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What potential is there for renewable energy to play a bigger role in the country’s energy mix?

 

Qatar operates a modern and technically proficient power transmission and distribution network. The system benefits from a compact country service area of only 11,570 sq km and modern infrastructure, much of it installed over the last 10 years as total generation capacity grew by over 140%.

Articles & Analysis | Qatar in brief: from The Report: Qatar 2017

Qatar has risen to prominence both regionally and internationally. With a relatively small local population and substantial revenues generated from having the third-largest proven natural gas reserves globally, the country has one of the world’s highest GDPs per capita. A return of oil prices to above $50 per barrel will reduce strain on the economy...

Articles & Analysis | Balancing act: Page 29 from The Report: Qatar 2017

Qatar in brief Still prospering: Growing economy continues to provide a high standard of living Stimulating sufficiency: Recent diplomatic difficulties encourage local industry expansion Viewpoint: Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Emir of Qatar Making new friends: Visa-free programme set to mitigate fallout from the regional blockade Interview:...

 

The newly enacted Law No. 21 of 2015 governing and regulating the entry, exit and residency of expatriates – which entered into force December 16, 2016 – has been hailed as a momentous change to the prevailing labour environment in the state of Qatar, especially given the new epoch of advancement and achievement that is currently taking place...

 

The Civil and Commercial Arbitration Law No. 2 of 2017 has introduced major reforms in many areas in Qatar, and supersedes the old commercial and civil procedure code Law No. 13 of 1990.