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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 | 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.

Economic Update | Qatar seeking growth through fertilisers

18 Jul 2014
Qatar is well on the way to becoming one of the world’s leading producers of chemical fertilisers, steadily developing new capacity and new markets as it works to diversify its economy away from its...

Economic Update | Qatar eyes gas gains

18 Jun 2014
The deep pre-Khuff formation off Qatar’s coast has become the focus of major test drilling and survey work, as energy firms step up their gas exploration efforts.

Economic Update | Qatar exceeding economic growth expectations

28 Apr 2014
As the 2013/14 fiscal year drew to a close, the IMF expressed its optimistic outlook for Qatar for the upcoming year, following a recent visit. That report – combined with a cheery business sentiment...

Economic Update | Bright start for Qatar’s stock market

23 Mar 2014
Following a year of modest growth, activity on the Qatar Exchange (QE) shifted up a gear in early 2014, with its benchmark index, the QE Index, exceeding 10,000 points for the first time in more than...