Nissan reaps Saudi dividends from steady hand at the wheel

Dubai: Taking direct control of the wheel is starting to work well for Nissan’s fortunes in Saudi Arabia. It is just over a year and more that the Middle East operations of the auto manufacturer set up a company in Saudi Arabia to handle all distribution requirements as well as confirming a second dealership. That effort is showing up in the numbers.



UAE food sector sees rising demand, growing exports

Rising global demand along with increasing domestic industrial output and a growing appetite for new export markets have created a favourable situation for the UAE foods sector, according to latest reports.



UAE: More transparency urged for Halal imports

Dubai: Despite industry efforts, food industry experts warn that not all products labelled and sold as halal in some Arab countries are, actually, halal.



UAE firm partners with Sohar Port and Freezone

Muscat: A new partnership with the aim of promoting value chain, food processing, and logistics support within a growing multibillion dollar regional food industry was formed between Sohar Port and Freezone and Essa Al Ghurair Investment.



Abu Dhabi gas firms award $1.6b expansion contracts

Dubai: State-run Abu Dhabi Gas Industries Co (Gasco) and Abu Dhabi Gas Liquefaction Co (ADGAS) said on Tuesday they had awarded about $1.6 billion worth of contracts to expand the country’s natural gas processing facilities.



Dudley firm expands operations

Dudley-based Midtherm Flue Systems has purchased a new forming line that enables it to roll and weld tubes automatically.



New Dh200 Million Can Manufacturing Plant Kicks Off In DIP

The Polish group Can-Pack, recently opened its second aluminum can manufacturing plant in Dubai Investment Park. Can- Pack group invested more than Dh 200 million ($54.4 million) to build the 150,000-sq ft.



DUBAI FOODSTUFF TRADE SOARS 14 PERCENT, HITS DH 66 BILLION IN Q3 2014

DUBAI, 10th February, 2015 (WAM) -- Dubai's foreign trade in foodstuffs recorded a remarkable 14 percent surge in the first nine months of 2014, further promoting the emirate's status as a global hub for foodstuff trading in the region.



Pagani Huayra makes UAE & Middle East debut

Ignoring earlier grey imports, Pagani Automobili made their official Middle East debut in the UAE at the Yas Marina Circuit last weekend, where they showcased their Pagani Huayra hyper-car.



SHEIKH ZAYED INSTITUTE FOR PAEDIATRIC SURGICAL INNOVATION

The Sheikh Zayed Institute Scientific Advisory Committee has revealed that the Children's National's Sheikh Zayed Institute for Paediatric Surgical Innovation currently has more than 40 device and care technique projects in progress.