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IMF warns tariffs could come at 'significant economic cost'

IMF warns tariffs could come at 'significant economic cost'

Worsening trade tensions and exchange of tariffs could cause ‘significant economic cost’ to the global economy, an International Monetary Fund spokesman warned Thursday.

Transport sector urged to use global customs transit system

Transport sector urged to use global customs transit system

Qatar Chamber chairman Sheikh Khalifa bin Jassim al-Thani said that the International Road Transports (TIR) system is an international system of transport and customs guarantee that is globally applicable.

Israel reopens its only goods crossing with Gaza

Israel reopens its only goods crossing with Gaza

Both Israeli and Palestinian officials confirmed the reopening of the crossing, a key lifeline for Gazans and their crippled economy.

Qatar Chamber set to implement ATA Carnet system

Qatar Chamber set to implement ATA Carnet system

Qatar Chamber noted that business owners and customers can apply for ATA Carnet either by visiting the chamber’s Member Affairs Department or registering on the chamber’s website.

  Goods from siege countries must undergo proper customs procedures

Goods from siege countries must undergo proper customs procedures

On 5 June 2017, the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Eygpt unexpectedly announced that they would close its land and sea borders, as well as its airports, territory and airspace, to goods destined for Qatar.

Maersk alters course with freight and energy split

Maersk alters course with freight and energy split

Rocked by low freight and oil prices, Denmark’s AP Moller-Maersk will split itself up and focus on transport and logistics while seeking a way out of energy in a keenly anticipated revamp aimed at reviving its fortunes.