Trade & Logistics News

Dubai-China trade grows 19%

uae-china-tradeDubai Customs and its counterparts in China have underlined their keenness to strengthen bilateral cooperative relations in all aspects of customs business in such a way that will benefit them in improving customer service delivery standards, promoting business and enhancing trade relations between UAE and China.This came during the visit of a high level delegation from China Customs headed by Lu Peijun, Vice Minister of the General Administration of China Customs, Deputy Customs Commissioner-General, to Dubai Customs today.

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DP World said to invest $1bn in Kazakhstan

dpwqr containersDubai-based port operator DP World is planning to invest $1bn in the development of the "Khorgos-Eastern Gates" freezone and Aktau Port in Kazakhstan, a visiting Kazakh official told Zawya.During the visit, key members of the Kazakh delegation, led by deputy prime minister Aset Isekeshev, and the Kazakh railway monopoly Kazakhstan Temir Zholy signed an agreement with DP World to cooperate in the management of the seaport and social economic zone.

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Basra International Fair Ground, Al Maqal Port / Basra, IRAQ

basraoilngasThe 3rd Basra International Oil & Gas, organized by Expotim International Fair Organizations INC and Pyramids  International Group, ended on the 9th of December, after hosting a record number of exhibitors and visitors. The largest oil & gas show in Iraq opened its gate to 18,000 visitors from over 35 countries in 2012, proving itself as an effective international exhibition. The event turned out to be the largest event in Iraq’s oil & gas sector this year as it was in last year. A great portion of the participants of this year's Edition came respectively from the Iraq, UAE, Turkey, Germany, Jordan, to list the top five countries. The UK and the USA follow these five in the list of countries providing highest numbers of participant companies. 

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Dubai's recovery on the wing during the world economic turbulance

Emirates articleEmirates Airline flight 425 from Perth has just landed in Dubai. It is not yet lunch time but already 123 Emirates passenger jets have touched down at Terminal 3.

"We've heard lots of good things about Dubai," says Mr Cardinal. "We also now get to use the points with Qantas."

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International speakers to discuss Iraqi energy market

basraoilngasInternationally acclaimed experts from across the oil and gas sector will be addressing the challenges and opportunities in the Iraqi market, at the upcoming Basra Oil & Gas International Exhibition & Conference.

Speakers from Weatherford, Gulf Energy, South Oil Company (SOC) and Penspen will put forward their views on technology, health & safety, laws & regulations, petrochemicals and many other topics related to the conference theme “Iraq: The Hub of Future Energy.”

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Basra Oil & Gas International Conference & Exhibition

basraoilngasWith proven reserves of around 143 billion barrels, Iraq has the third largest reserves in the world situated across 79 oil and gas fields. Of these fields only 23 are currently producing, and it has only been in recent years that Iraq has administered bids from international and national oil and gas companies to develop these further.

The Basra Oil & Gas International Conference & Exhibition, organised by Expotim International Fair Organisation, is now in its third consecutive year. The event has quickly grown to become a staple of the oil and gas calendar, for both regional and international companies, providing a platform for local companies to assess the products and technologies available to them.

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