The BI-ME Interview

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Posted: 02-03-2008
INTERNATIONAL. A new business book by Aamir A Rehman shatters many myths about the Middle East. He offers an easy-to-read guide at a strategic level for firms seeking to do business in the six nations of the GCC. He explains why Dubai has become a major hub for the region as it experiences an unprecedented expansion in energy, financial services, consumer goods, hospitality, retail, real estate and countless other industries. Here he speaks with BI-ME about his inspirations and insights for tapping into Gulf capital and opportunities. If you read just one book this year, we recommend that you
Posted: April 4, 2017
KUWAIT. Speaking ahead of MEHOC, Badria Ali Abdul Rahman offers insight into Kuwait's strategy to boost heavy oil production.
Posted: November 24, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. This is part two of a recent conversation I had with students, faculty, and alumni at New York University, where I had the opportunity to answer some questions concerning the turmoil in the Middle East and America's role in the world.
Posted: November 18, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. "In a recent conversation I had with students, faculty, and alumni at New York University, I had the opportunity to answer some questions concerning the turmoil in the Middle East and America's role in the world."
Posted: November 17, 2016
UAE. Daniel Whyte, Aurecon's BIM Leader for the Built Environment (Middle East) speaks about the digital technologies that were used on the project - Drone videos, 3D modelling and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure - as well as the current challenges and future trends inherent in digital engineering.
Posted: September 15, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Jost Thöne, Stradivari expert and co-owner of VIOLIN ASSETS, offers input on this subject. The company makes high-quality historical and modern string instruments accessible as investments.
Posted: July 6, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. As smart devices are becoming autonomous, chief information security officers are being required to adopt new mechanisms and approaches to trust.
Posted: June 2, 2016
UAE. Speculators are being replaced by end users; Cooling prices are not a concern; Brits are the third largest group of investors outside the Middle East.
Posted: January 23, 2016
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."
Posted: December 1, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. In an exclusive interview with Oilprice.com, Robert Bensh - managing director and partner at Pelicourt, a Western-owned oil and gas company navigating tricky conflict zones - discusses the terrorist threat to global energy security and the bigger oil picture for ISIS.
Posted: November 19, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Robotics is making this new area of medicine possible. Cary G. Vance, CEO of Hansen Medical Inc., tells The Life Sciences Report about disruptive advances in interventional radiology and Hansen's own revolutionary robotic catheters.
Posted: November 4, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. In an interview with The Gold Report, McAlinden predicts that the gold price could double in the next two year and envisions even more upside for the mining equities.
Posted: August 28, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Suspected anchors on the gold price, such as an interest rate increase and devaluation of the yuan, could actually be a rallying cry for commodities, he says in this interview with The Gold Report.
Posted: August 16, 2015
UAE. NY Times bestselling author Daniel Pink's team has developed a set of workshops based on his bestselling book, Drive, that are now being delivered across the GCC by CLCC.
Posted: June 3, 2015
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.
Posted: January 10, 2015
UAE. In an interview conducted by the GCC Board Directors Institute, Mohammed Al Shroogi also talks about the value of independent board members.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: May 25, 2017
UAE. Over 25% of successors think they will lose market share to new entrants; Quicker than ever, the past is being left behind - a tendency that in the perception of many goes against the tradition of family-owned businesses.
date:Posted: May 25, 2017
UAE. 88% of executives surveyed in the Gulf region experienced a fraud incident in the past year compared to 62% in 2015, according to the Kroll Annual Global Fraud and Risk Report - the highest increase of any region.
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.
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