09 August 2011
Occupancy rates for all hotels in the country reached 63% in the first six months of 2011 compared to 61% for the same period in 2010, according to the semi-annual report released by the Qatar...
07 August 2011
A study published by Qatar’s National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) on “The conditions of the unskilled labourers in the construction sector” has revealed that their wages and living conditions are...
07 August 2011
Latest available statistics point to increasing rather than decreasing significance of the petroleum sector, both oil and gas, in the Qatari economy. Certainly, this is no positive piece of news, as...
30 July 2011
Rising food and transport costs pushed annual inflation in Qatar to a four-month high of 1.8 percent in June, latest data has showed. Inflation returned to the world's top liquefied natural gas...
28 July 2011
Slowly but surely, an extraordinarily important new industry is slowly taking shape, with the potential to transform the global economy. After years of existing largely as an environmentalist's...
23 July 2011
Under the auspices of HE the Minister of Business and Commerce Sheikh Jassim bin Abdul Aziz bin Jassim Al-Thani the third Conference on Corporate Social Responsibilities will be held in Doha on...
22 July 2011
Occupancy of a majority of Doha hospitality facilities this summer went up by 10 percent compared to 2010 as many had preferred to spend the holy month of Ramadan and the short summer vacation in...
22 July 2011
Qatar’s total export earnings have been projected to exceed $90bn this year on the back of huge liquefied natural gas shipments, Samba Financial Group has said in a report. Overall, Samba expects...
18 July 2011
Qatar Statistics Authority (QSA) has released the preliminary estimates of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) at current prices for the first quarter (Q1) of 2011. QSA has used the information collected...
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...

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