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Contractors bid for Dubai sewage treatment plant

16 April 2014, 8:02 GMT | By Colin Foreman

Dubai Municipality receives three proposals for Al-Awir facility expansion

Iran faces challenge to export post-2015 gas surplus Subscription Required

15 April 2014, 10:29 GMT | By Mark Watts

Minister says export pipelines must be built to transport gas from expanded South Pars development

Contractors submit bids for more Doha Metro work Subscription Required

15 April 2014, 5:37 GMT | By Colin Foreman

Contracts cover elevated sections of the urban rail network

Pakistani firm wins Iraq gas pipeline deal Subscription Required

13 April 2014, 10:27 GMT | By Adal Mirza

Techno Engineering Services selected for Badra to Zubeida pipeline

Rolling stock and systems bidders give presentations for Doha Metro Subscription Required

7 April 2014, 11:47 GMT | By Colin Foreman

Firms submitted bids for the multibillion-dollar Doha Metro contract in March

Turkish companies plan Dubai initial public offerings Subscription Required

6 April 2014, 9:34 GMT | By Melissa Song Loong

The two companies plan to list on Nasdaq Dubai soon

Kurdish contribution to Iraq oil exports delayed Subscription Required

2 April 2014, 9:00 GMT | By Adal Mirza

Semi-autonomous region was due to export 100,000 barrels a day through Iraqi system

Contractors prepare to bid for more work on Doha Metro Subscription Required

30 March 2014, 10:31 GMT | By Colin Foreman

Packages cover elevated and at-grade sections of rail line

Dubai plans more road bridges Subscription Required

30 March 2014, 9:25 GMT | By Colin Foreman

Two links will connect to Nakheel’s Deira Islands in Dubai

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Trade confidence in the Middle East

Confidence among UAE traders grows Subscription Required

8 April 2014, 7:47 GMT | By Rebecca Spong

India and China will remain the UAE’s fastest-growing trade routes

The UK’s Carillion has been the main beneficiary of UK government funding support and has managed to win contracts on key Dubai projects such as the Dubai Trade Centre District

UK funding to play increased role in Dubai projects Subscription Required

26 March 2014, 10:37 GMT | By Colin Foreman , Rebecca Spong

Armed with strengthening support from London, UK companies will find themselves in a better position to handle the growing competition in the emirate


Muslim Brotherhood faces tough decision Subscription Required

20 March 2014, 15:47 GMT | By Adal Mirza

In the face of Saudi Arabia’s hard line, the Muslim Brotherhood must choose its future direction

Kuwait oil production 2011

Kuwait Oil Company Subscription Required

21 January 2014, 11:05 GMT | By Adal Mirza

Political obstacles continue to delay the company’s major spending plans

Kuwait power & water Subscription Required

14 January 2014, 6:31 GMT

Six figures driving the country’s independent water and power projects: Abdulaziz Abdullatif al-Ibrahim, Adel al-Roumi, Shankar Krishnamoorthy, Suhaila Marafi, Sohail Barkatali and Lee Jae-Sung

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Company profile

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Agthia Group Subscription Required

Abu Dhabi-based food services company Agthia Group was established in 2004

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Turkey grows at home and abroad

4 June 2013, 11:25 GMT | By Richard Thompson

In 2022, the Turkish republic will celebrate its centenary

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Economic Data

Click to view full Turkey economic indicators and trade data

GDP 797.6
GDP per capita ($) 11,054
Real GDP Growth (%) 5
Inflation (%) 6.5
General government balance (% of GDP) -3.2
General government debt (% of GDP) 40.4
Population (millions) 72.1
Unemployment (%) 1111.4
GDP=Gross domestic product. Sources: Fitch; IMF



Riyadh ponders foreign policies Subscription Required

13 February 2014, 13:29 GMT | By Kevin Baxter

The kingdom could either take an isolationist stance on Iran or retreat back to a more diplomatic position


Iraq pipeline plans delayed

10 October 2013, 14:08 GMT | By Adal Mirza

Government approvals are holding up a planned export pipeline linking Iraq to Jordan, but a fall in oil revenues could add fresh impetus to the scheme

Middle East bond markets

Middle East bond markets undeterred by US turmoil Subscription Required

6 October 2013, 10:35 GMT | By Matthew Martin

Latest bond issues suggest investors are confident despite US government shutdown

Extension: The Dubai Canal project is a complex one

Dubai Canal deal sees fast progress

3 October 2013, 15:45 GMT | By Colin Foreman

The swift move to award the Dubai Canal contract shows the emirate remains committed to the scheme

Qatar World Cup - Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, Igor Shuvalov and Joseph Blatter

Arab states key in 2022 World Cup decision Subscription Required

3 October 2013, 11:26 GMT | By Edmund O'Sullivan

Fifa will discuss future of tournament on 3-4 October

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