Top UAE steel producer Emirates Steel has called for protection against rising imports of cheap Chinese and Turkish steel products into the country and warned that dumping was hurting the local steel manufacturing sector and thwarting the all-round development of UAE industry.
Shipments of US hardwood lumber to the UAE grew 48 per cent to 15,723 cu m last year compared with the previous year. The figure was provided by Roderick Wiles, director of the American Hardwood Export Council.
Y K ALMOAYYED & Sons (YKA)’ electronics and home appliances division has been appointed exclusive distributor of the Coolex brand of air-conditioners in Bahrain. Coolex is a subsidiary of RIC Refrigeration Industries of Kuwait.
Mumbai-based Ashtech, maker of cenospheres used in the oil and gas industry among other sectors, has said the GCC region accounts for half of total sales of the product.
Chinese construction-machinery manufacturer Zoomlion has signed an agreement with Al Shawaf International to appoint subsidiary Al Bawani Trading Company as its sales agent for tower cranes in Saudi Arabia. The agreement was signed between Zoomlion senior president Zhang Jianguo and Mohedin Al Shawaf, executive manager at Al Shawaf International.