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BAHRAIN. Consumer behaviour in the tiny archipelago is less affected by tourism and other global factors compared to the UAE; Arab nationals represent a higher proportion of the population but oil is still a factor.
BAHRAIN. The Kingdom was the first GCC country to take the pioneering move to allow foreign investors 100% ownership of land and businesses in pre-determined areas and sectors.
BAHRAIN. An example of Bahrain's evolving steps toward an even more transparent economic environment is the recent modification to the Commercial Companies Law.
BAHRAIN. Saudi Arabia fears US goods, imported tariff-free into Bahrain, will be re-sold.
INTERNATIONAL. FME taps into regional growth of the US$14 billion franchise business into new sectors.
INTERNATIONAL. Franchising now key to brand building in many areas.
INTERNATIONAL. 2005 GDP growth to stay high after stellar year in 2004 with oil revenues up 35%.
INTERNATIONAL. Auto warranty specialist passes the 400,000 customer mark.
INTERNATIONAL. Nissan sales rise 46% as marketing efforts materialise.
BAHRAIN. Thoughts on process management, the Six Sigma Academy and programme details for next-month's Gulf Excellence.
INTERNATIONAL. Saudi Arabia and Oman emerge as the fastest-growing markets for Land Rover.
INTERNATIONAL. WTO's first ten years "a qualified success", says Director General Supachai Panitchpakdi in this speech.
UAE. A positive view of the Middle East in the world emerges from the Finance, Credit and International Business (FCIB) conference.
INTERNATIONAL. Experiments with hydrogen fuel cell-powered cars move into the mainstream.
INTERNATIONAL. Registration opens for conference involving senior G-8 officials and government, financial and business leaders from the Middle East and North Africa.
INTERNATIONAL. General Motors Middle East sales witnessed outstanding 35% growth in first quarter 2005.