23. Chinese oil giant starts operating Halfaya oilfield in Iraq
Beijing, Monday, 18 June 2012
China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC), China's top oil producer, said operations have begun at the first phase of its Halfaya oil field project in Iraq, with an initial annual capacity of 5 million tonnes.
Two of the largest banks of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Emirates NBD and National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD), are eyeing opening their branches in Chinese cities to benefit from the growing trade relations between the two countries.
25. Guangdong UAE build fair kicks off amid high hopes
Dubai, Monday, 18 June 2012
The Guangdong Build United Arab Emirates (UAE) 2012, the first fair and exhibition on building materials by companies from China's Guangdong province in the Gulf state, started on Monday in Dubai's neighboring sheikhdom Sharjah.
Dipanwita Chakravortty is pursuing her M Phil degree in School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.Email
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