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Qatar: US ’presents draft on free trade deal’

Bloomberg | Tuesday, 27 February, 2007

US ‘presents draft on free trade deal’

QATAR is discussing the possibility of a free-trade agreement with the US, HE the Finance Minister Yousef Hussain Kamal said.

The US has presented a “first draft’’ of an agreement to Qatar, although there has been no progress “for the time being,’’ Kamal said yesterday in an interview in Doha.

“Qatar is interested if there is two-way benefit,’’ Kamal said. He gave no details as to a possible timeframe to an agreement.

 source: Gulf Times