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Fast-paced growth of Qatar economy expected to continue this year: Societe Generale

Fast-paced growth of Qatar economy expected to continue this year: Societe Generale

Fast-paced growth of the Qatari economy is expected to continue this year with acceleration from the country’s non-hydrocarbon sector, French multinational investment bank ...

Qatar's economy shows robust performance; GDP up 4%

Qatar's economy shows robust performance; GDP up 4%

Qatar's economy displayed robust performance during the third quarter (Q3) of 2018 with the real (inflation-adjusted) growth ticking 2.2% year-on-year as faster expansion in non-hydrocarbons

Outbound travels fuels consumer spending in Qatar

Outbound travels fuels consumer spending in Qatar

The large demand for outbound travel from Qatar this summer has been driving higher consumer spending, which, in turn, helps stimulate the local economy, a veteran travel industry player has said.

Higher oil prices, reforms, infrastructure push seen driving Qatar economy this year

Higher oil prices, reforms, infrastructure push seen driving Qatar economy this year

Qatar’s economy this year should be supported by higher oil prices, economic reforms and the government’s infrastructure investment push in preparation for the 2022 World Cup, FocusEconomics has said in a report.

Qatar economy seen to gain traction this year on stronger fixed investment

Qatar economy seen to gain traction this year on stronger fixed investment

Qatar’s economy may gain traction this year on the back of stronger fixed investment—aided by ongoing preparations for the 2022 World Cup—and healthy global growth, FocusEconomics has said in a recent report.

5G to sharpen networking prowess of startups, SMEs

5G to sharpen networking prowess of startups, SMEs

Fifth generation (5G) technology will help the country’s startups and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) take on digital trends, and fast-track the diversification of Qatar’s economy, a tech entrepreneur said.

Qatar's economy performed better than expected last year

Qatar's economy performed better than expected last year

Qatar’s economy performed better than expected last year and required “minimal” government support to blunt the effects of a trade and diplomatic embargo by Saudi Arabia and three other Arab countries, the Minister for Economy and Commerce, HE Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohamed al-Thani, has said.

Qatar economy registers 5.5% surge y-o-y in real terms

Qatar economy registers 5.5% surge y-o-y in real terms

A robust expansion in both hydrocarbons and non-hydrocarbons helped Qatar economy register 5.5% surge year-on-year in real terms (inflation-adjusted) during the third quarter (Q3) of this year ...

Qatar economy to 'expand at fastest pace' in GCC in 2017, says QCB governor

Qatar economy to 'expand at fastest pace' in GCC in 2017, says QCB governor

Despite low global crude oil prices and a not so conducive economic environment, Qatar’s economy is projected to expand at the fastest pace in the Gulf Cooperation Council region in 2017, said HE the Qatar Central Bank Governor, Sheikh Abdulla bin Saoud al-Thani.

Qatar banking sector’s robustness proved again: Al-Shaibei

Qatar banking sector’s robustness proved again: Al-Shaibei

The strength of Qatar’s economy and the robustness of its banking sector were proved beyond doubt yet again with normal business activities being resumed within 24 hours of the blockade on the country imposed by its neighbours, said Abdulbasit Ahmad al-Shaibei, QIIB chief executive officer.

Sanctions will not harm Qatari economy: al-Emadi

Sanctions will not harm Qatari economy: al-Emadi

Qatar can easily defend its economy and currency against sanctions by other Arab states, HE the Minister of Finance Ali Sherif al-Emadi told CNBC television in an interview broadcast on Monday.

CILE to host Qur’an lecture on January 6

CILE to host Qur’an lecture on January 6

The Research Center for Islamic Legislation and Ethics (CILE) is to host its next public lecture, ‘The Qur’an and Ethics: Concept and Approach’, on January 6.