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Indian GDP grows at 5.8%, slowest pace in 17 quarters

Indian GDP grows at 5.8%, slowest pace in 17 quarters

India's economy grew at a much-lower-than-expected 5.8% in the January-March period, its slowest pace in 17 quarters, and falling behind China's pace for the first time in nearly two years, data showed on Friday.

Significant potential for further growth in Qatar’s insurance industry: OBG

Significant potential for further growth in Qatar’s insurance industry: OBG

Market characteristics suggest significant potential for further growth in Qatar’s insurance activity, which currently remains at a “modest level”, a new report has shown.

Global GDP growth is slowing but serious crisis remains unlikely: QNB

Global GDP growth is slowing but serious crisis remains unlikely: QNB

Citing the latest World Economic Outlook (WEO), QNB said in its weekly analysis that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) forecasts a temporary slowing in the growth rate of global economic activity ...

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.