Ports & Shipping

FEATURED REPORT...
Posted: 14-06-2011
UAE. Investors looking for the greatest return on the funds they invest in port infrastructure should look no further than the GCC region, according to research by International Built Asset Consultancy, EC Harris. However, in the other transport sectors the lack of cross-border agreements between each member state could see investors focus their attention elsewhere. The ‘Investment in Transport Infrastructure’ study ranked 17 locations across the globe on the relative attractiveness of their transport sector to potential investors. The criteria used to judge each country covered a br
Posted: October 9, 2015
UAE. Industry experts at Seatrade conference turn their attention to the mixed prospects of multi-billion dollar contracts Iran’s offshore oil and gas sector – once sanctions are lifted.
Posted: September 26, 2015
UAE. The segment achieved a turnover of AED13.6 billion in 2014 ;1.1 million square metre Steel Zone developed in Jafza South to support industry.
Posted: September 25, 2015
IRAN. Iran's first logistics service provider & 3rd party fulfillment center, Pardakht E-commerce, expands its services to serve online international retailers.
Posted: September 22, 2015
UAE. Inaugural NATRANS Arabia event to highlight business opportunities across the region's multi-billion dollar transportation sector; complements UKTI mandate to increase and support British exporters focusing on growth in the region.
Posted: September 2, 2015
UAE. Dubai-based Fetchr offers a smartphone app that smoothly facilitates package delivery in a region where the lack of addressing systems troubles businesses and consumers.
Posted: August 31, 2015
UAE. Huge investment attracting biggest global machinery manufacturers; Cutting-edge concrete technology suppliers also being attracted.
Posted: August 24, 2015
UAE. Region generated US$66 billion in revenues in 2013 and faces tremendous future growth, driven by the emergence of the MENA-Asia trade corridor that will redefine global supply chains.
Posted: August 14, 2015
UAE. URBANO is the market leader for document delivery services in Peru, Ecuador and El Salvador; Abraaj will partner with URBANO's management team to expand regionally and develop new business lines.
Posted: August 6, 2015
EGYPT. Dignitaries and heads of state pour into Egypt as President Al Sisi officially opens new shipping lane.
Posted: August 6, 2015
IRAQ. Gulftainer's Umm Qasr Logistics Centre in Basra safely stores specialist cargo.
Posted: August 4, 2015
UAE. Regional decision makers to gather at biennial Offshore Marine & Work Boats conference as industry looks to future proof commercial potential.
Posted: July 31, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. "If the customer is not the key focus in all activities, whether it is improvements in delivery times or query resolution processes, efforts are wasted."
Posted: July 30, 2015
EGYPT. The global shipping industry's governing committee visits the new shipping lane, praises Egypt's "huge undertaking" of the project.
Posted: July 29, 2015
UAE. Revenues increase to AED967 million (US$263.5 million); E-commerce remains significant driver of growth; CEO Hussein Hachem: "We continue to invest in our future."
Posted: July 27, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. The African financial services industry is rapidly evolving as a result of advancing technology which is fueling innovation and growth in the sector.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: February 13, 2016
QATAR. The turmoil in financial markets at the beginning of this year has prompted some to question whether the US Federal Reserve should have increased interest rates in December.
date:Posted: February 13, 2016
KUWAIT. Kuwait has built up very large fiscal and external net asset positions over many years, which will continue to help it weather the current low oil price environment; The overall fiscal and external balance sheets will remain strong, backed by a significant stock of financial assets.
date:Posted: February 12, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. A Syria in which the regime and IS, rather than other rebel groups, are the only real domestic players turns Bashar al-Assad into a pivotal cog in the fight against jihadism. That is something Saudi Arabia cannot allow to happen. To turn the tide, it needs a United States that is engaged and willing to do its bit.
KUWAIT. Kuwait has built up very large fiscal and external net asset positions over many years, which will continue to help it weather the current low oil price environment; The overall fiscal and external balance sheets will remain strong, backed by a significant stock of financial assets.
INTERNATIONAL. "It's going to come to a point where there is just going to be no real economical benefit to any kind of production staying at any kind of level in those countries. And once they come off, that's going to obviously support oil prices."
dhgate
Monogram Ring