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Qatar economy becoming buoyant on key decisions in many sectors

Qatar economy becoming buoyant on key decisions in many sectors

In the recent years, Qatar’s hydrocarbon and non-hydrocarbon segment have witnessed significant developments.

Biden unveils plan to pump $1.9 trillion into pandemic-hit economy

Biden unveils plan to pump $1.9 trillion into pandemic-hit economy

President-elect Joe Biden outlined a $1.9 trillion stimulus package proposal on Thursday, saying bold investment was needed to jump-start the economy and accelerate the distribution of vaccines ...

Qatar economy to return to 'positive' growth in 2021 on global LNG demand, GCC diplomatic breakthrough: EIU

Qatar economy to return to 'positive' growth in 2021 on global LNG demand, GCC diplomatic breakthrough: EIU

Qatar's economy will return to “positive” growth in 2021, of 1.8%, on the back of economic benefits from a “recovery” in Chinese and global LNG demand, as well as the diplomatic “breakthrough” in the GCC crisis ...

End to three-year Gulf crisis seen benefiting Qatar economy

End to three-year Gulf crisis seen benefiting Qatar economy

The resolve to the three-year long Gulf crisis is seen as the “beginning of the openness”, the effects of which will be felt in the medium term, whereby the positive impact will be more on Qatar’s economy ...

Qatar's economy well poised to provide 'significant' opportunities for investors in 2021: Doha Bank official

Qatar's economy well poised to provide 'significant' opportunities for investors in 2021: Doha Bank official

The "good" relative valuation and "strong" macro fundamentals make Qatar's economy well poised to become one of the frontrunners that provide "significant" opportunities for investors seeking higher returns in 2021 ...

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.

Robust sales expansion in private transport, trailers, heavy equipment: PSA

Robust sales expansion in private transport, trailers, heavy equipment: PSA

Qatar witnessed robust sales expansion in private transport, trailers and heavy equipment, and the used vehicles segment looked rosy this October, as the country lifted the Covid-19-related restrictions, according to the Planning and Statistics Authority (PSA).

Qatar calls for stronger producer-consumer ties in natural gas market

Qatar calls for stronger producer-consumer ties in natural gas market

Qatar has called for stronger producer-consumer collaboration in the natural gas market for the global economic recovery and said natural gas will continue to be cornerstone in the low-carbon energy transition.

Business executive forecasts ‘optimism’ for Qatar in 2021

Business executive forecasts ‘optimism’ for Qatar in 2021

Having achieved a “very rapid” recovery process during the pandemic, complemented by reports of Covid-19 vaccines arriving in the country, Qatar is expected to have a “prosperous economy” in 2021, according to a top business executive.

Qatar economy experiencing unparalleled recovery: Sheikha Alanoud

Qatar economy experiencing unparalleled recovery: Sheikha Alanoud

Qatar, which has maintained fiscal integrity and allowed its central bank to grow reserves amidst the Covid-19, is undergoing "unparalleled recovery", thus helping it outperform the regional peers ...

Qatar credit profile to stay resilient on wealthy economy, strong government: S&P

Qatar credit profile to stay resilient on wealthy economy, strong government: S&P

Qatar's credit profile will remain resilient, supported by its wealthy economy and strong government and external net asset positions, according to Standard & Poor's (S&P), an international credit rating agency.

WhatsApp takes on Google, Alibaba in India's phone payment battle

WhatsApp takes on Google, Alibaba in India's phone payment battle

WhatsApp on Friday entered an increasingly tense battle between multinational giants such as Google and Alibaba for a chunk of India's fast growing digital payments market.