16 November 2019
The Planning and Statistics Authority (PSA) has released the twenty ninth issue of the quarterly publication “Window on Economic Statistics of Qatar”. The reference quarter of this issue is the...
24 August 2019
Euro area real GDP growth has fallen to just 1.1% y/y in Q2 2019, the slowest pace of expansion since 2014 when the Euro area began to recover from the sovereign debt crisis. We raised concerns about...
16 March 2019
A new wave of optimism has taken over the financial markets in recent weeks, driven by a more dovish Fed and positive rumors about a potential US-China trade deal. However, the upside for global...
05 January 2019
At this time over the last two years, despite existing and rising political risks, the global economy was benefiting from splashes of optimism as growth was accelerating in a synchronized way across...
15 December 2018
Standard & Poor (S&P) the International Credit Rating Agency has upgraded Doha Bank’s Outlook to Stable from Negative and also re-affirmed the ‘BBB+ / A2 issuer credit ratings of the Bank....
23 September 2018
Qatar’s economic performance remains resilient. Despite the blockade by some of its neighbours, the economy grew by 1.6% in 2017. Non-hydrocarbon GDP growth was a solid 3.8% in 2017. For this year,...
25 May 2018
Qatar has ranked fifth in economic performance, according to the World Competitiveness Yearbook 2018, annually published by the International Institute for Management Development (IMD). Qatar was...
18 August 2017
Families expressed optimism about the current situation in the second quarter of 2017 compared to the first quarter of the same year, reflecting the continued confidence of consumers in the economic...
02 June 2017
Qatar has occupied top ranks in the IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook 2017, ranking 8th in the economic performance, 11th in the government efficiency, 12th in the business sector efficiency, and...
18 December 2016
The month of December confirmed that the divergence in global monetary policies is now in motion. On 8 December, the European Central Bank (ECB) introduced a further dose of monetary stimulus. Almost...
29 February 2016
The Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics (MDPS) has released the fourteenth issue of the quarterly publication “Window on Economic Statistics of Qatar”. The reference quarter of this issue...
28 September 2015
Qatar is set to award $30 billion worth of contracts in 2016, according to a new report, said Arabian Business. Samba Financial Group, in its latest Qatar report, said it expects the second half of...

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