UAE’s permanent residency scheme likely to boost logistics investment
Seventy-nine per cent of UAE investors say that with the launch of the permanent residency scheme (golden card), they will consider expanding their investments in the country.
DP World Indian JV HIPL acquires 76% stake in KRIBHCO Infrastructure Limited
The integrated multi-modal logistics operator in India was acquired through its 90% owned subsidiary, Continental Warehousing Corporation (Nhava Seva) Limited (CWCNSL).
KIZAD executives visit China to drum up investment
KIZAD, an Abu Dhabi Ports company, boosts trade ties with China during Jiangsu Province’s Investment Promotion Conference.
Italy seeks foreign investment at AIM 2018
Italian Trade Agency presents opportunities for GCC investors at Annual Investment Meeting (AIM) 2018.
DP World acquires 90% stake in Continental Warehousing Corporation
UAE-based DP World has bought a 90% stake in Indian warehousing giant Continental Warehousing Corporation as part of US $3-billion investment in country.
MENA rail contracts worth US $16-billion to be awarded in 2018
Rail contracts worth US $16 billion are expected to be awarded in 2018 in the MENA region, according to MEED Rail Report 2018 ahead of the Middle East Rail exhibition.
DP World and India’s NIIF to invest up to $3-billion in logistics infrastructure
DP World and India’s NIIF have announced the creation of an investment platform to invest in ports, terminals, transportation and logistics businesses in India.
DHL and Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala form strategic partnership
DHL to provide a global multi modal solution for Mubadala Development Company, the Abu Dhabi-based investment giant, streamlining all logistics processes in a five-year strategic partnership.
Omani state firm set up to handle logistics investments
Oman has announced the establishment of a new government holding company to manage its investments in ports, free zones, rail, maritime and land transport.
DP World to build greenfield port in Ecuador
Deep water facility to serve Guayaquil city and Ecuador hinterland, will cost US $500-million for Phase 1 and over US $1-billion for entire project
ICTSI to invest US $130-million in Iraqi port
ICTSI will operate, develop and expand the port, near Iraq's border with Kuwait, and invest US $130-million in the first phase of the deal.
Collaboration key to bridging US $5-trillion gap
Organisations need to focus on the provision of basic infrastructure and the networking of transport and logistics for nations to realise the economic benefits.

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