Executive Board
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on Qatar:

April 18, 2014
January 11, 2013
February 16, 2011
January 21, 2009
November 26, 2007

Article IV Staff Reports

Projected % Change
   2015  2016
Real GDP 4.7 4.9
Consumer Prices 1.6 2.3
Source: World Economic Outlook (October 2015)
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Qatar and the IMF
Updated September 29, 2015

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IMF Survey Online
July 17, 2015 -- IMF Survey : Counting the Cost of Energy Subsidies
Energy subsidies are projected at US$5.3 trillion in 2015, or 6.5 percent of global GDP, according to a recent IMF study. Most of this arises from countries setting energy taxes below levels that fully reflect the environmental damage associated with energy consumption.
November 17, 2014 -- IMF Survey : More Efficient Public Investment a Mideast, Central Asia Priority
Improving the efficiency of public infrastructure investment across many oil exporters in the Middle East and North Africa and the Caucasus and Central Asia is now more important than ever, a new IMF study says.
September 21, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Gulf Countries Explore Options for Deepening Domestic Debt Markets
Participants at a capital markets conference in Qatar focused on the benefits, policy trade-offs, and practical approaches to developing local currency domestic debt markets to tap an alternative source of funding.