Bahrain

October 24, 2000

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<b>Date:</b> Oct 22 - Oct 24, 2000 <b>Location:</b> Holiday Inn Hotel, Manama, Bahrain <b>Specifics:</b> The conference brings together the GSM Community to identify and enhance the key drivers f

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<b>Date:</b> Oct 24 - Nov 2, 2000 <b>Location:</b> Bahrain International Exhibition Center, Bahrain <b>Specifics:</b> Exhibition of products produced in Syria <b>Coordination by:</b> Masri Co

October 22, 2000

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Bahrain-based Gulf International Bank (GIB) on Sunday announced a net profit of 98.1 million dollars in the first nine months of this year, up 58.7 pe

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<b>Date:</b> Oct 22 - 26 Oct, 2000 <b>Location:</b> Bahrain, Bahrain <b>Specifics:</b> <b>Specifics:</b> <b>Coordination by:</b> Middle East Global advisors (MEGA) <b>Contact:</b> <b>Send e

October 20, 2000

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Around 2,000 Bahrainis shouted anti-Israeli and anti-US slogans during a demonstration in front of the US embassy after Friday prayers in the mosques.

October 19, 2000

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Key issues related to industrial security will be addressed during the Middle East Industrial Security Conference and Exhibition that will be held in

October 18, 2000

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Although Bahrain’s economy appears vibrant, rising unemployment among the country’s youth threatens to become a serious burden. New jobs are being created, but the majority of them are awarded to expa

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Although Bahrain is in the midst of developing the Hawar Islands as a major tourist resort, its overall economic wellbeing remains relatively isolated from the outcome of this ongoing suit. Its open e

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In his 15 plus months as ruler of Bahrain, Sheikh Hamad has opened new branches in relations with internal opposition elements and with neighboring states. In contrast to his father's belligerent appr

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 Indicators:  1998  1999  2000e  GDP real growth rate (%)  4.8  2.5  4.0  Inflation (%)  0.6  0.5  1.0  Total Exports (US$bn)  3.26  4.11  5.33  Total Imports (US$bn)  3.54  3.53  3.89  Trade Balance

October 17, 2000

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<b>Date:</b> Oct 17 - Oct 20, 2000 <b>Location:</b> Bahrain International Exhibition Center, Bahrain <b>Specifics:</b> <b>Coordination by:</b> Almadina Exhibition WLL <b>Contact:</b> <b>Send

October 16, 2000

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The first coke calcining plant in the Middle East will be commissioned in Bahrain next summer, Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) reported in its monthly newsletter received Thursday.

October 2, 2000

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The total capacity of the Bahraini Flour Mills Company, Bahrain’s sole flour supplier, currently totals 420 tons per day, reported <I>Al-Sharq Al-Awsat</I>. In 1999, the company succeeded in turning a

October 1, 2000

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Sources at the Bahraini farming, seed and fertilizer marketing industry have rejected claims that the high prices of fertilizers and seeds are the main cause for the current problems facing local farm

September 29, 2000

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The Golden Sands, a luxury apartment block that has been touted as Bahrain’s largest residential building, was opened for business on September 15.