Kuwait

October 22, 2000

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The Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE) crashed to an eight-week low losing 1.7 per cent on the week ending yesterday on shaken investor confidence.

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<b>Date:</b> Oct 22 - Nov 3, 2000 <b>Location:</b> Kuwait International Fairs Ground, Hall No 4A, Kuwait <b>Specifics:</b> <b>Coordination by:</b> Al Wafaa & Al Amal Est. <b>Contact:</b> <b>

October 20, 2000

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Kuwait said the use of oil in the struggle against Israel is not in the interest of Arabs, but that it is prepared to stop the crude flow if it is th

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Bilateral trade between Denmark and Kuwait rose 29 percent during the first six months of 2000, compared to the same period in 1999, to $45 million, according to Danish commercial attache Kuwait.

October 19, 2000

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A Kuwaiti criminal court has sentenced two Pakistanis to death for trafficking in heroin.

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Kuwait banned imports of livestock from the UAE after finding several infected animals of African origin among cattle re-exported from the UAE.

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Iran and Kuwait signed an agreement Wednesday to expand trade cooperation. The agreement would make it possible for Iran’s businessmen to use Kuwait's

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Kuwaiti oil officials and Hyundai Engineering & Construction executives denied on October 18th that the South Korean company had lost out on a $326.5 million project to build a new oil export pier in

October 18, 2000

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Kuwait's liberal information minister, Saad bin Teflah al-Ajmi, who has been the target of repeated criticism by Islamist MPs for his media policy, re

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Domestic political divisions in Kuwait are focused more upon the legislative process than on the nature of the policy itself. Parliament and the government must soon agree on a more balanced legislati

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Kuwait’s new energy policy is consistent with the government’s overall plan of privatizing state-owned enterprises and economic liberalization. Other recent measures in this direction include a decree

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Kuwait’s Oil Minister resigned in late June, following an explosion at this Gulf state’s main oil refinery that killed five people. Sheikh Saud Nasser al-Sabah, a member of the ruling family, denied a

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Indicators:  1997  1998  1999  GDP real growth rate (%)  2.5  0.5  0.9  Inflation (%)  0.66  0.15  0.9  Total Exports (US$bn)  14.3  8.44  12.18  Total Imports (US$bn)  7.8  7.69  6.60  Trade Balance

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<b>Date:</b> Oct 18 - Oct 27, 2000 <b>Location:</b> Kuwait International Fairs Ground, Hall No 2, Kuwait <b>Specifics:</b> Conference specializing in showcasing watches and the watch industry.

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<b>Date:</b> Oct 18 - Oct 27, 2000 <b>Location:</b> Kuwait International Fairs Ground, Hall No 7, Kuwait <b>Specifics:</b> <b>Coordination by:</b> Kuwait International Fair Co. <b>Contact:</b