Qatar : 2010 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Staff Statement and Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Qatar

Publication Date: March 09, 2011
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Summary: Qatar has weathered the global economic crisis well. Enhancement of liquefied natural gas capacity (LNG), government support to the banking system, and increase in public spending sustain the high growth rates. There is a need to monitor aggregate demand to prevent the resurgence of inflation pressures. The creation of a financial stability unit and the results of recent stress tests show the banking system’s resilience to market and credit risks. The coordination among data providers and intention to seek technical assistance in consumer price index are noted.
Series: Country Report No. 11/64
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Banking sector | Data quality assessment framework | Economic indicators | External borrowing | Government finance statistics | Hydrocarbons | Moral hazard | Sovereign debt | Staff Reports

Publication Date: March 09, 2011
ISBN/ISSN: 9781455219957/1934-7685 Format: Paper
Stock No: 1QATEA2011001 Pages: 66
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