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Qatar economy to grow by 3% in 2019, says report

Qatar economy to grow by 3% in 2019, says report

Issued by SAK’s Market Watch Bureau, the monthly real estate report emphasised that Qatar’s economy is expected to reach 3% in 2019.

Europe reassures Iran of commitment to nuclear deal

Europe reassures Iran of commitment to nuclear deal

The European Commissioner for Energy and Climate, Miguel Arias Canete, delivered the message during a visit to Tehran and also said the 28-nation EU, once the biggest importer of Iranian oil, hoped to boost trade with Iran.

US vows to make North Korea rich if it gives up nukes

US vows to make North Korea rich if it gives up nukes

The United States promised Friday that it would work to rebuild North Korea's sanctions-crippled economy if Kim Jong Un's regime agrees to surrender its nuclear arsenal.

Philippine economic growth surges, fuelling rate hike talk

Philippine economic growth surges, fuelling rate hike talk

The Philippine economy was one of Asia's best performers in the first quarter of 2018, data showed Thursday, but the strong growth has fuelled speculation the central bank will be forced to lift interest rates.

Qatar's international reserves may touch $16.8bn by 2020

Qatar's international reserves may touch $16.8bn by 2020

The country’s international reserves totalled $13.8bn in 2017, according to FocusEconomics. This year, it may touch $16.6bn, $19.3bn in 2021 and $21.7bn in 2022.

Australia reveals pre-election plan to balance budget before 2020

Australia reveals pre-election plan to balance budget before 2020

Treasurer Scott Morrison also announced tax cuts for most people and spending plans for billions of dollars in infrastructure projects in the budget announcement.

Qatar has substantial capacity to diversify economy: IMF official

Qatar has substantial capacity to diversify economy: IMF official

Mohammed El Qorchi said that IMF believes the State of Qatar's policy towards economic diversification has been good.

Nigerian president's US visit to focus on security, economy

Nigerian president's US visit to focus on security, economy

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is to meet President Donald Trump in Washington on Monday, the first African leader to be received by Trump's White House administration.

Intellectual property rights key to protecting economy

Intellectual property rights key to protecting economy

Qatar's efforts to promote intellectual property rights has helped in protecting the national economy from the repercussions of the negative trade practices ...

India seen becoming $10tn economy by 2030

India seen becoming $10tn economy by 2030

Asserting that India would be a $10tn economy by the turn of 2030, T V Mohandas Pai said the South Asian country's greatest asset is its remarkably youthful population compared to other growing economies.

Commercial Bank Q1 net profit jumps 345% to QR405mn

Commercial Bank Q1 net profit jumps 345% to QR405mn

Commercial Bank has an excellent start to the year and continued with the execution of its five-year strategic plan.

Qatar's economic strengths highlighted at IMF event

Qatar's economic strengths highlighted at IMF event

HE the Minister of Economy and Commerce Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohamed al-Thani met with Tao Zhang, deputy director general, IMF, on the sidelines of the ‘Economic roadshow’ in Washington, DC.