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  Business & Economy - Issue 3 - Yemen Times
In this respect, Yemen and other developing countries have continued to utilize its oil wealth, which is an inexhaustible resource, indifferent to thinking of other resources to guarantee national income through involving the private sector in this respect.
At the same time, Yemen's economy is in bad deteriorating condition; chronic deficit in the budget is also on the wane.
The $1 million masterplan was commissioned by Yemen’s Environmental Protection Council and the Ministry of Planning and Development and financed by the European Union.
www.yementimes.com /02/iss3/b&e.htm   (2005 words)

When Yemen aligned with Iraq during the Gulf War, Sa'udi Arabia and the Gulf states, Yemen's main aid donors and hosts to large numbers of Yemeni workers and their families, ended the Yemenis' privileged status.
After the Gulf crisis, Yemen was confronted with high unemployment, lost remittances, halving of US military aid, a sharp cutback in USAID programs, other canceled foreign assistance, and the cost of food imports and social services for the returnees totaling about $500 million.
Yemen is one of the 25 poorest and economically least development countries in the world with about a third of the population living in poverty.
www.nationsencyclopedia.com /Asia-and-Oceania/Yemen-ECONOMY.html   (569 words)

 Embassy of Yemen - Economic and Commercial Office (ECO)
In response to the successes of the economy during this period and the completion of the reform process, international donor countries and agencies have expressed readiness to support the reform programs in addition to the support of social safety net schemes tackling the negative impact of the reforms.
Yemen resorted to planning socio-economic development that is based on a market mechanism and a more prominent role of the private sector in economic activity.
What made Yemen's experience stand out is that the plan was done as the country was passing through a difficult transformation emerging from the necessity to combine economic reform and the need to maintain the economic role of the state as the sole supplier of infrastructure and social services.
www.yemenembassy.org /economic/YemeniEconomy.htm   (4350 words)

 About Yemen
Yemen is a country in the southern part of the Arabian Peninsula.
Yemen's full name in Arabic, the country's official language, is Al-Jumhuriyah al Yamaniyah (the Republic of Yemen).
Yemen has 18 provinces, which are headed by governors appointed by the president.
www.ycic.com /about_yemen.htm   (2258 words)

 Yemen: Economy
Yemen is by all respects a poor country, and today it is totally dependent on remittances sent from Yemenis working abroad.
Yemen has little industry, but there are positive mineral prospects in the south.
Yemen's south (from the city of Aden and up the coast in direction of Oman) is by far poorer than the north, but represents the promising aspects for the future.
i-cias.com /e.o/uyemen_2.htm   (216 words)

 Yemen: Economy
N Yemen produces grain, fruits, vegetables, khat (a stimulant-containing shrub), cotton, coffee, and livestock but is dependent on imports for most of its essential needs.
Yemen's GDP is also supplemented by remittances from Yemenis working abroad and by large amounts of foreign aid.
One of the principal reasons for Southern Yemen's merger with (Northern) Yemen in 1990 was the steady decline of its economy and the loss of Soviet political and economic support.
www.factmonster.com /ce6/world/A0862035.html   (191 words)

 Background Report on Yemen
The economy of Yemen has therefore been moving steadily from a crop that can be exported in return for food and other necessities, to a crop that is consumed internally within a day or two of production.
Yemen is also important because of its situation on the east coast of the Bab el Mandeb strait, one of the world's busiest shipping lanes.
Yemen's population of about 15 million is mostly Arab and Muslim, with some admixture of Asians and Africans due to its long history as a trading center.
www.forgottendelights.com /essay/Yemen.htm   (4730 words)

 Yemen - Economy
Yemen, one of the poorest countries in the Arab world, has reported meager growth since 2000.
Yemen was on an IMF-supported structural adjustment program designed to modernize and streamline the economy, which led to substantial foreign debt relief and restructuring.
Yemen is struggling to control excessive spending and rampant corruption.
www.exxun.com /Yemen/e_ec.html   (410 words)

 meepas Yemen country profile — Yemen economy and political strengths   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Yemen's position on the world map and especially in the Middle East can be described as strategically important.
Furthermore, the higher oil prices for the year 2004 have translated into higher income for Yemen, especially as the oil revenue for the budget for the year 2004 was calculated at USD $21 per barrel.
Yemen's relatively open political system has contributed a great deal to efforts directed at keeping the country's disparate political and tribal factions together under one flag.
www.meepas.com /Yemenstrengths.htm   (692 words)

 Yemen: Economy
Yemen's decade of peace: the rewards of peace and unity are becoming apparent from the north to south of the country.(Business & Finance)...
Emigration and the rise of the novel in Yemen.
Migration, family, and household in highland Yemen: the impact of socio-economic and political change and cultural ideals on domestic......
www.infoplease.com /ce6/world/A0862035.html   (312 words)

 Yemen Economy   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The World Bank also is active in Yemen, with 22 active projects in 2004, including projects to improve governance in the public sector, water, and education.
Yemen’s oil exports in 2003 totaled $3.7 billion and comprised roughly 70% of government revenue.
A long-term prospect for the petroleum industry in Yemen is a proposed liquefied natural gas project (Yemen LNG), which plans to process and export Yemen's 17 trillion cubic feet of proven associated and natural gas reserves.
www.traveldocs.com /ye/economy.htm   (876 words)

 The Virtual Jewish History Tour - Yemen
The Jews were a vital asset the economy in Yemen because they made up a majority of the craftsmen and artisans.
In 1679, the Jews were expelled from Yemen and let back in a year later because of the horrible effect on the economy with out this professional field.
Like Yemenite Jewish homes, the synagogues in Yemen had to be lower in height then the lowest mosque in the area.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/vjw/Yemen.html   (3013 words)

 Economy of Yemen - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
At unification, both the Yemen Arab Republic and the People's Democratic Republic of Yemen were struggling underdeveloped economies.
With the dissolution of the Soviet Union and a cessation of Soviet aid, the south's economy basically collapsed.
In September 1995, the Yemeni Government signed an agreement that designated Total of France to be the lead company for an LNG project, and, in January 1997, agreed to include Hunt Oil, Exxon, and Yukong of South Korea as partners in the project (YEPC).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Economy_of_Yemen   (928 words)

 Economy - Yemen - Middle East: currency foreign, yemen economy, yemen economy, civil war, fishing manufacturing
For centuries, Yemen’s economy was based on subsistence agriculture and was largely self-sufficient.
During the 1970s and 1980s North Yemen came to rely heavily on Saudi Arabia, the Arab Gulf states, and to a lesser extent, the western industrial countries for financial and other assistance, while South Yemen became equally dependent on the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) and other Communist countries.
In 1994, however, Yemen’s economy suffered another blow with the onset of civil war.
www.countriesquest.com /middle_east/yemen/economy.htm   (218 words)

 meepas Yemen country profile — Yemen economy, Economic snapshot
Nevertheless Yemen has had its fair share of economic problems which have contributed to making the country one of the poorest in the Arab world.
The loss of the remittances sent by them to their families in Yemen (estimated to be $3 billion USD) was a big blow to the Yemeni economy.
Diversification and privatisation of Yemen's economy away from oil is another important step recommended to the Yemeni government as the country's economy is deemed as being too oil dependent.
www.meepas.com /Yemeneconomicsnapshot.htm   (546 words)

Yemen is located in the Middle East on the southwest corner of the Arabian Peninsula.
Yemen's economy is agricultural and pastoral with increasing export of oil.
Yemen is one of the least reached countries in the world, as Christians are less than one tenth of one percent of the population.
www.arabicbible.com /ac/yemen/yemen.htm   (152 words)

 Yemen: History, Geography, Government, and Culture — Infoplease.com
Formerly divided into two nations, the People's Democratic Republic of Yemen and the Yemen Arab Republic, the Republic of Yemen occupies the southwest tip of the Arabian Peninsula on the Red Sea opposite Ethiopia and extends along the southern part of the Arabian Peninsula on the Gulf of Aden and the Indian Ocean.
The junta proclaimed the Yemen Arab Republic, and after a civil war in which Egypt's Nasser and the USSR supported the revolutionaries and King Saud of Saudi Arabia and King Hussein of Jordan supported the royalists, the royalists were finally defeated in mid-1969.
Yemen: History - History Northern Yemen The earliest recorded civilizations of S Arabia were the Minaean and...
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0108153.html   (1001 words)

 Yemen Economic Corporation - ÇáãÄÓÓÉ ÇáÇÞÊÕÇÏíÉ ÇáíãäíÉ
Yemen Economic Corporation (YECO) is a major name in Yemen's business world.
It has grown from a strong base, YECO operates in many sectors of the economy focusing on serving the needs of the nation and its citizens, contributing to the growth of Yemen's development and economy.
Yemen Economic Corporation (YECO) previously the Military Economical Corporation was established in 1973 with the objective of providing the requirements and inputs of the armed forces and public security personnel.
www.yecoyemen.com /english/About.htm   (172 words)

North Yemen[?] became independent of the Ottoman Empire in 1918.
The massive exodus of hundreds of thousands of Yemenis from the south to the north contributed to two decades of hostility between the states.
The two countries were formally unified as the Republic of Yemen in 1990.
www.fastload.org /ye/Yemen.html   (155 words)

 Economy of Yemen
Economy - overview: Yemen, one of the poorest countries in the Arab world, reported strong growth in the mid-1990s with the onset of oil production, but was harmed by low oil prices in 1998.
Yemen has embarked on an IMF-supported structural adjustment program designed to modernize and streamline the economy, which has led to foreign debt relief and restructuring.
Aided by higher oil prices in 1999, Yemen worked to maintain tight control over spending and implement additional components of the IMF program.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/ye/Yemen___Economy.html   (282 words)

 Profiles of Least Developed Countries
Yemen was able to report strong growth in the mid-1990s with the onset of oil production.
Yemen has embarked on an IMF-supported structural adjustment program and this has led to substantial foreign debt relief and restructuring.
Plans include a diversification of the economy, encouragement of tourism, and more efficient use of scarce water resources.
www.un.org /special-rep/ohrlls/ldc/LDCs-List/profiles/yemen.htm?id=887   (235 words)

 Welcome to the Homepage of the Yemen Embassy in London
The Republic of Yemen was subjected to a terrorist act of the kind that has been afflicting other states and nations.
They also have to be punished for their crime against humanity and for the damage they have inflicted on the country’s stability, its interests and image abroad, which we are proud to say has been enhanced to our commitment to democracy and economic reform.
On this tragic occasion the people and Government of the Republic of Yemen wish to convey their deepest condolences to the families and friends of the demised and to the people and Government of Spain.
www.yemenembassy.org.uk   (623 words)

 Economy Of Yemen
Yemen, one of the poorest countries in the Arab world, reported strong growth in the mid-1990s with the onset of oil production.
Yemen has embarked on an IMF-supported structural adjustment program designed to modernize and streamline the economy, which has led to substantial foreign debt relief and restructuring.
If you would like to use this map of Yemen or any other on your website you are welcome to do so, all we ask is that you include a link back to our site on the same page.
www.appliedlanguage.com /country_guides/yemen_country_economy.shtml   (442 words)

 Yemen - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It borders the Arabian Sea and Gulf of Aden on the south, the Red Sea on the west, Oman to the northeast and the rest of the country borders Saudi Arabia.
Yemen is one of the oldest centers of civilization in the world.
In terms of GDP per capita, Yemen is one of the poorest countries in the Arab world.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Yemen   (3613 words)

 Yemen Business Overview - TravelPuppy.com
Yemen is 1 of the poorest countries in the Arab world, and among the principal motivations behind the unification of Yemen in 1990 was the prospect of economic transformation and expansion.
However, it is only in the last few years that the economy has started to show irregular signs of improvement.
Yemen’s main trading partners are the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, the Republic of Korea, Japan, Egypt and the United States of America.
travelpuppy.com /yemen/business.htm   (422 words)

 Yemen Observer - Real News, Real People
It is one thing to be on the ground in Yemen and is another to be in Washington DC creating theories and spreading lies from behind the desk.
Yemen Autism Organization was founded in 2005 and now has more than fifty autistic children divided into classes according to stages of autism.
While Yemen suffers from grave water shortages, specialists and officials keep on warning that the country’s water supply relies on limited groundwater.
www.yobserver.com   (767 words)

 The Country & People of Yemen
Unity agreements between the two Yemens in 1971 and 1981 were not implemented because of recurrent warfare, but a merger negotiated in 1989 resulted in formal unification in 1990.
Yemen clashed with Eritrea over control of the Hanish Islands in the Red Sea in 1995; the Hague Tribunal awarded the islands to Yemen in 1998.
Yemen Women Union Improving Yemeni Women status and her participation in political, social, economic and cultural aspects of life.
www.hejleh.com /countries/yemen.html   (2415 words)

 Amazon.com: Civil Society in Yemen: The Political Economy of Activism in Modern Arabia (Cambridge Middle East Studies): ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
"Sheila Carapico's Civil Society in Yemen: The Political Economy of Activism in Modern Arabia is an impressive contribution to the theoretical study of civil society in the Arab world and to the empirical case study of Yemen.
The book reflects the author's extensive archival research of Arabic, English and European sources, and her personal familiarity with Yemen and Yemenis as a student, researcher, consultant, and friend for almost 30 years...Civil Society in Yemen is a valuable resource for upper-level undergraduate students and experienced researchers alike.
The author traces the complexities of Yemen's history over the past fifty years, considering its response to the colonial encounter and to years of civil unrest.
www.amazon.com /Civil-Society-Yemen-Political-Cambridge/dp/0521590981   (1412 words)

 Yemen Economy 1998 - Flags, Maps, Economy, Geography, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, International ...
Economy - overview The northern city Sanaa is the political capital of a united Yemen, and the southern city Aden, with its refinery and port facilities, is the economic and commercial capital.
Former South Yemen's willingness to merge stemmed partly from the sharp decline in Soviet economic support.
Yemen's GDP has been supplemented by remittances from Yemenis working abroad and by foreign aid.
www.greekorthodoxchurch.org /wfb1998/yemen/yemen_economy.html   (472 words)

 4.4: Rural Economy at Jebel Bura'
For all Yemen the statistical "estimate" of the ministry of agriculture in 1989 was 3.7 million sheep, 3.3 million goats, 1.2 million cattle and 200,000 camels.
Yemen is producing probably the most expensive honey of the world.
The country's gas reserves are estimated in 1987 as 6.8 TCF (trillion cubic feet) in the North and 15 to 20 tcf in the South, mainly at Shabwa.
www.brainworker.ch /reports/yemen/44REC.HTML   (5364 words)

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