Egypt has resumed imports of Brazilian meat, the agriculture ministry said.
Kazakhstan's oil and condensate output totalled 78.04 million tonnes in 2016.
Most stock markets in the Gulf made small gains on Thursday
Gold up 1.6% this week
United States imported about 1.3mln bpd from Saudi Arabia in February
Oil prices edged up on Friday, supported by a fall in Saudi exports to the United States, but overall markets remained under pressure on the back of a world market awash with fuel.
U.S. gold futures GCcv1 shed 0.3% to $1,246.60.
World's biggest liquefied natural gas (LNG) buyers, all in Asia, are clubbing together to secure more flexible supply contracts
Iran has scrapped a plan to impose tariffs of between 5 and 10% on iron ore exports and may also abandon a 15% duty on shipments of iron ore pellets
Saudi Feb imports 1.24mln bpd vs 1.18mln bpd in Jan