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In spite of being a key provider of food, Asia has received little attention from the Gulf to date
April 9, 2014 - 18:23 GMT
Fearing a disruption in Ukraine’s exports, corn prices rose 20 per cent year-to-date, while wheat prices increased by 13.5 per cent.

January 30, 2014

Lenovo Vibe Z
13:03 GMT
(press release)

Lenovo today announced that its first LTE smartphone, the Lenovo Vibe Z, will be available in Saudi Arabia end of February at all major retailers, retailing at SAR 1,999.

January 26, 2014

11:44 GMT
(press release)

At Arab Health, Epson will showcase the versatility of its Moverio smart glasses, successfully used by Evena Medical to create Eyes-On Glasses, a wearable vascular imaging system.

LG washer-dryers with TurboWash
10:05 GMT
(press release)

LG Electronics (LG) unveiled its latest front loading and top loading washer-dryer pairs at the 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES)in Las Vegas.

During the event
08:22 GMT
(press release)

Emrill, the leading facilities management company in the UAE has signed a deal with international energy services firm, Crowley Carbon.

Samsung Galaxy Tab3 Lite
06:24 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. introduced Galaxy Tab3 Lite (7”), combining the intuitive experience of the Galaxy Tab3 series with a slimmer, more portable design.

January 24, 2014

That growth would be driven by overseas demand — Toyota expects volume at home to slip 5 per cent this year as consumer demand takes a hit from an April sales tax hike.
07:52 GMT

Toyota sold a record 9.98 million vehicles last year, it pointed out Thursday, outpacing rivals General Motors (GM) and Volkswagen to maintain its title of world’s biggest automaker.

January 22, 2014

Khalid Buhumaid, Vice President: Corporate Relations & International Affairs and official spokesperson of DUBAL
08:26 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Aluminium, DUBAL, this year celebrates its 23rd consecutive year of corporate support for the annual Omega Dubai Desert Classic Golf Tournament.

January 21, 2014

Some Saudi hospitals have stock market listings (File Archive)
12:56 GMT

Saudi healthcare prices are expected to rise by 30 percent in 2014.

Mohammed Hilili, Lenovo Gulf General Manager
09:28 GMT
(press release)

Lenovo has become, and for the very first time, the number one PC vendor in the United Arab Emirates, according to latest Q4 2013 preliminary figures by the International Data Corporation (IDC).

09:12 GMT
(press release)

Canon Middle East announced that its parent company, Canon, again ranked first among Japanese companies and third overall for the number of U.S. patents awarded in 2013.

Epson photo scanner
08:39 GMT
(press release)

Epson has announced the Middle East launch of its new photo scanner that allows users to scan and upload photos directly to social media, photo sharing websites and other cloud storage services.

January 20, 2014

“The ministry has a zero-tolerance policy towards the import and sale of Israeli products and if there are Israeli potatoes in the stores, there will be stringent action against those involved,” the sources said.
21:01 GMT

Kuwait’s commerce ministry has launched an investigation into reports that Israeli potatoes were being sold in cooperative societies.

11:55 GMT
(press release)

Jotun Paints is showcasing on January 20, 2014 its next generation heat reflective exterior paints during their participation at this year's edition of the World Future Energy Summit (WFES 2014).

09:05 GMT
(press release)

Emirates Aluminium has again expressed its corporate support for global environmental initiatives by supporting the annual Masdar-hosted World Future Energy Summit.

Dan Smith, Head of Integrated Marketing for the Middle East and Africa region of Xerox’s Developing Markets Operations
08:05 GMT
(press release)

Xerox DocuShare has expanded its enterprise content management offering, providing new and easy ways for employees to access and manage paper and digital content wherever they are.