Doha witnessed a robust month-on-month expansion in the building permits issued this March; outperforming other municipalities, according to the official statistics.
Qatar's real estate sector development was seen more concentrated outside the capital Doha as Al Rayyan, Al Daayen and Al Wakra together constituted 67% of the total building permits issued this February, according to the official statistics.
The Planning and Statistics Authority (PSA), in collaboration with the Institute for Management Development (IMD) in Switzerland, will be carrying out the "Executive Opinion Survey" throughout March 2021.
A substantial expansion in extraction of crude petroleum and natural gas as well as increase in certain manufacturing items led Qatar’s industrial production to jump 10.4% month-on-month in December 2020, as the country substantially lifted the Covid-19 related restrictions.
Qatar’s cost of living, based on consumer price index (CPI) inflation, rose 1.23% month-on-month in January 2021, mainly on account of costlier transport, furniture, communication and food, according to the Planning and Statistics Authority (PSA).
Qatar’s industrial sector continued to gain momentum with the producer price index (PPI) surging more than 8% in December 2020 against the previous month’s level, aided by hydrocarbons and certain manufactured products
Qatar saw a strong double-digit month-on-month surge in exports to India and Singapore as the country recorded an overall trade surplus of QR8.59bn in December 2020, according to the official estimates.
Qatar’s private sector, especially the construction segment, is poised for a good start this year as prospects brightened with the overall building permits issued saw a robust double-digit growth month-on-month in December 2020, according to the official statistics.
The Planning and Statistics Authority (PSA) has announced an extension of the data e-registration period for Qatar Census 2020 until mid-January.
HE the President of the Planning and Statistics Authority (PSA) Dr Saleh bin Mohamed al-Nabit said that Qatar has scored an important achievement and has a pioneering experience in the online census