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IPA Qatar, EU delegation discuss emerging investment opportunities

IPA Qatar, EU delegation discuss emerging investment opportunities

The Investment Promotion Agency of Qatar (IPA Qatar), in collaboration with the EU Delegation to the GCC, hosted a special webinar on "Qatar’s Economic and Digital Transformation in the Covid-19 Recovery Phase’

GCC asset managers to remain ‘comparatively resilient’ amid Covid-19 crisis: Moody’s

GCC asset managers to remain ‘comparatively resilient’ amid Covid-19 crisis: Moody’s

GCC asset managers will remain “comparatively resilient” thanks to their “track record of strong performance, as well as their affluent client base and strong customer relationships”, Moody’s Investor Service ...

'Qatar always ready for talks to solve GCC row'

'Qatar always ready for talks to solve GCC row'

Qatar reaffirmed its readiness to work with the states of the Gulf Cooperation Council and international bodies to resolve the Gulf crisis through unconditional dialogue, respect for the sovereignty of the State of Qatar ...

Qatar keen to maintain unity of GCC, says FM

Qatar keen to maintain unity of GCC, says FM

An initiative to resolve the Gulf crisis is under discussion in an overall positive atmosphere and Qatar hopes to take further steps, HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani has said.

Qatar highest ranking GCC country in 2020 FM Global Resilience Index

Qatar highest ranking GCC country in 2020 FM Global Resilience Index

Qatar is the highest ranking country in the Gulf Cooperation Council region in the 2020 FM Global Resilience Index, which is the definitive ranking of nearly 130 countries by the resilience of their business environments.

GCC pegged exchange rate regimes likely to remain in place: S&P

GCC pegged exchange rate regimes likely to remain in place: S&P

GCC pegged exchange rate regimes will remain in place, S&P said and noted all GCC sovereigns are having sufficient access to foreign currency assets, or external financial support, to meet pressures on their exchange rates.

Qatar tops GCC sovereign issuances in Q2: NBK

Qatar tops GCC sovereign issuances in Q2: NBK

Qatar has topped the GCC sovereign issuances in the second quarter of 2020-to-date with $10bn of the total $24bn, a report by National Bank of Kuwait has shown.

GCC needs enhanced non-oil fiscal revenue and re-evaluation in savings approach, says IMF

GCC needs enhanced non-oil fiscal revenue and re-evaluation in savings approach, says IMF

Faster economic diversification will not resolve the fiscal challenge on its own in the Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC), hence requiring enhanced non-oil fiscal revenue and re-evaluation

Anti-Covid 19 liquidity support amounts to $41bn in GCC: IMF

Anti-Covid 19 liquidity support amounts to $41bn in GCC: IMF

Anti-coronavirus liquidity support has amounted to $41bn in the GCC, about 2% of the region’s GDP, a report by International Monetary Fund (IMF) has shown.

GCC commerce ministers stress need to promote food security in Gulf region

GCC commerce ministers stress need to promote food security in Gulf region

The GCC Commerce Ministers have highlighted the need to promote food security, and ensure the continuity of food supply chains and medical supplies for residents of Gulf countries ...

Qatar participates in GCC meet on water, electricity

Qatar participates in GCC meet on water, electricity

Qatar participated Wednesday, in the extraordinary meeting of the Undersecretaries of the Ministries of Electricity and Water in the GCC member states

Qatar able to afford more fiscal support amid Covid-19 crisis: Oxford Economics

Qatar able to afford more fiscal support amid Covid-19 crisis: Oxford Economics

Qatar is among the financially strong countries that is able to "afford more significant fiscal support" despite the slump in oil prices, Oxford Economics said in its research brief on GCC response to the Covid-19 crisis.