08 February 2017
Qatar is home (albeit mostly a temporary one) to numerous people from around the world, who comprise the vast majority of its population, with Qataris being a minority for decades now. As the exact...
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)...
14 January 2017
Qatar’s Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics (MDPS) released GDP data for Q3 2016 last week. Real GDP growth accelerated from 1.8% in Q2 to 3.7% in Q3 owing to a recovery in the...
07 January 2017
Qatar is expected to have registered real economic growth of 3.7% year-on-year during the third quarter (Q3) of 2016 with the hydrocarbons segment expanding 2.7% and non-hydrocarbons by a higher 4.7...
11 November 2016
Qatar witnessed 63% increase month-on-month in building permits issued by various municipalities in October; with Al Da’ayen, Umm Slal, Wakrah and Doha recording the fastest expansion, according to...
30 October 2016
Qatar’s Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics (MDPS) released GDP data for the second quarter of 2016 last week. In real terms, the economy picked up by 2.0% year-over-year in the second...
05 October 2016
Stakeholders from Qatar’s public, private, academic, and research sectors gained insights that will guide their contribution to an in-depth overview of the nation’s research landscape, through a...
19 August 2016
Overseas loans and trade-related short-term financial instruments largely helped Qatar in covering the decline in inward foreign direct investment (FDI) and portfolio investments that Doha witnessed...
24 July 2016
The total number of visitors to Qatar in the first five months of the current year reached 1.28 million, a rise of 21 percent compared to the first four months. According to Ministry of Development...
27 March 2016
The Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics has released preliminary figures of the value of exports of domestic goods, re-exports, and imports for February 2016. A brief analysis of the data...
07 October 2015
The Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics is pleased to publish the ninth issue of the monthly data on Statistics of Building Permits issued by all municipalities of the State. Building...
12 July 2015
Qatar’s economy registered another strong performance in the first quarter of 2015, growing by 4.1% year-on-year, according to the latest data released by the Ministry of Development Planning and...

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