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QGIRC is explores investment opportunities in growth plan

QGIRC is explores investment opportunities in growth plan

Qatar General Insurance and Reinsurance Company (QGIRC) is exploring investment opportunities and boosting its competitiveness as part of rewarding shareholders in the future.

China's growth cools to 6.3% in the first quarter, shows poll

China's growth cools to 6.3% in the first quarter, shows poll

China's economy cooled further in the first quarter, according to an AFP survey of analysts, as Beijing resorted to tried-and-tested measures to combat tepid global demand and a bruising US trade war.

Global GDP growth is slowing but serious crisis remains unlikely: QNB

Global GDP growth is slowing but serious crisis remains unlikely: QNB

Citing the latest World Economic Outlook (WEO), QNB said in its weekly analysis that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) forecasts a temporary slowing in the growth rate of global economic activity ...

QCB reserves 'remains high'; economic diversification to sustain robust growth: EIU

QCB reserves 'remains high'; economic diversification to sustain robust growth: EIU

Reserves at the Qatar Central Banks “remains high” although annual average oil prices are forecast to fall in 2019, Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has said in an overview.

Qatar looks to ‘worldwide growth’ in LNG, says al-Kaabi

Qatar looks to ‘worldwide growth’ in LNG, says al-Kaabi

Qatar is firm in its plans to expand its liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry to global markets, according to HE the Minister of State for Energy Affairs Saad bin Sherida al-Kaabi.

Singapore announces expansionary budget as growth slows due to external headwinds: QNB

Singapore announces expansionary budget as growth slows due to external headwinds: QNB

Singapore has announced expansionary budget as the City State’s growth slows due to external headwinds, QNB has said in an economic commentary.

IMF chief warns of high Arab public debt

IMF chief warns of high Arab public debt

Public debt has rapidly increased in many Arab countries since the 2008 global financial crisis, due to persistently high budget deficits, the International Monetary Fund has warned.

China's economy grew at slowest pace in 28 years in 2018

China's economy grew at slowest pace in 28 years in 2018

China's economy grew at its slowest pace in almost three decades in 2018, losing more steam in the last quarter as it battles a massive debt pile and a US trade war, official data showed Monday.

Free zones eye global firms to help fuel growth

Free zones eye global firms to help fuel growth

The Qatar Free Zones Authority (QFZA) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with a leading asset management firm in the United States ...

Qatar’s private sector sees near 6% growth in 2018 despite volatile oil prices

Qatar’s private sector sees near 6% growth in 2018 despite volatile oil prices

Despite unstable oil prices, Qatar’s private sector witnessed an almost 6% growth in 2018, HE the Minister of Finance Ali Sherif al-Emadi said during a panel discussion at the Doha Forum on Saturday.

Turkey posts 100% growth in exports to Qatar, says envoy

Turkey posts 100% growth in exports to Qatar, says envoy

Turkey has witnessed a 100% growth in exports to Qatar from January to August 2018, exceeding figures recorded during the same period last year, Turkish ambassador Fikret Ozer told Gulf Times ...

Qatar Airways sustains strong earnings thrust by capacity growth despite illegal blockade

Qatar Airways sustains strong earnings thrust by capacity growth despite illegal blockade

Robust business planning and swift actions, post-blockade, have helped Qatar Airways group generate earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, amortization, and restructuring or rent costs (EBITDAR) ...