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Qatar Airways Cargo handles 1.49mn tonnes in 2019-20

Qatar Airways Cargo handles 1.49mn tonnes in 2019-20

Qatar Airways Cargo division handled 1.49mn tonnes in 2019-20, up 2.8% on the previous fiscal, according to the national airline’s annual report.

Qatar Airways has more than 300 aircraft worth over $82bn still on order

Qatar Airways has more than 300 aircraft worth over $82bn still on order

Qatar Airways has more than 300 aircraft worth over $82bn still on order (including options and letters of intent), the national airline said yesterday.

QDB opens application for 'Resilient Award' for private enterprises

QDB opens application for 'Resilient Award' for private enterprises

Qatar Development Bank (QDB) has announced that applications are now open for the ‘Resilient Award, which comes in “recognition and encouragement for the innovation, creativity, and resilience” exhibited by private sector enterprises during Covid-19 pandemic, thereby inspiring more SMEs to adopt...

Qatar attracts $4.5bn FDI in 5 years, says chamber report

Qatar attracts $4.5bn FDI in 5 years, says chamber report

Qatar has managed to attract foreign direct investments (FDI) worth $4.5bn over the past five years, Qatar Chamber reported in its latest newsletter.

Private sector exports return to pre-coronavirus levels: Qatar Chamber

Private sector exports return to pre-coronavirus levels: Qatar Chamber

The total value of Qatar’s foreign merchandise trade in June 2020 stood at QR19.6bn, reflecting a 9.8% growth from QR19.3bn in April this year, according to Qatar Chamber’s latest monthly economic newsletter...

Industries Qatar’s proposed purchase of QP’s 25% stake in Qafco to bring higher returns, build-up IQ’s presence in fertilisers: Al-Kaabi

Industries Qatar’s proposed purchase of QP’s 25% stake in Qafco to bring higher returns, build-up IQ’s presence in fertilisers: Al-Kaabi

Independent financial analysis has shown Industries Qatar’s proposed purchase of Qatar Petroleum’s 25% stake in the share capital of Qatar Fertilizer Company for a purchase consideration of $1bn will not only bring higher returns to the company but also build-up IQ’s presence in the fertilisers...

India's Reliance denies plans for Amazon mega-deal

India's Reliance denies plans for Amazon mega-deal

Indian conglomerate Reliance denied a report Thursday that it was planning to sell a $20-billion stake in its retail business to US rival Amazon in a deal that could upend the country's hugely lucrative e-commerce sector.

Bedaya Centre joins hands with MOCI to hold workshop on starting home-based business

Bedaya Centre joins hands with MOCI to hold workshop on starting home-based business

Bedaya Centre for Entrepreneurship and Career Development, a joint initiative by Qatar Development Bank and Silatech, in collaboration with the Ministry of Commerce & Industry ...

Book by HEC Paris professors explores business challenges, opportunities in Qatar

Book by HEC Paris professors explores business challenges, opportunities in Qatar

Two HEC Paris in Qatar professors have complied several high profile cases studies from Qatar in a new book titled ‘Doing business in Qatar - case studies for executive education’.

Traders optimistic as business resumes at souqs

Traders optimistic as business resumes at souqs

Popular local souqs such as Souq Al Dira, Souq Faleh and Souq Al Asiery have seen a promising turnout of visitors since reopening recently after remaining closed for over three months ...

Qatar, Ukraine look to strengthen economic ties, says business council official

Qatar, Ukraine look to strengthen economic ties, says business council official

Qatar and Ukraine are working to intensify political and economic cooperation even as countries worldwide are looking for new ways to develop partnerships amid the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic ...

Qatar SMEs urged to strengthen cybersecurity for robust business operations

Qatar SMEs urged to strengthen cybersecurity for robust business operations

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Qatar would benefit from a well-built cybersecurity system, which could help lead to reduced costs and increased growth rate ...