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Qatar’s trade surplus up 44.5% in June 2018

Qatar’s trade surplus up 44.5% in June 2018

Qatar’s trade surplus increased by QR5.5bn or 44.5% to reach QR18bn year-on-year (y-o-y) in June 2018, and a 21.0% growth or QR3.1bn month-on-month (m-o-m), according to official figures.

Qatar trade surplus jumps 49.3% to QR14.74bn in April

Qatar trade surplus jumps 49.3% to QR14.74bn in April

The country's trade surplus registered 49.3% and 10.7% increase on yearly and monthly basis respectively.

Qatar's 2017 trade surplus jumps 49% to QR136.83bn

Qatar's 2017 trade surplus jumps 49% to QR136.83bn

The country's trade surplus for the entire 2017 saw a 49% year-on-year growth to QR136.83bn as exports witnessed double-digit growth.

Foreign institutions’ strong profit booking drives market down

Foreign institutions’ strong profit booking drives market down

The Qatar Stock Exchange lost a sizeable 366 points in its key barometer and QR20bn in capitalisation as dividend woes had cast its spell this week.

Qatar trade surplus jumps to QR16.35bn in January

Qatar trade surplus jumps to QR16.35bn in January

Qatar's exports grew much faster than imports, thus helping register a robust two-digit expansion in trade surplus year-on-year, according to the figures released by the Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics.

Qatar trade surplus jumps 55% to QR12.84bn in November on exports expansion

Qatar trade surplus jumps 55% to QR12.84bn in November on exports expansion

A robust expansion of exports, especially to South Korea, helped Qatar report about a 55% surge month-on-month in trade surplus to QR12.84bn in November this year ...

Trump urges Xi to work 'hard' and fast on North Korea

Trump urges Xi to work 'hard' and fast on North Korea

Speaking on the second day of a trip to Beijing marked by pomp and pageantry, Trump also decried China's "one-sided and unfair" trade surplus with the United States.

Qatar registers QR9.9bn trade surplus in March

Qatar registers QR9.9bn trade surplus in March

Qatar has registered a trade surplus of QR9.9bn in March, which represents a year-on-year growth of nearly 71%, data released by the Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics show.

Qatar's trade surplus reaches QR10.75bn in December

Qatar's trade surplus reaches QR10.75bn in December

A surge in value of crude exports, ahead of the January 1 deadline for production cuts, helped Qatar's trade surplus reach QR10.75bn in December 2016, showing a stupendous 21.7% growth year-on-year.

Rush to build bunkers in Kashmir as fears grow

Rush to build bunkers in Kashmir as fears grow

Residents in Pakistani Kashmir are racing to build underground bunkers for the first time since the 1990s, frightened by what they say is the worst cross-border violence since a ceasefire was agreed in 2003.

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’.

China’s Rio-bound Hua Tian still ‘one in a billion’

China’s Rio-bound Hua Tian still ‘one in a billion’

Alex Hua Tian was understandably distraught when, competing in three-day eventing as China’s first and only Olympic equestrian, he was thrown from his horse at the 2008 Beijing Games.