Qatar is participating in the fifth meeting of the agencies responsible for promoting integrity and combating corruption in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)
The Kuwaiti Emir stressed the need for cooperation, consultation and meeting at all levels in order to face the deteriorating situation in the region and the growing challenges for the GCC.
Despite low global crude oil prices and a not so conducive economic environment, Qatar’s economy is projected to expand at the fastest pace in the Gulf Cooperation Council region in 2017, said HE the Qatar Central Bank Governor, Sheikh Abdulla bin Saoud al-Thani.
The Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) has coordinated the implementation of the second phase of the regulation on reducing roaming charges within the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) for the benefit of telecom consumers in Qatar and the rest of GCC member states.
Qatar is slated to outperform the other Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries on its first-mover advantage in diversification, and that the oil price recovery will support the GCC, enabling the governments ease their austerity drive to help boost investors and consumers' sentiments.
Low oil prices have dampened remittances from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) but Qatar has defied the trend with a 22% month-on-month growth in September this year and it is the best performing GCC country for Xpress Money, a global money transfer service provider.
Qatar’s hydrocarbon growth will be “relatively elevated” in 2016 compared to the next five years, as phases one and two of the $10.3bn Barzan gas projects are being finalised, BMI Research has said in a new report.
The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) institutions exerted stronger buying pressure to lift the Qatar Stock Exchange by 81 points.
Qatar’s construction market promises to be the “most robust” in the GCC in 2016, as it continues to award major contracts for the construction of new infrastructure to be used for FIFA 2022 World Cup, a new report has shown.