Qatar : 2012 Article IV Consultation

Publication Date: January 16, 2013

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Summary: Qatar's economy is driven by high oil and natural gas prices and production, and remains strong with robust nonhydrocarbon growth. Its government has now shifted its focus to economic diversification and growth in nonhydrocarbon sectors through targeted infrastructure investments. The Executive Directors of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) noted the positive regional spillover effects of Qatar’s high growth, public spending, and increased financial assistance. The adoption of a three-year budget framework to help shield government spending from revenue volatility and enable better use of resources is welcomed.
Series: IMF Staff Country Reports
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Fiscal policy | Natural gas sector | Infrastructure | Public investment | External debt | Fiscal reforms | Liquidity management | Monetary policy | Exchange rate assessments | Economic indicators | Public information notices | Staff Reports | Qatar

Publication Date: January 16, 2013
ISBN/ISSN: 9781475570144/1934-7685 Format: Paper
Stock No: 1QATEA2013001 Pages: 61
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