Wednesday , February 21 2018


IMF, Egypt agree on $12bn loan to fix ailing economy

  Bloomberg Egypt reached an initial agreement with the International Monetary Fund over a $12 billion package designed to restore the confidence of foreign investors and ease a crippling dollar shortage hampering economic growth. The three-year agreement aims to “improve the functioning of the foreign exchange markets, bring down the ...

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Tough times for China’s $15bn energy ambitions

  Bloomberg China’s infrastructure investors have had a tough two weeks, with plugs being pulled on at least $15 billion of potential deals in nuclear power and electricity distribution. Britain and Australia refused to sign off on investments where state-owned Chinese companies were ready to provide much-needed funding. In both ...

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India coal ministry to seek environment tax on petcoke

  Bloomberg India’s coal ministry, at the urging of state miner Coal India Ltd., is asking the government to levy an environmental tax on a competing fuel in effort to maintain coal’s cost-competitiveness, according to people with knowledge of the matter. Petcoke, an oil-refining by product and a coal substitute, ...

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Azizi launches AED350mn Al Furjan apartment project

  Dubai / Emirates Business Azizi Developments, a leading UAE-based real estate developer with an influence in many international markets, has on Wednesday announced the launch of its 271-unit, “Roy–Mediterranean” services apartment project – a high-end residential offering, with hotel facilities, located in the Al Furjan district of Dubai. Farhad ...

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