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India set to be fastest growing economy as Asia loses pace

March 9, 2023

India is set to be the fastest-growing economy in Asia this year and next even as growth in most economies in Asia is likely to lose pace this year says a report. India is expected to expand at 8% and... View more

Global goods trade growth pace slows in Q2: WTO

August 24, 2022

Global goods trade continued to grow in the second quarter (Q2) of 2022 but that the pace of growth was slower than in Q1 and is likely to remain weak in the second half of the year said the World Tra... View more

ENR companies step up pace towards net zero: Report

July 20, 2022

Energy and natural resources (ENR) companies are accelerating progress toward net zero while hastening shift to alternative ventures in search of new growth said leading global consultancy Bain and Co... View more

Dubai’s Airport Show to set pace for industry growth

May 16, 2022

The 21st edition of the Airport Show the world s largest annual airport event opening in Dubai tomorrow (May 17) will showcase the latest solutions from around the world that will shape the future of ... View more

Jaguar F-Pace now with six-cylinder 300 and 400 sport models

April 14, 2022

The Jaguar F-Pace now offers more choice and technology than ever with the addition of the dynamic new 400 Sport and 300 Sport models. Offered exclusively with smooth refined Ingenium six-cylinder pet... View more

‘Searing pace of digital change’ strikes infrastructure sector

April 13, 2022

The searing pace of technological change in the global engineering construction and infrastructure sector is increasing faster than ever before with the potential for new disruptors entering the marke... View more

Mena construction sector gathers pace on big Saudi, UAE spend

March 15, 2022

The construction industry in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region continued to maintain momentum in 2021 with a strong finish to the year being a highlight according to real estate industry ... View more

Opec+ to maintain tapering pace at 400,000 bpd

October 5, 2021

Opec has decided to stay the course and maintain the tapering pace at 400 000 barrels per day (bpd) tempering market expectations of incremental supplies over the near term said British multinational ... View more

Lincoln keeps pace with rapidly changing luxury trends

September 29, 2021

The Lincoln Motor Company celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2022 continues to set new standards in the luxury vehicle sector across some of the most competitive regions in the world. With a newly h... View more

Data-as-a-service model picking up pace in UAE, Saudi

September 22, 2021

Fifty-four percent of businesses in the UAE and Saudi Arabia are looking to move to a data-as-a-service model and 55 percent are planning to look deeper into the performance stack to rearchitect how t... View more

Six questions to help keep pace with digitisation

August 24, 2021

As organisations embrace working from home employee expectations change and employers will be required to transform how benefits are delivered said an industry expert listing six areas that help firms... View more

2nd IMDEC gathers pace as African ports attract $50bn investment

June 2, 2021

Maritime security has become a more important issue in West African region in recent times where attacks on ships and crew jumped at an alarming level last year despite the Covid-19 pandemic which wil... View more

Jaguar enhances E-Pace with new R-Dynamic Black Edition

May 19, 2021

Jaguar has enhanced the E-Pace range with the introduction of the sophisticated R-Dynamic Black Edition and updated connectivity features. The new R-Dynamic Black Edition elevates the compact SUV s dy... View more

Land Rover Defender 90 and Jaguar E-Pace arrive at Euro Motors

April 11, 2021

Euro Motors the exclusive importer and distributor for Jaguar Land Rover received the first shipment of the iconic Land Rover Defender 90 and the premium SUV Jaguar E-Pace. The two are the latest from... View more

Pace of world trade rebound may be short lived: WTO

February 22, 2021

World merchandise trade volume growth remained strong in the fourth quarter of 2020 after trade rebounded in the third quarter from a deep Covid-19 induced slump; however the pace of expansion in the ... View more

Pace completes work on smart courts complex in Kuwait

February 16, 2021

Pace one of the region s leading architecture and engineering practices has announced the completion of the Hawally Court Complex in Kuwait. A new judicial landmark Hawally Court Complex was recently ... View more

M&A in insurance sector in Saudi ‘set to gain pace’

February 16, 2021

Saudi Arabia s insurance industry closed the financial year 2020 on a high note as a result of government support and persistent efforts of the Saudi Central Bank that enhanced the sector s operationa... View more

Dubai residential sales gain pace in Q4; rents down 12pc

February 2, 2021

Dubai s residential sector enjoyed a comparatively strong second half of 2020 supported by an increase in completed property sales and continued tenant demand across more-established villa communities... View more

ME air cargo recovery continues at a slower pace in October

December 7, 2020

Middle Eastern carriers reported a decline of 1.9 per cent in year-on-year international cargo volumes in October unchanged from September according to figures released by the International Air Transp... View more

New Jaguar F-Pace SVR is faster, more luxurious

December 2, 2020

Sitting at the pinnacle of the Jaguar performance SUV range the new F-Pace SVR is faster than ever and features motorsport-inspired exterior design a luxurious interior and the latest connected techno... View more

UAE, Saudi firms ‘not keeping pace with IT complexity’

November 29, 2020

In the UAE and KSA only 43% and 29% of the businesses that responded to a survey said they have kept pace with their IT complexity respectively said Veritas Technologies a global leader in data protec... View more

MEA domestic travel to keep pace though peak season

October 8, 2020

Although travel restrictions continue to be relaxed domestic travel in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) remains more popular than international travel and is the trend expected to continue through the... View more

Investments pick up pace in Duqm Port industrial, logistics zones

August 23, 2020

Growing numbers of local and international companies are setting up operations in specially created zones earmarked for industrial and logistics activities within the concession area of Port of Duqm o... View more

Oil recovery may gather pace in H2, says Opec chief

June 25, 2020

Oil and gas markets recovery is likely to gather pace in the second half of the year as countries further ease lockdown restrictions and demand rises said Opec Secretary General Mohammad Sanusi Barkin... View more

Islamic finance to grow at slower pace in 2020-21: S&P

June 15, 2020

The global Islamic finance industry will show at best stable total assets or low-single-digit growth in 2020-2021 after strong performance in 2019 underpinned by a more dynamic sukuk market said S&P G... View more

A mix of peace and pace at Al Badayer Oasis

February 2, 2020

Ensconced in mighty orange-red sand dunes Al Badayer Oasis in Sharjah s Margham district is a hidden gem indeed: an oasis of opulent hospitality tucked away in the serenity of the desert. The aestheti... View more

Huawei keeps strong R&D pace as 5th top investor

January 19, 2020

Huawei a global ICT solutions provider has been ranked fifth on the recently released 2019 EU Industrial R&D Investment Scoreboard as one of the biggest investors in research and development worldwide... View more

GCC IPO activity picks up pace in Q2: PwC

August 18, 2019

A slight increase in IPO activity marked the second quarter of this year offering some optimism for GCC markets with two companies listing on Saudi Arabia s Tadawul said professional services firm PwC... View more

Saudi economy expands at moderate pace in Q1

July 31, 2019

Saudi Arabia s economy expanded at a moderate pace of 1.7 per cent year-on-year (y-o-y) in the first quarter (Q1) of 2019 as against 3.6 per cent y-o-y in Q4 2018 owing to muted growth in the oil sect... View more

Pace to discuss ‘Building for the Future' at Bahrain expo

April 8, 2019

Pace one of the Middle East s leading multidisciplinary architecture engineering and construction planning consultancies will be promoting standards that will affect real estate sector future growth a... View more

UAE non-oil private sector regains pace in March

April 7, 2019

The UAE non-oil private sector ended the first quarter of 2019 on a positive note with rates of expansion in output and new orders quickening and employment stabilising following a fall in February sa... View more

Saudi economy expands at fastest pace in three years

April 2, 2019

Saudi Arabian economy in Q4 2018 has expanded at the fastest pace since Q4 2015 driven by improvement in the oil sector (constituting 70 per cent of Q4 GDP expansion) on account of higher oil prices (... View more

Global energy demand hits fastest pace in 10 years: IEA

March 27, 2019

Energy demand worldwide grew by 2.3 per cent last year its fastest pace this decade an exceptional performance driven by a robust global economy and stronger heating and cooling needs in some regions ... View more

UAE insurers maintain earnings pace: AM Best

February 20, 2019

The insurance market of the UAE continued its earnings momentum in 2018 to post a second consecutive year of bumper profits said US-based credit rating agency AM Best in a new report. AM Best s analys... View more

Growth pace easing in most major economies: OECD

January 14, 2019

OECD s Composite leading indicators (CLIs) designed to anticipate turning points in economic activity relative to trend six to nine months ahead continue to point to easing growth momentum in most maj... View more

Saudi non-oil growth regains pace in May

June 6, 2018

Saudi Arabia s non-oil private sector witnessed a moderate improvement in business conditions during May with the latest expansion being the strongest registered in three months a report said. Renewed... View more

Mideast M&A activity seen gaining pace by year-end

May 23, 2018

While merger and acquisition (M&A) deal volumes in the Middle East have decreased over the past two years there are some positive signs of activity picking up and this is expected to gain momentum tow... View more

UAE non-oil sector growth pace ticks up in April

May 3, 2018

The UAE s non-oil private sector witnessed an uptick in growth momentum during April with stronger improvements in output new business and employment contributing to the latest expansion said the late... View more

Moving to cloud analytics ‘needs to pick up pace’

April 25, 2018

While 83 per cent of the largest companies in the world agree that the cloud is the best place to run analytics an overwhelming 91 per cent of them say that moving to the public cloud at a faster rate... View more

ME air travel picks up pace in February

April 5, 2018

Middle East carriers picked up the pace from a slow start in January recording a 3.4 per cent demand increase in February compared to a year ago. However the region s performance was still weak when c... View more

Dubai’s business licensing gains pace in February

March 15, 2018

The Department of Economic Development (DED) has issued 1 646 new business licences during February and completed 23 407 business registration and licensing transactions as Dubai maintained its abilit... View more

Jaguar launches new E-Pace in Bahrain

February 5, 2018

Euro Motors the exclusive importer and distributor for Jaguar Land Rover in Bahrain has announced the arrival of the new Jaguar E-Pace at its showroom. The Jaguar E-Pace is a five-seat compact SUV tha... View more

Jaguar I-Pace set for final tests ahead of reveal

December 11, 2017

Jaguar has unveiled a production prototype of its electric vehicle I-Pace for final range and durability tests ahead of its official global reveal in 2018. Thousands of potential customers have presse... View more

Euro Motors launches Jaguar F-Pace promotion

December 3, 2017

Euro Motors the exclusive dealer and distributor for luxury automotive manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover in Bahrain has launched promotional campaign on Jaguar s first performance SUV the F-Pace. Euro Mo... View more

Dubai non-oil sector continues robust pace in July

August 9, 2017

Dubai s non-oil private sector maintained robust growth momentum in July registering gains in overall business conditions with wholesale and retail as the best performing category according to the lat... View more

New Jaguar E-PACE rolls into record books

July 18, 2017

The new Jaguar E-PACE has set an official Guinness World Records title during its world premiere. The compact performance SUV leapt into the record books with a 15.3 metre-long jump complete with a 27... View more

Jaguar launches E-Pace SUV

July 9, 2017

Jaguar a leading automobile manufacturer has introduced its new compact performance SUV Jaguar E-Pace. Joining Jaguar s Pace family of performance SUVs the E-Pace follows on from the successful F-Pace... View more

UAE, Saudi non-oil sectors pick up pace in April

May 3, 2017

Business conditions in the non-oil private sectors of the UAE and Saudi Arabia continued to improve at the start of the second quarter with rates of expansion in new work and business activity gatheri... View more

Jaguar I-Pace electric vehicle hits the streets

April 18, 2017

Jaguar has unleashed its first electric vehicle the Jaguar I-Pace onto the streets for the first time. Jaguar s first electric vehicle the Jaguar I-Pace which will be revealed in late 2017 and will be... View more

UAE real GDP growth set to regain pace

January 24, 2017

Following two straight years of softer growth the UAE s real GDP is set to gather pace in 2017 and 2018 as the non-oil sector is likely to stage a healthy recovery and offset some of the moderation in... View more

Keeping pace with virtual reality

November 1, 2015

FEW years ago virtual or augmented reality was all the rage and everybody was talking about it. Journalists were busy forecasting the impact this technology would have on various industries and start-... View more

Keeping pace with changing times

October 1, 2015

ITB Asia 2015 the eighth instalment of the leading regional trade show will take place from October 21 to 23 this year at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. ITB Asia i... View more

Onshore concessions to pump at normal pace

October 27, 2013

ABU DHABI S onshore oil concessions would continue to pump crude at their normal pace even after their licences expire in January Abdullah Nasser Al Suwaidi director general of the Abu Dhabi National ... View more

Green intiatives picking up pace

August 27, 2013

AN increasing number of business travellers are opting for green-certified hotels in an effort to curb the environmental impact of their frequent travelling a new survey has recorded. According to the... View more

Major chains set the pace for growth

May 27, 2013

AS many as 600 delegates from across the world attended the ninth annual Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) held at the Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai UAE last month. The opening day of AHIC saw si... View more

Dubai sets the pace for tourism growth

October 22, 2012

IT has been an exciting run for Peter Payet since he took over as senior vice president at Arabian Adventures in November 2010. Payet who has worked for the division since its inception in 1993 and se... View more

Budget keeps pace with customer trends

January 29, 2012

BUDGET Rent-a-Car a member company of the Liberty Group has been a leading player in the UAE car rental business for over 30 years. With a substantial market share in daily weekly and monthly rentals ... View more

Drilling picks up pace in the Middle East

January 25, 2010

NEW and exciting opportunities are just around the corner for the Middle East drilling sector says Khaled Nouh Baker Hughes president Middle East. I consider Iraq the biggest growth frontier in the re... View more

Climate debate has oil, gas spending at record pace

December 28, 2009

INDUSTRIES trying to shape landmark climate legislation spent hundreds of millions of dollars on lobbying this spring with a few doling out dollars at speeds likely to smash records set last year. The... View more

Le Jardin de Fleur project gains pace

September 29, 2008

The luxury Le Jardin de Fleur development part of the 2.5 billion euro Mediterrania-Saïdia project on the northeast coast of Morocco is seeing construction work accelerate with the official approval o... View more

CNG drive is gathering pace

January 24, 2008

Abu Dhabi has decided to switch in a big way to compressed natural gas for vehicles. The Technical Committee responsible for implementing compressed natural gas (CNG) as a cleaner alternative at its 1... View more


February 25, 2007

OGN: Your Excellency please provide us an update on the progress following the establishment of NOGA in September 2005. Is Bahrain s oil and gas sector developing according to the stated objectives of... View more

Bahrain’s GICEC sets the pace

February 22, 2007

PLANNERS looking to organise events in Bahrain would do well to look to the Gulf International Convention and Exhibition Centre (GICEC) which is the largest and most elegant conference and banqueting ... View more

Industrial player keeps pace with growth

October 25, 2003

The Gulf Development and Construction LLc (INMA) commenced operations in the UAE on January 1 1972 and since then has synchronously kept pace with the rapid developments of the country which started w... View more

Saudi Bea plans to keep pace with growing

November 18, 2002

Saudi demand Saudi Bea intends to expand its current annual production capacity of 3 500 tonnes in order to meet the growing demand of the local market. The Bea Group is Italian-based and has more tha... View more

Pace heats up in the race to maximise rich gas potential

July 1, 2002

THE PACE of industrial development in Qatar is picking up considerably as the excitement surrounding its huge gas reserves continues. Qatar is evolving into a world-class gas hub. In doing so it is ho... View more

Petrochemical pace heats up

February 19, 2001

Asia will set the pace for growth in demand for petrochemicals over the next decade and will probably remain a net importer despite new plants sprouting across the region a senior industry official ha... View more



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