06 October 2018
The US Federal Reserve, widely known as simply ‘the Fed’, duly hiked short-term interest rates by 25bp for the third time this year following its 26-27th September meeting. The decision comes despite...
23 September 2018
Qatar’s economic performance remains resilient. Despite the blockade by some of its neighbours, the economy grew by 1.6% in 2017. Non-hydrocarbon GDP growth was a solid 3.8% in 2017. For this year,...
22 September 2018
Qatar’s decision to increase LNG output by 30% by 2024 will “increasingly drive Qatar’s next development phase” as the current multi-year wave of infrastructure spending begins to flatten out in...
16 September 2018
Doha Bank hosted a knowledge sharing session on 13th Sept 2018 “Qatar- Sri Lanka Bilateral Opportunities “at Doha Bank HO, Doha Qatar. The event witnessed participation from Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy...
15 September 2018
After more than four years in the doldrums, world trade volumes have rebounded strongly over the last two years. In fact, according to data from the Dutch Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis (CPB), a...
14 September 2018
Qatar Chamber held a meeting with a trade delegation from Sri Lanka led by Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, Indrajit Coomaraswamy. The two sides discussed enhancing cooperation in all...
11 September 2018
In line with the State’s interest in developing the role of the private sector and its contribution to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), particularly the Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SME)...
08 September 2018
fter several quarters in the doldrums, India’s economy roared back to life in the April-June quarter. GDP growth jumped to a nine-quarter high of 8.2% y/y; up from 7.7% y/y in the first quarter of...
08 September 2018
The Amir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani announced Friday in the speech he gave at the opening of The Qatar-Germany Business and Investment Forum that Qatar intends to invest 10 billion Euros...
07 September 2018
The visit of the Amir His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani to Germany comes within the framework of his keenness to build a strong and prosperous nation and consolidate its foundations...
01 September 2018
GDP growth in South-East Asia remained robust in the second quarter of the year despite headwinds from slower world trade and tightening monetary policy. Inevitably, there are important differences...
31 August 2018
Qatar has achieved a significant progress in its efforts to diversify economy in the past five years. The contribution of non-oil sectors in the country’s economy has increased sharply by 23 percent...

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