Qatar Economy

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Chapter | Trade & Investment from The Report: Qatar 2020

Qatar’s wealth of hydrocarbons puts it at the centre of global trade, with its liquefied natural gas feeding factories in China and powers stations in Japan, while its helium is used in everything from MRI scanners to aircraft parts. Qatar's rapid economic growth in the past two and a half decades should help the trade sector weather the challenges it faces in 2020. On the home front,...

Chapter | Economy from The Report: Qatar 2020

The Qatari government has created a clear roadmap with Qatar National Vision 2030, which focuses on...

Chapter | Country Profile from The Report: Qatar 2020

Prior to 2010 Qatar was primarily known for its vast gas reserves; however, the country’s global profile received a major boost in 2010 when it won the bid to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup in November and December of that year. Backed by sustained levels of economic growth, Qatar is channelling its resources into transitioning to a knowledge-based economy. The country has been working to...

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.

In what ways has Qatar evolved into a stronger economy following the blockade?

Muted growth figures did not detract from a generally positive year for Qatar, in which new developments in liquefied natural gas (LNG) production were matched by broad-based expansion in non-hydrocarbons sectors.

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