22 August 2011
Global investors are buying up Abu Dhabi and Qatar government debt as a haven against tumbling stock markets, pushing yields on the bonds to historic lows. The trend has been building for weeks now...
20 August 2011
Qatar Statistics Authority (QSA) will partake in the 58th World Statistics Congress, which will take place from the 21st to the 26th of August in the Convention Centre Dublin. President of Ireland...
20 August 2011
Qatar's hotel sector will grow by nearly 80 percent if all the properties in its development pipeline open for business, industry experts said on Wednesday. According to the Middle East/Africa...
20 August 2011
According to QNB Capital, Qatar is currently the fastest growing economy in the world with a compounded average real GDP growth of 15.7% during 2006-10 (Fig 1). Large investments made by the state...
19 August 2011
The slow moving European train wreck, coupled with poor fundamentals in the U.S., has Morgan Stanley cutting global GDP growth to 3.9% from 4.2%. What’s interesting about those numbers is the fact...
19 August 2011
Heavyweight Saudi Basic Industries Corp (SABIC) led, as petrochemical stocks helped Saudi Arabia's market end higher. SABIC climbed 1.9 percent after saying it is planning a $1bn-plus facility in...
18 August 2011
Hotel occupancy in Qatar rose by 12 percent in 2010 compared to 2009 and guests on business visas outnumbered those visiting the country on tourist visas, according to data released by the Qatar...
18 August 2011
Analysts have said that Qatar is likely to cut its key interest rate by at least another half percentage point to facilitate its infrastructure projects for its hosting of the 2022 World Cup,...
16 August 2011
The Ministry of Interior has announced that one of its most widely used services -- the exit permit -- can now be issued through any of its immigration offices across the country. The permit is...
15 August 2011
Qatar's Statistics Authority said that in the first quarter of the year, construction industry's contribution in the country's economy surged 28 percent, report Gulf News. The authority added that...
13 August 2011
Qatar's construction market has exhibited steady quarter-on-quarter growth in the first half of this year, reports from Qatar's Statistics Authority show. The market has increased from 5.3 billion...
11 August 2011
Qatar Statistics Authority (QSA) and Qatar Development Bank (QDB) signed on Wednesday a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to exchange data and statistical information. The MoU was signed by QSA...

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