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Jordan and Iraq commit to major transport and trade agreements
Jordan’s Prime Minister Omar Razzaz and Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi concluded the agreements on Saturday, which will ease trade between the two countries, see Iraq supply oil to Jordan, and see the development of a joint industrial zone.
Amazon may shut down SOUQ as it plans new Middle East e-com platform
It’s unclear whether Amazon plans to re-brand SOUQ.com as Amazon.ae, or shut it down altogether.
Dubai South rebrands Aviation District and launches e-com logistics hub
Aviation District now named in honour of Ruler of Dubai, while new 920,000 square-metre purpose-built e-commerce zone will compete with CommerCity.
New reprocessing polymer facility to start in KIZAD
Gulf Compound Blending Ind. Ltd (GCB), a joint venture company from Italy, will re-process waste and non-prime materials in the UAE to create new polymer products
Saudi Arabia will spend AED97-billion revamping logistics and industry
Saudi Arabia reveals AED97-billion plan to wean country off oil and petrochem through logistics and industrialisation.
Dubai Exports and UPS team up to support women-owned businesses
SheTrades MENA addresses social commerce as competitive edge for women-owned businesses
UAE Vision 2021 and Saudi Vision 2030 support breakbulk sector
Significant UAE industry leaders emphasize regional breakbulk importance ahead of Breakbulk Middle East 2019.
Dubai-based Tristar receives Golden Peakcock Award for CSR initiatives
The company has been supporting and funding the development of local schools and facilities in South Sudan and Kenya.
DAFZA to showcase facilities for healthcare sector at Arab Health
The event will be held at Dubai International Exhibition and Convention Centre on 28th to 31st January.
UPS, Bollore, DP World among 15 new firms with express Dubai Customs clearance
The AEO program gives members a number of added benefits including priority and preferential treatment by customs officials.
SirajPower expands greener supply chain solutions to Abu Dhabi
Under this new partnership, SirajPower will install, finance and operate a 1.16 MWp PV system on two Hepworth facilities in Abu Dhabi, under a 20-year leasing scheme.
Dubai Angel Investors leads AED1.5m investment in logistics platform WIMO
WIMO was founded in 2017, has offices in Dubai and Riyadh, and has regional expansion plans

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