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"Market prices of cotton are currently low; without the subsidy, farmers will not be able to sustain the cost of planting cotton," he concluded.
January 6, 2015 - 15:39 GMT
The Egyptian government has decided to no longer subsidise farmers planting cotton effective the upcoming growing season.

July 1, 2013

Iraq is Iran’s main trading partner for non-oil goods (Source: Wikimedia/Izzedine)
11:01 GMT

After negotiations following Iraq's announcement to discontinue cement imports from Iran, the deal is back on the table

GE launches innovative RtOI solutions
08:51 GMT
(press release)

GE Intelligent Platforms has launched new software solutions in the GCC region that address the challenge of making sense of complex and extensive data available in business today.

June 30, 2013

The Burj Khalifa tower in Dubai
12:38 GMT

The real gross domestic product (GDP) of Dubai during the fourth quarter of 2012 increased by 5.3 per cent relative to the fourth quarter of 2011.

Dan Smith, Head of Integrated Marketing for the Middle East and Africa region of Xerox’s Developing Markets Operations
09:00 GMT
(press release)

With the growing demand for large indoor posters, signs, point-of-purchase graphics and banners, Xerox’s new Wide Format IJP 2000 gives printers the extra speed needed to produce more jobs faster.

Media and Publishing was significant performing sectors, advancing 0.66 percent to close the day at 2,829.56.
06:00 GMT

The Saudi stock market was in the red yesterday, dropping slightly by 0.17 percent.

June 26, 2013

Saudi nonoil exports
07:16 GMT

The value of Saudi Arabia exports of nonoil commodities for the first quarter (Q1) of the current year 2013, reached SR 46.84 billion, compared to SR 47.84 billion, or a decrease of 2.1 percent, according to the Central Department of Statistics and Information (CDSI).

PepsiCo-Jordan newthink Festival
06:09 GMT
(press release)

As part of its continuous support to youth, PepsiCo-Jordan announced its official sponsorship of newthink Festival, which took place on 15th and 16th June, 2013, at King Hussein Park in Amman.

June 25, 2013

Emirates Steel
06:43 GMT

Emirates Steel’s $1.6 billion Heavy Sections Mill is diversifying its product range and is now developing structural steel with enhanced mechanical properties.

June 23, 2013

Jebel Ali Free Zone FZE's (JAFZ)
11:34 GMT

Fitch Ratings has affirmed Jebel Ali Free Zone FZE's (JAFZ) Long-term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at 'B+', with a Stable Outlook.

Canon X MARK calculator
08:18 GMT
(press release)

Canon Middle East adds to its stylish line-up of X MARK calculators with the smart and slimline X MARK II calculator.

Ramy Ayach
05:51 GMT
(press release)

Sony, the leading consumer electronics and entertainment brand, today named Lebanese pop star, Ramy Ayach, as the brand ambassador for the new Sony XB920 headphones that feature a deep bass sound.

June 20, 2013

Final steel structure for the potline of EMAL Phase II expansion
08:36 GMT

On 4 June Emirates Aluminium (EMAL) celebrated the installation of the final steel structure for the potline of its Phase II expansion.

June 19, 2013

DuPont competition
10:01 GMT
(press release)

DuPont, one of the leading market-driven science companies, announces a call for applications for the 7th edition of “Changing the Face" architectural international competition.

DP World
08:25 GMT

Global marine terminal operator DP World announced the appointment of Rado Antolovic as the Managing Director of its subsidiary, specialist ship services company P&O Maritime.

June 18, 2013

13:06 GMT

Investcorp Gulf Opportunity Fund has agreed to acquire a 38 per cent stake in Al Yusr Industrial Contracting Company WLL (AYTB).