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#Qatar Third-Quarter Exports Drop 36% on Lower Energy Sale - Bloomberg

Qatar Third-Quarter Exports Drop 36% on Lower Energy Sale - Bloomberg Qatar, the world’s biggest shipper of liquefied natural gas, posted a 36% drop in third-quarter exports as the coronavirus pandemic weighed on the sale of energy products.Exports declined to 41.1 billion riyals ($11.1 billion) from 63.7 billion riyals a year ago, according to a statement from the Planning and Statistics Authority. It was “mainly due to lower exports of mineral fuels, lubricants and related materials.”The natio...
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#Qatar posts 42% jump in Q4 trade surplus to QR50.86bn

Qatar posts 42% jump in Q4 trade surplus to QR50.86bn:Faster expansion in exports, especially to Asia, and weakened imports helped Qatar register a 42% year-on-year growth in trade surplus to QR50.86bn during the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2018, according to official estimates.For the full year 2018, trade surplus swelled about 40% to QR191.44bn, according to figures released by the Planning and Statistics Authority.In Q4, Qatar’s total exports (of domestic goods and re-exports) were QR79.7bn, which...
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Weekend reading: The house that Jack built

What caught my eye this week. H ard to believe now, but when Monevator was born in the summer of 2007, passive investing with tracker funds was still a minority pursuit in Britain. Few investors did it. Newspapers and magazines rarely wrote about it, except in a “oh if you can’t be bothered you could buy an index fund and just accept the market return (you loser)” sort of way. The financial crisis didn’t help – it’s hard to sell index tracking when the index has just fallen 50%! All the talk w...
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#Qatar’s quarterly GDP rises by 20.4% to hit QR180.9bn - The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar’s quarterly GDP rises by 20.4% to hit QR180.9bn - The Peninsula Qatar:Qatar’s Gross Domestic Product at current prices (nominal GDP) has increased by 20.4 percent in the third quarter of 2018 over the third quarter of 2017. The quarterly GDP at current prices in Q3 of 2018 is estimated at QR180.90bn.This represents an increase of 20.4 percent compared to the estimate of Q3 of 2017 placed at QR150.19bn. Compared to previous quarter's (Q2 of 2018) revised estimate of QR170.58bn, it is a rise...
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