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'Gulf crisis has pushed Qatar towards self-sufficiency'

'Gulf crisis has pushed Qatar towards self-sufficiency'

"More than 60% of Qatar's export is outside the Gulf region and with the reduced competition from the blockading countries the prospects are looking really bright for local businesses and industries," Anwar Ali Shah said.

Trump, Republicans to showcase tax cut for businesses

Trump, Republicans to showcase tax cut for businesses

US President Donald Trump and top Republicans in Congress are about to show how aggressively they intend to cut the corporate tax rate, while trying to avoid the appearance of favoring the wealthy.

US businesses defend Gulf airlines in subsidies dispute

US businesses defend Gulf airlines in subsidies dispute

Businesses, including courier service FedEx, budget air carrier JetBlue and hotel giant Wyndham, oppose calls from Delta, American Airlines and United to renegotiate the open skies agreements with Qatar and the United Arab Emirates.

Gulf blockade boosts local Qatar industries

Gulf blockade boosts local Qatar industries

The blockade on Qatar by four Arab states has affected businesses but also created opportunities for the country.

Landmark permanent residency plan lauded

Landmark permanent residency plan lauded

Qatar’s plans to allow some expatriates to obtain permanent residency in the country - the first move of its kind in the GCC region - have been hailed by residents ...

Plan to grant permanent residency to expats

Plan to grant permanent residency to expats

The Cabinet has approved a draft law on a permanent residency identification card for non-Qataris.

No cyber attack impact on Qatar businesses: Ooredoo

No cyber attack impact on Qatar businesses: Ooredoo

Qatar's businesses have not been impacted by the ongoing global cyber attack, Ooredoo said and noted the company’s experts are working with the Qatari authorities and international information security leaders.

Barwa Village businesses 'hit' by infrastructure works

Barwa Village businesses 'hit' by infrastructure works

Ongoing infrastructure development works in the immediate vicinity of Barwa Village have adversely affected businesses in the mixed-development neighbourhood.

MEC makes Arabic mandatory for businesses

MEC makes Arabic mandatory for businesses

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) has made it mandatory for businesses in Qatar to use Arabic as the main language for issuing invoices, service lists, product labels and call centre services offered to customers.

Customers benefit as Ashghal launches e-services portal

Customers benefit as Ashghal launches e-services portal

Individuals and businesses could avail of 23 services and download applications from the newly launched e-services portal of Ashghal, it was announced on Sunday.

Erdogan vows to cut off revenues of Gulen-linked businesses

Erdogan vows to cut off revenues of Gulen-linked businesses

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan vowed on Thursday to choke off businesses linked to the US-based cleric he blames for an attempted coup, describing his schools, firms and charities as "nests of terrorism".