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Radiant to build $10m distillation plant in Sharjah

Radiant Group, an Indian petrochemicals firm, is to build a 60,000 metric tonne capacity oil distillation plant in Hamriyah Free Zone, at a cost of US$10 million (AED 36.5m). Radiant has leased 107,639 square foot of land in Phase Two of Hamriyah Free Zone and expects the new facility to be completed by mid-2017. Based in the Indian state of Maharashtra, ...

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Jet Airways to launch daily Mangalore-Sharjah flights

Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, has announced that it will launch a new daily route from Mangaluru (Mangalore) in southern India to Sharjah in the UAE from 7 August 2016. Mangaluru is the main port city of Karnataka, India’s twelfth largest state by population. Jet Airways is India’s second largest airline operating flights to 73 destinations, including 22 international ...

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Air Arabia evaluating Indian airline acquisition

Sharjah-headquartered Air Arabia, the largest low-cost carrier operator in the Middle East and North Africa, has confirmed that it is considering an investment in FlyEasy, a new Indian budget airline that has yet to launch. According to the International Air Transport Association (IATA), India’s domestic airline business is currently the fastest growing in the world, showing a ​13.2 percent growth ...

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US$51m emulsions plant opened

India’s largest manufacturer of polymer emulsions for paints and coatings, textiles and adhesives has officially opened a new US$ 51 million (AED 187m) emulsions plant in Sharjah’s Hamriyah Free Zone Authority (HFZA) commencing operations in April. Visen Industries Ltd. (VIL) is the market leader in India with regular customers like Asian Paints, Berger Paints, Kansai Nerolac and Jotun Paints. The ...

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Sharjah woos Indian investors

The Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) took Sharjah’s investment proposition to India this month as part of a four-day trade mission organised by the UAE Chambers of Commerce and Industry. Bilateral trade between the UAE and India stood at around US$59.5 billion (AED 219b) for India’s financial year 2013-2014 (1 April 2014 to 31 March 2015), with the Emirates ...

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Sharjah roadshow targets Indian outbound tourism

Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) is leading a tourism promotion roadshow across India this week visiting the five cities of Mumbai, New Delhi, Hyderabad, Chennai and Bengaluru (Bangalore). Sharjah received more than 123,000 visitors from India last year, registering 41 per cent growth in visitors over the previous year. India has been identified as a priority market for ...

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