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Commentary

Acwa Power shows local developers can succeed

Acwa Power shows local developers can succeed

By Andrew Roscoe

Saudi firm’s rise demonstrates local companies can play major part in utility sector

Elevated railway could be built across the desert to mitigate the impact of sand storms

Saudi Landbridge could be more than just a name

By Colin Foreman

Elevated railway could be built across the desert to mitigate the impact of sand storms

Oil price erosion forms cracks between Opec members

Oil price erosion forms cracks between Opec members

By Mark Watts

Prospect of lower prices ahead triggers call for action from group’s fragile economies

Possible end in sight for Iran rail projects funding drought

Possible end in sight for Iran rail funding drought

By Colin Foreman

Easing of international sanctions will allow stalled projects to make progress

Meydan's reputation for cashing in bonds has not stopped it from attracting bids from seven of the region’s leading contractors for its new Entisar Tower project on Dubai’s Sheikh Zayed Road

Contractors try to forget clients cashing in bonds

By Colin Foreman

Even clients with reputations for treating firms unfairly are attracting bids as Dubai’s property market continues with its resurgence

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Special Reports

Power and water

Power & Water: GCC developer rankings

23 October 2014

The next 12 months promises to be more active

    Insurance

    Insurance: Takaful market sees signs of rebound

    22 October 2014

    Recession slowed the expansion of the industry

      Trends

      IMF real GDP growth forecast 2015-19 percentage

      Oil price slump tests forecasters Subscription Required

      By Edmund O'Sullivan

      Political upheaval and uncertain oil price trends make predicting economic growth challenging

      More Trends

      Agenda

      Pressure: Other Opec members will try to convince Riyadh to cut production at the group’s November meeting

      Riyadh bides its time Subscription Required

      By Mark Watts

      With massive cash reserves to fall back on, the kingdom is in no hurry to exert its influence on oil prices

      More Agendas

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