Saudi Arabia

October 20, 2000

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The commercial banks in Saudi Arabia have recently begun providing a new credit service, by the name of “Advanced Credit”.

October 19, 2000

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A Saudi official said that a Saudi pilot believed to have died in a 1991 Gulf War plane crash is alive and in an Iraqi prison.

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Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika discussed in Riyadh Wednesday with King Fahd and Crown Prince Abdullah, bilateral ties and recent developments

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Saudi Arabia’s Al-Zamil Group and Germany’s Dorma GmbH have announced the signing of a multi-million dollar joint venture, which will see production of automatic doors in a new plant in Dammam.

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The Saudi British Bank reported on October 18th that Saudi Arabia’s crude oil revenues could top 170 billion riyals ($45.3 billion) in 2000, shooting past the numbers estimated for total revenues in t

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<b>Date:</b> Oct 19 - Nov 24, 2000 <b>Location:</b> Dhahran Exhibition Center, Saudi Arabia <b>Specifics:</b> Exhibition from spanning numerous products from the leather, cosmetics, cologne & p

October 18, 2000

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A consortium led by French bank BNP-Paribas has been selected to advise the Saudi government on the privatization of Saudi Arabian Airlines. Saudi Arabian Airlines has taken delivery over the past two

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Many observers still question the Saudi government's desire to overcome decades of suspicions about outsiders and to initiate such liberal foreign investment laws. While it remains premature to evalua

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Saudi Arabia's new investment law has altered the manner in which business is conducted and should provide a boost to the Kingdom's bid to gain membership in the World Trade Organization. The legislat

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As the elderly King Fahd becomes increasingly disconnected from the Kingdom’s daily affairs, Crown Prince Abdullah continues to consolidate his role as Saudi Arabia’s ruler.   In recent months, Japan

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 Indicators:  1998  1999  2000e  GDP real growth rate (%)  1.6  1.6  4.2  Inflation (%)  -0.3  1.5  2.5  Budget Balance (% of GDP)  -9.4  -8.8  -3.5  Total Exports (US$bn)  42.25  35  52.6  Total Impo

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<b>Date:</b> Oct 18 - Nov 24, 2000 <b>Location:</b> Dhahran Exhibition Center, Saudi Arabia <b>Specifics:</b> <b>Coordination by:</b> Dhahran International Exhibitions Co. <b>Contact:</b> <b

October 17, 2000

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Delegations from Saudi Arabia and Iraq will begin a meeting Thursday in preparation for a search in southern Iraq for the remains of a Saudi pilot who

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South Korean President Kim Dae-Jung on Tuesday held talks with Saudi Arabia's defense minister on the Middle East crisis and high oil prices, official

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The Supreme Petroleum Council headed by King Fahd took over management of state-owned Saudi Aramco, which has a monopoly on oil production in the country with the world's largest oil reserves.