Saudi Arabia suspects a virus that has killed hundreds of people there may have arrived in camels from the Horn of Africa, and could ban such imports until it knows more, the kingdom's chief scientist told Reuters.
Any ban on
Almarai, a major dairy company, has signed two agreements with Ports Development Company (PDC) to invest in the development of infrastructure and logistics operations to aid in the import of cattle and poultry feed.
The first agre
Iraq expects its wheat production to rise to 4.2 million tonnes in 2014, reflecting government support for farmers, Khairullah Hasan Babakir said.
He did not say what last year's figure was, but the U.S. Department of Agricult
Saudi Arabia’s nonoil exports reached SR19.24 billion ($5.12 billion) in March, reflecting an increase of 12.5 per cent over the figures for the same month last year, a report said.
The kingdom’s dropped 9.1 per cent t
State oil giant Saudi Aramco will skip diesel term imports on a delivered basis, removing a huge chunk of demand from the Asian and Middle East oil markets and potentially reducing refinery margins, industry sources said on Wednesday.
Rising oil and gas production and improving energy efficiency in the US could slash its oil imports in half by the end of 2020 from levels seen two years ago, the West's energy watchdog said on Wednesday.
The Paris-based Inter
India will start buying gold again after a two-month gap as the government and banks have agreed how new rules on imports should work, easing prices in the world's biggest bullion buyer and helping supplies just as seasonal demand kicks in.
The value food and agricultural commodity imports into Saudi Arabia currently stands at around $2.62 billion per year, marking 15 per cent of the total imports at $17.5 billion, said the organisers of an upcoming agriculture expo in Riyadh.
Libya has begun importing diesel and fuel oil to keep power plants operating after protests closed most of the gas fields in its eastern region which usually supply them, an industry executive said on Monday.
No end is in sight to