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Middle East to be vital hub for ethylene sector

MANAMA: The Middle East will witness rapid global growth to become a vital hub for the ethylene industry due to its ability to provide raw materials and global competition by 2020, Finance Minister and Minister in Charge of Oil and Gas Affairs Shaikh Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa said.

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BBK's net profit rises 8pc to BD37.3 million

MANAMA: BBK yesterday reported net profit of BD37.3 million for the nine months ended September 30 this year, representing an eight per cent increase over the same period of last year.

GCC investment on 'right track'

MANAMA: GCC economies are perusing investments in the right direction, addressing infrastructure needs and investing in sectors that will create more opportunities in the long run, says a report.

Russia trade ties are discussed

MANAMA: A meeting was held to discuss the outcome of His Majesty King Hamad's visit to Russia.

Takaud names MŽtivier as new CEO

MANAMA: Takaud, the specialist savings and pensions provider for the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region, has appointed Luc MŽtivier as its new chief executive.

BKIC website wins award

MANAMA: The new website of Bahrain Kuwait Insurance Company (BKIC) won the WebAward 2014 of the Web Marketing Association.

Ma'aden key sponsor of conference

MANAMA: Alba, one of the world's leading aluminium producers, yesterday announced that Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Ma'aden) will be the gold sponsor for the 18th International Arab Aluminium (Arabal) Conference.

VIVA backs ICT forum

MANAMA: VIVA is the platinum sponsor of the two-day Arab ICT Forum 2014 being held from today at the Bahrain Society of Engineers (BSE) in Juffair.

New manager is appointed

MANAMA: Microsoft yesterday announced the appointment of Sherif Tawfik as the new general manager for its operations in Bahrain and Oman.


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