Qatar Economy Infographic 2016: Forward Looking

28 Jul 2016

Oliver Cornock, OBG Middle East Managing Editor

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Recent efforts by the Qatari government to diversify the economy have paid off in terms of helping the country weather the recent downturn in global oil and gas prices.

  • Economy: A Welcome Buffer - The non-hydrocarbons sector has remained robust in recent years, allowing Qatar to sustain strong economic growth.
  • Construction: Strong Growth - Significant infrastructure expansion projects and major real estate developments have been a boon to the construction industry.
  • Tourism: Qatar-Bound - Tourism has been identified as a priority growth sector, and recent government initiatives have seen hotel capacity, visitor attractions and connectivity improve.
  • Banking: Credit on the Rise - Along with many of Qatar’s other non-hydrocarbons industries, the financial services sector has seen higher activity.

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Oliver Cornock, OBG Middle East Managing Editor

Oliver Cornock
Middle East Managing Editor
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