02 June 2018
Substantial financial buffers, prudent fiscal policy and sound financial sector of Qatar helped the country successfully adjust to lower hydrocarbon prices and the unjust siege imposed by some...
28 April 2018
In its latest World Economic Outlook (WEO), the International Monetary Fund (IMF) forecast an acceleration in global growth for 2018 to 3.9% from 3.8% in 2017. The IMF has historically held a bias...
14 April 2018
Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Tao Zhang praised the economic policies of Qatar and its success in overcoming  economic crises affecting the global economy, which...
28 January 2018
Sub Saharan Africa (SSA) is set to continue on a recovery path over the coming year underpinned by higher commodity prices, robust global growth and the lagged benefits of policy adjustment in...
21 October 2017
Earlier this month the International Monetary Fund (IMF) revised up its outlook for the global economy. It now expects global growth at 3.6% in 2017, slightly up from its previous forecast of 3.5%...
14 October 2017
International Monetary Fund (IMF) has praised the performance and robustness of the Qatari economy, reaffirming the country's competence in and responsiveness to managing the blockade imposed on it...
02 September 2017
The ambassador of the State of Qatar to the Republic of Venezuela, Batal Mojab al-Dosari, stressed that what was said about Qatar’s intention to liquidate some of its property in a number of...
04 February 2017
Qatar's December trade surplus increased 21.7 percent from a year earlier, its only monthly rise in 2016, according to official figures. The country's surplus rose to AED10.7 billion ($2.9 billion)...
28 January 2017
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) kept its forecasts for global growth in 2017 unchanged at 3.4% in the latest update of its World Economic Outlook. The overall number masked some tinkering with...
06 January 2017
Qatar’s plan to levy excise on tobacco and sugary drinks starting this year in line with a GCC-wide agreement will yield additional revenue, the International Monetary Fund has said. In a report...
06 January 2017
Qatar’s ongoing public investments could overheat the economy in near term and the prospects of further rise in US interest rates may “complicate” efforts to bolster real economic growth, which is...
25 December 2016
In terms of growth rates, the performance of the US economy in 2016 was mediocre. Growth is expected to have been 1.6%, below what most economists consider as potential (1.75%) and below the average...

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