel corridors.
Posted: May 19, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Center to to provide end-to-end services and skills for petroleum refinery and petrochemical companies in the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries.
Posted: April 21, 2015
UAE. Company warned of the damaging effects from the flow in Chinese and Turkish steel to the UAE markets.
Posted: April 18, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Emirates President Tim Clark said at a press conference in London that engines for some of the 50 jets could be converted to more efficient neo types.
Posted: April 10, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Move further underscores the company's commitment to this evolving technology that is pushing the industry to rapidly develop new materials and processes.
Posted: March 29, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. SABIC reiterates commitment to China and Asia as a partner for sustainable development and inclusive growth; emphasises that continued investments in people and innovation is key.
Posted: March 26, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Hikma is a global manufacturer of branded and generic injectable drugs; The company proposing to issue benchmark-size unsecured notes to refinance its Bedford acquisition bridge facility; The outlook is stable.
Posted: March 25, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Ma'aden, the leading mining and metals company, partners with the GCC Board Directors Institute in committing to high corporate governance standards.


date:Posted: July 30, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. JINSA's Gemunder Center Iran Task Force has released a new report to provide an expert analysis of the JCPA, the final agreement with Iran on nuclear disarmament.
date:Posted: July 29, 2015
UAE. "The proposed introduction of an Insolvency Law can only be a good thing, as it has the potential to strengthen business confidence and boost inward investment into the region."
date:Posted: July 29, 2015
UAE. Investment values in Egypt increased in 2014; UAE, Lebanon, Jordan and Morocco continue to be active in venture capital investments, according to the latest "MENA Private Equity & Venture Capital" report.
INTERNATIONAL. JINSA's Gemunder Center Iran Task Force has released a new report to provide an expert analysis of the JCPA, the final agreement with Iran on nuclear disarmament.
UAE. The Middle East has a unique set of challenges and opportunities with regard to creating large, mixed-use developments; In this interview, Louise Adams, Aurecon's former Country Manager UAE, describes the importance of investing in master planning and some of the current opportunities and trends within this region.