The world class facilities created by Qatar at Ras Laffan were the main reason why the country could attract so many international investors to the industrial city, said HE Abdullah bin Hamad al-Attiyah.
Commercial Bank has embarked on a digital transformation journey in line with its passion to provide the “best client experience, creativity and innovation,” said its chief operating officer, Dr Leonie Lethbridge.
The country's non-oil economy looks set to comfortably avoid a recession as the “initial shock” to the system via disrupted trade and financial flows has eased.
Oil demand growth in the Middle East is expected to rise by 0.1mn bpd in 2018, same as that of this year, Opec has said in a new report.
Efforts to stabilise Qatar’s banking system has been “viewed favourably”, Kuwait Financial Centre (Markaz) has said and noted the “pressure” on sovereign ratings has been “alleviated”.
Qatar is among the two countries in the Gulf Cooperation Council and a very few in the Mena region to have cybercriminal and cybersecurity legislation in place by end-2016, the IMF has said in a report.
The diplomatic rift between Qatar and four Arab countries is expected to have a “limited impact” on growth in the region at this stage, the IMF said.
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