05 July 2011
Qatar has the lowest rate of unemployment in the GCC region at 0.5 percent but experts warn that future trends point towards an escalation rather than a decline. Among the GCC states, Oman and...
05 July 2011
Qatar has been named the most innovative economy in the Gulf according to an annual survey of 125 countries. The Global Innovation Index 2011 showed the future host of FIFA World Cup 2022 to be among...
01 July 2011
As Qatar rushes to prepare for the 2022 World Cup, the tiny Gulf Arab state is spending billions to build stadiums, roads, bridges, apartments and hotels on a patch of desert jutting out into the...
30 June 2011
Recent World Gold Council (WGC) data shows that, since 2008, there has been a reversal in the downward trend of central bank gold reserves. The total gold reserves of central banks worldwide fell by...
25 June 2011
Qatar has embarked on an ambitious plan to develop a knowledge-based economy. It goes without saying that innovation and research and development (R&D) are key elements in the evolution of any...
24 June 2011
The pay parking scheme at the City Center Doha (CCD) mall is generating mixed reactions from people a week ahead of its implementation. While some say it would solve the current parking problem of...
22 June 2011
MSCI has decided last night to extend the review period for potential reclassification of the MSCI Qatar Index from Frontier Market to Emerging Market status to December 2011 in order to give...
22 June 2011
Qatar spent over QR 9.5 billion on health care in 2010, according the Qatar National Health Accounts report released on Saturday. The total amount spent represents a 1.6% increase from 2009. Compiled...
21 June 2011
Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry (QCCI) and a Tunisian trade delegation on Monday held a meeting in Doha aimed at enhancing bilateral cooperation. QCCI Vice Chairman Mohamed Bin Ahmed Tawar Al-...
20 June 2011
H.E Sheikh Thani bin Abdallah al Thani has announced to donate 605 million and 66 thousand and 37 of his share in Ezdan Real Estate Company (Q.S.C). For Allah's Seek, it is expected to reach the...
19 June 2011
The officials of the Egyptian Public Investment Authority expects Qatar investment projects in tourism, properties, food security, transport, education, agriculture and transport in Egypt to increase...
19 June 2011
Qatar continues to be the largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporter in the world in 2010, accounting for 25.5% of overall global LNG exports, according to analysis by QNB Capital. Qatar has been...

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