Saudi Arabia

September 2, 2000

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The president of the Jubail and Yanbu industrial authority, Emir Saud Bin Abdullah Al-Saud, signed two new contracts on August 27th regarding infrastructure projects.

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The Saudi Arabian Eastern cement company, <I>Al-Sharqiya</I>, has recently been awarded the ISO 9002 quality award. Prior to receiving this award, all of the company’s technical, administrative and se

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Oil prices weakened further Friday, as expectation mounted that the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) would agree a modest output increase at its meeting in Vienna on September 10.

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Oil prices remained high as US stock levels hovered around 24-year lows, although they weakened slightly late in the week following the latest pledge from Saudi Arabia, the world's leading oil produce

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The kingdom of Saudi Arabia is positioned first among urea producers throughout the Arab world.

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Oil prices remained high, as a vague pledge from the world's leading oil producer, Saudi Arabia, to ensure a "suitable increase" in output weakened prices only slightly and stocks continued to hover a

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Saudi Arabia’s telecommunications sector is experiencing a period of frantic activity with the privatization of the Saudi Telecommunications Company (STC), injecting new life into a sector formerly l

September 1, 2000

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Saudi Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdulaziz starts a tour, which will take him to the United States of America, Brazil, Argentina and Venezuela.

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Saudi Arabia has begun endeavors for reconciliation between Qatar and Morocco over a dispute between the two countries in July.

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A member of the Saudi Royal Family criticizee Washington's hostile policy of imposing sanctions against Iran.

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A project to develop and expand Jeddah's King Abdulaziz International Airport (KAIA) will begin next year.

August 31, 2000

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Saudi Arabia, aware that high crude oil prices will damage its interests in the long term, is paving the way for a concerted OPEC production hike to dampen overheated prices.

August 30, 2000

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Women in Saudi Arabia will be able to attend horse races when a new stadium opens next year.

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Saudi Arabia said Wednesday it favoured a "suitable increase" in OPEC oil production to guarantee a balance on the oil market and price stability.

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Oil prices weakened in afternoon trade Wednesday after Saudi Arabia, the world's leading oil producer, said it would work with fellow OPEC members to bring about an "appropriate increase" in productio