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For a wealthy nation like the UAE, which sees Sisi’s Egypt as a bulwark against Islamists, the political value of the project outweighs the economic risks.
December 7, 2014 - 04:55 GMT
Experts say that growing wheat in the desert makes no economic sense given the logistical and environmental challenges.

August 5, 2013

During the event
11:52 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Electronics continues its charity campaign “Ramadanak Kareem with Samsung” by allocating a donation box in front of regional office, to collect donations for the benefit of Nouh Al Qudah Association.

During the event
09:35 GMT
(press release)

Xerox Emirates, a member of the Mohamed Hareb Al Otaiba group, gives back to local and global causes throughout the holy month of Ramadan.

Dubai will have its own chapter of the World Entrepreneurship Forum with the aim of promoting entrepreneurial idea exchange and networking in the region, the Department of Economic Development in Dubai announced yesterday.
07:35 GMT

Dubai will be the first city in the Middle East to host a local chapter of the forum in December and Dubai SME, the agency of the DED in Dubai mandated to develop the small and medium enterprise (SME) sector.

August 4, 2013

Saudi Arabia's construction sector has been hit the hardest by its ongoing correction to visa statuses affecting the country's expatriate workers.
13:25 GMT

The construction industry has possibly been the hardest hit. Before the start of April’s grace period for illegal workers there were an estimated 250,000 construction contracts in motion. The 575,000 corrections to visa statuses has not been enough to stall the labour market and the reverberating aftershocks have rocked the sector.

Glass demand is an excellent reflection of a country’s per-capita growth
12:19 GMT

The GCC glass industry is witnessing a period of unprecedented growth driven by a significant acceleration in new construction and infrastructure projects announced by regional governments.

Xerox
11:34 GMT
(press release)

Xerox's board of directors today declared a quarterly cash dividend of 5.75 cents per share on Xerox common stock.

Iran plans to increase its cement output up to 85 million tons by the end of the next Iranian Calendar year
08:20 GMT

Iran produced 25.65 million tons of cement in the first four months of the current Iranian calendar year, which began on March 21, according to the secretary of the union of cement industry employers.

July 31, 2013

Oman Cement's total sales declined 2.6 per cent to RO27.33mn from RO28.06mn
08:43 GMT

Oman Cement Co posted a 3.1 per cent growth in net profit for the first half of 2013 to RO9.3mn against a net profit of RO9mn in the same period last year.

July 30, 2013

Samsung air conditioner
11:33 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Electronics Levant, and United Pioneering Business, Samsung’s distributor in Jordan, launched in June its 24 Hours installation campaign.

July 28, 2013

Products are directly related to real estate and we see real estate sector is getting back to the track
10:55 GMT

The increasing demand for steel in the UAE market will boost the industry by 25 per cent in 2013, Bharat Bhatia, the CEO and founder of Conares, a leading steel company, told Gulf News in a interview.

July 25, 2013

Lebanese industrialists continue to provide alternative goods to Syrian products after many industries were brought to a halt or cut back production as a result of the turmoil
14:55 GMT

Syrian demand for Lebanese goods has substantially increased recently, driving up exports by 6 percent in the first half of the year and industrial goods by 13 percent up to April.

During the event
09:07 GMT
(press release)

Jotun Saudi Arabia, the Kingdom’s leading paint manufacturer, held its annual Iftar for employees and their families Al-Shallal, the popular theme park on Jeddah Corniche.

July 24, 2013

Pepsico Ramadan campaign
08:48 GMT
(press release)

In celebration of Ramadan and as part of its commitment to supporting the community, PepsiCo has launched its Ataa “Yalla Give Now" campaign.

Xerox
08:36 GMT
(press release)

Xerox, today announced its acquisition of Customer Value Group Ltd, a software company that specializes in cloud-based accounts receivable (AR) and financial customer relationship management software.

July 23, 2013

Samsung Microwave Oven
08:54 GMT
(press release)

The festive season of Ramadan is all about sharing and spending time with loved ones so what better way to spend time with the family than over a home-cooked Iftar meal.