Bahrain

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.

September 27, 2000

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A Bahraini Jew is set to be appointed for the first time to the Gulf Arab state's consultative council, along with five women including a Christian.

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Company Press Release:  Commerce One Middle East (C1ME), regional distributor for Commerce One Inc., world leader in global e-commerce solutions, has chosen computing solutions giant Compaq as its pre

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A Bahraini woman has been registered for the first time as a businesswoman on an official documents. Fatima Jawad profession on her national identity card read businesswoman.

September 26, 2000

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Five Bahraini women, including a Christian, are set to become members of a 40-strong appointed consultative council, for the first time in the Gulf Ar

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<b>Date:</b> Sep 26 - Sep 28, 2000 <b>Location:</b> Bahrain International Exhibition Center, Bahrain <b>Specifics:</b> Exhibition of technological products and services geared toward the oil and

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<b>Date:</b> Sep 26 - Sep 28, 2000 <b>Location:</b> Bahrain International Exhibition Center, Bahrain <b>Specifics:</b> Exhibition of technological products and services geared toward the oil an