27 January 2020
The changes introduced in the new Qatar Executive Regulations of the new Income Tax Law, are expected to have a significant impact on Qatari businesses and taxpayers, including updates to the...
10 November 2019
The US Federal Reserve (Fed) has decided to cut rates for the third time this year at its latest monetary policy meeting in October 29-30th. The target range for the benchmark fed funds rate was...
19 February 2019
Most of the executives interviewed for the 2019 edition of the Business Barometer: Qatar CEO Survey carried out by Oxford Business Group (OBG) were positive about the economic outlook for the coming...
31 July 2016
In its recently-published update of the world economic outlook, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) revised down its forecast for global growth in 2016 by 0.1 percentage points (pps) to 3.1%. The...
11 May 2016
YPO, the premier network of global business leaders and chief executives, announced that economic confidence amongst CEOs in the Middle East and North Africa continued to decline in the first quarter...
30 April 2016
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) released its economic outlook for the Middle East on April 25. Overall, the IMF expects growth in the region to accelerate to 3.1% in 2016 from 2.5% in 2015....
13 June 2015
Qatar's crude oil production is expected to rebound, averaging 709,000 barrels per day in 2015, said The Peninsula. The country's crude production fell to 635,000 barrels per day in April 2015 from...
29 January 2015
Weak oil prices appears to have had its debilitating effect on Qatar with its trade surplus shrinking considerably in December in view of the sharp decline in exports coupled with robust import...
22 January 2015
A new economic outlook published today by PwC, Building a strong foundation for the future, says that Qatar is one of the best placed GCC countries to weather the current fall in oil prices. However...
21 December 2014
As 2014 comes to an end, the global economy shows signs of weakness with significant downside risks. Some of these risks are likely to materialise next year, leaving the global economy in worse shape...
18 October 2014
A significant decline in commodity prices in recent weeks—coupled with a worsening global economic outlook and major corrections in global equity markets—could result in a Great Deflation, namely a...
05 March 2011
Location: Sharq Village Hotel In brief: The agenda of the summit is focused on the four pillars of the corporate L.I.F.E. (Leadership, Investor Relations, Financial Strategies and Economic Outlook...
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