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Trade, transport could resume with Qatar within a week: UAE

Trade, transport could resume with Qatar within a week: UAE

Trade and transportation could resume between Qatar and boycotting countries within a week, the United Arab Emirates' minister of state for foreign affairs said on Thursday.

Qatar fintech, food security sectors to attract US FDI, says USQBC exec

Qatar fintech, food security sectors to attract US FDI, says USQBC exec

The government's efforts to promote fintech and food security have played a significant role in attracting US foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows to Qatar, according to an official of the US-Qatar Business Council (USQBC).

Shortages, jams and shutdowns: UK readies for Brexit 'no-deal' chaos

Shortages, jams and shutdowns: UK readies for Brexit 'no-deal' chaos

Food shortages, tailbacks and congested ports: as talks with Brussels remain unresolved three weeks before leaving the EU single market, the UK is preparing for a chaotic ‘no-deal’.

Brexit means UK can't impose tariffs in aircraft dispute, US says

Brexit means UK can't impose tariffs in aircraft dispute, US says

Washington warned London on Wednesday that its exit from the European Union means Britain cannot impose tariffs on the US in a dispute over aviation industry subsidies.

Qatar registers about 10% expansion in trade surplus to QR7.05bn in October

Qatar registers about 10% expansion in trade surplus to QR7.05bn in October

A robust growth in exports to Asian countries helped Qatar register about 10% month-on-month expansion in trade surplus to QR7.05bn in October this year, according to official statistics.

Trade finance ‘vital lifeline’ for SMEs: Sheikh Khalifa

Trade finance ‘vital lifeline’ for SMEs: Sheikh Khalifa

International Chamber of Commerce Qatar (ICC Qatar) on Thursday announced its support of the International Chamber of Commerce’s (ICC) call for urgent action from G20 leaders in response to the Covid-19 outbreak.

Qatar-India financing ties to grow with focus on long-term investments: Envoy

Qatar-India financing ties to grow with focus on long-term investments: Envoy

The exposure from Qatar side to Indian market is limited but is increasing, ambassador said, participating in a panel discussion ‘Financing India – with focus on Qatar’

China-MENAT trading corridor set to grow: HSBC

China-MENAT trading corridor set to grow: HSBC

China is already the largest trading partner for the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey (MENAT) region, with annual two-way trade worth around $300bn, according to HSBC.

Democrats, Republicans trade seats in battle for US Senate majority

Democrats, Republicans trade seats in battle for US Senate majority

Republican Senator Cory Gardner was defeated on Tuesday in Colourado by former Governor John Hickenlooper, giving the Democrats their first victory of an election battle in which they are attempting to win ...

Trade with Qatar has increased three times: outgoing Argentinian ambassador

Trade with Qatar has increased three times: outgoing Argentinian ambassador

“The volume of trade between Qatar and Argentina has increased three times in the last two years, highlighting the real strategic partnership between the two countries,” Carlos Hernandez ...

Qatar-Malaysia trade tops $840mn in 2019, says Matrade official

Qatar-Malaysia trade tops $840mn in 2019, says Matrade official

Qatar and Malaysia’s total trade volume reached $840.1mn in 2019, according to Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (Matrade) trade commissioner Omar Mohd Salleh.

Qatar records 10.7% increase in surplus of monthly trade balance

Qatar records 10.7% increase in surplus of monthly trade balance

Qatar recorded a 10.7% month-on-month (m-o-m) increase in its foreign merchandise balance for August 2020 to reach nearly QR0.7bn, according to preliminary figures released by the Planning and Statistics Authority (PSA).