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Slowdown signs -Slowdown in the GCC market hits Indian power firms

SteelGuru

He said “One of the biggest reasons for this has been the slowdown in the GCC countries. Although countries like Kuwait and Saudi Arabia have dished out a …

http://steelguru.com/news/index/2009/10/10/MTE1Mjkx/Slowdown_signs_-Slowdown_in_the_GCC_market_hits_Indian_power_firms.html

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October 10, 2009 Posted by | GCC, Uncategorized | | Leave a comment

Gargash: GCC countries to spend $70b on energy projects in 09

WAM – Emirates News Agency

He said that the GCC countries were expected to spend 70 million US dollars on energy projects during 2009, half of which in power and water sectors. …

http://www.wam.org.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1248235901948&p=1135099400124&pagename=WAM%2FWamLocEnews%2FW-T-LEN-FullNews

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October 9, 2009 Posted by | GCC, Uncategorized | | Leave a comment

US will Not Ditch Arab Allies for Iran

Khaleej Times

DUBAI — The US would like to reassure the six Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states and other Arab governments in the region that neither their political …

http://www.khaleejtimes.com/DisplayArticle08.asp?xfile=data/middleeast/2009/October/middleeast_October200.xml&section=middleeast

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October 9, 2009 Posted by | GCC, Uncategorized | | Leave a comment

Renewable Energy: European Cooperation With Mediterranean and GCC Countries

eGov monitor

Renewable energy was identified by the EU and GCC in July 2009 as a key element for enhancing mutual relations and cooperation. Energy cooperation with the …

http://www.egovmonitor.com/node/29383

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October 8, 2009 Posted by | EU, GCC, Uncategorized | , | Leave a comment

GCC steel, cement demand seen down 20% in 2009

ArabianBusiness.com

DEMAND DECLINE: GCC demand for steel and cement is predicted to fal 20 percent in 2009 amid the downturn in the construction industry. …

http://www.arabianbusiness.com/569840-gcc-steel-cement-demand-seen-down-20-in-2009

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October 8, 2009 Posted by | GCC, Uncategorized | | Leave a comment

Turkey’s Gul lobbies hostile France on EU bid

AFP

PARIS — President Abdullah Gul flew into France on Wednesday to bring Turkey’s campaign for membership of the European Union to the country that is leading …

http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5gCc6E5SRSAitEWFqq6kIfxm3yFyQ

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October 7, 2009 Posted by | EU, GCC, Uncategorized | , | Leave a comment

Launching a GCC rail network

GulfNews

Before the Metro became operational, rail transport – the cheapest way to travel – was not part of the Gulf Cooperation Council’s (GCC) infrastructure …

http://www.gulfnews.com/business/Comment_and_Analysis/10355551.html

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October 7, 2009 Posted by | GCC, Uncategorized | | Leave a comment

GCC to become a global hub for aluminium

Emirates Business 24/7

The GCC is to become a global hub for aluminium production with 25 per cent global smelting capacity going online in five years, according to a business …

http://www.business24-7.ae/Articles/2009/10/Pages/07102009/10082009_dbf8838093d24da08dc5bf804d2f2f0c.aspx

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October 7, 2009 Posted by | GCC, Uncategorized | | Leave a comment

Why There Can Only Be One Reserve Currency

CNBC

“If we had a Gulf crude that was denominated in some basket of currencies, or a GCC currency, how do you exchange that versus a WTI barrel or a Brent barrel …

Why There Can Only Be One Reserve Currency

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October 7, 2009 Posted by | GCC, Uncategorized | | Leave a comment

One year on: the GCC region’s post-economic crisis prospects

AME Info

While largely shielded from the effects of the global economic crisis, Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries were not entirely immune. …

http://www.ameinfo.com/211567.html

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October 7, 2009 Posted by | GCC, Uncategorized | | Leave a comment