31 August 2019
KPMG’s 2019 Change Readiness Index (CRI) has ranked Qatar among the top 20 countries in the world that are well prepared to embrace change. The country ranked 12th out of the total 140 countries...
29 August 2019
Qatar Free Zones Authority (QFZA), an authority that develops free zones in Qatar and sets the strategic direction as well as formulates and governs policies for businesses operating in the free...
29 August 2019
The Qatar Financial Centre, one of the world’s leading and fastest-growing onshore business and financial centres, announced a 21% increase in the number of new firms registered under the QFC during...
26 August 2019
The QFC Regulatory Authority (“QFCRA”) announced today that it has imposed a financial penalty of QAR 200,000,000 (USD 54,945,055) on First Abu Dhabi Bank PJSC (“FAB”) for obstruction of the QFCRA’s...
22 August 2019
The Qatar Financial Centre (QFC), one of the world’s leading and fastest growing onshore business and financial centres, has joined the World Alliance of International Financial Centres (WAIFC), a...
09 August 2019
The July PMI™ survey of Qatar pointed to a strongly positive 12-month outlook for business activity in the non-energy private sector, while current business conditions grew more subdued. The Qatar...
08 August 2019
Oryx Midstream Services (Oryx), the largest privately-held midstream crude operator in the Permian Basin, announced today that an affiliate of Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) has acquired a...
03 August 2019
Qatar’s credit profile (Aa3 stable) is supported by the government’s strong net creditor position, the country’s exceptionally high per capita income and vast hydrocarbon reserves, Moody’s Investors...
19 July 2019
The Investment Promotion Agency LLC was launched in Doha. The agency aims to attract foreign direct investment (FDI) to the country, in line with objectives set out in the Qatar National Vision 2030...
15 July 2019
The Employment Standards Office (ESO) of the Qatar Financial Centre (QFC), one of the world’s leading and fastest growing onshore business and financial centres, has released its annual report which...
15 July 2019
The Qatar Financial Centre (QFC), one of the world’s leading and fastest growing onshore business and financial centres, signed a number of agreements and held high-level B2B meetings with key Hong...
15 July 2019
The QFC Regulatory Authority (the “Regulatory Authority”) announced that it had agreed a settlement with International Financial Services (Qatar) LLC (“IFSQ”) to impose a financial penalty of USD$100...

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