10 June 2017
On May 24th, the rating agency Moody’s downgraded China’s credit rating for the first time since 1989 on concerns over rising debt and slowing economic growth. Despite the downgrade, China...
11 May 2017
Qatar Airways Cargo made several key announcements on the first day of Air Cargo Europe 2017, including plans to launch a transit facility for temperature-controlled shipments as well as the...
01 May 2017
Our meetings suggested improvement on the fiscal front but that a further external debt issuance is not be excluded this year. As market expectations have been guided towards no issuance this year, a...
19 April 2017
Qatar continues to be the fastest-growing construction market in the Arab Gulf region, with the sector expected to account for 45 per cent of the country’s investments between 2015 and 2018. Gross...
09 April 2017
Qatar’s Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics (MDPS) released GDP data for Q4 2016 last week. Real GDP growth was 1.7% in Q4 and 2.2% for 2016 as a whole, moderating from annual growth of 3...
25 March 2017
Qatar's budget deficit would narrow to 1.1 percent of GDP in 2017 as higher hydrocarbon prices increase government earnings and measures to diversify state revenue are implemented, BMI Research has...
11 March 2017
HE the Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani inaugurated a project at the New Industrial Area that aims to promote small and medium enterprises in the...
11 March 2017
Qatar is looking to welcome 10 million visitors a year and generate $17.8 billion in tourism receipts by 2030, according to a new study. Research released ahead of the Arabian Travel Market 2017,...
12 February 2017
At the beginning of February, India’s central government announced its new budget for the fiscal year running from April 2017 to March 2018. The budget continued the medium-term path of fiscal...
25 January 2017
The Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency (NFIA) hosted a seminar in Doha for local companies keen to explore opportunities to set up operations in Holland as a gateway to wider European market. 30...
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...
11 January 2017
Over the past decade, the GCC region has witnessed rapid economic development and demographic changes, including the influx of expatriates, which in turn has increased the region's overall population...

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