01 January 2019
The risk of capital outflows induced by the regional blockade on Qatar has largely subsided with the “recovery of foreign reserves and the return to a current-account surplus” in 2018, according to...
30 December 2018
With imminent hike in prices of cigarettes due to recently announced taxes on tobacco products which are set to be imposed from January 1, 2019, many smokers are running from pillar to post to get...
28 December 2018
Qatar has been ranked first in the world index of countries that have achieved record economic growth in 20 years, and maintained its global and regional economic superiority despite the continued...
19 December 2018
The Legal Department of the Qatar Financial Centre Authority (QFCA), was recently named in the Legal 500 ‘GC Powerlist Middle East 2018’. The ‘GC Power List Middle East 2018’ is the latest...
19 December 2018
The Singaporean ambassador to Qatar, Jai Sohan praised Qatar as it has done very well in many areas over the past years, especially the efforts by the state to strengthen its self-reliance, build up...
19 December 2018
The gender gap across the Middle East and North Africa maintained its positive direction in 2018, although the region still trails every other region in the world in terms of its efforts to achieve...
15 December 2018
Amir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani issued Law No. 23 of (2018) approving the State’s general budget for the year 2019. The law is effective as of January 1, 2019 and shall be published in the...
15 December 2018
A set of taxation laws were issued including Law number (24) of 2018 on the Income Tax, Law number (25) of 2018 on the Selective Tax. Also, a decision was issued to establish the General Tax...
13 December 2018
In the run up to the OPEC+ meeting in Vienna, Qatar announced it will be leaving the cartel next year after almost 60 years of membership as relations with its neighbours has soured. This decision...
11 December 2018
The Qatar Financial Centre (QFC), one of the world’s leading and fastest growing onshore business and financial centres, participated in Going Global Live and Foreign Direct Investment Expo, which...
08 December 2018
The four-day ‘Made in Qatar’ Exhibition came to close before yesterday. Held under the patronage of Prime Minister and Interior Minister H E Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, the expo...
08 December 2018
Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) on Thursday announced that the admittance of the shares of Qatar Aluminums Manufacturing Company (QAMCO) to trading will commence on December 16. The decision to list QAMCO...

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