This chapter includes the following articles.
With sustained, long-term economic growth, the highest per capita income in the world, a stable and well-capitalised banking sector, a sovereign wealth fund that is of true global significance and one of the largest reserves of natural gas just offshore, Qatar today has many advantages. It is clear that Qatar is in a strong position from which to continue its robust economic performance, and the years ahead will see a vast construction drive, in line with the principles of Qatar National Vision 2030 and catalysed by preparations for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Qatar holds potential for investors, both domestic and international, as the country heads towards a much greater global presence in the years ahead. This chapter contains interviews with Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohamed Al Thani, Minister of Economy and Commerce; Ali Shareef Al Emadi, Minister of Finance; Saleh bin Mohamed Al Nabit, Minister of Development Planning & Statistics; Saad Ibrahim Al Muhannadi, President, Qatar Foundation; Chung Hongwon, Korean Prime Minister; and Fumio Kishida, Japanese Minister for Foreign Affairs.