Transport, logistics sector ‘best positioned’ to benefit from digitalisation

Transport, logistics sector ‘best positioned’ to benefit from digitalisation

The transportation and logistics sectors stand to gain from the digitalisation efforts being implemented in the country, according to HE the Minister of State and Qatar Free Zones Authority chairman Ahmad al-Sayed.

LNG expansion, 2022 FIFA World Cup legacy plans explored in latest report on Qatar

LNG expansion, 2022 FIFA World Cup legacy plans explored in latest report on Qatar

Qatar’s efforts to leverage its abundant natural gas resources and its status as host of the 2022 FIFA World Cup to develop a diversified, knowledge-based economy are mapped out in a new report produced by global research and advisory firm Oxford Business Group (OBG)

Oxford Business Group marks return to Qatar with landmark 2022 report

Oxford Business Group marks return to Qatar with landmark 2022 report

Oxford Business Group (OBG) has relaunched its operations in Qatar following a one-year break necessitated by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Qatar’s food security measures aligned with key global targets, says OBG report

Qatar’s food security measures aligned with key global targets, says OBG report

Qatar has displayed a strong commitment in rolling out its food security programmes that are in line with global initiatives and targets, Oxford Business Group (OBG) stated in a new Covid-19 Response Report

Qatar has 'solid' line-up of infrastructure, hospitality projects to prepare for large influx of visitors in 2022: OBG

Qatar has 'solid' line-up of infrastructure, hospitality projects to prepare for large influx of visitors in 2022: OBG

Qatar has a “solid” line-up of infrastructure and hospitality projects to prepare itself for the large influx of visitors in 2022, although the tournament’s flagship projects, such as the stadia, are nearing completion..

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.