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Posted: 03-08-2011
QATAR. Despite the grim global economic landscape of the past few years, the number of construction sites in Qatar has increased steadily.  As the construction sector continues its seemingly unabated growth, companies are increasingly cognisant of the importance of implementing effective health and safety policies, particularly in respect of site safety.  Construction sites by their very nature tend to expose employees to heightened risks of accidental injury or even death, and the implementation and observation of effective policies are an integral part of mitigating those risks
Posted: June 26, 2019
QATAR. The appointments will redevelop GBI's commercial and technical operations to ensure its customers, partners and end users receive exceptional experience end-to-end.
Posted: May 18, 2019
QATAR. The cloud-based architecture for core network is scalable, agile and flexible, making it reliable and suitable for extreme mobile broadband and massive/critical machine communication services.
Posted: May 13, 2019
QATAR. Qatari-founded tech startups, ADGS and MaktApp, participate in leading regional accelerator program.
Posted: April 11, 2019
QATAR. For the three months ended 31 March 2019, Net Profit reached QAR3.6 billion (USD0.98 billion), up by 4% compared to previous year.
Posted: April 11, 2019
UAE. Construction costs in Doha and the UAE set to rise 2.0% in 2019 - but strongest growth forecast in Riyadh, with 5.0% increase predicted; New technology and methods essential to control costs and sustain investment.
Posted: March 17, 2019
UAE. Mr Stephen Phillips will meet chiefs of conglomerates in a wide array of sectors, plus heads of government bodies as well as representatives of chamber of commerce.
Posted: March 15, 2019
QATAR. OBG representatives in Qatar interviewed Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani, as part of the research for The Report: Qatar 2019.
Posted: March 4, 2019
UAE. Refinancing activity more than doubled in 2018; Sovereigns dominated the bond issuance landscape, accounting for 61.5%.
Posted: March 2, 2019
QATAR. New tax laws introduced to encourage transparency foreign inward investment into Qatar; Unification of domestic withholding tax rate will ease reporting burden.
Posted: February 25, 2019
UAE. Five IPOs in Q4 2018 and 17 IPOs in the GCC markets in 2018; US$2.2bn raised from IPOs in 2018 in the GCC compared to US$3.3bn in 2017; Saudi Arabia was the largest sovereign bond issuer in 2018, at a total of US$14.2bn.
Posted: February 12, 2019
QATAR. GAC Qatar's customs clearance expertise has earned it two titles in an awards ceremony organised by the General Authority of Customs, held in conjunction with International Customs Day.
Posted: January 22, 2019
QATAR. QNB's brand value grew to US$5.04 billion compared to US $4.2 billion in 2018, a 19% year-on-year increase; 61st place in the top 500 banking brands worldwide.
Posted: January 22, 2019
QATAR. Talented young minds introduce innovative solutions to global problems.
Posted: January 16, 2019
QATAR. Net Profit for the year ended 31 December 2018 reached QAR13.8 billion (US$3.8 billion), up by 5% compared to same period last year.
Posted: December 10, 2018
QATAR. The agreement grants QNB all exclusive marketing rights of Neymar Jr as a Brand Ambassador of all the Group' s marketing campaigns and advertising platforms in which he will appear across its major businesses.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: June 26, 2019
UAE. Positive price movement demonstrates success of UAE's diversification drive; Dubai (21), Abu Dhabi (33) and Riyadh (35) rank among the most expensive cities for expatriates in the Middle East.
date:Posted: June 25, 2019
UAE. There were a number of iconic deals completed in Q1 FY19 which include: Network International IPO, acquisition of Careem by Uber, Saudi Aramco bond listing and investment into ADNOC pipeline and refinery assets by international investors.
date:Posted: June 24, 2019
UAE. The latest edition of PwC's Middle East Economy Watch looks at the recent oil price rebound and its mixed impact on regional economies.