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  • Amir greets President of Portugal
  • Hamad International Airport launches football Fan Zone
  • Qatar welcomes Trump-Kim summit
  • QIC Group sponsors MoQ's broadcast of 2018 World Cup
  • Trump's personal attorney solicited $1 million from government of ...
  • Qatar airport launches Fan Zone celebrating 2018 FIFA World Cup ...
  • FIFA delays talks on possible 48-team Qatar World Cup
  • The machinations of Qatar's former prime minister
  • Citigroup backs key Deutsche Bank Qatari shareholder
  • Qatari Royal Urges Speedy Reforms as Doha Vies for Investors
  • Qatar takes UAE to UN human rights court over blockade
  • Qatari Businessmen Association holds board meeting, reviews ...
  • Dr. Khalid Al-Shafi's new book chronicles a year of Qatar's victory
  • PM greets outgoing Pakistani envoy
  • Qatar's Economic Growth to Accelerate in 2019: IMF
  • Qatar moving to promote economic diversification: OBG
  • Qatar's rise boosts investors' trust
  • Qatari crisis: Stagnant boycott with no prospects for resolution - Daily ...
  • Qatari economy enjoys reflationary updraft: QNB
  • Qatari Businessmen Association holds board meeting, reviews ...
  • Qatar's Year of Solitude: A Gulf Embargo's Impact in Six Charts
  • WOQOD to have 88 fuel stations by year-end
  • Qatar Airways CEO al-Baker: The blockade did impact us
  • Qatar's rise boosts investors' trust
  • Qatar moving to promote economic diversification: OBG
  • More opportunities for Qatar, Sri Lanka in investments, says Doha ...
  • Qatari investments in Turkey expand to new realms
  • Qatar's Economic Growth to Accelerate in 2019: IMF
  • Qatari Businessmen Association holds board meeting, reviews ...
  • 1543km of road works planned in five years
  • China growth likely to slow on policy tightening: QNB
  • Qatar reserves 'sufficient to maintain currency peg to dollar'
  • Turkey, Iran help wealthy Qatar thrive, 1 year into blockade
  • Tackling The Middle East's Food Waste Crisis
  • Iran and Turkey help wealthy Qatar thrive, 1 year into blockade
  • Kazakhstan President floats 'G-Global platform' idea at AEF
  • 1543km of road works planned in five years
  • China growth likely to slow on policy tightening: QNB
  • Qatar's Economic Growth to Accelerate in 2019: IMF
  • Qatar trade surplus jumps 49.3% to QR14.74bn in April
  • Qatar's trade surplus in April at QR14.7bn
  • Qatar's achievements prove siege's failure
  • Qatar eyes more imports from Portugal: Envoy
  • China a pillar of strength in Qatar's fightback against Arab blockade
  • Qatar's economic situation 1 year after diplomatic boycott
  • Qatar Trade Surplus Jumps by 39 Percent
  • Qatar 2018 budget sees modest rise in spending, marginally smaller ...
  • Qatar budget to increase higher capital spending in 2018
  • Huge outlay for major projects in Qatar's 2018 budget
  • Qatar's fiscal deficit expected to narrow on hydrocarbon gains
  • Qatar budget deficit 'may fall to 5% of country's GDP'
  • Qatar seen swinging to budget surplus in 2018 on energy price gains
  • Report: Gulf crisis to increase Qatar's budget deficit
  • Qatar debt burden 'still low' on global comparison, says BMI
  • Qatar debt ratio to stay 'stable' this year: Fitch
  • Carillion asked UK government to step in over Qatar debt black hole
  • Qatar debt burden 'still low' on global comparison, says BMI
  • Qatar debt rating downgraded by S&P as riyal hits 11-year low
  • Qatar's debt rose sharply in June
  • Qatar, Under Pressure from Saudi Arabia, Raises Billions in Foreign ...
  • Moody's upgrades UAE and Kuwait credit outlook, cuts Qatar's debt ...

    Qatar Leaders


    President


  • Amir greets President of Portugal
  • Hamad International Airport launches football Fan Zone
  • Qatar welcomes Trump-Kim summit

    Speaker of Parliament


  • Ara Babloyan Meets with Speaker of Parliament of the State of Qatar
  • David Miliband to address WISH's Qatar convention
  • Baghdad warehouse fire: PM calls 'plot', interior minister says ballots ...

    Prime Minister


  • The machinations of Qatar's former prime minister
  • Qatari Royal Urges Speedy Reforms as Doha Vies for Investors
  • Citigroup backs key Deutsche Bank Qatari shareholder

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • Qatar 'stronger than ever' one year after blockade: Deputy PM
  • Qatari Deputy PM: We Will Not Incite War with Iran
  • Qatar takes UAE to UN human rights court over blockade

    Minister of Economy


  • Qatari Royal Urges Speedy Reforms as Doha Vies for Investors
  • Qatari Businessmen Association holds board meeting, reviews ...
  • Trump lawyer Michael Cohen reportedly met with Qatar's economy ...

    Minister of Agriculture


  • While Ranil Away In Qatar: Two state ministers, five dy. ministers ...
  • Qatari Royal Urges Speedy Reforms as Doha Vies for Investors
  • Qatar's Nakilat, Excelerate sign deal on JV, FSRU stake

    Minister of Culture


  • Qatar Summer Festival to add more colours to Eid celebrations
  • Siege brings out creative energies in Qatar
  • NATO Rejects Qatar Membership Claims

    Minister of Defense


  • Qatar eyes full NATO membership: Defense minister
  • Qatar Seeking NATO Membership: Defense Minister
  • Qatar won't be part of any military action against Iran

    Minister of Education


  • Minister of Education forms Nursing School Board
  • Qatar says it is taking UAE to International Court of Justice
  • Commitment of leadership to education hailed

    Minister of Energy


  • Nakilat signs deal with Excelerate Energy-USA for first FSRU vessel
  • Interview: Would Qatar like to see an OPEC exit strategy?
  • Opec, allied producers' pact helps reduce stock overhang: al-Sada

    Minister of Finance


  • Citigroup backs key Deutsche Bank Qatari shareholder
  • Charles Kushner explains his meeting with Qatar's finance minister ...
  • Japan finance minister returns year's salary over scandal

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs issues travel advice
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs holds induction meeting
  • Gargash: We're not surprised by Qatar lawsuit given Hajj lies

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • While Ranil Away In Qatar: Two state ministers, five dy. ministers ...
  • Qatari crisis: Stagnant boycott with no prospects for resolution - Daily ...
  • Understanding the blockade against Qatar

    Minister of Justice


  • Qatar says it is taking UAE to International Court of Justice
  • Qatar takes UAE to ICJ over year-old boycott
  • Qatar takes UAE to UN human rights court over boycott

    Minister of Health


  • MoPH opens new services at HMC Heart Hospital
  • Qatari Businessmen Association holds board meeting, reviews ...
  • David Miliband to address WISH's Qatar convention

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • While Ranil Away In Qatar: Two state ministers, five dy. ministers ...
  • Qatari crisis: Stagnant boycott with no prospects for resolution - Daily ...
  • Qatar Airways chief executive criticised by Canadian travel minister ...

    Minister of Sports


  • Qatar Summer Festival to add more colours to Eid celebrations
  • Prospect of 2022 Qatar World Cup jumping to 48 teams fading
  • Siege brings out creative energies in Qatar

    Director of State Security Service


  • Private jets of world leaders: Kim Jong-un's Soviet-era plane ...
  • Vietnam MPs approve sweeping cyber security law
  • Alone time: Trump, Kim Jong Un ditch aides to meet 1 on 1

    Chairman National Bank


  • Citigroup to Fund Qatar Loan on Deutsche Bank Stock
  • Qatar Chamber's new BoD names Sheikh Khalifa as chairman
  • 'Victory over siege helped attract more foreign investors to Qatar'

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • Sheikha Hind Highlights Qatar Foundation's Education Initiatives ...
  • Qatar calls for protecting civilians in armed conflicts
  • Sheikha Hind: QF sees young people as driving force for meaningful ...

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • Qatar hires former US attorney general for $1600 per hour
  • Qatar Inks $1.2M Pact With Giuliani-Tied Firm
  • Turkish Military in Qatar: Bonds of mutual trust

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • Sotto wants death penalty for 'high-level' drug traffickers
  • Sharif claims Qatari prince was ready to testify, JIT did not record his ...
  • Some lessons learned these past two years

    Opposition


  • Russia Plans to Supply S-400 to Qatar Despite Saudi Opposition ...
  • One Year After the Blockade, Qatar's Economy is Strong
  • 13 children killed in Idlib, Syria since Thursday: UN

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • Qatar's Economic Growth to Accelerate in 2019: IMF
  • Qatar's rise boosts investors' trust
  • More opportunities for Qatar, Sri Lanka in investments, says Doha ...
  • Fitch Ratings revises Qatar's outlook to stable
  • IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with ...
  • Turkish Military in Qatar: Bonds of mutual trust
  • Israel's GDP Per Capita Surpasses That Of Japan
  • Qatari economy emerges stronger after siege: QC head
  • Fitch revises upward Qatar's outlook to 'stable'
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    Investment

  • WOQOD to have 88 fuel stations by year-end
  • Qatar Airways CEO al-Baker: The blockade did impact us
  • Qatar's rise boosts investors' trust
  • Qatar moving to promote economic diversification: OBG
  • More opportunities for Qatar, Sri Lanka in investments, says Doha ...
  • Qatari investments in Turkey expand to new realms
  • Qatar's Economic Growth to Accelerate in 2019: IMF
  • Qatari Businessmen Association holds board meeting, reviews ...
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    Demographics

  • 1543km of road works planned in five years
  • China growth likely to slow on policy tightening: QNB
  • Qatar reserves 'sufficient to maintain currency peg to dollar'
  • Turkey, Iran help wealthy Qatar thrive, 1 year into blockade
  • Tackling The Middle East's Food Waste Crisis
  • Iran and Turkey help wealthy Qatar thrive, 1 year into blockade
  • Kazakhstan President floats 'G-Global platform' idea at AEF
  • 1543km of road works planned in five years
  • China growth likely to slow on policy tightening: QNB
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    Export/Import

  • Qatar's Economic Growth to Accelerate in 2019: IMF
  • Qatar trade surplus jumps 49.3% to QR14.74bn in April
  • Qatar's trade surplus in April at QR14.7bn
  • Qatar's achievements prove siege's failure
  • Qatar eyes more imports from Portugal: Envoy
  • China a pillar of strength in Qatar's fightback against Arab blockade
  • Qatar's economic situation 1 year after diplomatic boycott
  • Qatar Trade Surplus Jumps by 39 Percent
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    Public Spending

  • Qatar 2018 budget sees modest rise in spending, marginally smaller ...
  • Qatar budget to increase higher capital spending in 2018
  • Huge outlay for major projects in Qatar's 2018 budget
  • Qatar's fiscal deficit expected to narrow on hydrocarbon gains
  • Qatar budget deficit 'may fall to 5% of country's GDP'
  • Qatar seen swinging to budget surplus in 2018 on energy price gains
  • Report: Gulf crisis to increase Qatar's budget deficit
  • Qatar debt burden 'still low' on global comparison, says BMI
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    Public Debt

  • Qatar debt ratio to stay 'stable' this year: Fitch
  • Carillion asked UK government to step in over Qatar debt black hole
  • Qatar debt burden 'still low' on global comparison, says BMI
  • Qatar debt rating downgraded by S&P as riyal hits 11-year low
  • Qatar's debt rose sharply in June
  • Qatar, Under Pressure from Saudi Arabia, Raises Billions in Foreign ...
  • Moody's upgrades UAE and Kuwait credit outlook, cuts Qatar's debt ...
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    Recent Econ Stats

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    2017-05-15QAInflation Rate YoY APR0.9% 0.013
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    2017-05-02QATotal Credit Growth YoY MAR0.11214.1% 00
    2017-05-02QAM2 Money Supply YoY MAR0.0242.5% 00