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India unveils budget in wake of COVID slump, proposes doubling healthcare spending

India unveils budget in wake of COVID slump, proposes doubling healthcare spending

Unveiling an annual budget on Monday aimed at reviving an economy that plunged into deepest recorded slump amid the coronavirus pandemic, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman proposed doubling healthcare spending ...

2021 budget showcase economic strength, says Qatar Chamber chairman

2021 budget showcase economic strength, says Qatar Chamber chairman

Qatar’s budget for 2021, approved by His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, confirms the “resilience and durability” of the national economy amid the impact of Covid-19 on the global economy ...

Qatar identifies projects worth QR54bn in medium term

Qatar identifies projects worth QR54bn in medium term

Qatar has identified new projects valued at QR54bn in the medium term; even as the Ministry of Finance (MoF), in co-operation with the Public Works Authority (Ashghal), is working on implementing a strategic plan by linking targeted performance indicators for new projects.

Brazil lawmakers pass 'war budget' as coronavirus cases top 10,000

Brazil lawmakers pass 'war budget' as coronavirus cases top 10,000

Brazil's lower house of Congress approved a constitutional amendment for a ‘war budget’ to separate coronavirus-related spending from the government's main budget and shield the economy ...

Japan to unveil coronavirus package, not yet eyeing extra budget

Japan to unveil coronavirus package, not yet eyeing extra budget

Japan will unveil on Tuesday a second package of measures to offset the impact of a coronavirus outbreak, focusing on support for small businesses ...

EU leaders clash at 'very tough' budget summit

EU leaders clash at 'very tough' budget summit

EU leaders clashed Thursday at the start of a stormy summit to decide the bloc's seven-year budget after Brexit, with bitter divisions between parsimonious rich nations ...

Qatar economy set to see gains on hydrocarbon, budget spending: Oxford Economics

Qatar economy set to see gains on hydrocarbon, budget spending: Oxford Economics

Qatar economy will see further improvement in the medium term; Oxford Economics said and noted the country’s GDP growth is seen averaging 2.9% in 2021-22.

Qatar presents 2020 budget with 5-year high spending; Amir approves 2020 budget

Qatar presents 2020 budget with 5-year high spending; Amir approves 2020 budget

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani issued on Monday Law No 26 of 2019 approving the State's general budget for 2020.

Qatar announces 2020 budget of QR210.5bn

Qatar announces 2020 budget of QR210.5bn

Qatar announced a 2020 budget of QR210.5bn ($58bn) on Monday, up 1.9% from 2019. "The 2020 budget is designed to achieve efficiency in the current expenditure ...

Cabinet approves draft budget

Cabinet approves draft budget

The Cabinet's regular meeting, chaired by HE the Prime Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani, on Wednesday approved the State's draft budget for the fiscal year 2020 ...

UK budget deficit hits 5-yr high before election give-aways

UK budget deficit hits 5-yr high before election give-aways

Britain ran a much bigger budget deficit last month than expected, showing how public borrowing is already on the rise even before politicians implement any of the costly spending pledges ...

EU sees Germany keeping budget surplus, Italy's debt to shoot up

EU sees Germany keeping budget surplus, Italy's debt to shoot up

The euro zone will restrain spending under draft budget plans submitted by the bloc's governments, the European Commission forecast on Thursday, despite calls to counter a worsening economic slowdown.