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Monsoon rains hit India's southern coast three days early

Monsoon rains hit India's southern coast three days early

Monsoons deliver about 70% of India's annual rainfall and are the lifeblood of its $2.5 trillion economy.

Brent crude to average $73 in 2018, says BMI

Brent crude to average $73 in 2018, says BMI

While geopolitical conflicts and financial market dislocations threaten the global growth outlook, BMI continues to see a broadening global economic expansion overall this year.

Qatar tops world with 10.5% average growth rate for 20 years

Qatar tops world with 10.5% average growth rate for 20 years

Economic prospects for Qatar remain positive, with growth expected to reach 2.8% in 2018, while LNG production will rise to 100mn tonnes per year by 2023.

Global air passenger traffic demand up 9.5% in March: IATA

Global air passenger traffic demand up 9.5% in March: IATA

Capacity measured in available seat kilometres grew 6.4% compared with the year-earlier period, IATA said.

'Made at Home' exhibition to begin from October 14

'Made at Home' exhibition to begin from October 14

The exhibition is being organised by QDB with the active co-operation of Qatar Chamber, NAMA Centre and the Ministry of Administrative Development Labour and Social Affairs.

IMF sees solid near-term global growth but risks beyond

IMF sees solid near-term global growth but risks beyond

The global economy is expected to grow at a solid pace through next year, boosted by faster expansion in the United States and Europe, but after that risks will build, the International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday.

Lebanon wins initial pledges of $2.8bn at Paris conference

Lebanon wins initial pledges of $2.8bn at Paris conference

The pledges came at a donors conference in Paris on Friday where Lebanon was seeking help for its economy, battered by the fallout of seven years of war in Syria.

Oil jumps on IMF growth outlook as Brent tops $70 again

Oil jumps on IMF growth outlook as Brent tops $70 again

Oil rose more than 1% on Tuesday with benchmark Brent crude above $70 a barrel for the first time in a week on Tuesday, boosted by healthy world economic growth prospects and expectations for continued production curbs.

Nepal votes in second round of elections amid violence fears

Nepal votes in second round of elections amid violence fears

The landmark polls cap the country's transformation from a Hindu monarchy to a secular republic, following a 10-year Maoist insurgency that left more than 16,000 people dead.

‘Qatar continues to witness economic growth despite challenges’, says Ministry of Finance undersecretary

‘Qatar continues to witness economic growth despite challenges’, says Ministry of Finance undersecretary

Despite challenges like low oil prices and the economic blockade imposed on Qatar in June, the country has managed to grow its economy and maintain monetary and fiscal stability ...

Oil hits highest levels since 2015 amid tightening markets

Oil hits highest levels since 2015 amid tightening markets

Brent futures, the international benchmark for oil prices, hit $62.44 per barrel early on Monday, their highest level since July 2015.

Population policy will have 'positive impact on demographics'

Population policy will have 'positive impact on demographics'

HE al-Nuaimi said all the ministries, institutions and entities are doing their best to co-ordinate with the Permanent Population Committees' technical office to achieve a balance between the population growth and the requirements of sustainable development.