Qatar a production hub for polysilicon; solar cell manufacturing, panel assembly: Frost & Sullivan

Qatar a production hub for polysilicon; solar cell manufacturing, panel assembly: Frost & Sullivan

Qatar is now a production hub for polysilicon, which is used as a raw material by the solar photovoltaic industry, researcher Frost & Sullivan said, and noted capabilities in solar are more pronounced ...

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 ...

Qatar real GDP edges down in Q4 on hydrocarbons, manufacturing: PSA

Qatar real GDP edges down in Q4 on hydrocarbons, manufacturing: PSA

Qatar's economy witnessed a marginal slowdown during the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2019 with the real (inflation-adjusted) gross domestic product (GDP) edging down 0.6% year-on-year ...

Tech volunteers use 3D printers to make crucial virus masks

Tech volunteers use 3D printers to make crucial virus masks

3D printer owners across Britain have answered the call of health leaders by teaming up to produce thousands of face visors to protect medical workers from being infected with coronavirus.

Indonesia eyes putting up manufacturing facilities in Qatar

Indonesia eyes putting up manufacturing facilities in Qatar

Indonesia is keen to explore the possibility of making Qatar its export and re-export hub by establishing storage and manufacturing plants in the country’s free zones, according to a business council official.

US manufacturing shrinks for first time in three years

US manufacturing shrinks for first time in three years

US manufacturing activity contracted for the first time in three years in August, with new orders and hiring declining as trade tensions weighed on business confidence ...

Robust hydrocarbons, manufacturing sectors help boost Qatar industrial producers' earnings in December

Robust hydrocarbons, manufacturing sectors help boost Qatar industrial producers' earnings in December

Robust hydrocarbons and manufacturing sector helped Qatar's industrial producers' earnings register an about 10% growth year-on-year in December 2018, according to official estimates.

Qatar's manufacturing sector sees robust gains in September

Qatar's manufacturing sector sees robust gains in September

Qatar's manufacturing sector saw robust gains; yet the industrial production decelerated in September on a yearly basis, according to the official estimates.

Qatar company plans to make electric cars

Qatar company plans to make electric cars

Already there are some electric powered vehicles operating on the country's roads, including some Mowasalat public transport buses.

Tesla unveils Shanghai factory plans amid US-China trade row

Tesla unveils Shanghai factory plans amid US-China trade row

Tesla on Tuesday revealed plans to build a factory in Shanghai that would dramatically increase its notoriously constrained production capacity, with boss Elon Musk ...

Qatar seeks more self-sufficiency in food and manufacturing: EIU

Qatar seeks more self-sufficiency in food and manufacturing: EIU

Qatar’s self-sufficiency drive extends beyond food and fits with the country’s long-standing drive for diversification and private-sector development, Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has said in a report.

Qatar’s industrial production sees robust gains in April

Qatar’s industrial production sees robust gains in April

The country's Industrial Production Index (IPI) reported a 1.4% and 1.5% increase year-on-year and month-on-month respectively in April this year.