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Although the flow of foreign direct investment (FDI) into Arab countries declined in 2009 as a fallout of the global financial crisis, Qatar witnessed a rise in FDI inflow last year. The FDI inflow into Qatar was to the tune of $8.7bn, up from $6.7bn in the previous year, media reports suggest. Qatar, which is […]

Qatar will remain one of the fastest growing economies in the world in 2010, as continued heavy investment in the hydrocarbon sector drives higher oil and gas output levels, a new report has predicted. Research firm Business Monitor International said it sees see real gross domestic product growth averaging 7.5 percent from 2009-2013, with the […]

Soaring gas exports will ally with rebounding oil prices and production to catapult Qatar’s economy into double-digit growth in the next two years while its fiscal surplus will sharply widen, a key Saudi bank said yesterday. The gross domestic product of the world’s third gas power is estimated to have swelled by 9.4 per cent […]

Qatar’s economy continued its rapid climb and jumped by nearly 59 per cent in the first nine months of 2008 despite a sharp decline in oil prices in the last weeks of that period, official figures showed yesterday. The Gulf country’s gross domestic product stood at QR107.79 billion (Dh109bn) in the first nine months of […]