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01/04/2009 at 19:50h

Summit makes the headlines in Qatar

The country's main English language newspaper cover read: 'Summit looks to shared future.' Those interviewed by the local press included the Arab Brazilian Chamber president and secretary general.

31/03/2009 at 18:52h

Brazil wants to mediate peace in Middle East

The country offered itself to integrate the Quartet, a group comprised of the United States, Russia, the European Union and the UN, that works for the peace process between Palestine and Israel.

31/03/2009 at 18:11h

Global solutions to world problems

At the 2nd Aspa Summit, Arab and South American leaders defended multilateralism for tackling issues such as the financial crisis and global warming. The meeting took place in Doha, Qatar.

31/03/2009 at 12:41h

GCC and Mercosur intend to sign agreement this year

So said the foreign minister of Paraguay, which occupies the rotating presidency of the South American bloc. A communiqué was signed promising to speed up negotiations for the free trade agreement.

30/03/2009 at 20:16h

Jeddah Chamber of Commerce organises mission to Brazil

The organisation is going to promote the city as an international business centre. Located along the Red Sea coast, Jeddah is the foremost Saudi economic hub. The trip will take place in May.

30/03/2009 at 19:48h

Brazilian wants factory in the Middle East

Company Tráfit, owned by businessman Mário Eugênio, from Bahia, is seeking the most adequate city for establishing a traffic signal assembly line. Besides Doha, he will go to Dubai and Riyadh.

30/03/2009 at 19:28h

Businessmen call for trade liberalisation

Final communiqué of the South America-Arab Countries Business Forum advises governments in the two regions to avoid protectionist measures and increase access to markets in their countries.

29/03/2009 at 18:38h

Leaders want rapid conclusion of GCC-Mercosur agreement

In a statement to be disclosed during the 2nd Aspa, heads of state of both blocs said they are available to unbar negotiations and demand from negotiators 'creative solutions' to the impasse.

29/03/2009 at 18:10h

Amr Mussa wants to see trade double again

The secretary general of the League of Arab States told ANBA he hopes for bilateral trade between Brazil and the Arab countries to expand by 100% in coming years, as was the case after the first Aspa.

29/03/2009 at 17:43h

Recipe to face the crisis

Participants of the South America-Arab Countries Business Forum, in Doha, defended the expansion of economic and trade relations as ways for both regions to face the international crisis.

27/03/2009 at 10:20h

Lula makes positive evaluation of relations with Arabs

The president of Brazil should point out the advances in recent years during the 2nd Summit of South American-Arab Countries (Aspa), to take place next week, in Doha, Qatar.

26/03/2009 at 12:55h

Uruguay takes ten businessmen to Qatar

They are going to participate in the business forum to take place before the Summit of South American-Arab Countries, in Doha, next week. Uruguay is an exporter of services and agribusiness products.