• Liberty House to submit bid for Tata Steel UK


    Metals group Liberty House will submit a letter of intent to buy the British assets of Tata Steel on Tuesday, a spokeswoman said, in the first bid since the Indian conglomerate put the business up for sale, threatening thousands of jobs.

  • Samsonite to acquire luxury brand Tumi for $1.8bn


    Samsonite, the world’s leading travel luggage brand, has announced plans to acquire luxury brand Tumi for $1.8 billion.

  • UAE, Jordan takes part in São Paulo trade fair


    The Arab-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) has facilitated the participation of leading companies from the UAE, Jordan, and Tunisia at the ongoing São Paulo Supermarkets Association Fair (Apas Fair) in Brazil.

  • Unigulf to showcase Easy PID System


    Unigulf Industries, a leading player in the heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) pre-insulated duct (PID) systems, will debut its Easy PID System at the Sodex 2016, to be held tomorrow (May 4), in Istanbul, Turkey.

  • Julphar sales total $400m in 2015


    Ras Al Khaimah-based Julphar (Gulf Pharmaceutical Industries) recorded sales totalling Dh1.47 billion ($400.11 million) in 2015, an increase of 6 per cent compared to the previous year, it was revealed at the company’s general assembly.

  • Gulf Capital buys 100pc stake in Multibrands


    Gulf Capital, a leading alternative investment firm in the Middle East, has acquired 100 per cent of Multibrands Trading, a top F&B distributor in Saudi Arabia, with an annual turnover in excess of $100 million.

  • Italian terminal’s top officials to visit Asian cargo hubs


    Senior executives from Italy’s La Spezia Container Terminal are set to return to Asia to highlight its La Spezia Homeport as the gateway to Italy and the markets of South and Central Europe in key East Asian cargo hubs.

  • Iran, South Korea to triple trade volume to $18bn


    Iran and South Korea are planning to triple their annual trade volume to $18 billion, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani announced recently following the meeting with his South Korean counterpart Park Geun-Hye.

  • Dubai Holding sets up Centre for 3D Printing

    NEW INTERNATIONAL HUB
    Dubai Holding has launched the International Centre for 3D Printing in line with the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum to make Dubai a global destination for 3D printing by 2030.

  • Etihad in cargo traffic deal with Italian airport


    Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, and Italy’s Parma Airport have signed an agreement to develop cargo traffic at the airport in central Italy.

  • First all-women business park opens in Saudi Arabia

    HUB TO CREATE 21,000 JOBS
    Saudi Aramco, Princess Nourah University (PNU) and Wipro Arabia, a subsidiary of India's Wipro, today inaugurated Saudi Arabia’s first all-women business and technology park.

  • Sluggish factory activity sets global tone for Q2


    Asian factories barely grew in April and those in the euro zone did little better despite heavy discounting, setting a sluggish tone on Monday for the global economy in the second quarter.

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