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EU leaders clash at 'very tough' budget summit

EU leaders clash at 'very tough' budget summit

EU leaders clashed Thursday at the start of a stormy summit to decide the bloc's seven-year budget after Brexit, with bitter divisions between parsimonious rich nations ...

Qatar economy set to see gains on hydrocarbon, budget spending: Oxford Economics

Qatar economy set to see gains on hydrocarbon, budget spending: Oxford Economics

Qatar economy will see further improvement in the medium term; Oxford Economics said and noted the country’s GDP growth is seen averaging 2.9% in 2021-22.

Qatar presents 2020 budget with 5-year high spending; Amir approves 2020 budget

Qatar presents 2020 budget with 5-year high spending; Amir approves 2020 budget

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani issued on Monday Law No 26 of 2019 approving the State's general budget for 2020.

Qatar announces 2020 budget of QR210.5bn

Qatar announces 2020 budget of QR210.5bn

Qatar announced a 2020 budget of QR210.5bn ($58bn) on Monday, up 1.9% from 2019. "The 2020 budget is designed to achieve efficiency in the current expenditure ...

Cabinet approves draft budget

Cabinet approves draft budget

The Cabinet's regular meeting, chaired by HE the Prime Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani, on Wednesday approved the State's draft budget for the fiscal year 2020 ...

UK budget deficit hits 5-yr high before election give-aways

UK budget deficit hits 5-yr high before election give-aways

Britain ran a much bigger budget deficit last month than expected, showing how public borrowing is already on the rise even before politicians implement any of the costly spending pledges ...

EU sees Germany keeping budget surplus, Italy's debt to shoot up

EU sees Germany keeping budget surplus, Italy's debt to shoot up

The euro zone will restrain spending under draft budget plans submitted by the bloc's governments, the European Commission forecast on Thursday, despite calls to counter a worsening economic slowdown.

EU's incoming economy chief calls for less restrictive budget policies

EU's incoming economy chief calls for less restrictive budget policies

The European Union needs looser budgetary policies and an overhaul of its fiscal rulebook, the bloc's designated economics commissioner said in an article published on Sunday.

Ireland prepares for the worst with no-deal Brexit budget

Ireland prepares for the worst with no-deal Brexit budget

Ireland presented a no-deal Brexit budget for 2020 on Tuesday, pledging a 1.2 billion-euro package to keep companies afloat by allowing the state's finances to return to deficit if Britain leaves the European Union ...

Qatar to benefit from budget based on realistic oil prices: IMF

Qatar to benefit from budget based on realistic oil prices: IMF

Qatar could consider adopting a fiscal rule and also base its budget on realistic oil price assumptions than taking a conservative approach, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Physically challenged legislator seeks hike in healthcare budget allocation

Physically challenged legislator seeks hike in healthcare budget allocation

A physically challenged member of Swiss Parliament, the Federal Assembly, has advocated for an increase in budget allocation on healthcare and universal health coverage.

Trump signs first veto to secure funding for border wall

Trump signs first veto to secure funding for border wall

Donald Trump signed the first veto of his presidency Friday, overriding congressional opposition to secure emergency funds to build more walls on the US-Mexico border.