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Qatar tops GCC sovereign issuances in Q2: NBK

Qatar tops GCC sovereign issuances in Q2: NBK

Qatar has topped the GCC sovereign issuances in the second quarter of 2020-to-date with $10bn of the total $24bn, a report by National Bank of Kuwait has shown.

GCC needs enhanced non-oil fiscal revenue and re-evaluation in savings approach, says IMF

GCC needs enhanced non-oil fiscal revenue and re-evaluation in savings approach, says IMF

Faster economic diversification will not resolve the fiscal challenge on its own in the Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC), hence requiring enhanced non-oil fiscal revenue and re-evaluation

Anti-Covid 19 liquidity support amounts to $41bn in GCC: IMF

Anti-Covid 19 liquidity support amounts to $41bn in GCC: IMF

Anti-coronavirus liquidity support has amounted to $41bn in the GCC, about 2% of the region’s GDP, a report by International Monetary Fund (IMF) has shown.

GCC commerce ministers stress need to promote food security in Gulf region

GCC commerce ministers stress need to promote food security in Gulf region

The GCC Commerce Ministers have highlighted the need to promote food security, and ensure the continuity of food supply chains and medical supplies for residents of Gulf countries ...

Qatar participates in GCC meet on water, electricity

Qatar participates in GCC meet on water, electricity

Qatar participated Wednesday, in the extraordinary meeting of the Undersecretaries of the Ministries of Electricity and Water in the GCC member states

Qatar able to afford more fiscal support amid Covid-19 crisis: Oxford Economics

Qatar able to afford more fiscal support amid Covid-19 crisis: Oxford Economics

Qatar is among the financially strong countries that is able to "afford more significant fiscal support" despite the slump in oil prices, Oxford Economics said in its research brief on GCC response to the Covid-19 crisis.

Bahrain records first coronavirus death in GCC

Bahrain records first coronavirus death in GCC

A Bahraini woman has died from the novel coronavirus, the health ministry announced on Monday, marking the first death from the disease among Gulf Co-operation Council states.

5.5mn malware attacks recorded in GCC in 2019: Trend Micro

5.5mn malware attacks recorded in GCC in 2019: Trend Micro

A total of 5,544,299 malware attacks were recorded in GCC last year, making the region the fifth most-hit by malware in Asia, and 14th in the world, a new report has shown.

Al-Marri calls on GCC chief to deal with blockade's humanitarian crisis

Al-Marri calls on GCC chief to deal with blockade's humanitarian crisis

HE the Chairman of the National Human Rights Committee (NHRC), Dr Ali bin Smaikh al-Marri, has called on the GCC secretary-general, during a meeting with members of the US Congress ...

Airspace congestion still piles up huge delays in GCC region: De Junaic

Airspace congestion still piles up huge delays in GCC region: De Junaic

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) firmly believes the airline industry is suffering on account of the airspace congestion in the GCC, which is piling up delays in the region.

FM: We moved from impasse in Gulf crisis to talks with Saudi

FM: We moved from impasse in Gulf crisis to talks with Saudi

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani said that the ongoing talks on the Gulf crisis had resulted in progress.

Qatar Chamber participates in GCC consultative meeting in Muscat

Qatar Chamber participates in GCC consultative meeting in Muscat

A delegation from Qatar Chamber has participated in a consultative meeting held in Muscat to discuss ways of enhancing and strengthening co-operation in various sectors among the Gulf Co-operation Council countries.