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US, Qatar exports hit $1.5bn

American exports to Qatar totalled almost $1.5bn up to Q3 2007, according to figures released by the US Commercial Office and cited by The Peninsula. Meanwhile, foreign direct investment into Qatar from the US amounted to around $5.1bn in 2005. The Commercial Office, which has just set up an office in Qatar, calculated that unemployment in the Gulf state stood at 3.2% in 2006, in a population of just over 900,000.