16 September 2011
Qatar is expected to keep posting budget surpluses in the coming years and the OPEC member’s nominal gross domestic product should jump to 547 billion riyals ($150 billion) this year, its central...
16 September 2011
The QE Index finished a more than disappointing week with a 0.34% advance, closing at 8,347.74 points. QE heavyweight Industries Qatar surged 2.59% to reach QR122.60. Mannai Corp. dived 3.67% to QR99...
13 September 2011
Qatar might find it hard to press ahead with its much-talked-about job nationalisation drive in the private sector after the huge salary hike announced for state jobs recently, observers of the local...
12 September 2011
Qatar is rich enough to maintain its domestic "social contracts" while having a strong view on building sports economy and acquiring huge stakes around the world. Qatar can afford many more $8...
09 September 2011
The QE Index in Doha ended at 8,366.39 or off 0.38% on Thursday. Shares dipped across the board, with Doha Bank (up 2.61% at QR62.80) gaining against the trend. Industrial Manufacturing CO. was the...
09 September 2011
Qatar has been ranked the most competitive economy in the Arab world on the World Economic Forum's Global Competitiveness Index this year. With a score of 5.24, it has jumped three notches up from...
09 September 2011
The Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry panel entrusted with the planning and execution of the proposed agriculture city has begun work in earnest. Meetings are scheduled in the coming days to...
08 September 2011
As outlined by QNB Capital’s upcoming “Qatar Economic Insight – September 2011” report, Qatar’s nominal GDP expanded by 30% in 2010 to reach QR463bn (US$127bn). This makes Qatar the fourth largest...
08 September 2011
The 88th ministerial-level Session of the Arab League Economic and Social Council will kick off on September 12 at the Arab League General Secretariat headquarters to discuss and follow up all cases...
08 September 2011
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) today released a Discussion Paper highlighting how a commercially-driven framework has allowed Internet Backbone Interconnection Agreements to fuel the...
08 September 2011
Data issued by the Census Department in Qatar has shown strenuous efforts by the state over the past two decades to eradicate illiteracy and realize ambitious development plans. In a press release...
08 September 2011
HE the Minister of Education and Higher Education and Secretary General of the Supreme Education Council Saad bin Ibrahim Al Mahmoud has extended his thanks and gratitude to HH the Emir Sheikh Hamad...

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