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Qatar's dominant position in gas exports protects it from fluctuations: World Bank official

Qatar's dominant position in gas exports protects it from fluctuations: World Bank official

The World Bank's regional director for GCC, Issam Abu Sulaiman, affirmed that the State of Qatar has the best performance among GCC states in the average rate of growth in 2020 ...

Funding shortfall hinders pandemic response: World Bank chief

Funding shortfall hinders pandemic response: World Bank chief

The World Bank said on Tuesday that it expects the coronavirus and resulting recessions to leave "lasting scars" on developing and emerging market countries, with the worst damage on oil exporters

Shura Council attends World Bank-parliamentary meeting

Shura Council attends World Bank-parliamentary meeting

The Shura Council participated in a parliamentary meeting held Wednesday within the framework of the partnership between the Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean

Al-Emadi participates in World Bank-IMF meetings in Washington

Al-Emadi participates in World Bank-IMF meetings in Washington

Qatar's Finance Minister HE Ali Sherif al-Emadi has participated in the annual meeting of the Board of Governors of the World Bank Group (WB) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington, DC.

World Bank's Georgieva poised to become 2nd female IMF chief

World Bank's Georgieva poised to become 2nd female IMF chief

A top executive at the World Bank, Kristalina Georgieva of Bulgaria, now faces no opposition in her candidacy to lead the International Monetary Fund, the fund announced Monday.

Investor confidence in Qatar underpinned by country's financial assets: World Bank

Investor confidence in Qatar underpinned by country's financial assets: World Bank

Investor confidence in Qatar remains underpinned by financial assets of over $300bn held in a sovereign wealth fund and demonstrated in the country’s ability to raise money on the international bond markets at relatively low yields, the World bank has said in a report.

Higher gas prices, North Field production boost Qatar account surplus: World Bank

Higher gas prices, North Field production boost Qatar account surplus: World Bank

Qatar’s current account surplus increased to 8.7% in third quarter of 2018, from less than 4% in 2017 due to higher gas prices and production from the North Field, the country’s biggest gas repository ...

Palestinian economy in 'crisis' over Israel standoff: World Bank

Palestinian economy in 'crisis' over Israel standoff: World Bank

The World Bank warned Wednesday of a deepening economic crisis in the occupied West Bank if the Palestinian Authority and Israel do not resolve a dispute over tax transfers.

Job opportunities recede for South Asian migrants in GCC

Job opportunities recede for South Asian migrants in GCC

Employment opportunities for South Asian migrants in the Gulf Co-operation Council countries shrank in the last two years mainly due to nationalisation in the GCC and oil price drop-induced economic slowdown, a new report has shown.

Qatar first in Mena to join World Bank-partnered GFF

Qatar first in Mena to join World Bank-partnered GFF

Qatar is the first Middle East and North Africa (Mena) country to join the World Bank-partnered Global Financing Facility, a senior official has said.

Qatar secures 20th rank in World Bank property registration procedure index

Qatar secures 20th rank in World Bank property registration procedure index

Qatar has risen six places on its property registration procedure index, climbing to 20th rank from 26th previously in the World Bank's 'Doing Business Report 2019'.

New Zimbabwe finance minister wants to clear World Bank arrears

New Zimbabwe finance minister wants to clear World Bank arrears

Zimbabwe's new finance minister said on Monday he would accelerate plans to pay arrears to the World Bank and the African Development Bank and would work on a three-year programme to cut government spending.