Gulf Times - August
Qatar’s consumer price index increases 0.48% in August

Qatar’s consumer price index increases 0.48% in August

Qatar’s consumer price index (CPI) has shown an increase of 0.48% in August compared to the CPI in July, the Planning and Statistics Authority (PSA) said on Monday.

Container movement through Qatar ports rise 4% y-o-y in August

Container movement through Qatar ports rise 4% y-o-y in August

Container movement through the Hamad, Doha and Al Ruwais ports has seen about 4% year-on-year growth this August as the country gradually eases the restrictions imposed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Markets witness broad price rally in August after collapse

Markets witness broad price rally in August after collapse

August turned out to be the strongest month for the broadly-exposed Bloomberg Commodity Index, since April 2016. Four consecutive months of gains have seen the index claw back ...

Qatar CPI inflation rises 1.16% month-on-month in August

Qatar CPI inflation rises 1.16% month-on-month in August

With food and beverages, transport and recreation becoming expensive, Qatar's cost of living, based on CPI (consumer price index), rose 1.16% month-on-month in August this year, according to official statistics.

Fuel prices to go up in August

Fuel prices to go up in August

Qatar Petroleum (QP) on Wednesday announced diesel and gasoline prices for the month of August, both of which see an increase as compared to the July prices.

Boeing 737 MAX may not return to service until August: IATA head

Boeing 737 MAX may not return to service until August: IATA head

Boeing Co's 737 MAX is unlikely to return to service before August, the head of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said on Wednesday, adding that the final say on the timing rested with regulators.

Petrol and diesel prices to remain unchanged in August

Petrol and diesel prices to remain unchanged in August

Fuel prices in Qatar will remain unchanged in August, Qatar Petroleum announced.

Qatar's trade surplus registers record growth in August

Qatar's trade surplus registers record growth in August

Qatar's trade surplus stood at QR12.62bn this August, showing a healthy more than 45% growth year-on-year (y-o-y), indicating the futile trade and economic blockade, led by Saudi Arabia and the UAE.

Qatar food price inflation eases in August: MDPS

Qatar food price inflation eases in August: MDPS

Food price inflation eased in Qatar during August, government data showed, suggesting the country was successful in reducing the impact of the unjustifiable blockade imposed by some Arab states.

New airport in Pakistan's capital to open in August

New airport in Pakistan's capital to open in August

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday said a new airport in Pakistan's capital will be operational by mid-August, replacing the cramped Benazir Bhutto International Airport ...

Qatar's trade surplus scales up to $2.4bn in August

Qatar's trade surplus scales up to $2.4bn in August

Qatar’s trade balance registered a surplus in August, and scaled up to $2.4bn from $1.8bn in July, helped by improving oil prices, QNB has said in its latest ‘Qatar monthly monitor’.

August shatters global heat records for 16th month

August shatters global heat records for 16th month

Last month was the hottest August in modern times and marked the 16th month in a row when global records for heat were shattered planet-wide, US authorities said on Tuesday.