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Tronox to acquire titanium dioxide business of Cristal

Chemical maker Tronox Ltd announced plans on Tuesday to buy the titanium dioxide business of Cristal, a subsidiary of Saudi Arabia's Tasnee, for $1.67 billion cash and new shares.

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Saudi king to visit Indonesia in March with entourage of 1,500 - Indonesian officials 21 Feb 2017

JAKARTA Saudi Arabia's King Salman will visit Jakarta and Bali on the Indonesian leg of his Asian tour next month, bringing 1,500 people in his entourage including 10 ministers, Indonesian officials said.

Saudi king to visit Indonesia in March with entourage of 1,500 - Indonesian officials 21 Feb 2017

JAKARTA, Feb 21 Saudi Arabia's King Salman will visit Jakarta and Bali on the Indonesian leg of his Asian tour next month, bringing 1,500 people in his entourage including 10 ministers, Indonesian officials said.

UPDATE 1-Saudi Arabia issues request for proposals for international sukuk - sources 21 Feb 2017

DUBAI, Feb 21 Saudi Arabia has sent a request for proposals (RFP) to banks for a planned U.S. dollar sukuk, or Islamic bond, two sources familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

Bechtel wins contract to run Saudi project management office 21 Feb 2017

RIYADH, Feb 21 Saudi Arabia has appointed U.S.-based Bechtel Corp, one of the world's largest industrial contractors, to run a new oversight office tasked with reducing inefficiencies and trimming costs on state infrastructure projects.

Saudi Postal Corp seeks bank advisers for privatisation -sources 21 Feb 2017

DUBAI, Feb 21 Saudi Arabia has invited banks to pitch for an advisory role in the sale of Saudi Postal Corp to investors, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

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Saudi Arabia debating shape of Aramco ahead of IPO: sources 17 Feb 2017

RIYADH Saudi Arabia is considering two options for the shape of Saudi Aramco when it sells shares in the national oil giant next year: a global industrial conglomerate, and a specialized international oil company, industry and banking sources said.

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Saudi Arabia debating shape of Aramco ahead of IPO - sources 17 Feb 2017

RIYADH Saudi Arabia is considering two options for the shape of Saudi Aramco when it sells shares in the national oil giant next year: a global industrial conglomerate, and a specialised international oil company, industry and banking sources said.

Saudi Arabia debating shape of Aramco ahead of IPO - sources 17 Feb 2017

* State control over production decisions could worry investors

Saudi bourse, executives to lure Asian investment on March trip 16 Feb 2017

RIYADH/DUBAI, Feb 16 Saudi Arabia officials and executives of around 14 companies plan to embark on a marketing tour of Singapore and Hong Kong next month to attract Asian investors in the $430 billion stock exchange, banking sources told Reuters on Thursday.

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French centrist boosts Macron with alliance in presidential race

PARIS An influential French centrist politician on Wednesday dropped out of the presidency race to form an alliance with independent candidate Emmanuel Macron - a potential game-changer in France's tightly contested election.