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UK economy extends recovery from Covid crash, growth seen fading

UK economy extends recovery from Covid crash, growth seen fading

Britain's economy recovered half of its Covid-19 crash by the end of July, helped by restaurants reopening from lockdown, but the bounce-back is expected to slow as job losses mount and Brexit tensions rise.

CEOs in Qatar have ‘high levels of confidence’ in country’s growth prospects: KPMG

CEOs in Qatar have ‘high levels of confidence’ in country’s growth prospects: KPMG

CEOs in Qatar have high levels of confidence in the growth prospects for the country, according to country senior partner at KPMG in Qatar.

Investments, credit facilities' growth boost QDB assets to nearly QR12bn in 2019: QCB

Investments, credit facilities' growth boost QDB assets to nearly QR12bn in 2019: QCB

Spurt in investments and continued growth in credit facilities have scaled up Qatar Development Bank's (QDB) total assets to nearly QR12bn in 2019, QCB has said in a report.

Building permits issued witness double-digit monthly growth in Qatar

Building permits issued witness double-digit monthly growth in Qatar

Qatar’s construction sector continued to exhibit positive sentiments with building permits issued witnessing double-digit monthly growth in July as the country entered the third phase ...

Robust growth in manufacturing sector helps Qatar's industrial production expand in June

Robust growth in manufacturing sector helps Qatar's industrial production expand in June

A robust growth in the manufacturing sector — especially cement, refined petroleum goods, chemicals, rubber and plastics and beverages — helped Qatar's industrial production expand month-on-month in June 2020 ...

Barzan project, North Field expansion to boost Qatar’s growth: Lloyds Bank

Barzan project, North Field expansion to boost Qatar’s growth: Lloyds Bank

The expected commissioning of Barzan natural gas facility could support domestic gas production and contribute positively to Qatar’s growth, Lloyds Bank has said in an overview.

Upbeat non-hydrocarbons sector helps Qatar post gain in Q1 real growth: PSA

Upbeat non-hydrocarbons sector helps Qatar post gain in Q1 real growth: PSA

Strong growth in non-hydrocarbons overcame the flat course in the hydrocarbon sector as Qatar reported an increase in real (inflation-adjusted) growth in the first quarter (Q1) of this year.

Fitch Solutions ‘more optimistic’ about Qatar growth in 2021

Fitch Solutions ‘more optimistic’ about Qatar growth in 2021

Fitch Solutions is “more optimistic” about Qatar’s growth in 2021 due to favourable base effects, preparations for the 2022 FIFA World Cup and higher natural gas output.

New trade opportunities, growth expected in Qatar-Indonesia ties

New trade opportunities, growth expected in Qatar-Indonesia ties

Amid the challenges related to the Covid-19 pandemic global economies are currently facing, new opportunities and growth for Qatar-Indonesia trade relations are to be expected “in the coming period,” ...

QIB expects growth to continue across all banking segments

QIB expects growth to continue across all banking segments

Qatar’s leading Islamic bank QIB expects growth to continue across all banking segments as major infrastructure projects continue amid preparations for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, said chief executive officer ...

Resilient Qatar economy continues to maintain growth momentum

Resilient Qatar economy continues to maintain growth momentum

The siege against Qatar imposed by its Arab neighbours on June 2017 failed to slow the rapid growth of the country’s economy even as the government managed to transform its impact into economic benefits ...

Private sector customers lead double-digit deposits growth in Qatar banks

Private sector customers lead double-digit deposits growth in Qatar banks

Commercial banks in Qatar saw a substantial year-on-year growth in the private sector customers’ domestic deposits, particularly personal, thus leading to a double-digit growth in the total customer deposits ...