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Qatar shifts its project spending plans

Qatar banks focus on contractor finance Subscription

30 July 2015 | By

Project finance dominated by foreign lenders

Qatar Airways is in talks to buy a significant stake in an Indian airline

Qatar in talks to buy Indian airline Subscription

29 July 2015 | By

Qatar Airways clarifies earlier reports

Planned Facility D ownership

Qatar awards power plant construction deal Subscription

28 July 2015 | By

Facility will have a capacity of 2,500MW


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The case for private financing Subscription

21 July 2015 | By

Fiscal constraints may not be the best reason to turn to PPP but it is the strongest driver yet for its acceptance in the region

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Qatari investment in Spain may help to combat World Cup opposition Subscription

14 July 2015 | By

Sheikh Hamad’s €1bn investment comes amid a Spanish legal attack on the 2022 World Cup

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Escalating open skies dispute begs resolution Subscription

30 June 2015 | By

Dispute distracts and divides aviation industry players

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Qatar says final draft of labour law will be ready this year

Pakistan to ship 200,000 workers to Qatar ahead of 2022 World Cup Subscription

23 July 2015 | By

Initiative comes amid criticism of Qatar’s failure to improve worker rights

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Boeing considers direct financing in wake of fund closure Subscription

20 July 2015 | By

US Export-Import Bank shutdown leaves $4.3bn exposure in guaranteed loans with UAE airlines

US senate to discuss Qatar corruption charges

US senate to discuss Qatar corruption charges Subscription

16 July 2015 | By

Commerce subcommittee to ask questions about awarding of 2022 Fifa World Cup

Qatar announces industrial zone project

Qatar announces new industrial project Subscription

16 July 2015 | By

Doha invites investors as it looks to develop major scheme

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World Economic Forum declares Qatar the world’s most efficient government Subscription

14 July 2015 | By

Announcement is greeted with scepticism by academics

Qatar plans groundwater facility

Qatar plans groundwater facility Subscription

14 July 2015 | By

Demonstration unit will be located at Doha South wastewater plant

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Former Qatari prime minister invests €1bn in Spanish retailer Subscription

14 July 2015 | By

Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim acquires a 10 per cent stake in Spain’s biggest retailer

Qatar invests in $6bn project dubbed Australia’s Canary Wharf

Qatar sets up $600m fund with Singapore's Capitaland Subscription

14 July 2015 | By

Real estate investment fund to focus on Asia and Europe

Infrastructure

Qatar awards economic zone contract Subscription

14 July 2015 | By

Spanish - local consortium wins construction job

Qatar says final draft of labour law will be ready this year

Italian contractor wins more work in Qatar Subscription

12 July 2015 | By

Contract valued at $335m covers roads and infrastructure

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Qatar economy expanded by 4.1 per cent in first quarter Subscription

12 July 2015 | By

Financial services, manufacturing and construction drive growth; hydrocarbon sector contracts

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QNB profits keep rising Subscription

9 July 2015 | By

Booming economy sustains banking growth

GCC private jet service thrives

GCC private jet service thrives Subscription

9 July 2015 | By

Qatar Airways expands service while Emirates airline’s private aircraft clocks 450 hours in more than a year

Qatar construction projects

Qatar awards World Cup stadium construction deal Subscription

9 July 2015 | By

Multinational joint venture wins contract to build first new stadium

Aerial view of Nice and the Cote d'Azur airport

GCC investors sought for French airport stake Subscription

8 July 2015 | By

Government to sell 60 per cent stake in Nice’s Cote d’Azur airport immediately

The planned Lusail development in Qatar

Qatar Rail seeks firms for Lusail Light Rail Subscription

7 July 2015 | By

International project management firms invited to bid

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Infrastructure plans drive growth Subscription

20 July 2015

Doha is expected to continue its strong economic performance over the next year as it gears up to stage football’s Fifa World Cup in 2022

GCC price indices 2015

Oil price volatility hits stock markets Subscription

14 July 2015 | By

Mixed results for GCC equity markets during first half

Construction

Saudi Arabia dominates region's project finance sector Subscription

14 July 2015 | By

Uncertain pipeline for second half of year, but 2016 shows promise

Power plant

Saudi Arabia and Qatar prop up GCC power sector Subscription

9 July 2015 | By

Power contract awards down 58 per cent year-on-year

GCC oil and gas contract awards 2009-15

Kuwait buoys slump in GCC oil and gas spending Subscription

8 July 2015 | By

Contract awards slow in key Middle East oil-exporting markets

Central Bank of Bahrain

GCC governments turn to debt Subscription

7 July 2015 | By

Debt issuances welcomed by banking community

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Qatar must diversify projects pipeline

Qatar: Must diversify projects pipeline Subscription

27 April 2015

Qatar’s economy is booming right now, but this is only on the back of the Fifa 2022 World Cup and the country’s ample reserves of gas


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Value of projects planned or under way, 24 July 2015

Saudi Arabia and Iran drive index growth Subscription

28 July 2015

Iran’s projects market begins long climb after striking nuclear deal

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Qatar Transport Conference 2015

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