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Qatar registers about 10% expansion in trade surplus to QR7.05bn in October

Qatar registers about 10% expansion in trade surplus to QR7.05bn in October

A robust growth in exports to Asian countries helped Qatar register about 10% month-on-month expansion in trade surplus to QR7.05bn in October this year, according to official statistics.

Qatar posts QR4.27bn trade surplus in April: PSA

Qatar posts QR4.27bn trade surplus in April: PSA

Qatar’s trade surplus amounted to QR4.27bn in April this year amidst higher imports from China and the novel coronavirus Covid-19, according to the Planning and Statistics Authority (PSA).

Qatar registers QR7.59bn trade surplus in March: PSA

Qatar registers QR7.59bn trade surplus in March: PSA

Qatar's trade surplus amounted to QR7.59bn in March this year as the country's total exports were almost double the imports, according to the Planning and Statistics Authority (PSA).

EU sees Germany keeping budget surplus, Italy's debt to shoot up

EU sees Germany keeping budget surplus, Italy's debt to shoot up

The euro zone will restrain spending under draft budget plans submitted by the bloc's governments, the European Commission forecast on Thursday, despite calls to counter a worsening economic slowdown.

Qatar posts QR12.12bn trade surplus in August: PSA

Qatar posts QR12.12bn trade surplus in August: PSA

Qatar's trade surplus amounted to QR12.12bn in August 2019, according to the country's Planning and Statistics Authority (PSA).

Higher gas prices, North Field production boost Qatar account surplus: World Bank

Higher gas prices, North Field production boost Qatar account surplus: World Bank

Qatar’s current account surplus increased to 8.7% in third quarter of 2018, from less than 4% in 2017 due to higher gas prices and production from the North Field, the country’s biggest gas repository ...

Qatar posts $52bn trade surplus in 2018: minister

Qatar posts $52bn trade surplus in 2018: minister

Qatar’s trade surplus stood at $52bn in 2018, HE the Minister of Commerce and Industry Ali bin Ahmed al-Kuwari said during the Qatar-Pakistan Trade and Investment Conference held in Doha on Sunday.

Qatar posts 7% jump in trade surplus to QR15.88bn

Qatar posts 7% jump in trade surplus to QR15.88bn

A precipitous expansion in shipments to South Korea and China helped Qatar's total exports to make a modest growth, thus leading to an about 7% year-on-year rise in trade surplus to QR15.88bn in December 2018 ...

Qatar unveils QR4.3bn surplus 2019 budget

Qatar unveils QR4.3bn surplus 2019 budget

A more than 22% growth in oil price assumption has translated into a QR4.3bn surplus in Qatar's 2019 budget, the first in three years.

Qatar's budget may return to healthy surplus in 2019: QNB

Qatar's budget may return to healthy surplus in 2019: QNB

Helped by higher hydrocarbon prices, government finances are expected to steadily improve with Qatar’s budget seen in “broad balance” this year, before returning to a “healthy surplus” in 2019, according to QNB.

Australia reveals pre-election plan to balance budget before 2020

Australia reveals pre-election plan to balance budget before 2020

Treasurer Scott Morrison also announced tax cuts for most people and spending plans for billions of dollars in infrastructure projects in the budget announcement.

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.