Regional News
February 2021

Industrial firms must regionalise their footprint, increase use of robotics for manufacturing and logistics, and change the cost model for production and sourcing in the new normal, says a study.






February 2021

Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Aviation Group, has reported a 50 per cent year-on-year rise (y-o-y) in pharma shipments under its specialised PharmaLife product.






February 2021

The GCC countries have reported a record production of primary aluminium in 2020, surpassing the 6 million tonnes milestone for the first time, in a year which was fraught with challenges and odds.






February 2021

Bahrain's manufacturing sector boosted the Gulf kingdom's export performance in 2020 driving a 12 percent surge in national origin exports in the fourth quarter, the country's investment promotion agency said.






February 2021

A survey of senior executives involved in their firms’ international trade decisions and transactions has shown widespread optimism for trade bouncing back in the wake of coronavirus.






February 2021

Bahrain’s Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism has signed a memorandum of understanding, establishing an American Trade Zone in the kingdom. Industry, Commerce and Tourism Minister Zayed bin Rashid Alzayani sealed the deal with US Secretary for Trade Wilbur Ross, said a report.






February 2021

Agthia Group, a leading UAE-based food and beverages company approved a strategic acquisition of a majority stake in Nabil Foods, one of the leading regional producers of frozen and chilled processed protein products distributed in more than 20 local and international markets.






February 2021

Alucopanel, a UAE home-grown Aluminum Composite Panel (ACP) brand, has announced the launch of the region’s first government-approved A1 non-combustible grade ACP, particularly recommended for building projects where very high level of fire protection is prescribed, especially high-rise buildings or schools, hospitals and shopping malls.






February 2021

APM Terminals Bahrain announces departure of MD APM Terminals Bahrain, the port operator of Khalifa Bin Salman Port (KBSP), announced the departure of Managing Director, Susan Hunter. “Hunter has decided to pursue an opportunity outside of the company and will leave effective April 30.






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