Canada is negotiating a Foreign Investment Protection and Promotion Agreement (FIPPA) with Qatar, which aims to accelerate investment flows between the two countries and provide a new impetus to bilateral economic ties.
The QCB's forex reserves equate to more than six and a half months of import cover, QNB said in its latest ‘Qatar Monthly Monitor’.
Diversification in funding type, tenor and geographical origin forms the core of Doha Bank’s funding strategy, said Group CEO Dr R Seetharaman.
The Qatari government’s net asset position is expected to remain a ratings’ strength over the forecast period, S&P said in a report.
S&P has affirmed Qatar’s long- and short-term ratings on Qatar at 'AA-/A-1+', even as the rating agency expects the government's infrastructure plan to underpin economic activity in the country.
Commercial Bank has “sufficient potential to grow significantly in Qatar” over the next few years, said Group CEO Joseph Abraham.
Commercial Bank will focus more on Turkey to ensure its Turkish subsidiary Alternatifbank grows and delivers returns on the equity it has put in, said Group CEO Joseph Abraham.
The Airbus A350-1000 has the “best fuel consumption per seat mile of any aircraft”, said Akbar al-Baker, group chief executive of Qatar Airways, the global launch customer of the European plane maker’s newest wide-body aeroplane.
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