UAE a preferred location for food manufacturers

Manufacturing of high quality, competitive and value added products, tax-free business system, investment friendly and easier to operate environment, all play major contributing factors in food products that are propelling UAE as F and B manufacturing hub in the region.

Abu Dhabi's ADNOC inks $500m deal to develop UAE oilfields

State-run Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has signed a technical agreement with US-based Occidental Petroleum to develop the al-Hail and Ghasha oilfields.

Fujairah expanding into a global energy hub

Abu Dhabi: As global energy production and consumption centres are shifting, Fujairah is transforming into a major platform for local, regional and international companies seeking to expand their footprint into other parts of the world, according to a Gulf Intelligence special report on Fujairah.

Cooking oil powers municipal vehicles in Dubai

Dubai’s managed to snag yet another World’s First, as Dubai Municipality signs an agreement with Neutral Fuels LLC to replace diesel in its vehicles with clean biodiesel. The city’s made its way into the history books by being the first in the world to adopt biodiesel made 100% locally from 100% waste cooking oil.

2014 Toyota FJ Cruiser recalled in the UAE

The newest installment in the ongoing saga of automotive recalls seems to involve none other than one of the UAE’s most adored SUV’s, the Toyota FJ Cruiser. In a statement released by the automaker, the intermediate shaft that connects the steering wheel to the steering rack, could have received an inadequate weld. Under some circumstances, the weld could separate, resulting in the loss of steering control and increasing the risk of a crash.

Doosan steps up compressor offering for MEA markets

Doosan Portable Power is expanding its portable compressor range for Middle East and Africa (MEA) markets, offering compressors for a wide variety of applications that are specially adapted for the region.

Rolls-Royce sets up new regional subsidiary

Abu Dhabi: Rolls-Royce has set up MTU Middle East as a new regional sales and service subsidiary, with head office in Dubai, the luxury car manufacturer announced on Wednesday.


The UAE Minister of Economy, Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, and Lithuanian Minister of Economy, Evaldas Gustas, on Wednesday discussed ways of promoting food trade and cooperation on food security between their two countries.


Julphar, the largest Emirati pharmaceutical company, has acquired a majority stake in Bangladesh based RAK Pharmaceuticals, marking its entry into the country and an expansion of its footprint in Asia.

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.