Gulf dispute threatens Qatar trade

A diplomatic spat in the Gulf has the potential to disrupt trade, says analyst Panjiva. Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the UAE have severed diplomatic ties with Qatar, suspending trade over the country’s alleged support for Iran and Islamic terrorist organizations. Panjiva adds that the four countries are also hoping to convince other countries to join the trade embargo, especially China, Qatar’s largest buyer of liquefied natural gas. Qatar, like other Gulf ... [+]

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