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October 27, 1996
"Despite Unrest, U.S. Firms See Promise in Mideast" (International Business, Oct. 10) speaks of "regional efforts to liberalize economies," but are you aware of a barrier to free trade being instituted by the Saudi Arabian government under the auspices of the Saudi Arabia Standards Organization and a British company, Inchcape Testing Services? As a small export marketing company, we and our factories will be burdened with thousands of dollars in additional fees and expenses for most products we wish to sell into Saudi Arabia.
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NEWS
January 26, 1991
Saudi Arabia, one of the world's biggest oil exporters, is IMPORTING JET FUEL and other refined products for Operation Desert Storm. Although officials will not disclose how much fuel is being consumed in the thousands of sorties over Iraq, some analysts estimate Saudi Arabia is seeking to import 200,000 to 400,000 barrels of jet fuel daily--above their own production of 350,000 to 400,000 a day.
BUSINESS
May 9, 1996
Saudi Arabia Issues Warning on Pirated Software: The kingdom has warned more than 200 private companies not to use pirated software in its latest crackdown to enforce copyright laws, industry sources said. The misuse of copyrights, trademarks and patents has become a crucial issue as Saudi Arabia has sought to join the World Trade Organization. The WTO is tentatively scheduled to meet in November and will discuss Saudi intellectual property rights enforcement and other issues.
BUSINESS
October 13, 1989 | From Reuters
Saudi Arabia, the world's biggest oil exporter, plans to spend $15 billion in the next six years to maintain its supremacy in the oil market, regional bankers and oil industry analysts said Thursday. "Saudi Arabia wants to remain a market leader in the 1990s," one oil industry manager said. "It also does not want its share within OPEC to erode as world demand grows." Oil industry sources in the Gulf said the Saudi Arabian Oil Co.
BUSINESS
February 15, 1992 | From Associated Press
OPEC got close to a deal Friday that would cut oil output for the spring, but Saudi Arabia backed out late in the afternoon, according to sources at the cartel's contentious meeting. The sources, who spoke on condition they not be named, said Saudi Oil Minister Hisham Nazir told other members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries that Saudi Arabia had a series of proposals for slashing oil output.
BUSINESS
May 9, 1996
Saudi Arabia Issues Warning on Pirated Software: The kingdom has warned more than 200 private companies not to use pirated software in its latest crackdown to enforce copyright laws, industry sources said. The misuse of copyrights, trademarks and patents has become a crucial issue as Saudi Arabia has sought to join the World Trade Organization. The WTO is tentatively scheduled to meet in November and will discuss Saudi intellectual property rights enforcement and other issues.
NEWS
September 13, 1990 | From Reuters
Supertankers idled by the Persian Gulf crisis are finally heading for new destinations as other oil producers boost exports to offset the shortfall from Iraq and Kuwait. Shipping sources said Wednesday that the fleet of tankers waiting in the Gulf of Oman is thinning as Saudi Arabia and its gulf allies pump more oil.
BUSINESS
August 16, 1990 | PATRICK LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Industry sources said Wednesday that Saudi Arabia will cut by 15% its crude oil allocations in September to large customers, including major U.S. oil companies. But analysts said it is not clear whether the cut will mean that customers receive less crude oil than they need. The allocation cut was taken by some observers as a sign of an unexpected delay in the long-awaited increase in Saudi oil production to help offset a 4.
BUSINESS
October 27, 1996
"Despite Unrest, U.S. Firms See Promise in Mideast" (International Business, Oct. 10) speaks of "regional efforts to liberalize economies," but are you aware of a barrier to free trade being instituted by the Saudi Arabian government under the auspices of the Saudi Arabia Standards Organization and a British company, Inchcape Testing Services? As a small export marketing company, we and our factories will be burdened with thousands of dollars in additional fees and expenses for most products we wish to sell into Saudi Arabia.
BUSINESS
February 15, 1992 | From Associated Press
OPEC got close to a deal Friday that would cut oil output for the spring, but Saudi Arabia backed out late in the afternoon, according to sources at the cartel's contentious meeting. The sources, who spoke on condition they not be named, said Saudi Oil Minister Hisham Nazir told other members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries that Saudi Arabia had a series of proposals for slashing oil output.
NEWS
January 26, 1991
Saudi Arabia, one of the world's biggest oil exporters, is IMPORTING JET FUEL and other refined products for Operation Desert Storm. Although officials will not disclose how much fuel is being consumed in the thousands of sorties over Iraq, some analysts estimate Saudi Arabia is seeking to import 200,000 to 400,000 barrels of jet fuel daily--above their own production of 350,000 to 400,000 a day.
NEWS
September 13, 1990 | From Reuters
Supertankers idled by the Persian Gulf crisis are finally heading for new destinations as other oil producers boost exports to offset the shortfall from Iraq and Kuwait. Shipping sources said Wednesday that the fleet of tankers waiting in the Gulf of Oman is thinning as Saudi Arabia and its gulf allies pump more oil.
BUSINESS
August 16, 1990 | PATRICK LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Industry sources said Wednesday that Saudi Arabia will cut by 15% its crude oil allocations in September to large customers, including major U.S. oil companies. But analysts said it is not clear whether the cut will mean that customers receive less crude oil than they need. The allocation cut was taken by some observers as a sign of an unexpected delay in the long-awaited increase in Saudi oil production to help offset a 4.
BUSINESS
October 13, 1989 | From Reuters
Saudi Arabia, the world's biggest oil exporter, plans to spend $15 billion in the next six years to maintain its supremacy in the oil market, regional bankers and oil industry analysts said Thursday. "Saudi Arabia wants to remain a market leader in the 1990s," one oil industry manager said. "It also does not want its share within OPEC to erode as world demand grows." Oil industry sources in the Gulf said the Saudi Arabian Oil Co.
NEWS
August 29, 1990
Diplomatic Front: Iraqi President Saddam Hussein said all women and children may leave Iraq today, but the State Department said Iraqi authorities continue to round up Americans, taking nine more into custody. Hussein met with hostages and told them he is willing to talk to President Bush and British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. The State Department dismissed the offer.
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