May 15, 2013
Nine percent is the equivalent of adding USD 10 billion to the Bahraini economy every year
Some companies are slowly warming up to the idea of establishing an employee savings plan as an alternative to a pension scheme.
May 14, 2013
In its first stage, the factory will produce 500,000 tons of titanium dioxide and 250,000 tons of pure raw steel for local consumption.
May 13, 2013
The six member countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) are home to four million smokers
The French insurance major Axa can lay claim to what the majority of its global counterparts with Middle East exposures cannot
At the moment, Iran has a roughly 25-percent-share of the petrochemicals in the Middle East, and is planning to increase it to 38 percent by the end of the five-year National Development Plan, said Ramezan Oladi, Director for Planning and Development at the National Iranian Petrochemical Company (NIPC).
One in four people surveyed in the United Arab Emirates has experienced the frustration of a credit or debit card payment being declined, because the bank incorrectly thought it was fraud
If persistent rumors of Apple's introducing a low-cost version of its all-conquering iPhone turn out to be correct, it will mark a turning point for the company.
May 12, 2013
The trade of the 18 countries in the Greater Arab Free Trade Area (GAFTA) grew 11 per cent in 2012 to $2.1 trillion
Some $30 billion will be invested in Iran's South Pars gas field in the current Iranian calendar year, the National Iranian Oil Company managing director (NIOC) stated.
Islamic bonds have shown defensive quality while offering yield improvement
The Kingdom can reduce its dependence on oil revenues by creating a strong sovereign wealth fund (SWF), according to some experts.
Kurdistan thumbs its nose once more to Federal Iraq in a long-running feud that threatens to boil over
While they continue to reduce dependence on energy resources, GCC countries are increasingly spending locally and redirecting a greater portion of foreign investments back into the region.
May 9, 2013
The Saudi Presidency of Meteorology and the Environment department seeks to develop and activate all possible means, as well as deploy the latest technology, to protect people and properties from the elements and environmental pollution.