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Food imports account for around 90 percent of GCC food consumption while the demand for food is set to grow (File/AFP)
April 22, 2014 - 14:35 GMT
While food imports are high in GCC states, agriculture is low, creating a dependancy on foreign countries.

December 26, 2013

Last December, Toyota said it had agreed to pay about $1.1 billion (€800 million) to settle a class action lawsuit launched by US vehicle owners affected by the series of mass recalls from the automaker.
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A fatal crash involving claims of unintended acceleration sparked huge global recalls and badly dented the company’s reputation for safety.

Samsung HomeSync
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(press release)

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, a leader in mobile technology and digital solutions, announced it will extend compatibility of HomeSync to more Android devices.

December 24, 2013

During the event
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(press release)

Jotun Paints brought cheers and smiles to the many kids currently enrolled at Safe Center, a non-profit organization established to help children with Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome.

December 23, 2013

Samsung GALAXY NX camera
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(press release)

The Samsung GALAXY NX camera marks a new era of visual communication.

December 22, 2013

Samsung Curved UHD TV
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(press release)

Samsung Electronics announced that it would be unveiling the world’s first, largest and most curved 105-inch Curved UHD TV at CES 2014.

December 20, 2013

“We should not favour Emiratis over qualified foreign journalists,” said Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qassimi, chairman of Sharjah Media Corporation.
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Currently emiratisation in the UAE’s media industry stands at just a little over 25 per cent.

December 18, 2013

DEWA HEAD OFFICE
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Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has rolled out a prolific campaign under the motto ‘Relax,’ to highlight the 17 different, immediate, and convenient methods of payment that it offers customers.

Galaxy Core Advance
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(press release)

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. introduced Galaxy Core Advance, combining the powerful Galaxy device user experience with enhanced features.

The aviation industry is booming on all front in the GCC. (Image credit: Shutterstock)
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Sanad Aero Solutions, Mubadala’s spare engine and component financing and leasing solutions companies, which has engine leasing relationships with airberlin is now worth more than $130 million under a new sale and lease back agreement

Demand for iron has increased due to "abundant" projects in the Kingdom (Shutterstock)
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Despite a recent stagnation, Saudi's iron market is back and thriving.

December 16, 2013

The plastics industry in Saudi Arabia will achieve a production capacity of over 100 million tons per annum. (Image credit: Shutterstock)
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Recent studies reveal that total investments in the plastics sector in Saudi Arabia have reached $50 billion, affirming the strength of the market.

December 12, 2013

KSA's medical industry accounts for approximately 50 percent of the entire regional market (Shutterstock)
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Saudi Arabia's medical device industry, already valued at $1.1 billion, is expected to reach $1.6 billion by 2018.

Anurag Agrawal, Managing Director, Canon Middle East
07:57 GMT
(press release)

Canon Middle East, a world leader in imaging solutions, held its 2013 Partner Conference in Dubai under the theme ‘Steering to Our Vision’.

December 11, 2013

Epson SureColor SC-F2000
10:19 GMT
(press release)

Epson Middle East has announced the launch of its first-ever direct-to-garment t-shirt printer, the SureColor SC-F2000.

Canon new UV cheque scanner
09:18 GMT
(press release)

Canon Middle East, world-leader in imaging solutions, today launches the image FORMULA CR-190i UV cheque scanner with the capability to capture UV ink.