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Gulf economies `set to improve this year’

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region witnessed another year of disappointing economic performance in 2017 but growth should improve in 2018 and 2019, according to the World Bank’s biannual Gulf Economic Monitor. The region eked out growth of just 0.5 per cent in 2017 – the weakest since 2009 and down from 2.5 per cent the previous year,...

GPIC exceeds production targets

Bahrain-based Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC) has revealed that it exceeded all its pro ...

Aramco announces $10bn deals with US firms

Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia’s oil giant, announced commercial cooperation deals worth over $10 ...

Alba recognised with HR excellence award

Aluminium Bahrain (Alba), an international aluminium smelter, was recently honoured with the &l ...

Tamkeen, AUB sign deal to support firms

Bahrain’s labour fund Tamkeen and Ahli United Bank (AUB) have signed a BD40-million ($106.08 m ...





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