Latest News for: Qatar economy


New QM Board of Trustees meets to secure its contribution to QNV 2030

MENA FN 21 Jun 2021
The Board of Trustees will support Qatar Museums’ efforts to protect and manage Qatar’s cultural heritage, ensuring Qatar’s global position as an institution recognised for supporting the local creative economy and showcasing creative talent from the region and the world.

Gaza sees thriving industry using rubble to rebuild amid Israeli restrictions

The National 21 Jun 2021
After the previous war, people asked us to come and take the rubble because it was a burden ... Read More ... The cost of rebuilding Gaza would be about $500 million, said a Ministry of Economy official said. But differences between mediators Egypt, Qatar and the UN to create a new mechanism for the reconstruction, similar to 2014, have delayed the funds ... .

MIDEAST STOCKS Major Gulf markets mixed in early trade

Reuters 20 Jun 2021
The country's gross domestic product also shrank 3% in the first quarter, slightly less than official estimates and compared with a 1% contraction last year, as a sharp fall in the oil sector pulled back the economy, data showed ... In Qatar, the index (.QSI) edged up 0.1%, with Qatar Islamic Bank (QISB.QA) gaining 0.5%.

Conviasa’s Interesting A340 Flight From Venezuela To Qatar

Simple Flying 17 Jun 2021
This week, the Venezuelan State carrier, Conviasa, operated a one-of-a-kind flight between Caracas and Doha, Qatar using an Airbus A340 ... Conviasa landed this week in Doha, Qatar ... “We have a great interest in the launch of a route Qatar-Venezuela; it will help to incentive the economy and tourism among both countries.”.

Qatar's economy back on path of recovery

MENA FN 13 Jun 2021
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) The Peninsula Doha. Qatar’s economy is back on the path of recovery supported by the timely response from the government and other stakeholders, highlighted senior ... .

Easing restrictions drive Middle East’s post-pandemic rebound, says ICAEW

Arab News 13 Jun 2021
The region can particularly benefit from the expected surge of travel demand once the rest of the world opens up, the report noted, with major global events set to happen in Dubai and Qatar. “The outlook for most Middle Eastern economies looks positive this quarter, but keeping ...

A closer look at RAK Poultry's 46% stock surge shows what investors are hatching

Gulf News 11 Jun 2021
Before the regional tensions, Qatar National Bank's (QNB) 40 per cent shareholding in CBI allowed the two banks to participate in syndicated transactions, providing the bank with a competitive advantage compared with other small banks in the UAE ... The restoration of diplomatic ties between Qatar and the UAE could boost CBI.

Amir of Qatar at St. Petersburg forum: Finding effective solutions to common economic challenges

The Manila Times 09 Jun 2021
The state of Qatar is going through a significant stage in its overall development by means ... I point out here that the development projects in the State of Qatar provide great opportunities for foreign companies to increase their participation in Qatar's economy in various sectors.

Doha Bank to host virtual client conference on Qatar's economic development and opportunities

MENA FN 09 Jun 2021
This event is expected to cover the resilience of the Qatari economy, the effectiveness of the Government’s policy responses and sustainable development initiatives, the continuing ...

Premium Economy Is Still Coming To Finnair Despite Delay

Simple Flying 09 Jun 2021
Finnair is expecting to launch its new premium economy in the next years, according to the airline’s CEO, Topi Manner ... While late, Finnair is still looking to introduce a premium economy cabin ... While Qatar remains adamant that it won’t introduce premium economy, its rival Emirates was finally swayed late last year.

Qatari, Russian Economies Both Shown Ability to Withstand External Shocks - IPA CEO

Urdu Point 07 Jun 2021
PETERSBURG (Pakistan Point News / Sputnik - 07th June, 2021) putnik), Jonathan Rowson - The economies of both Qatar and Russia have shown an ability to withstand external shocks and pressures in order to ensure stability for foreign investors, ST ... We believe Qatar's economy is highly resilient.

Qatar's Proactive Economic Approach Leads to Strengthening of Ties With Russia - IPA CEO

Urdu Point 07 Jun 2021
Also, there is the Russia-Qatar Investment and Trade Advisory, which operates under the embassy, which was developed to help ease Russian investors' access to the local economy and to facilitate their investment activities," the IPA CEO said on the sidelines of the St.

Qatar 2022 World Cup Offers 'Lucrative Opportunity' for Foreign Investors - IPA CEO

Urdu Point 07 Jun 2021
PETERSBURG (Pakistan Point News / Sputnik - 07th June, 2021) putnik), Jonathan Rowson - The upcoming 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar offers a "lucrative opportunity" for foreign investors to enter the Qatari economy, particularly in the years following the tournament's completion, ST.

Qatar-Russia ties set for a quantum leap

MENA FN 07 Jun 2021
Participating in a discussion via videoconference on Friday, His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani pointed out that Qatar, one of the largest foreign investors in Russia, with diversified investments amounting to more than $13bn, is looking forward to doubling them in the future and expressed confidence in the Russian economy.

QIA focusing heavily on diversifying Qatar''s economy: Foreign Minister

MENA FN 06 Jun 2021
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Doha. Regarding the role of the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA), the investment situation, and economic outlook in today's world, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister ... .