Dubai Creek to get US$163 million development
Source: BI-ME with Bloomberg , Author: Posted by BI-ME staff
Posted: Mon May 14, 2012 12:23 pm

UAE. Dubai Creek, the waterway that divides the emirate, is to be developed at a cost of AED600 million (US$163 million), enabling almost 400 large dhows and ships to anchor, The National reported, citing Hussain Lootah, the municipality’s director general.

The waterway will be deepened, a three-kilometer wharf will be built and the stalled Business Bay canal project will also be revived, according to the newspaper.

 

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: April 17, 2014
KUWAIT. According to a newly released report by Kuwait Finance House Research, the global sukuk market saw a modest volume of US$31.14 billion in new sukuk issuances in 1Q2014. This volume represents a drop of 9.82% compared to US$34.53 billion worth of issuances in 1Q13.
date:Posted: April 16, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. The WGC pointed out that the Chinese bank savings amount to US$7.5 trillion but only about US$300 billionn is allocated to gold, signifying the potential for gold demand to grow as Chinese wealth climbs.
date:Posted: April 16, 2014
UAE. "A similar drop to 2013 is unlikely. Those who wanted to get out of gold did, and the rest of 2014 will probably be a year of sideways trading."
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