In Brief [Archives:2008/1193/Business & Economy]

September 25 2008

– Five carriers, ships arrive in Hodeidah's Port

Five ships and carriers carrying 28,594 tons of oil products and 748 cars in addition to a number of containers and packages arrived in the Port of Hudeidah on Monday.

A report issued by Yemeni Red Sea Ports Authority showed that the two oil containers (Yemeni oil 19) and (Al-Masila) carrying 23,494 tons of oil and

(Yemeni oil 6) carrying 5100 tons of fuel oil.

A statement sent to Saba said that the ship Castle carried 748 cars whereas the ship Lama Mi carried 13 packages and the three different containers contain various goods, pointing out that the two ships still waiting to enter the port carrying 236 containers.

– Yemen, GTZ conclude carpentry session in Aden

Center of Training and Rehabilitation for Carpentry in Aden concluded on Monday a training course on carpentry for 47 carpenters in collaboration with the GTZ in each of Aden, Lahj and Abyan

During the session, which lasted for the two weeks, carpenters were introduced to the art of wood works, sculpture, design, beds, offices, chairs and libraries.

– Yemen, IFC to cooperate to facilitate taxes procedures

Chairman of Taxes Authority Ahmed Ghaleb has revealed the start of implementation of the project of facilitating the technical taxes procedures in cooperation with the International Finance Corporation (IFC).

In a statement to, Ghaleb said that the project aims at easing procedures with the assigned person and to gain their trust in addition to removing any complexities or delay in the procedures.

He affirmed that the authority aims, through the project, at rearranging for the tax procedures by advanced mechanisms meant to correct shortages aspects which harm the assigner due to the misunderstanding of tax provisions and texts.

– HCT approves projects for over YR2 bln

The Higher Committee for Tenders (HCT) approved on Sunday in its meeting, chaired by the committee chairman Mohammed al-Junaid, 8 service and development projects estimated at a cost of YR2.8 billion.

The committee delayed tenders of the forth ring road, first and second phases, as well as establishment of the second phase of the third ring road and asphalting roads of Al-Noor City Ba-Zara'ah in Taiz for more study and revision.

– Yemen, British Burn Energy sign oil production-sharing agreement

Oil and Minerals Ministry, Yemeni General Corporation for Oil and Gas and the British “Burn Energy Ltd”” Company signed here on Sunday an oil production-sharing agreement in 19