Qatar Investment Authority (QIA), the Gulf state’s aggressive sovereign wealth fund, has more than $30 billion to spend on investments this year and sees commodities as a key target, a senior executive of the fund said on Sunday. “We like commodities, we like to invest in commodities. Since 2002, the commodity price trend keeps going […]

Qatar Holding, the investment arm of Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund, has set up a $1 billion Indonesian fund to invest in infrastructure and natural resources in Southeast Asia’s biggest economy, officials said on Monday. The new investment fund is a sign of increasing interest in Indonesia among Middle East and other international investors thanks to […]

Despite the global credit crunch, all major construction projects in Qatar are still in operation; More than 82 percent of all projects are late but the delays do not affect budgetary spending, according to a regional study released yesterday. The study titled Insight Qatar and focusing on the construction sector in the country was conducted […]