Category: Economy

Qatar’s Minister of Finance Ali Sherif Al Emadi

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Jun2017
Doha 12 June 2017 (AlJazeera News) Qatar can easily defend its economy and currency against sanctions by other Arab states, Qatari finance minister Ali Sherif al-Emadi told CNBC television in an interview broadcast on Monday. He said that the countries which had imposed sanctions on Qatar would also lose money because of the damage ... Read More
June 12, 2017M Ashraf Siddiqui
Paolo Pomo Newly appointed CFO Lamborghini

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Jun2017
Sant’Agata Bolognese 12 June 2017 (Lamborghini Media) Automobili Lamborghini has appointed Paolo Poma as Chief Financial Officer and Managing Director. He will join the team led by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Stefano Domenicali, effective immediately. In his new role, Paolo Poma will be responsible for finance, administration and control, IT, legal affairs, ... Read More
June 12, 2017M Ashraf Siddiqui
Sahiwal Coal Power Plant

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Jun2017
Beijing 04 June 2017 (APP) With the formal commissioning of its second unit later this month, the Sahiwal power plant will become one of Pakistan’s clean coal power plants with the largest installed capacity, generating 9 billion KWH of electricity per year, which will meet the energy needs of nearly 10 million local ... Read More
June 4, 2017M Ashraf Siddiqui
Sources OECD Bloomberg and QNB Economics

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Jun2017
Economic Commentary Qatar National Bank 04 June 2017 OPEC, along with a number of other non-OPEC major producers, recently extended their 1.8m barrels per day (b/d) output cut agreement from end-June 2017 until March 2018. We examine the reasons and strategy behind the decision to extend the output cuts. We argue that OPEC ... Read More
June 3, 2017M Ashraf Siddiqui
Participants at Dubai Intl Design Exhibition

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May2017
Doha 28 May 2017 In its drive to promote local companies, from across diverse sectors, in regional and global markets, Qatar Development Bank (QDB) participated along with 9 Qatari design companies at the INDEX Design Series, held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, from 22 to 25 May 2017. INDEX Design Series is ... Read More
May 28, 2017M Ashraf Siddiqui
Pakistan Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar briefs media during post budget press conference Pic APP

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May2017
Islamabad 27 May 2017 (APP) Following are the highlights of Pakistan Finance Minister Ishaq Dar’s post budget press conference: • One million youth will be imparted IT training. • Rs 120 billion new taxation proposed, while relief measures will cost Rs 33 billion. • Refund for textile sector will be cleared by August 14. • Tax refunds ... Read More
May 27, 2017M Ashraf Siddiqui
Pakistan Budget 2017-18

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May2017
Islamabad 26 May 2017 (APP) Finance minister Ishaq Dar Friday, lauding the contributions made by expatriate Pakistanis, announced that the government wanted them to invest in the national infrastructure and in that connection, US$ 1 billion non-convertible bond would be issued. The proposed bond would be floated through establishment of Pakistan Development Fund, he ... Read More
May 26, 2017M Ashraf Siddiqui
Secretary of Trade & Industry Ramon Lopez

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May2017
Moscow 25 May 2017 (PNA) Philippine business delegations here were able to bag around USD 875 million (appx. PHP 44 billion) worth of business-to-business (B2B) deals, Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez said Thursday. “A number would be in the areas of iron and steel, transport, agri-business, multi-purpose vehicles, power, energy, property development, transport and construction,” ... Read More
May 25, 2017M Ashraf Siddiqui
Group foto Doha Bank Awards Ceremony 2017

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May2017
Doha 20 May 2017 Doha Bank, one of the largest commercial banks in Qatar, recently hosted its annual Long-Service Awards at its Head Office in West Bay. The awards recognized Doha Bank employees who had reached service milestones of 10, 15, 20, 25 or 35 years. Addressing the honorees during the ceremony, Sheikh ... Read More
May 20, 2017M Ashraf Siddiqui
US-Saudi Arabia Signs Joint Vision Statement 20 May 2017

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May2017
May 20, 2017 The Washington Times President Trump and King Salman signed a series of agreements Saturday that cement ties between their two countries, including a nearly $110 billion deal to sell U.S. arms to Saudi Arabia. The deal for defense equipment and services are aimed at helping Saudi Arabia and the ... Read More
May 20, 2017M Ashraf Siddiqui