RAK Investment Authority
Country: United Arab Emirates - Ras Al Khaimah
News and Updates2/19/2009
RAK will invest $2b in Georgia
Gulf News reports that, "Ras Al Khaimah Investment Authority (Rakia) plans to invest about $2 billion (Dh7.34 billion) in Georgia over the next five years despite the global downturn and Georgia's war with Russia in 2008, the head of its local unit said. A brief war between Georgia and Russia in August of last year over the break-away region of South Ossetia scared off many potential investors from the country but Rakia, a sovereign wealth fund, says it plans to fully carry out all investment projects."
read more: Gulf News
RAK plans $1 billion investment in minerals
According to the RAK site, “Ras Al Khaimah yesterday announced its plan to invest up to $1 billion (Dh3.67bn) this year in the minerals and metals industries through a new company.
The company, RAK Minerals & Metals Investments (RMMI) has been launched under the Ras Al Khaimah Investment Authority (Rakia), the nodal agency that oversees investment activities in the emirate. RMMI will aim to cater to the growing demand for industrial minerals and metal resources for various industries and will identify opportunities in emerging markets such as Africa, Eastern Europe and the Far East, a statement said.”
read more: RAK site
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