Abu Dhabi eyes aluminium riches

Emirate unveils $24bn industrial zone around a huge aluminium smelter.

The Arabian Gulf region has long been known as the world’s largest oil producer.  

Now, several countries in the region are racing to cash in on a new commodity – aluminium.  

Abu Dhabi in the UAE has unveiled a $24bn industrial zone centred around a huge aluminium smelter.  

Dan Nolan reports from Abu Dhabi.

Source: Al Jazeera

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