• Chinese firms to invest $1bn in Abu Dhabi free zone

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    A total of 15 Chinese companies have signed agreements to invest in Abu Dhabi’s Khalifa Port Free Trade Zone (KPFTZ), the largest free zone in the Middle East, totalling $1 billion in value.

  • Jafza's trade with India surges to over $3.4bn in 2017

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    Dubai's Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), a subsidiary of global trade enabler DP World, said its trade with India has been growing at a tremendous pace with the latest business figures seen at more than $3.4 billion.

  • Dnata wins UK certification for distribution practice


    Global air services provider and UK’s leading ground handler dnata has been awarded certification for Good Distribution Practice (GDP) by the UK Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (UK MHRA).

  • American group UL eyes Mideast drone market


    American safety science company UL has created a platform designed to help ensure the safety of lithium-ion battery powered unmanned aerial systems, as drone technology is expected to flow into the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region in the next de

  • StorageCraft names sales manager for Middle East, India


    US-based StorageCraft, a premier backup and disaster recovery software company, has announced its regional expansion plans with the appointment of Sayed Shamshuddin as the new regional sales manager for the Middle East and India.

  • SSIT launches TA Triumph-Adler products in UAE


    Smart Solutions and IT Technology (SSIT), a leading one-stop shop for office automation solutions and part of the Al Ahlia Group, has introduced an extensive range of Germany-based TA Triumph-Adler products to the UAE market.

  • Honeywell, Burj Khalifa mark a decade of IoT


    The iconic Burj Khalifa in Dubai and Honeywell, a software-industrial company, recently marked 10 years of cutting-edge connected technology and Internet of Things (IoT) innovations which were used to optimise the experience of its residents.

  • RAK Petroleum Authority names new CEO


    The Ras Al Khaimah government has appointed Nishant Dighe as the new chief executive officer of Ras Al Khaimah Petroleum Authority (Rakpa), the new regulator responsible for the emirate's licensing round tendering process.

  • Mideast auto sales revenue to top 15bn by 2021


    Middle East’s sales revenue from engine and car components, systems, tyres, and auto accessories, is likely to surge over the $15-billion mark in the next three years, growing at a CAGR of 4.9 per cent, said a report.

  • SoftBank signs up Jacky’s for humanoid robot sales


    Dubai-based Jacky’s Business Solutions has been appointed as the first value-added reseller in the UAE for SoftBank Robotics Europe’s humanoid robot, Pepper.

  • Thyssenkrupp sets up 'world’s biggest virtual warehouse'


    Leading German multinational conglomerate Thyssenkrupp said its materials services unit has digitised the company's entire range to set up the world’s biggest virtual warehouse offering more than 150,000 of its products and services.

  • Breakbulk Middle East gears up for Dubai show


    Breakbulk Middle East, the region’s leading event for project cargo specialists, will kick off next year in Dubai, UAE, following its first three years of success in the UAE capital Abu Dhabi.

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