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North Field expansion to boost Qatar's downstream segments: OBG

North Field expansion to boost Qatar's downstream segments: OBG

Qatar's downstream segments such as chemicals, plastics and petrochemicals are expected to receive a boost with the expansion of the North Field, though the effects of Covid-19 on long-term prospects remain to be seen, Oxford Business Group has said in a report.

PPP to drive growth in Qatar: Sheikh Khalifa

PPP to drive growth in Qatar: Sheikh Khalifa

The National Development Strategy 2018-22 has put Qatar on a clear path towards economic diversification, and becoming a global economic player and business centre, Qatar Chamber chairman Sheikh Khalifa bin Jassim al-Thani has said.

Qatar shift towards knowledge-based economy bodes well for software market

Qatar shift towards knowledge-based economy bodes well for software market

Qatar’s shift towards a knowledge-based economy will have a positive impact on the country’s software market, which is expected to hit QR1.6bn by 2021.

Qatar’s Islamic financial services sector growth prospects 'closely tied' to country's economic expansion: OBG

Qatar’s Islamic financial services sector growth prospects 'closely tied' to country's economic expansion: OBG

Growth prospects of Qatar’s Islamic financial services (IFS) sector are closely tied to the “continued expansion” of the country’s economy,

Qatar's industrial sector forges ahead despite 2-year old blockade

Qatar's industrial sector forges ahead despite 2-year old blockade

Backed by the government’s diversification efforts, Qatar’s industrial sector is steadily forging ahead amid the ongoing economic blockade imposed by the Gulf neighbours in June 2017, according to a recent report.

Qatar CEO survey reflects positive economic outlook

Qatar CEO survey reflects positive economic outlook

Most of the executives interviewed for the 2019 edition of the Business Barometer: Qatar CEO Survey carried out by Oxford Business Group (OBG) were positive about the economic outlook for the coming months

Qatar SMEs secure QR700mn in public procurement contracts in 2017: OBG

Qatar SMEs secure QR700mn in public procurement contracts in 2017: OBG

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Qatar secured QR700mn in public procurement contracts, out of a total of QR2.5bn in 2017, according to Oxford Business Group.

Qatar well-suited to develop large hypermarkets: OBG

Qatar well-suited to develop large hypermarkets: OBG

The retail sector has been growing rapidly in recent years, with numerous homegrown, regional and international brands active in the industry or intending to launch their maiden stores shortly.

New medical insurance scheme 'to strengthen health sector'

New medical insurance scheme 'to strengthen health sector'

Underwriters have been setting up new medical systems in preparation for the launch, and providing input as to what shape the scheme should take.

New programmes create platform for start-ups, SMEs in Qatar

New programmes create platform for start-ups, SMEs in Qatar

New programmes and strategies are creating platforms for start-ups and SMEs in Qatar, Oxford Business Group (OBG) has said in a report.

Mall openings in Qatar expand retail sector significantly: OBG

Mall openings in Qatar expand retail sector significantly: OBG

Qatar’s organised retail sector has benefited from the country’s high levels of wealth and is currently going through a period of rapid expansion, Oxford Business Group (OBG) said in a report.

69% of fatalities in Qatar 'caused by non-communicable diseases'

69% of fatalities in Qatar 'caused by non-communicable diseases'

Non-communicable diseases (NCD) cause 69% of the fatalities in Qatar, according to a report published in The Report 2016 (Qatar) of the Oxford Business Group.