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The Saudi's love of an American car shows no sign of stalling

US-Saudi trade relationship in rude health

The US-Saudi trade relationship rebounded from the pandemic lows of 2020 to posting record high exchanges of non-oil and non-defence goods last year as vehicles and vaccines boosted American imports into the kingdom. According to data from the US-Saudi Business Council, total trade volume amounted to SR92.5 billion ($24.7 billion) during 2021, rising 22 percent […]

UAE Minister of Economy, Abdulla bin Touq Al Marri leads delegation to Morocco

UAE sends ministerial delegation to Morocco to boost trade

The United Arab Emirates’ minister of economy, Abdulla bin Touq Al Marri, will today lead a high level delegation to Morocco to discuss ways to boost bilateral investment between the two Arab countries. “The visit aims to promote cooperation between the business communities of the two countries and motivate the private sector and entrepreneurs to […]

Aluminium is lightweight and ideal for use in outer space

UAE’s aluminium drive is out of this world

Aluminium has been a bedrock of the UAE’s economy and its industrial ambitions for years with exports reaching more than 50 countries around the world. Now, Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA), the country’s largest industrial company outside oil and gas, is looking to enter the ultimate export market – outer space. The company is in talks […]