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Global initiative to reduce plastic pellet, flake and powder loss to environment gains momentum in GCC

Global initiative to reduce plastic pellet, flake and powder loss to environment gains momentum in GCC

Operation Clean Sweep, a global initiative to reduce plastic pellet, flake and powder loss to the environment, has gained significant momentum since its adoption in the GCC region by GPCA by attracting a number of new members from across the value chain,

'Regional interconnectivity vital in business growth', says Italian envoy

'Regional interconnectivity vital in business growth', says Italian envoy

Italy’s top diplomat to Qatar has underscored the vital role of regional interconnectivity in the growth and development of businesses in the GCC, particularly in Qatar.

GCC reconciliation reopens Qatar’s access to major sukuk investor base: Refinitiv

GCC reconciliation reopens Qatar’s access to major sukuk investor base: Refinitiv

Recent GCC reconciliation has reopened Qatar’s access to its major sukuk investor base – GCC-based Islamic financial institutions, says global financial market data provider Refinitiv.

Ministry participates in meet on GCC environmental portal

Ministry participates in meet on GCC environmental portal

The Ministry of Municipality and Environment, represented by the Monitoring and Environmental Laboratory Department, participated in a meeting on the application of the GCC environmental portal.

USQBC welcomes Al-Ula agreement ending blockade on Qatar

USQBC welcomes Al-Ula agreement ending blockade on Qatar

The US-Qatar Business Council (USQBC) has welcomed the Al-Ula solidarity agreement signed on the sidelines of the 41st session of the Supreme Council of the Co-operation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC) held in Al-Ula, Saudi Arabia.

Qatar economy to return to 'positive' growth in 2021 on global LNG demand, GCC diplomatic breakthrough: EIU

Qatar economy to return to 'positive' growth in 2021 on global LNG demand, GCC diplomatic breakthrough: EIU

Qatar's economy will return to “positive” growth in 2021, of 1.8%, on the back of economic benefits from a “recovery” in Chinese and global LNG demand, as well as the diplomatic “breakthrough” in the GCC crisis ...

Gulf reconciliation is a new page, win for GCC: Qatar Foreign Minister

Gulf reconciliation is a new page, win for GCC: Qatar Foreign Minister

The Gulf reconciliation is a new page, which is a victory for the Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) and the advancement of its people, HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani said ...

FIFA president welcomes landmark deal between Gulf countries

FIFA president welcomes landmark deal between Gulf countries

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has welcomed the signing of a historic declaration between the member states of the Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC), on Tuesday at the 41st GCC summit in Al-Ula, Saudi Arabia.

Qatar set to achieve GCC's best growth rate of 3% in 2021: World Bank

Qatar set to achieve GCC's best growth rate of 3% in 2021: World Bank

Qatar economy is set to rebound this year with the World Bank forecasting it to grow 3% in 2021, which will be the best in the entire GCC region.

HE Secretary-General of GCC welcomes opening of Qatari-Saudi airspace, land and sea borders

HE Secretary-General of GCC welcomes opening of Qatari-Saudi airspace, land and sea borders

The GCC Secretary-General Dr Nayef bin Falah al-Hajraf on Monday welcomed the opening of airspace and land and sea borders between Qatar and Saudi Arabia, local Arabic daily Arrayah reported.

Qicca official participates in GCC Commercial Arbitration Centre meeting

Qicca official participates in GCC Commercial Arbitration Centre meeting

Qatar International Centre for Conciliation and Arbitration (Qicca) board member for International Relations Sheikh Dr Thani bin Ali al-Thani has participated in the 78th board of directors' meeting of the GCC Commercial Arbitration Centre ...

GCC chemical producers give push to renewable energy in 2020: GPCA

GCC chemical producers give push to renewable energy in 2020: GPCA

GCC chemical companies have begun to invest in renewable technologies and projects, such as wind and solar as they look to transform towards cleaner energy sources, according to the Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA).