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New trade opportunities, growth expected in Qatar-Indonesia ties

New trade opportunities, growth expected in Qatar-Indonesia ties

Amid the challenges related to the Covid-19 pandemic global economies are currently facing, new opportunities and growth for Qatar-Indonesia trade relations are to be expected “in the coming period,” ...

QIB expects growth to continue across all banking segments

QIB expects growth to continue across all banking segments

Qatar’s leading Islamic bank QIB expects growth to continue across all banking segments as major infrastructure projects continue amid preparations for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, said chief executive officer ...

Resilient Qatar economy continues to maintain growth momentum

Resilient Qatar economy continues to maintain growth momentum

The siege against Qatar imposed by its Arab neighbours on June 2017 failed to slow the rapid growth of the country’s economy even as the government managed to transform its impact into economic benefits ...

Private sector customers lead double-digit deposits growth in Qatar banks

Private sector customers lead double-digit deposits growth in Qatar banks

Commercial banks in Qatar saw a substantial year-on-year growth in the private sector customers’ domestic deposits, particularly personal, thus leading to a double-digit growth in the total customer deposits ...

Asia key to global energy demand growth; oil remains a valuable commodity

Asia key to global energy demand growth; oil remains a valuable commodity

The global oil sector suffers from a combination of negative oil prices, excess storage space, declining demand, and calls for a renewable energy revolution in the post-Covid-19 era.

Hamad Port expansion to support Qatar’s non-hydrocarbon growth: Moody’s

Hamad Port expansion to support Qatar’s non-hydrocarbon growth: Moody’s

Qatar’s plans to accelerate the Hamad Port expansion project by bringing it forward to 2020 from an initial target date of 2030 will support the country’s non-hydrocarbon growth over the next several years ...

Pandemic to bring Asia's 2020 growth to halt for 1st time in 60 years: IMF

Pandemic to bring Asia's 2020 growth to halt for 1st time in 60 years: IMF

Asia's economic growth this year will grind to a halt for the first time in 60 years, as the coronavirus crisis takes an ‘unprecedented’ toll on the region's service sector and major export destinations ...

Qatar GDP growth seen averaging 2.9% in 2021-22: Oxford Economics

Qatar GDP growth seen averaging 2.9% in 2021-22: Oxford Economics

Qatar’s GDP growth is seen averaging 2.9% in 2021-22, according to Oxford Economics, which still looks for an “improvement” in the medium term, amid ongoing investment ...

UDC’s QR5.5bn investments in long-term projects to ensure 'sustainable growth": Al-Khater

UDC’s QR5.5bn investments in long-term projects to ensure 'sustainable growth": Al-Khater

The company's ordinary general assembly on Tuesday approved distribution of cash dividends of QR177mn, equivalent to 5% of share par value.

Fast-paced growth of Qatar economy expected to continue this year: Societe Generale

Fast-paced growth of Qatar economy expected to continue this year: Societe Generale

Fast-paced growth of the Qatari economy is expected to continue this year with acceleration from the country’s non-hydrocarbon sector, French multinational investment bank ...

Positive outlook for Qatar banking sector on steady lending growth: PwC

Positive outlook for Qatar banking sector on steady lending growth: PwC

The growth of the aggregated total loans and advances of the eight listed Qatari banks from June to September 2019 (in excess of QR30bn) was "mainly driven by a combination of growth in equity ...

IMF calls for 'urgent' action by India amid slowdown

IMF calls for 'urgent' action by India amid slowdown

India's government must take steps quickly to reverse the economic slowdown of an economy that has been one of the engines of global growth, the International Monetary Fund said Monday.