In the News
Cash-Rich & Stable
"Hugely cash-rich and politically stable for the foreseeable future, Qatar has jumped 19 places, finding its way into the top 10 of Euromoney's country risk rankings. Armed with vast natural gas reserves, a relatively resilient and regulated financial sector, and few liabilities to fund, Qatar has been able to ride out the financial crisis better than most states in the Middle East.
Euromoney, September 2009
Most Competitive Arab Economy
"Qatar is the most competitive economy in the Arab world, according to The Global Competitiveness Report 2009-2010 published by the World Economic Forum (WEF). Qatar was rated 22nd overall in the list of 133 countries.
World Economic Forum, The Global Competitiveness Report 2009-2010
Qatar Vision 2030
"By 2030, Qatar aims to be an advanced society capable of sustaining its development and providing a high standard of living for all of its people. Qatar's National Vision defines the long-term outcomes for the country and provides a framework within which national strategies and implementation plans can be developed."
Qatar National Vision 2030