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Qatar's inward foreign investments rise 5% to QR682.3bn in Q2

Qatar's inward foreign investments rise 5% to QR682.3bn in Q2

The ongoing diplomatic and trade embargo notwithstanding, overseas investors appear to be bullish on Qatar's macro fundamentals as Doha's inward foreign investments reported a 5% year-on-year gain to QR682.3bn during the second quarter (Q2) of this year, according to official estimates.

Qatar trade balance jumps 25.6% to QR15.5bn in September

Qatar trade balance jumps 25.6% to QR15.5bn in September

Qatar's commodity trade balance surged to QR15.5bn last September, up by QR 3.1bn, or 25.6%, compared to the same month last year, and a decrease of 11.8% compared to August, 2017.

MDPS, HBKU ink pact to exchange knowledge, enhance research

MDPS, HBKU ink pact to exchange knowledge, enhance research

The Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics (MDPS) and Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to invest in human capital and facilitate the development and implementation of scientific and research projects.

Qatar population shows 4.5% growth in one month

Qatar population shows 4.5% growth in one month

Qatar's population showed a 4.5% rise on August 31 compared to the figures recorded at the end of the previous month, the Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics (MDPS) announced Monday.

Fewer traffic accidents, violations  in September

Fewer traffic accidents, violations in September

Traffic accident cases in Qatar were generally on the decline this September against the previous month's level; but Madinat Khalifa and Al Rayyan saw increasing trends, according to official statistics.

Population returns to 2.6mn mark again

Population returns to 2.6mn mark again

Qatar population has once again returned to exceed the 2.6mn mark after more than three months, according to latest figures made available by the Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics.

Villas get more permits to build, shows monthly stat

Villas get more permits to build, shows monthly stat

The Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics published the 30th issue of the monthly statistics of building permits issued by all municipalities in Qatar.

Qatar registers QR9.9bn trade surplus in March

Qatar registers QR9.9bn trade surplus in March

Qatar has registered a trade surplus of QR9.9bn in March, which represents a year-on-year growth of nearly 71%, data released by the Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics show.

QCB may postpone deadline for 100% loan-deposit compliance: MDPS

QCB may postpone deadline for 100% loan-deposit compliance: MDPS

Liquidity issues may force the Qatar Central Bank (QCB) to postpone the deadline for compliance to 100% loan-to-deposit ratio by one year to the end of 2018, according to the Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics (MDPS).

Marginal rise in Qatar population

Marginal rise in Qatar population

Qatar's population, which had fallen between November and December last year by nearly 42,000, has shown a marginal rise, as per the latest figures issued by the statistics authorities.