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Qatar-Gulf crisis: All latest updates

Eleven months ago, an air, sea and land blockade was imposed on Qatar by four Arab countries…

Here are the latest developments:

Australia – Qatar

  • On May 22, Ahmed bin Jassim Al Thani Qatar’s Ministry of Economy and Commerce met with Australian Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources David Littleproud.
  • They reviewed bilateral relations and discussed aspects of joint cooperation, especially in the field of economic, trade and investment.
  • According to local media, there are 144 Australian companies operating in Qatar, of which 15 are wholly owned by Australians, while 129 are joint venture companies with Australian-Qatari capital.

The companies are engaged in the fields of trade, contracting, construction, engineering consultancy, marine services, food trade, and others.