Qatar: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Qatar

Publication Date: May 06, 2014
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Summary: This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that Qatar’s macroeconomic performance has remained strong. GDP growth slowed from 13 percent in 2011 to 6.2 percent in 2012, mostly owing to the self-imposed moratorium on additional hydrocarbon production from the North Field. Growth was 6.5 percent in 2013, driven by strong expansion in the nonhydrocarbon sector. The negative spillovers from sluggish global growth and financial market volatility have been limited. The baseline macroeconomic outlook is positive. GDP growth could stay at about 6 percent in 2014, with public investments keeping growth at about 6–7 percent over the medium term.
Series: Country Report No. 14/108
Subject(s): Article IV consultation reports | Economic growth | Hydrocarbons | Fiscal policy | Public investment | Monetary policy | Banking sector | Exchange rate assessments | Economic indicators | Debt sustainability analysis | Staff Reports | Press releases | Qatar | Housing prices

Notes Also available in Arabic
Publication Date: May 06, 2014
ISBN/ISSN: 9781484368541/1934-7685 Format: Paper
Stock No: 1QATEA2014001 Pages: 53
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