Industries

Industries

Growth reports, trends and breakthroughs

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Allied Enterprises, the Emerati subdivision of the Chalhoub Group designer clothing retailers, has announced an ambitious plan to open more than 40 stores in...

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Another Dubai property development has been forced to scale back construction and seek further investors after the collapse of the real estate market in...

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After a bizarre series of events, Indonesian regulators have imposed serious sanctions on Citibank Indonesia.  They will be prevented from opening new branches for...

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A recent online survey by a regional property company shows that Singaporeans are still wary of government policies to cool the housing market, and...

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One lasting effect of the global economic downturn in the Middle East is the amount of unused commercial real estate.  Dubai and Abu Dhabi...

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For a real estate developer such as Mohammad Alabbar, chairmain of Emaar, the Emirati company, there is no time to waste on such trivialities...

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Glencore, the world’s largest commodities trader, recently announced a flotation valued at $11 billion.  Now, Aabar (owned by Abu Dhabi’s International Petroleum Investment Company)...

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Sweden has been working on a pilot program to use solar power to heat water in the municipality of Anneborg, and hopes to translate...

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Nakheel, the master developer that is a subsidiary of Dubai World, is facing charges that it did not complete its promises to Sao Paulo...

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In a move uncharacteristic of the secretive Swiss banking industry, authorities there have frozen hundreds of millions of dollars belonging to deposed and current...

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The largest commodities trader in the world, Glencore, has announced that it values its impending flotation at about $61 billion.  Shares will be offered...

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Toby O’Connor has been named the CEO of DBS Group’s Islamic banking branch, Islamic Bank of Asia (IB Asia). After a period that has...

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Corporate, consumer, and SME & commercial lending by Bank Internasional Indonesia Tbk led the Malaysian backed company (Maybank ) to post record growth at...

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The Malaysian Deputy Finance Minister is crying foul over his country’s banks “inadequacies” over the lending of monies earmarked for green technology projects. Datuk...

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In its quest to expand in the Islamic bank industry, Bahraini lender Al Baraka has announced plans to purchase an Indonesian bank at some...

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A new deal between US corporation General Electric and the Saudi Electric Company is expected to bring 100 jobs and 1,680 megawatts of power...

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The Diamond Exchange of Singapore (DES) has been selected by the World Federation of Diamond Bourses to host the 2014 World Diamond Congress. While...

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A series of firsts concluded Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao’s visit to Indonesia.  It was the first visit by a Premier in 10 years, China...