Egypt has imposed temporary tariffs to protect domestic steel rebar manufacturers from cheap foreign imports amid a long-running local energy crunch that has hit power-hungry heavy industry.
The 7.3 per cent tariffs will last for
Chinese imports of crude from Iran fell nearly 30 per cent from a year earlier to the lowest since October 2013, with Tehran's largest oil client reducing shipments from high levels in recent months as at least one regular buyer went throu
Egypt's state oil company Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC) will buy 65 per cent of its oil product import needs from the UAE’s Adnoc for one year after the government approved the deal on Wednesday.
South Korea's imports of Iranian crude doubled in August from a year ago but fell 8 per cent in the first eight months year-on-year, reflecting moves by the world's fifth-largest crude oil importer to navigate terms of sanctions relief
South Africa is looking to resume oil imports from Iran, once its biggest supplier of crude, and hopes to resolve "sanction issues" that have blocked purchases within the next three months, its deputy foreign minister said.
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.