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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 122139–150 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122006
Published: 02 June 2019
.... An entrepôt is, therefore, associated with a trading center where merchandise can be redistributed to other places, no matter how far or close, without adding outrageous import duties on the goods originally imported to that commercial midpoint ( Buckley 1992 , 39–40). By playing such a facilitating...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 104652–658 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1399656
Published: 01 October 2017
...@caus.org.lb © 2017 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2017 Merchandise exports merchandise imports merchandise trade balance inter-Arab merchandise exports inter-Arab merchandise imports global enabling trade index STATISTICAL FILE Foreign trade statistics of Arab countries: selected...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12139–54 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.121003
Published: 01 March 2019
... control of the airport allowed the group, through an inside network, to oversee the entry and exit of people, and possibly evading merchandise trafficking controls ( ICG 2008 ). Hezbollah’s response was camouflaged as a call for a general strike. However, the situation escalated rapidly, ending up...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 102228–240 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1297565
Published: 01 April 2017
... 100 people) 91.0 78.7 70.2 91.5 63.7 90.4 Merchandise trade (% of GDP) 65 77 70 68 58 134 Source: See httpdatacatalog.worldbank.org/. CONTEMPORARY ARAB AFFAIRS 231 and data may nor may not also come from government; and (4) a participatory view, where citizen contributions are dynamic, and government...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 93400–420 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1202596
Published: 01 July 2016
... instruments and devices against the sum total of merchandise imported. In terms of the imports of a number of the Arab countries, these are still oriented towards intermediate consumption and final (end-user) consumption, which is among the factors that reduce the possibility of national dissemination of...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 92302–309 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1156895
Published: 01 April 2016
..., so that the region would remain merely a source of cheap energy and an open market for foreign goods and merchandise, with its people and rulers serving merely as agents for foreigners. It is the people of the region who have paid the price; and, therefore, what happened in 2011, brought Tunisia and...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2012; 53427–447 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2012.676320
Published: 01 July 2012
... information, wealth, ideas and merchandise, necessi- tating a network of international services essential to the upkeep of the process. These demand a pattern of international relations that might not necessarily lead to stability and world peace, but which might lead in many areas to the instigation of...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2012; 52307–312 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2012.668327
Published: 01 April 2012
... , but rather who only dis- cussed with him raising or lowering the price of the land . That is, Palestine for them was a commodity, just like any other type of merchandise, devoid of any particular nationalist distinction and bereft of religious sentiment. The second significant aspect is to be found...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2012; 52252–278 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2012.671999
Published: 01 April 2012
..., in the 258 M. H. Limam dealings of the Ministry of Defense and Sonatrach with this corporation, as well as millions of dollars unaccounted for in the importation of equipment and the purchase of merchandise without determining the recipient of these funds. As usual after the leaking of the findings...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2011; 43382–384 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2011.592404
Published: 01 July 2011
..., along with protecting British oil companies and guar- anteeing the security of the oil market in addition to ensuring that Arab markets remained open to British goods and merchandise. . Guaranteeing British access to oil and maintaining low oil prices. . Distancing the Soviet Union from the vital...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2011; 43322–340 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2011.593956
Published: 01 July 2011
... economic and technical activities as well as in merchandise, power stations and administration; Turkey has concluded a number of contracts with Central Asian countries in order to implement growth initiatives of Turkish corpor- ations aimed at employing thousands of Turkish workers and lessening domestic...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2011; 42244–256 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2011.573933
Published: 01 April 2011
... and poverty. The protests erupted in the town of Sidi Bouzid on December 17 when the police confiscated the merchandise of 26-year-old Mohamed Bouazizi, who immolated himself in protest over his treatment (al-Nahar, Beirut, 30 December 2010). Tunisian protests, turned into a Revolution (the Jasmine...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2010; 33297–333 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2010.494405
Published: 01 July 2010
... was availed of the opportunity for discussions with some of them, I discov- ered that they considered democracy to be part of the merchandise of the Western plan which they viewed as being embodied in the ignominy and humiliation of the French occupation, whereas their rejection of the Constitution...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2008; 13347–373 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910802163798
Published: 01 July 2008
... it suffices us to only observe the state of our institutions and the insatiable importation of [foreign] institutions by our countries just as they import [foreign] merchandise. 3. Furthermore, the defence of stagnant legal-dogma cannot but be a source of absolute institutional chaos: the...