Industries

Industries

Growth reports, trends and breakthroughs

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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...

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According to Citibank’s chief economist for the Middle East, Qatar is unlikely to reap any economic benefit from hosting the 2022 World Cup.  After...

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While delivering an address at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies in London, Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak touted the benefits of...

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IPIC (The International Petroleum Investment Company) revealed in recently disclosed financial statements that the Abu Dhabi government-backed corporation posted a 65% decrease in profits...

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In order to protect he interests of investors, the Dubai government has taken over Dubai Bank from its parent company, Dubai Holdings.  It’s estimated...

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Singapore is looking to overtake Hong Kong as the capital of international fund management.  With $1.1 trillion in assets, up 13% from last year,...

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Petronas, the state-run Malaysian petrochemical company, has announced Johor to be the site of their new $20 billion crude-oil refinery. The new complex will...

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Brazilian exports to Arab countries are at an all-time high, due mainly to food exports.  Middle Eastern countries bought $4.1 billion worth of goods...

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Next week’s roundtable meetings with the Prime Minister of Malaysia and several big-name US companies is expected to lead to the announcement of a...

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Despite a 31.5% decrease in earnings over the first quarter of 2011, SingTel remains confident about its long-term investment in Indian telecom Bharti.  The...

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As Malaysia strives to meet its Economic Transformation Program (ETP) goals of economic development, namely increasing job creating and gross national income, it has...

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In what is seen as a landmark victory against Wall Street Corruption, Raj Rajaratnam was found guilty yesterday on all counts of fraud and...

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The United Arab Emirates seem to have benefitted from international turmoil in neighboring regions, and are touting their reputation as a so-called “Switzerland of...

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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...