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UAE has potential to double exports to Africa: analysis
The findings indicate that the UAE’s exports of certain products have exceeded their export potential to the African continent, but the UAE is still developing its “hub status” for the export of the majority of other products
DP World seeks to take JAFZA automotive logistics success into Africa
DP World is expanding its network of logistics operations for the automotive industry across the Middle East and Africa, with Jebel Ali Port and Freezone as a model
Transforming visibility into supply chain efficiency
As the ‘Amazon effect’ puts incredible pressure on the supply chain industry, satellite technology commoditises visibility
DHL Industrial Projects makes strategic investments in Middle East and Africa
DHL Industrial Projects aims to further strengthen its position as the preferred supplier and forwarder for key International Oil Companies (IOCs), Engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) companies
Breakbulk Middle East 2020 widens scope to include Africa, more shippers
With the two-day conference and exhibition scheduled to make its return to the UAE on the 25th and 26th of February 2020, the event is looking to unveil new initiatives to continue its upwards trajectory
Crane Worldwide appoints new VP for Middle East, Africa and India
Crane Worldwide Logistics names Stefan Boehler as new vice president of operations for Europe, Middle East, India and Africa
Ethiopian Air Cargo launches new three-continent China service
Ethiopian said the service connects “the main destinations of three continents which cover a population of more than 3 billion people”
Etihad funds construction of water wells in Africa
Globally, more than 844 million people lack access to clean drinking water, equivalent to one in every 10 people on earth.
Kuwait-based Agility to open more logistics parks in Africa
Following demand for its first African logistics park, opened in 2016 near Ghana's Tema port, Agility Group plans to set up similar facilities in Mozambique, Côte d'Ivoire and Nigeria.
Saudi Arabia’s Ma’aden vertically integrates mining supply chain
The publicly-listed Saudi Arabian Mining Company will acquire an 85% stake in the Mauritius-based Meridian Group in an all cash deal.
DP World chairman calls on African leaders to remove trade barriers
Chairman and CEO, Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, says tariffs in Africa are 50% higher in than in Latin America and Asia
Agility plans to invest more than a billion in warehousing
Agility is bullish on growth as e-com demand rises and it looks to emerging markets in Africa.

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