Activity growth remained partly driven by competitive pricing, notably in the construction and wholesale and retail sectors.
Many Arabian oil exporters have begun to increase their offshore spending after nearly five years of massive cutbacks, according to a Seatrade Maritime report titled ‘Middle East Offshore Market on the Move.’
Already well-established as one of the world’s top centres for oil bunkering, the Port of Fujairah and the adjacent Fujairah Oil Industry Zone (FOIZ) continue to attract further business and investment, recent announcements show.
Dubai-based subsidiary of LUKOIL, Lukoil Marine Lubricants, has reached a renewal agreement with the subsidiary of Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC), Kuwait Oil Tanker Company (KOTC).
Overall business conditions in Dubai’s non-oil private sector economy improved at the fastest rate in over four years in April. This mainly reflected the trend in new business, as employment was broadly unchanged during the month. Notably, business conditions in the wholesale & retail sector
China on Friday announced tariff hikes on $75 billion of US products in retaliation for President Donald Trump’s latest planned increase, deepening a conflict over trade and technology that threatens to tip a weakening global economy into recession.
Amid a worsening economic slowdown, US rating agency Moody’s on Friday lowered India’s GDP growth forecast for the 2019 calendar year to 6.2 per cent, from its earlier estimate of 6.8 per cent,
Japan’s core consumer inflation wallowed at a two-year low in July, increasing pressure for the central bank to acknowledge price momentum was slowing and expand its radical stimulus programme.