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Saudi economy to grow 3pc during 2021-24

Saudi Arabia's economy is expected to grow at an average rate of around 3 per cent during 2021-24, nearly double the average during 2015-19 (1.6 per cent) but lower than the 4.1 per cent growth rate recorded during 2005-14, Moody's Investors Service said in an annual report. Moody’s expects real GDP to decline by 4.5 per cent in 2020 as a...

Saudi Ports, Salic to develop grain terminal jointly

Saudi Ports Authority (Mawani) said it has signed an agreement with the Saudi Agricultural and Lives ...

Middle East petchem firms hope for rebound

The Middle East is a key producer and supplier of polyolefins to demand-rich markets, specifically A ...

Saudi flour mills privatisation yields $740m

Saudi Arabia has sold two flour mills for a total consideration of SR2.777 billion ($740.38 million) ...

Generic medicine policy can save $2.6bn annually

The implementation of a generic medicine framework (legislation) in Saudi Arabia can result in an es ...





GMIS 2020 calls for `paradigm shift’

The world needs a paradigm shift in the way that we manage risk and safety as Covid has showed that the traditional way of looking at all the ways damage could occur are failing us, said experts. “Black Swans happen that we haven’t planned for and we need to assume that the worst is Going to happen and build resilience into systems so that no...

GAMI to hold World Defense show in 2022

Saudi Arabia’s General Authority for Military Industries (GAMI), has announced the launch of & ...

8th Dubai HeliShow rescheduled to January

Domus Group, organisers of the Dubai HeliShow, the biennial international helicopter technology and ...

Shipping show Posidonia 2020 cancelled

Posidonia 2020, the international shipping exhibition originally planned for June 2020 and subsequen ...

PaintExpo 2020 cancelled, next event in 2022

PaintExpo, the world’s leading trade fair for industrial coating technologies, which was sched ...





Diary of events

MIDDLE EAST SMART LIGHTING & ENERGY SUMMIT 2020 October 12 to 13, 2020 The event will highlight the advancements in lighting technology with a focus on the various comprehensive models and technologies that ensure the different lighting functionalities. Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa, Dubai, UAE   MIDDLE EAST EVENT SHOW October 14 to...

In brief

OCTOBER 2020 12-13:   Middle East Smart Lighting & Energy Summit 2020, Sofitel Dubai The P ...





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