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Others September 01, 2017

Emirate looks to build an economy driven by knowledge and SMEs, not by oil and gas

For more than two decades, Qatar has been moving its economy away from hydrocarbons towards information technology and learning. This shift to a knowledge-based economy is a critical part of Qatar’s...

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Others August 24, 2017

World Cup makes Qatar a catalyst for change to bridge the gap between Western world and Middle East

In 2022, Qatar will be the first Middle Eastern nation to host the FIFA World Cup–a highly anticipated month-long event that has been known to provide economic expansion for host nations; but...

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Finance August 16, 2017

Banks and QBIC look to unlock the potential of SMEs and entrepreneurs

Encouraging entrepreneurs and building a thriving SME sector is integral to the National Vision 2030 plan to develop a sustainable and diversified economy that is not overly dependent on oil revenues....

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Finance August 07, 2017

Financial institutions support Vision 2030 plan through education, environment and sustainability initiatives

Despite facing challenging times due to low oil prices and economic uncertainty, Qatar’s top financial institutions have not let their vital corporate social responsibility programs suffer

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Finance July 14, 2017

Unprecedented growth of Islamic banking as it looks to enter world stage

Business leaders in Qatar and around the world say Islamic banking and finance is set for continued growth that may last until the end of the decade

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Energy June 04, 2017

Industry veteran establishes first energy think tank in the Middle East

Abdullah bin Hamad Al-Attiyah, one of the architects behind Qatar’s transformation into the leading exporter of liquefied natural gas, has established a unique platform to build towards sustainable...

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Finance June 02, 2017

New investment law to give foreign investors more access to local market

QFC, an onshore financial and business center, offers its firms 100% foreign ownership, unlimited repatriation of profits, no restrictions on trade currency and a best-in-class business, legal and tax...

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Energy May 05, 2017

Industry veteran establishes first energy think tank in the Middle East

Abdullah bin Hamad Al-Attiyah, one of the architects behind Qatar’s transformation into the leading exporter of liquefied natural gas, has established a unique platform to build towards sustainable...

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Finance April 26, 2017

U.S. at the forefront of Qatar’s intensified investment strategy

Heightened cooperation in education, security, trade and QIA’s strategy shift, investing $35 billion in the American economy, set a new milestone in the bilateral relations

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Construction March 29, 2017

Infrastructure spending spree ahead of FIFA World Cup in 2022

Lower oil prices will not curtail the the planned $200 billion spending bonanza on stadiums, ports, airports, a new rail network, hotels and roads ahead of soccer’s biggest tournament

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Finance March 23, 2017

Banking champion sets sights on global expansion

The largest bank in the Middle East and Africa, Qatar National Bank (QNB) has a plan: keep expanding internationally and elevate its status to that of a global bank, with extensive operations in several...

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Energy February 27, 2017

World’s leading gas exporter wants to become champion of renewable energy

Big investments such as the $10 billion Barzan Gas Project will help Qatar to secure its leading position in LNG production in the face of growing competition. But the country is also investing heavily...

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Finance January 17, 2017

Most competitive economy in the region

The government continues to improve the business climate, facilitating the private sector in order to build a diversified and sustainable economy