Qatar

October 18, 2000

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Even if relations with Bahrain continue to regress, Qatar should continue to attract vast quantities of foreign investment to its wealthy energy sector. The Qatar General Petroleum Corp. (QGPC) recent

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Just when it seemed as though Qatar and Bahrain were due to reach an amicable resolution to their lingering border dispute, high-level official accusations from both sides escalated this neighborhood

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Indicators:  1998  1999  2000e  Real GDP (US$bn)  12.0  12.7  13.1  GDP real growth rate (%)  -5.9  5.9  3.0  Fiscal deficit (% of GDP)  -10.3  -10.4  --  Annual Inflation (%)  1.5  3.0  3.0  Total Ex

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Qatar is the most likely venue of the next ministerial conference of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), scheduled to be held by the end 2001, said Paul-Henri Ravier, the WTO deputy director general,

October 17, 2000

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The Qatari Minister of Energy and Industry, Abdullah Bin Hamad Al-Attiya was reported by <I>Al-Sharq Al-Awsat</I> newspaper, stating that Qatar is currently conducting negotiations with the Kuwait off

October 15, 2000

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<b>Date:</b> Oct 15 - Oct 20, 2000 <b>Location:</b> Qatar International Exhibition Center, Qatar <b>Specifics:</b> <b>Coordination by:</b> Ministry of Finance, Economic & Commerce <b>Contact:

October 14, 2000

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A leading newspaper urges Qatar to severe commercial ties with Israel to protest against the military attacks on Palestinians.

October 11, 2000

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OPEC member Qatar is concerned that oil prices could collapse due to a supply surplus, the Emirate's Energy Minister Abdullah bin Hamad al-Attiya said Tuesday.

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Qatar's RasGas venture is studying quadrupling production capacity to 20 million tonnes a year (t/y) to meet demand in Eruope and Asia, the energy minister said Tuesday.

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Qatar's RasGas venture is studying quadrupling production capacity to 20 million tones a year (t/y) to meet demand in Eruope and Asia, the energy minister said Tuesday.

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The wealthy Gulf emirate of Qatar on Sunday announced it had set up a development fund with launch capital of 200 million dollars to finance projects in Arab and Islamic countries.

October 10, 2000

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The Alkhalij oilfield is located about 50 kilometers offshore from the island of El Halul (where there is an important QGPC sea terminal), in water depths between 42 and 55 meters.

October 9, 2000

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The Qatari Liquefied Natural Gas Limited Company (Qatar Gas) has recently received the ISO 9002 and 14001 environmental awards, reported <I>Al-Raya</I> daily. Earlier, the company held a ceremony cele

October 8, 2000

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Qatar called off a medical aid flight to Gaza Sunday after Israel shut the territory's airport because of a shooting nearby.

October 7, 2000

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The Gulf emirate of Qatar will on Sunday send seven doctors, two nurses and medical equipment to Gaza to treat Palestinians wounded in clashes with Is