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Non-oil sector drives Kuwait’s GDP

KUWAIT’S nominal GDP rose to KD49.8 billion ($175.4 billion) in 2013, a growth of 2.3 per cent over the previous year, thanks to the non-oil sector that grew a robust 10.6 per cent, according to national accounts data. The non-oil sector continued to recover from the 2008 crisis and its related weakness that lingered until 2010, said the latest...

Saudi minerals marked for growth

SAUDI Arabia is fast tracking exploration of mineral resources in a bid to have a strong mining indu ...

Dubai yard completes turret work

DRYDOCKS World, the international service provider to the shipping, maritime, offshore, oil, gas and ...

Asry busy with various jobs

ASRY has reported it has completed jobs for new customers who called in for repairs. “Recent ...

Asry deal for desalination plant

ASRY, the leading ship and rig repair yard in the Arabian Gulf, has agreed a Build-Operate-Transfer ...





Lighting majors focus on Mideast

MORE than 250 top players in the lighting industry will look to tap into the lucrative Middle East market at the ninth edition of Light Middle East to be held in Dubai in November. The event takes place from November 3 to 5 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. Organised by Epoc Messe Frankfurt, Light Middle East is the...

Gulf Air is airline partner for Arabal

ALUMINIUM Bahrain (Alba) has appointed the kingdom’s national carrier Gulf Air, as the officia ...

Bapco backing for forum

BAHRAIN Petroleum Company (Bapco) is backing a conference which will map how the region’s oper ...

Adipec to feature 1,800 exhibitors

MORE than 400 leading speakers, 1,800 exhibitors, and 60,000 industry professionals from more than 2 ...

Franchise issues review at Menafa event

THE Middle East Franchise Expo, the region’s premier franchising event, will be organised by t ...





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