Kuwait

October 18, 2000

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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

October 17, 2000

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Kuwait's Oil Minister Sheikh Saud Nasser al-Sabah has said world demand for oil will rise by 25 million barrels per day (bpd) to hit 100 million bpd b

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Kuwait's Oil Minister Sheikh Saud Nasser al-Sabah has said the current oil price is highly inflated because of the turmoil in the Middle East, a newspaper reported on Monday.

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Kuwait's Oil Minister Sheikh Saud Nasser al-Sabah has said world demand for oil will rise by 25 million barrels per day (bpd) to hit 100 million bpd by 2010, a newspaper reported on Tuesday.

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Kuwait Petroleum Corp. has sold an iron plant it owned through the Bahrain-based Gulf Industrial Investment Company (GIIC) for $183 million, a statement said Sunday.

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<b>Date:</b> Oct 17 - Oct 27, 2000 <b>Location:</b> Kuwait International Fairs Ground, Hall No 5, Kuwait <b>Specifics:</b> <b>Coordination by:</b> Kuwait International Fair Co. <b>Contact:</b

October 16, 2000

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Kuwait said Monday the Arab summit set for October 21-22 should be devoted entirely to "Jerusalem and the latest events in the Middle East," rejecting

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Kuwait's Oil Minister Sheikh Saud Nasser al-Sabah has said the current oil price is highly inflated because of the turmoil in the Middle East.

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The OPEC oil cartel is not planning to boost production further, Kuwait's Oil Minister Saud Nasser al-Sabah said Sunday, noting that high crude prices were temporary.

October 15, 2000

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The OPEC oil cartel is not planning to boost production further, Kuwait's Oil Minister Saud Nasser al-Sabah said Sunday, noting that high crude prices

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Kuwait Foreign Petroleum Exploration Company (Kufpec) announced yesterday record profits of $70 million in the first three quarters of 2000, up 71 per cent on the same period last year.

October 14, 2000

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<b>Date:</b> Oct 14 - Oct 20, 2000 <b>Location:</b> Kuwait International Fairs Ground, Hall No 2, Kuwait <b>Specifics:</b> <b>Coordination by:</b> Kuwait International Fair Co. <b>Contact:</b