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Qatar economic prospects seen brighter on LNG lead

Qatar economic prospects seen brighter on LNG lead

Qatar's strong global connectedness will stand in good stead over the medium term and its long term prospects look bright as Doha builds on its competitive advantage in the liquefied natural gas (LNG) sector ...

Private sector maintains a key role in economic development amid pandemic: Sheikh Faisal

Private sector maintains a key role in economic development amid pandemic: Sheikh Faisal

Qatar’s private sector has continued to function as an instrument for economic development despite the challenges it is facing during the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic ...

Chamber officials laud Qatar’s economic initiatives during health crisis

Chamber officials laud Qatar’s economic initiatives during health crisis

Top officials and representatives of different committees at Qatar Chamber have lauded the government’s assurance of continuous economic activity and strategic stocks during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Qatar shares decline amid IMF's weak economic projections for Mideast

Qatar shares decline amid IMF's weak economic projections for Mideast

The Qatar Stock Exchange on Thursday lost 275 points from its key index and QR15bn in capitalisation, reflecting the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) weak economic projections ...

EU ministers fail to agree virus economic rescue in all-night talks

EU ministers fail to agree virus economic rescue in all-night talks

European Union finance ministers failed to agree in all-night talks on more support for their coronavirus-hit economies and their chairman said on Wednesday morning he was suspending the discussions until Thursday.

Positive discussions in Doha to enhance economic, trade relations: Georgian minister

Positive discussions in Doha to enhance economic, trade relations: Georgian minister

The Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia, Natela Turnava has said she had positive discussions in Doha to enhance economic and trade relations ...

‘SME sector is key driver of Qatar’s economic diversification’

‘SME sector is key driver of Qatar’s economic diversification’

The small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) sector is a key driver of the state’s economic diversification, and a tool to promote the country’s industrial and productive potential in line with Qatar National Vision 2030 ...

MPHC posts net profit of QR1.2bn in 2019

MPHC posts net profit of QR1.2bn in 2019

Mesaieed Petrochemical Holding (MPHC), one of the region’s premier diversified petrochemical conglomerates, has reported a net profit of QR1.2bn in 2019 and recommended 7% cash dividend.

Qatar-Kuwait Business Forum focuses on enhancing trade, economic ties

Qatar-Kuwait Business Forum focuses on enhancing trade, economic ties

The "Qatari-Kuwaiti Business Forum", which was held on Wednesday at the headquarters of the Kuwait Chamber of Commerce and Industry, discussed ways of enhancing economic and trade co-operation ...

QBA, QFZA sign MoU to support Qatar’s economic goals, diversification

QBA, QFZA sign MoU to support Qatar’s economic goals, diversification

The Qatari Businessmen Association (QBA) and the Qatar Free Zones Authority (QFZA) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for joint co-operation ...

Liberalised aviation sector 'great catalyst' for global economic, human development: Al-Baker

Liberalised aviation sector 'great catalyst' for global economic, human development: Al-Baker

A liberalised aviation sector can be a “great catalyst” for global economic and human development, said Qatar Airways group chief executive HE Akbar al-Baker.

Qatar economic growth to continue in 2020, says Commercial Bank CEO

Qatar economic growth to continue in 2020, says Commercial Bank CEO

Robust economic growth is forecast to continue in 2020, a top Commercial Bank official said on Tuesday, citing positive macro indicators, strong fiscal and external buffers ...