Oman

November 18, 2000

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Oman's bourse staged a 12.1 percent surge, rebounding from a five-year low, in a mixed week for stock markets around the Arab world.

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Oman on Saturday slapped a ban on imports of cows and beef from France, Ireland, Portugal and Switzerland for fear of "mad cow" disease.

November 15, 2000

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Oman Aviation Services posted a loss of $4m in the first nine months of 2000, compared with a profit of $4m in the same period of 1999, Mid-East Finan

November 14, 2000

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The Oman Government is to invest 50m rials ($129,881m) in the Muscat Securities Market to restore liquidity and win back big investors, Mid-East Finan

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Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) is responsible for the production of 95 percent of Oman's crude oil and 100 per cent of the natural gas supplied to the Sultanate's domestic and international customer

November 13, 2000

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Oman signed a deal last week to buy 90 British-built armored personnel carriers (APCs) during a visit by Britain's Defense Secretary Geoffrey Hoon, the British embassy announced.

November 9, 2000

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Since 1985, Shell Oman Marketing (SOM) owns and operates the Sultanate's only lubricant and oil blending plant.

November 7, 2000

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Oman signed a deal Tuesday to buy 90 British-built armored personnel carriers (APCs) during a visit by Britain's Defense Secretary Geoffrey Hoon.

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An Omani criminal court has sentenced five nationals, including a former prayer leader and his two teenage sons, to death for the premeditated murder

November 6, 2000

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The Omani undersecretary of commerce and industry recently stated that the competitiveness of the Omani products had grown substantially in the international markets over the past five years following

November 5, 2000

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Oman signed arms deals with two French companies on Sunday, the defense ministry announced.

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Turkish Foreign Minister Ismail Cem held talks in Muscat Sunday with Oman's minister in charge of foreign affairs, Yussef bin Alawi bin Abdullah, on t

November 3, 2000

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Oman’s leader Sultan Qaboos bin Saeed will inaugurate on Saturday the country’s council [parliament] for the years 2001-2003.

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Turkish Foreign Minister Ismail Cem will visit Muscat Saturday for talks with senior Omani officials on bilateral and regional issues.

November 2, 2000

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Oman’s efforts to develop its non-oil related exports came under the spotlight in Muscat on October 27 and 28, at a seminar on export marketing in states of the European Union member states.