02 December 2017
Asian liquefied natural gas (LNG) prices have sharply increased in recent months due to higher-than-expected Chinese demand. Despite the market being oversupplied, Chinese buyers have had a difficult...
25 November 2017
Commercial Bank Group CEO Joseph Abraham highlighted the untapped opportunities for ASEAN exports to Qatar during his keynote address at the ASEAN seminar on trade and investment. The first ever...
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%...
29 September 2017
Despite the ongoing unjust blockade, Qatar’s trade surplus in August 2017 witnessed a sharp jump compared to the corresponding month last year. The country’s foreign merchandise trade balance — which...
23 September 2017
HE the Minister of Economy and Commerce Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohamed al-Thani discussed co-operation in the economic, trade and investment fields as well as means to develop them, during a...
20 September 2017
In its renewed drive to strengthen Qatar’s commercial relations with new trading partners across Middle East and North Africa (MENA), Qatar Development Bank (QDB) organized a workshop on “Exporting...
15 September 2017
The Gulf crisis which seems to be permanent will force executives, bankers, investors and foreign political decision-makers to reconsider their Gulf approach, Bloomberg reported. With officials...
10 September 2017
Two new maritime lines are being launched from Hamad Port on September 17 which will enhance Qatar’s trade connections with various ports in China, India, Malaysia, Turkey and Greece, among other...
07 September 2017
The $7.4bn Hamad Port, which was officially inaugurated Tuesday, is expected to take more than 35% of the region’s trade in the next two years, Qatar’s transport minister has said. Spanning almost 30...
23 August 2017
Milaha, a Qatar-based maritime transport and logistics conglomerate, has announced the launch of the first direct reefer service between Qatar and Turkey. Over the past few weeks, Milaha had arranged...
22 July 2017
Nearly 30 world leaders gathered in Beijing in May to discuss the “Belt Road Initiative” (BRI). First launched in 2013 (then known as the “One Belt, One Road” project), BRI is a Chinese-led global...
21 July 2017
The Hamad Port, which is Qatar’s main gateway for trade with the world, has succeeded in breaking the unjust siege imposed on Qatar since June 5 with the opening of five new shipping lines, under the...

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