Industries

Industries

Growth reports, trends and breakthroughs

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In an effort to upend China’s 90% monopoly on the rare-earth mineral market, Malaysia is hoping to build a rare-earth mine in Pahang.  However,...

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In a reflection of the unfortunate financial climate still plaguing many investment firms, Abu Dhabi company The National Investor has seen a 92% decrease...

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While remaining tightlipped about many key details, the Chief Minister of Sarawak announced a deal in which Sarawak Energy and Sarawak Hidro will secure...

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In an effort to secure better trading terms and investment rates with Chinese suppliers and purchases, the Malaysian, HSBC Bank Malaysia Bhd's Director Trade...

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South Korea is working towards ensuring a smaller carbon footprint for their country by announcing the implementation of a “green credit system” targeting large...

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As investors from the Middle East, and specifically Abu Dhabi and Dubai, look farther from their borders for international business opportunities, Brazil has become...

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Malaysia’s RM4.4 billion palm oil industry is hopefully getting another boost to its export prospects.  The Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities, Tan Sri...

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As physical temperatures rise for the summer, so does the heated climate of OPEC and the International Energy Agency.  After production halted in Libya...

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The makers of Guarana, Brazil’s second most popular soft drink after only Coca-Cola, are trying to bring production of the drink to the Middle...

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Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank is selling a 25% stake in Malaysian bank RHB Capital.  It is valued at about $1.6 billion.  They will announce...

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Saudi Arabia’s SABIC (the Saudi Basic Industry Corp) has announced the next step in their partnership with China’s SINOTEP (China Petroleum & Chemical Corp). ...

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Dubai’s largest bank has announced that it will be offering a debt swap to investors in an effort to bolster capital adequacy.  Emirates NBD...

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Saudi Arabia is launching a joint private and public sector operation to regulate mortgages in the country.  There is no clear system for doing...

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After unveiling Malaysia’s plan to become a green, developed economy by 2020, Prime Minister Najib Razak said that the palm oil industry would play...

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Al Masah Capital of the UAE has announced that its subsidiary Al Aseel Investments will be purchasing up to 20 health-care facilities across the...

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As Saudi Arabia’s population ages and requires more trained medical staff, an expected 7,000 medical professionals will be needed within the next 10 years. ...

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Saudi Arabian petrochemical corporation SABIC has announced another joint venture with Chinese company Sinopec. They plan on partnering on a massive polycarbonate plant that...

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Bloomberg Markets has released their latest data on the strongest banks in the world, and Singapore’s OCBC (Overseas-Chinese Banking Corp) leads the list.  The...