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ECONOMIC DIPLOMACY

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Qatar Investment Authority accelerates investments in tech

The Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) has accelerated its investments in technology while keeping the door wide open for strategic partnerships in tech related investments, said Mansour Ibrahim al-Mahmoud, its CEO, on the...
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Trade deficit fissure in Lebanon widens by 5%

Bad news, again and again. Lebanon is facing a trade deficit whereby the fissure seems to have widened by 5% which amounts to 13 billion U.S. dollars. This deficit is observed for...
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Hariri’s investment plans key to economic growth

Investment plans disclosed by Lebanese Prime Minister-designate Saad al-Hariri’s aide underscores Lebanon’s plan to channel resources into its economy and peacetime development. Earlier this week, Nadim Munla, a senior...
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Qatar: Economic blockade turned into opportunity

Stifling economic blockade imposed by Saudi Arabia and Egypt on Qatar will continue to remain in place until further notice with neither Saudi Arabia nor Egypt will to "make any concessions" towards...
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Jacques Sarraf on Lebanon-Russia: “We need to establish strategic relations”

ByTheEast: How old are the bounds between Lebanon and Russia?  Jacques Sarraf: The first contact between Russia and the Lebanese population dates back to the reign of Tsar Ivan IV, who decided to support the...

Oil sales will continue: Hassan Rouhani

Oil sales will continue and Iran will break U.S. imposed sanctions, said a defiant Iranian President Hassan Rouhani after the United States reimposed sanctions on Iran’s vital energy and banking sectors. “America wanted to...
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Nassib border with Jordan opens on Oct. 10

Syria’s Nassib border crossing with Jordan will reopen on October 10, said Syria's state media reports. With the trade captured from the rebels, the Syrian government is set to reopen it later this month. With...
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Guilherme Casarões on Brazil: “Trade relationships with the Middle East are not easy”

ByTheEast: Brazil was a net importer of agricultural products in the 1970s. It now ranks among the world’s five largest agricultural producers and exporters. Can it overtake the others? Guilherme Casarões: Brazil has come a...
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MESA can co-exist with Qatar dispute

MESA (Middle East Strategic Alliance) was created to serve as a bulwark against extremism and Iran. But with Saudi Arabia, the Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt cutting off trade and travel ties with Qatar in...

Economic ties between Turkey-Germany reset

Economic ties between Turkey and German could potentially see an upswing. On the eve of talks between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, Merkel said, while Germany wants to boost economic...