Qatar has demonstrated considerable resilience in recent years, successfully developing new homegrown industries while at the same time strengthening its global ties. Although Covid-19 has introduced significant economic uncertainties in 2020, a rapid response from Qatar's authorities to curb the effects of the virus should stand the nation's economy in good stead over the medium and long term.

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In what ways can the ease of doing business be improved, particularly for manufacturing companies?

As part of Qatar’s efforts to halt the spread of Covid-19, the authorities have been harnessing the power of artificial intelligence (AI) and other digital solutions.


DRESS: Nationals often wear the traditional clothing of the Gulf. Foreign visitors and residents are expected to dress in a style that is sensitive to local culture, with conservative clothing recommended. Men generally wear long trousers, while women’s bottoms should fall below the knee, and tops should cover the shoulders and chest....

Articles & Analysis | Hotels in Qatar from The Report: Qatar 2020


RADISSON BLU HOTEL DOHA PO Box 1768, Salwa Road, Bin Mahmoud T: +974 4428 1428 Rooms: 583 rooms and suites, including 1 presidential suite and a 1-bedroom apartment. Business & Conference Facilities: 10 fully equipped conference spaces that can accommodate up to 600 people...


Qatar has successfully handled the effects of the embargo imposed on it by neighbouring countries since mid-2017. Authorities have presented a 2020 budget showing five years of high expenditure and a surplus of QR500m ($137.2m). Revenue is unchanged from the 2019 budget, at QR211bn ($57.9bn), while expenditure is forecast to increase by 2%....


On December 13, 2018 Qatar repealed the decade-long Income Tax Law (Law No. 21 of 2009) and issued the new Income Tax Law (Law No. 24 of 2018). Executive regulations (ERs) implementing Law No. 24 of 2018 were published on December 11, 2019. Highlights have been prepared based on the ERs accompanying Law No. 24 of 2018. The new ERs contain...

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