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Qatar’s industrial production sees robust gains in April

Qatar’s industrial production sees robust gains in April

The country's Industrial Production Index (IPI) reported a 1.4% and 1.5% increase year-on-year and month-on-month respectively in April this year.

Siege fails to shake confidence of global investors in Qatar

Siege fails to shake confidence of global investors in Qatar

The country's total inward FDI stocks amounted to QR130.5bn in 2017 with other American countries contributing QR46.6bn, or 36%, of the total.

Qatar population at an all-time high of 2.706mn

Qatar population at an all-time high of 2.706mn

This latest figure was based on the actual number of people, within the Qatari territory at the end of last month (April 2018), it said.

Qatar industrial production grows 2% y-o-y in February

Qatar industrial production grows 2% y-o-y in February

The country's Industrial Production Index (IPI) reported a 2% increase year-on-year in the review period, said the figures released by the Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics (MDPS).

Rayyan municipality tops in building permits issuance last month

Rayyan municipality tops in building permits issuance last month

Rayyan municipality topped the issuance of building permits in Qatar in March with 220 permits, the Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics (MDPS) has said in its monthly bulletin.

Qatar's population returns to a high of 2.7mn

Qatar's population returns to a high of 2.7mn

Qatar's population has returned to an all-time high of 2.7mn, according to figures released by the Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics (MDPS) on Thursday.

Qatar’s population increases to 2.644mn in January

Qatar’s population increases to 2.644mn in January

The highest in recent months was in May last year when MDPS had reported the population touched 2.7mn for the first time ever.

Year-end sees Qatar population exceeding 2.6mn

Year-end sees Qatar population exceeding 2.6mn

Qatar population stood at 2.64 million at the end of 2017, according to a communique from the Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics (MDPS).

Qatar receives investments of more than QR743bn in Q2

Qatar receives investments of more than QR743bn in Q2

The survey was addressed to about 30 of the largest enterprises in the private sector, which accounted for 84% of value of inward FDI (foreign direct investment) of non-banks enterprises in 2016.

Population inching back to year's highest levels

Population inching back to year's highest levels

The month of May showed a population of 2,700,539, the highest of the year so far. It was the only time that Qatar's population exceeded 2.7mn in the country's history.

Vessel arrivals at Hamad Port surge 47% in August

Vessel arrivals at Hamad Port surge 47% in August

The 44th edition of Qatar: Monthly Statistics - Statistics of August 2017 is a monthly publication that contains the main indicators and updates pertaining to Qatar in a specific month.

Qatar food price inflation eases in August: MDPS

Qatar food price inflation eases in August: MDPS

Food price inflation eased in Qatar during August, government data showed, suggesting the country was successful in reducing the impact of the unjustifiable blockade imposed by some Arab states.