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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: May 18, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. The company will initially manufacture products and provide services across: Air Systems; Land Systems; Weapons & Missiles and Defense Electronics.
Posted: May 18, 2017
UAE. 2020 Expo key to 'lukewarm' construction market in UAE with costs forecast to rise by 2% in 2017; Rest of the region including Qatar and Oman seeing construction slowdown and stable costs, reflecting oil prices.
Posted: April 27, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. Swicorp was involved throughout the entire process - from origination to due diligence, to deal structuring and negotiations of transactional documentations.
Posted: April 26, 2017
UAE. The asset was acquired in November 2012 with an objective of producing an average annual yield of 7.75% to investors, and an IRR of around 11% over a three-year holding period.
Posted: April 24, 2017
UAE. Installed generation capacity in the MENA countries analysed will have to rise by almost 150GW, more than 50% on the current available capacity of 290GW, to reach a massive 440GW by 2020.
Posted: March 31, 2017
UAE. Structural shifts towards sustainability, innovation and technology will define the industrial landscape of the future.
Posted: March 27, 2017
UAE. PwC issues new report jointly with the Global Manufacturing & Industrialisation Summit; The report outlines a roadmap for CIOs to manage the transformation of industrial companies to successfully adopt IIoT; Devising a digital strategy is key for manufacturers
Posted: March 27, 2017
UAE. The region will collectively expand from $26.8bn in market value in 2017 at an annual rate of 8.7% to over US$40bn in 2022.
Posted: March 23, 2017
UAE. "GEZE offers particular and in-depth specifications when it comes to special requirements on the construction projects within the GCC's healthcare sector."
Posted: March 23, 2017
UAE. New report discusses the growth prospects for private sector players across six focus sectors, including agriculture, the social sector (includes health & education), manufacturing, retail, financial services and connectivity (covering transport & communication).
Posted: March 14, 2017
UAE. Many wrongly assume that when it comes to ERP, the old adage of "one-size-fits-all" holds true. This couldn't be further from the truth.
Posted: March 8, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. Designers and engineers have been exploring different ways of using VR, MR and AR. But how much value is this really providing?
Posted: March 7, 2017
UAE. The global management consulting firm boosts its Technology, Media & Telecommunications and Industrial Goods practices with two new strategic partner appointments to its Middle East roster.
Posted: December 30, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. The shortlisted teams will now take part in a two-week mentorship programme where they will receive hands-on training in aviation, innovation and business planning.
Posted: December 21, 2016
UAE. Musab Alkateeb appointed as CEO of Siemens in Iraq; Thomas Schmidt will become CFO for Siemens' Iraq business; New appointments strengthen Siemens' operations in Iraq.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: May 18, 2017
UAE. 2020 Expo key to 'lukewarm' construction market in UAE with costs forecast to rise by 2% in 2017; Rest of the region including Qatar and Oman seeing construction slowdown and stable costs, reflecting oil prices.
date:Posted: May 16, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. Britain's Labour Party has announced that if elected it would introduce a 45% income tax rate on incomes over 80k pounds, and a 50% rate over 123k.
date:Posted: May 15, 2017
UAE. UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait and Oman's aviation infrastructure to help fuel travel and tourism sectors and accelerate economic growth; Around 46% of region's aviation projects are located in Saudi Arabia; More than two-thirds are being executed in the GCC.
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