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Japan’s export to the Gulf up by 36%

The boom of Japanese firm activities in the Gulf has raised Japan's exports 36 per cent to $9.7bn during the first six months of 2007, reported Gulf News. The UAE secured the highest share of the Gulf countries of $3.4bn, or a 35.2 per cent share, of Japan's exports, followed by Saudi Arabia with $3.38 billion, or 35 per cent. In third place was Oman with 11 per cent, followed by Qatar with 8.4 per cent, Kuwait 7.23 per cent and Bahrain 3.09 per cent.