The collapse in oil prices has weighed on the Algerian economy, giving rise to twin deficits in the budget and current account. In mid-2016 the government introduced a bold medium-term plan that targets a balanced budget by 2020, alongside a new growth model with a strategy for economic development and diversification by 2030. These moves have coincided with the private sector playing a much stronger role in the economy.
Articles & Analysis | Qatar bolsters its airport capacity as passenger numbers rise from The Report: Qatar 2017
Located 16 km from central Doha and within six hours flying time of 80% of the world’s population, Hamad International Airport (HIA) has emerged as a key regional transport hub since opening its doors to the public in April 2014.
What role has the ministry played in overcoming the impact of the siege?
Interviews & Viewpoints | Abdulla bin Abdulaziz bin Turki Al Subaie, Managing Director and CEO, Qatar Rail: Interview from The Report: Qatar 2017
How will the establishment of an integrated mass transit system contribute to national ambitions for economic development?
Articles & Analysis | Major transport projects in preparation for 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar from The Report: Qatar 2017
Guided by the state’s long-term economic development plan, Qatar National Vision (QNV) 2030, and driven by preparations for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, Qatar is investing heavily in infrastructure programmes focused on its non-oil and gas sectors.
Articles & Analysis | Spending in all modes of transport gathering pace in Qatar from The Report: Qatar 2017
The government’s focus on investing in large-scale transport projects is expected to continue for the next three to four years as new motorways, rail links and other expansions are built to service a growing population and meet demand projections for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. However, Qatar’s transformation is not just about football – it goes...