Category Archives: Economy

Industries Qatar Halts Al Sejeel Petrochemical Plant

Doha, September 18 (QNA) – Industries Qatar, the state-controlled petrochemical and steel producer, put on hold plans to build the Al Sejeel petrochemical plant as it seeks alternative investments, the company said today in a …

Qatar Airways’ First A380 Super-Jumbo Lands in Doha

Doha, September 18 (QNA) – Qatar Airways (QA) first A380 Super-Jumbo safely landed at Hamad International Airport Thursday at 5pm after departing from Hamburg, Germany earlier in the morning.

Qatar’s national carrier held the inaugural …

Qatar Airways’ First A380 Super-Jumbo Lands in Doha -2

Regarding the price of the A380, the CEO said, “The list price is $380 Million. When we increase our orders for additional A380s we will demand further discounts. He also added that QA has high …

Qatar Airways’ First A380 Super-Jumbo Lands in Doha -1

Speaking at a media conference Al Baker said, “The arrival of the new super-jumbo marks a moment of great pride for Qatar and the national airline.

“Qatar Airways has grown from strength to strength and …

GCC Stock Market

Doha, September 18 (QNA) – Today’s GCC Countries Stock Market closed as Following:

Current Previous Change Change Current
Index Index Value % Value
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Qatar Exchange: 14,350.50 14,165.05 +185.45 +1.31 934,357,633.58 …

Qatar Exchange Index Gains 261.68 Points This Week

Doha, September 18 (QNA) – Qatar Exchange index gained 261.68 points (1.86%), this week when the bourse closed Thursday at 14,350.50 points.

Trading value during this week decreased by 9.94% to reach QR 3,311,428,307.24 compared …

Toshiba to Cut Jobs, Lower Spending by 2015

Tokyo, September 18 (QNA) – Toshiba will cut 900 jobs in Japan and worldwide by March 2015 as part of a restructuring plan, the company said Thursday.

The number represents more than 20% of the …