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Sharjah claims slice of halal tourism market

Sharjah will stake its claim to the halal travel and tourism market at this year’s World Halal Travel Summit & Exhibition, which takes place in Abu Dhabi from 19-21 October. The world’s halal travel and tourism market is currently estimated to be worth US$135 billion (AED 496b) and is forecast to grow to US$200 billion (AED 735b) by 2020. Sharjah ...

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Sharjah Cement sales increase 19% in buoyant market

Sharjah Cement and Industrial Development Co. (SCIDC:ADX) has announced a 18.7% increase in sales revenue from AED 322.7 million (US$ 88m) in H1 2013 to AED 383.1 million (US$ 104m) in H1 2014 with a 135% increase on net profit for the first half of 2014, compared with the same period last year. The company attributed the rise in turnover ...

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