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    Economic News & Views

    For each market we cover, OBG produces regular economic research available on our website, by email subscription and via RSS feed. Free to access, our Economic Updates are targeted at those looking for regular comment on key sector developments.

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Economic Update | Health Matters in Qatar

24 Nov 2014
Recent news of the imminent opening of Hamad Medical City – a three-hospital complex re-purposing the 2006 Asian Games’ Athlete’s Village in Doha – was welcomed by many in Qatar’s public and privat

Economic Update | Qatar bets on Asia in petrochemicals expansion

21 Nov 2014
Qatar petrochemicals
Asia remains a key driver of growth for Qatar’s petrochemicals sector, with demand from the region fuelling investment and expansion projects. However, the long-term outlook is less certain after the...

Economic Update | Qatar steps up transport spending

3 Nov 2014
Qatar port
Momentum is building across Qatar’s rail, aviation and port projects, on the back of rising investment, paving the way for a broadening of the state’s economic base.

Economic Update | Qatarisation and Capacity

24 Oct 2014
As one of the principle pillars of Qatar’s non-oil and gas economy – and a leading light in the country’s private sector – the financial services industry has recently been a particular focal point

Economic Update | Qatar’s real estate sector heats up

17 Sep 2014
Real estate prices in Qatar hit record highs in June after rising 28.9% year-on-year (y-o-y) according to the Real Estate Price Index (REPI) published by the Qatar Central Bank (QCB), its most recent...

Economic Update | Qatar’s medical manufacturing sector on course to expand

19 Aug 2014
Rising demand for health care combined with the graduated introduction of the National Health Insurance Scheme (Seha) look set to boost Qatar’s nascent pharmaceuticals and medical products segment.