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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