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US shutdown subtracted $11bn from GDP: congressional report

US shutdown subtracted $11bn from GDP: congressional report

The five-week government shutdown subtracted $11bn from the US economy, about twice the amount President Donald Trump sought to fund a border wall, an independent congressional body said on Monday.

Qatar’s GDP may exceed QR773bn by 2022: report

Qatar’s GDP may exceed QR773bn by 2022: report

GDP per capita in dollar terms will be $62,493 this year and $75,032 in 2022, according to FocusEconomics.

Qatar sovereign assets totalling more than 100% of GDP to remain 'solid' until 2021: S&P

Qatar sovereign assets totalling more than 100% of GDP to remain 'solid' until 2021: S&P

Qatar’s sovereign assets totalling more than 100% of GDP are expected to remain “solid” until 2021, premier rating agency S&P Global said Monday.

Travel, tourism share to Qatar's GDP to double by 2028

Travel, tourism share to Qatar's GDP to double by 2028

Travel and tourism investment in Qatar may exceed QR14.5bn, or 4.2% of total investments in the country, in 2028, the report said.

Brent crude to average $73 in 2018, says BMI

Brent crude to average $73 in 2018, says BMI

While geopolitical conflicts and financial market dislocations threaten the global growth outlook, BMI continues to see a broadening global economic expansion overall this year.

Qatar tops world with 10.5% average growth rate for 20 years

Qatar tops world with 10.5% average growth rate for 20 years

Economic prospects for Qatar remain positive, with growth expected to reach 2.8% in 2018, while LNG production will rise to 100mn tonnes per year by 2023.

Qatar's fiscal deficit expected to narrow on hydrocarbon gains

Qatar's fiscal deficit expected to narrow on hydrocarbon gains

However, the government will continue to cover its budget shortfalls through debt issuance, but faces little risk of any credit event, BMI said in a report.

Higher oil prices, LNG investments to see Qatar’s growth rising

Higher oil prices, LNG investments to see Qatar’s growth rising

Qatar’s growth is set to rise on higher oil prices, eased fiscal constraints and investments in LNG production, QNB has said in its latest ‘Qatar Economic Insight’.

Qatar sees stampede for gas projects to help beat crisis

Qatar sees stampede for gas projects to help beat crisis

HE Dr. Mohamed bin Saleh al-Sada said that Doha had seen unprecedented interest from oil majors as Qatar seeks to expand its gas capacity to 100 million tonnes a year.

Agency affirms Qatar currency ratings despite Gulf crisis

Agency affirms Qatar currency ratings despite Gulf crisis

Qatar’s ratings are supported by the country’s substantial economic wealth, Capital Intelligence says, adding the country is the world’s third largest producer of natural gas.

Qatar lauded for diversifying economy away from oil, gas

Qatar lauded for diversifying economy away from oil, gas

Qatar’s strategy to diversify its economy away from hydrocarbons was commended during a recently-held forum where the country’s energy minister said non-hydrocarbon contribution to GDP has climbed to 60%.

France will meet EU target of 3.0% deficit in 2017: PM

France will meet EU target of 3.0% deficit in 2017: PM

France will meet the EU deficit limit of 3.0 percent of GDP in 2017, the prime minister insisted Thursday, after the public accounts watchdog said it would miss the mark unless it took urgent action.