30 June 2016
Qatar remains well positioned to weather the economic challenges it faces and will hopefully “add significantly” to the £30bn ($42.5bn) it has already invested in the UK, David Cameron, the British...
24 June 2016
The Ministry of Economy and Trade said Friday that, in line with law no. 6 of 2016, it will ban restaurants, coffee shops and hotels from using a minimum charge. The ministry said that the charge...
24 June 2016
Qatar Stock Exchange index (QSE) gained 46.94 points or +0.47% when the bourse closed trading at 9,966.35 points on Thursday. The volume of the shares traded down to 2,429,498 from 3,135,188 on...
24 June 2016
The Ministry of Economy and Commerce has launched unannounced inspection campaigns targeting retail outlets across the country to ensure the compliance of suppliers with law number (8) of 2008 on...
22 June 2016
On 16 June 2016, the Finance Ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)1 attended an extraordinary meeting in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on GCC Value Added Tax (VAT). Economic integration in the GCC...
14 June 2016
Recent news from a new report issued by the Ministry of Transport and Communications, shows that the total ICT (information and communications technology) spending by Qatar’s "commercial sector" is...
11 June 2016
Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund is set to buy a major stake in Irish telecoms firm Eir, the Irish Times reported on Thursday, in a move that would likely support its plans to hold off from a stock...
09 June 2016
Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) index dropped 82.01 points or -0.83% when the bourse closed trading at 9,836.96 points Thursday. The volume of shares was down to 4,890,544 from Wednesday 8,941,701 and the...
02 June 2016
Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) index dropped 39.72 points or -0.41% when the bourse closed trading at 9,532.60 points Thursday.   The volume of shares was down to 4,819,521 from Wednesday 5,198,728 and...
02 June 2016
The report Economic Insight: Middle East Q2 2016, produced by Oxford Economics, ICAEW’s partner and economic forecaster, says that as GCC economies continue to diversify away from oil-driven...
28 May 2016
Qatar’s unprecedented $9bn Eurobond sale has pressed the re-set button for the Gulf region’s debt market. The country sold $9bn of bonds in three maturities on Wednesday, almost double the amount...
27 May 2016
The weekly Cabinet meeting, chaired by HE the Prime Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thnai, yesterday approved a draft decision amending some provisions of decision No 18 of 2011 on...

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