TITLE

The Boycott Bites

PUB. DATE
August 2002
SOURCE
Middle East Monitor: The Gulf;Aug2002, Vol. 12 Issue 8, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Country Report
ABSTRACT
Comments on the anti-U.S. consumer boycott in Saudi Arabia in protest of the unilateral support of the U.S. to Israel against the Palestinian Arabs. Impact on the U.S. dollar, military sales and exports; Focus of the boycott on fast-food chains and food and drink products; Retention of oil and gas contracts.
ACCESSION #
7152153

 

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