Wednesday 20 March 2019

Non-oil growth in GCC will offset oil output cut impact

The faster non-hydrocarbon growth will compensate for softer oil sector output in most parts of the GCC this year and this acceleration will help to cement popular support for ongoing gradual reforms and to curb increases in unemployment, said a report.   The ma


India to host World Tea Coffee Expo in November

India, a global hub for the tea, coffee and allied sectors – both as a consumer and as a producer, will be hosting the 7th edition of World Tea Coffee Expo, to be held later this year in Mumbai.   The event will take place from November 21 to 23, at the Bombay Exhibitio


Deals worth $40m sealed at Dubai WoodShow

Deals worth $40 million were closed in the first two days of the ongoing Dubai WoodShow, which makes it 40 per cent of the items displayed in the first two days. These statistics were released on the sidelines of the second day of the Dubai WoodShow that serves as a strategic pla


South Energy signs agreement for its first solar project

South Energy, the energy solution arm of Dubai South, has signed an agreement with HCT Technical Services (HCT), a Dewa-approved solar contractor, for the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of a 2MWp photovoltaic system for five of Dubai South’s facilities. 


ADAFZ cuts business setup fees by over 65pc

Abu Dhabi Airports Free Zone (ADAFZ) has reduced business setup costs by more than 65 per cent, aiming to improve customer satisfaction, enhance its regional competitiveness and attract new sources of foreign direct investment (FDI). The business setup cost reduction also support


DMCC event to focus on unlocking growth in precious metals

DMCC, a global leading free zone for commodities trade and enterprise, will stage the eighth edition of its Dubai Precious Metals Conference (DPMC) under the theme ‘Unlocking Growth in Global Precious Metals’, next month, in Dubai, UAE. The event will take place on Ap


Vision Systems unveils dimmable window systems

France-based Vision Systems will demonstrate its expertise in shading systems with the launch of a dimmable window with transparent touch panel, and a shade with a dimmable dust panel, at an event in Germany, next month. The Aircraft Interiors Expo will take place on April 2 to 4


Major Chinese Expo joins hands with Gulf Industry Fair

Gulf Industry Fair 2019, the northern Gulf’s leading event dedicated to industrialisation, will be held together with the China Machinery Fair, the Middle East’s largest Chinese trade expo, in Bahrain in September.    The China Machinery Fair is


Al Maha Ceramics adds advanced quality control system

Al Maha Ceramics, one of the leading ceramics tile manufacturers in Oman, has successfully added an advanced quality control system to its manufacturing facility in Sohar. The company is renowned for its innovative product heritage backed up by superior quality and keeps abreast


Iata launches new certification for perishable products

The International Air Transport Association (Iata) has launched a new industry certification — the Center for Excellence for Perishable Logistics (CEIV Fresh) — to improve the handling and the transport by air of perishable products. Alexandre de Juniac, Iata’s

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