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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) ...

Ferrari plans 15 new models, SUV to drive earnings growth

Ferrari plans 15 new models, SUV to drive earnings growth

Ferrari plans to launch 15 new models, including hybrid cars, a utility vehicle and more special editions as part of its new chief executive's efforts to double core earnings by 2022.

QFC looks to attract more German investments

QFC looks to attract more German investments

Qatar and Germany have a far-reaching relationship that provides a great foundation for future growth, QFC chief executive Yousuf Mohamed al-Jaida said.

Qatar 'capable of overcoming challenges of the blockade'

Qatar 'capable of overcoming challenges of the blockade'

The minister said that Qatar's economy is strong and cohesive and capable of overcoming the challenges of the blockade it is facing.

Qatar’s e-commerce industry set for steady growth: expert

Qatar’s e-commerce industry set for steady growth: expert

Qatar’s e-commerce market is expected to grow from QR4.7bn ($1.3bn) in 2017 to QR12bn ($3.2bn) in the next five years.

Law on industrial areas seen boosting Qatar investment growth

Law on industrial areas seen boosting Qatar investment growth

Law number 8 of 2018 on industrial areas will play a key role in attracting more local and foreign investments in the industrial sector, particularly in manufacturing ...

UK economy caught in Brexit crossfire

UK economy caught in Brexit crossfire

Britain's economy has grown at the slowest pace in more than five years, official data showed Friday, as Bank of England governor Mark Carney warned about a ‘disorderly’ Brexit transition.