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Qatar records 10.7% increase in surplus of monthly trade balance

Qatar records 10.7% increase in surplus of monthly trade balance

Qatar recorded a 10.7% month-on-month (m-o-m) increase in its foreign merchandise balance for August 2020 to reach nearly QR0.7bn, according to preliminary figures released by the Planning and Statistics Authority (PSA).

Road accidents drop despite vehicle increase

Road accidents drop despite vehicle increase

There is a marked drop in road traffic accidents in Qatar, despite the increase in the number of vehicles and licence holders, it was highlighted during a virtual awareness seminar on Wednesday.

Qatar sees increase in use of treated wastewater for farming

Qatar sees increase in use of treated wastewater for farming

Qatar has witnessed robust growth in treated wastewater used in agriculture both month-on-month and year-on-year this July as the country plans to develop 1.5mn sq m of different types of greenhouses ...

Traffic online transactions witness significant increase in first half of 2020

Traffic online transactions witness significant increase in first half of 2020

The General Directorate of Traffic's online services, especially the Metrash2 application, witnessed a significant turnout from the public during the first half of 2020.

Expansion to increase Cuban Hospital OPD capacity by 30%

Expansion to increase Cuban Hospital OPD capacity by 30%

Cuban Hospital, part of Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), has embarked on a 24-month-long construction programme as part of a major expansion effort at enhancing the patient experience ...

Structural reforms could support FDI, increase growth in Qatar: IMF report

Structural reforms could support FDI, increase growth in Qatar: IMF report

Structural reforms such as improved contract enforcement and minority protection could support foreign direct investment (FDI) and increase economic growth in Qatar ...

100% increase in arrival of cruise passengers

100% increase in arrival of cruise passengers

Qatar’s 2018/2019 cruise season witnessed a significant growth, doubling the number of ships carrying hundreds of thousands of passengers compared to the same period last year ...

Walmart says higher China tariffs will increase prices for US shoppers

Walmart says higher China tariffs will increase prices for US shoppers

Walmart Inc said on Thursday that prices for shoppers will go up due to higher tariffs on goods from China as the world's largest retailer reported its best comparable sales growth for the first quarter in nine years.

Kahramaa signs deal to increase water desalination capacity

Kahramaa signs deal to increase water desalination capacity

The General Electricity and Water Corporation - Kahramaa and Umm Al Houl Power Co signed an agreement on Monday to increase water desalination capacity by 61.5mn gallons ...

Qatar Airways sees 39% increase in stopover passengers

Qatar Airways sees 39% increase in stopover passengers

Qatar Airways has seen a 39% increase in the number of stopover passengers “by promoting Qatar to the world as a tourism and stopover destination” through its subsidiaries ...

Qatari farms increase production by 100% amid blockade

Qatari farms increase production by 100% amid blockade

Qatari farms have increased their production of fresh vegetables by 100% this winter compared to the same period last year, despite the unjust blockade on the country.

Qatar budget to increase higher capital spending in 2018

Qatar budget to increase higher capital spending in 2018

Rising energy prices and efforts to diversify government revenue may see Qatar’s 2018 budget swing into surplus