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Asia key to global energy demand growth; oil remains a valuable commodity

Asia key to global energy demand growth; oil remains a valuable commodity

The global oil sector suffers from a combination of negative oil prices, excess storage space, declining demand, and calls for a renewable energy revolution in the post-Covid-19 era.

Hamad Port expansion to support Qatar’s non-hydrocarbon growth: Moody’s

Hamad Port expansion to support Qatar’s non-hydrocarbon growth: Moody’s

Qatar’s plans to accelerate the Hamad Port expansion project by bringing it forward to 2020 from an initial target date of 2030 will support the country’s non-hydrocarbon growth over the next several years ...

Pandemic to bring Asia's 2020 growth to halt for 1st time in 60 years: IMF

Pandemic to bring Asia's 2020 growth to halt for 1st time in 60 years: IMF

Asia's economic growth this year will grind to a halt for the first time in 60 years, as the coronavirus crisis takes an ‘unprecedented’ toll on the region's service sector and major export destinations ...

Mideast airlines’ record 4.3% growth in air freight demand in February: IATA

Mideast airlines’ record 4.3% growth in air freight demand in February: IATA

Middle Eastern airlines’ recorded a 4.3% growth in air freight demand in February compared to the same period in 2019, International Air Transport Association (IATA) has said in a report. Capacity increased by 6%.

Telecom, transport post strong growth in net earnings among QSE-listed firms in 2019

Telecom, transport post strong growth in net earnings among QSE-listed firms in 2019

The telecom and transport sectors exhibited strong growth in net earnings but overall the profitability of the Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE)-listed firms were on the decline in 2019.

Qatar GDP growth seen averaging 2.9% in 2021-22: Oxford Economics

Qatar GDP growth seen averaging 2.9% in 2021-22: Oxford Economics

Qatar’s GDP growth is seen averaging 2.9% in 2021-22, according to Oxford Economics, which still looks for an “improvement” in the medium term, amid ongoing investment ...

UDC’s QR5.5bn investments in long-term projects to ensure 'sustainable growth": Al-Khater

UDC’s QR5.5bn investments in long-term projects to ensure 'sustainable growth": Al-Khater

The company's ordinary general assembly on Tuesday approved distribution of cash dividends of QR177mn, equivalent to 5% of share par value.

Fast-paced growth of Qatar economy expected to continue this year: Societe Generale

Fast-paced growth of Qatar economy expected to continue this year: Societe Generale

Fast-paced growth of the Qatari economy is expected to continue this year with acceleration from the country’s non-hydrocarbon sector, French multinational investment bank ...

Positive outlook for Qatar banking sector on steady lending growth: PwC

Positive outlook for Qatar banking sector on steady lending growth: PwC

The growth of the aggregated total loans and advances of the eight listed Qatari banks from June to September 2019 (in excess of QR30bn) was "mainly driven by a combination of growth in equity ...

IMF calls for 'urgent' action by India amid slowdown

IMF calls for 'urgent' action by India amid slowdown

India's government must take steps quickly to reverse the economic slowdown of an economy that has been one of the engines of global growth, the International Monetary Fund said Monday.

Qatar economic growth to continue in 2020, says Commercial Bank CEO

Qatar economic growth to continue in 2020, says Commercial Bank CEO

Robust economic growth is forecast to continue in 2020, a top Commercial Bank official said on Tuesday, citing positive macro indicators, strong fiscal and external buffers ...

Qatar's tourism sector records remarkable growth in 2019

Qatar's tourism sector records remarkable growth in 2019

Qatar's tourism sector has seen several remarkable achievements over the past few years.