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Asia stays top destination of Qatar’s exports, imports

Asia stays top destination of Qatar’s exports, imports

Asia remained the principal destination of Qatar’s exports and the first origin of imports as the country saw QR24.7bn trade balance on trade volumes of QR73.41bn during the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2020 ...

China targets frozen food imports over virus fears

China targets frozen food imports over virus fears

Chinese health officials said Wednesday that two cold-chain storage workers in the port city of Tianjin were infected with Covid-19, as the country shifts focus to contaminated imports ...

Qatar posts Q3 trade surplus of QR38.2bn

Qatar posts Q3 trade surplus of QR38.2bn

Qatar's trade balance (the difference between total exports and imports) during the third quarter of 2019, recorded a surplus of QR38.2bn, down from QR49.9bn

Trump orders tariff hike on remaining Chinese imports

Trump orders tariff hike on remaining Chinese imports

US President Donald Trump cranked up the heat in a trade battle with China on Friday, ordering a tariff hike on almost all remaining imports from the world's second-biggest economy ...

US end waivers on Iran oil imports, crude price jumps

US end waivers on Iran oil imports, crude price jumps

The United States announced on Monday that it will no longer grant sanctions waivers to any country importing Iranian oil, in what marks the latest escalation of the administration's maximum pressure campaign on Tehran.

Iran bans 1,300 imports as protesters, police clash over currency weakness

Iran bans 1,300 imports as protesters, police clash over currency weakness

Iran is banning imports of over 1,300 products, preparing its economy to resist threatened US sanctions, amid rare public protests against the plunge of its currency to record lows.

Yemen pro-govt forces seize Hodeida airport from rebels

Yemen pro-govt forces seize Hodeida airport from rebels

The airport is disused but housed a major rebel base just inland from the coast road into the city from the south.

China accuses Trump of 'blackmail' after new tariffs threat

China accuses Trump of 'blackmail' after new tariffs threat

Trump said on Monday he had asked the US Trade Representative to target $200bn worth of imports for a 10% levy.

QCB forex reserves rise 4.8% to $39.8bn in April: QNB

QCB forex reserves rise 4.8% to $39.8bn in April: QNB

Qatar’s exports grew 27.3% year-on-year in April and imports grew 3.1% y-o-y.

Qatar trade surplus jumps 49.3% to QR14.74bn in April

Qatar trade surplus jumps 49.3% to QR14.74bn in April

The country's trade surplus registered 49.3% and 10.7% increase on yearly and monthly basis respectively.

Sri Lanka slaps new tax on gold to curb imports

Sri Lanka slaps new tax on gold to curb imports

The finance ministry said the tax was reintroduced after a five-year hiatus as authorities detected a rapid spike in imports in recent months.

Al Meera defies blockade by importing goods directly

Al Meera defies blockade by importing goods directly

The direct import from the supporting countries has been assisted by dedicated personnel and has brought about a change in the buying culture of companies.