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John Sfakianakis

Sneaky extra charges hit consumers

Sneaky extra charges hit consumers

Mideast businesses are imposing crafty additional fees in an attempt to recoup losses, making life more expensive for us all.

April 23, 2010 9:03

Rising oil prices support wary economic recovery in Gulf, report

Analysts: oil prices between $70-$80 a barrel offer “ample fiscal stimulus” for GCC economies

April 20, 2010 10:35

Saudi inflation mounts in March

Saudi inflation inches to nine-month high of 4.7 percent in March, led by home rents, fuel, and food costs.

April 15, 2010 9:26

Saudi Arabia eliminates import duty on steel rebar to ease shortage

A rise in steel prices and a shortage in steel rebar supplies have prompted Saudi’s government to lift the import duty on steel rebar, thus avoiding delays in completion of construction projects.

April 13, 2010 5:26