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Qatar 'strongly' battles Covid-19 crisis through strategic initiatives targeting SMEs: Alpen Capital

Qatar 'strongly' battles Covid-19 crisis through strategic initiatives targeting SMEs: Alpen Capital

By repurposing existing resources and facilities, capacity was swiftly expanded to ensure sufficient healthcare facilities with intensive treatment and advanced respiratory support, Alpen Capital said in its report ...

SMEs impact on Qatar banking system asset quality low: Moody’s

SMEs impact on Qatar banking system asset quality low: Moody’s

SMEs impact on Qatar’s banking system asset quality is low as they account for a small portion of its loan book, and are supported by Qatar Development Bank (QDB) guarantees, Moody’s Investor Service has said in a report.

India backs hydroxychloroquine for virus prevention

India backs hydroxychloroquine for virus prevention

India's top biomedical research body on Tuesday backed the use of the anti-malarial hydroxychloroquine as a preventive against coronavirus, after the WHO suspended clinical trials of the drug over safety concerns.

Qatar SMEs seen continuing on ‘path of success’ after Covid-19

Qatar SMEs seen continuing on ‘path of success’ after Covid-19

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Qatar are expected to gain from society’s gradual shift to the ‘new normal’ after the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic ...

‘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 ...

Qatar Stock Exchange initiatives are aiding SMEs to attract capital

Qatar Stock Exchange initiatives are aiding SMEs to attract capital

In its October 2019 report, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has raised concerns over global economic growth.

Qatar’s digitalisation initiatives benefit SME sector, says industry expert

Qatar’s digitalisation initiatives benefit SME sector, says industry expert

Qatar’s initiatives to transform small and medium businesses into digital enterprises have drawn more SMEs to utilise and benefit from the country’s world-class IT infrastructure, according to an industry expert.

SME accounts surpass general credit accounts in Qatar banks in 2018: QCB

SME accounts surpass general credit accounts in Qatar banks in 2018: QCB

The number of credit accounts opened by "small business and individuals" bettered all credit accounts opened by Qatar's banking sector last year, a Qatar Central Bank report has shown.

Transport ministry to host seminars in digital technology for Qatari SMEs

Transport ministry to host seminars in digital technology for Qatari SMEs

The team from the Digital Transformation of Small & Medium Business Enterprises (DTSME), an initiative of the Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC) ...

SMEs must utilise technology to drive business growth: Industry expert

SMEs must utilise technology to drive business growth: Industry expert

Qatar’s small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) sector must leverage the use of technology not only to expand customer base but to drive growth in their businesses

QF launches new funding initiative to support private sector

QF launches new funding initiative to support private sector

Qatar Foundation Research, Development, and Innovation (QF RDI) has marked the launch of its new funding initiative, 'Innovation Coupon'

Qatar to showcase SMEs, investment potential at 'Back 2 Business' meet

Qatar to showcase SMEs, investment potential at 'Back 2 Business' meet

Close on the heels of Qatar outlining multi-billion dollar business opportunities, Doha will play host next month for an international meeting ‘Back 2 Business Winter’ ...