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Call for open markets as world leaders gather in Singapore

Call for open markets as world leaders gather in Singapore

Singapore's prime minister made an impassioned plea Monday for open markets and warned ‘political pressures’ were driving countries apart, in a swipe at rising protectionism at the start of a gathering of world leaders.

Trump reports 'very good' phone call on trade with China's Xi

Trump reports 'very good' phone call on trade with China's Xi

US President Donald Trump on Thursday said he'd just had ‘very good’ talks with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on the growing trade conflict between the two economic giants.

Qatar-Turkey trade likely to reach $2bn by year-end

Qatar-Turkey trade likely to reach $2bn by year-end

Qatar-Turkey trade volume is expected to reach $2bn by the end of 2018, according to ambassador Fikret Ozer, who spoke on the sidelines of the ‘Turkey Festival’ ...

Britain's May confronts EU leaders amid Brexit crisis

Britain's May confronts EU leaders amid Brexit crisis

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May faces a Brexit showdown with frustrated EU leaders Wednesday with talks to agree an orderly break-up at an impasse.

IMF members pledge to avoid using currencies as trade weapon

IMF members pledge to avoid using currencies as trade weapon

The International Monetary Fund said on Saturday its members pledged to refrain from competitive currency devaluations and step up dialogue on trade, as escalating trade frictions ...

Brexit means new controls on trade to N. Ireland: EU

Brexit means new controls on trade to N. Ireland: EU

Britain will have to accept limited new administrative controls on trade with Northern Ireland in any negotiated Brexit deal, Europe's chief negotiator warned on Wednesday.

Hamad Port acquires 28% of trade volume in the Middle East

Hamad Port acquires 28% of trade volume in the Middle East

Hamad Port has acquired 28% of the trade volume in the Middle East, based on 2017 figures, HE the Minister of Transport and Communications Jassim Seif Ahmed al-Sulaiti has said.

Trade exchange between Qatar, Tunisia increased by 250%

Trade exchange between Qatar, Tunisia increased by 250%

The minister of commerce of the Republic of Tunisia Omar Behi revealed that the Qatari-Tunisian Economic Forum, which was held in Doha last year ...

Qatar-Turkey trade set to reach $2bn by end-2018

Qatar-Turkey trade set to reach $2bn by end-2018

Trade exchange between Ankara and Doha is expected to reach about $2bn by the end of this year, up from around $1.5bn in the first eight months of 2018, Turkish Deputy Minister of Trade Gonca Yilmaz Batur has said.

Qatar's trade with countries taking part in IPEC totalled QR20bn in '17

Qatar's trade with countries taking part in IPEC totalled QR20bn in '17

Qatar’s trade volume with 11 countries that are participating in the International Products Exhibition and Conference (IPEC), which begins today, totalled nearly QR20bn in 2017, official figures show.

IPEC's role in enhancing Qatar's trade with partners highlighted

IPEC's role in enhancing Qatar's trade with partners highlighted

A number of businessmen and private sector actors in Qatar on Saturday highlighted the importance of the role of the first International Products Exhibition and Conference (IPEC) in promoting trade between Qatar and regional and other countries.

Malaysia eyes JVs in commodity, food to boost trade with Qatar, says envoy

Malaysia eyes JVs in commodity, food to boost trade with Qatar, says envoy

Malaysia is looking to forge joint ventures in the commodities and food sectors to boost trade relations with Qatar as part of several projects the Southeast Asian country is setting up in the Middle East ...