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Economic Diversification in the GCC

Economic Diversification in the GCC »

Source: Economic Diversification in the GCC : Past, Present, and Future

Volume/Issue: 2014/12

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Tim Callen , Reda Cherif , Fuad Hasanov , Amgad Hegazy , and Padamja Khandelwal

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 December 2014

ISBN: 9781498303231

Keywords: Export diversification, Exports, Bahrain, Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf, Cross country analysis, Economic growth, Oil revenues, Oman, Private sector, Saudi Arabia

Abstract: The economies of the six Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries are heavily reliant on oil. Greater economic diversification would reduce their exposure to volatility and uncertainty in the global oil m...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2011 Article IV Consultation with Qatar

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2011 Article IV Consultation with Qatar »

Source: Qatar : Staff Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2012/18

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 January 2012

ISBN: 9781463934491

Keywords: banking, central bank, current account, banking system

This 2011 Article IV Consultation highlights that Qatar is using its fiscal space, generated from an increase in hydrocarbon production and prices, to implement a large public spending program. Large infrastructure...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2010 Article IV Consultation with Qatar

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2010 Article IV Consultation with Qatar »

Source: 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

Volume/Issue: 2011/64

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 March 2011

ISBN: 9781455219957

Keywords: debt, central bank, external debt, debt management, interest, Staff Report,

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. The...

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

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 »

Volume/Issue: 2011/64

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 March 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455219957.002

ISBN: 9781455219957

Keywords: debt, central bank, external debt, debt management, interest, Staff Report,

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. The...

Qatar
			: Detailed Assessment Report on Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism

Qatar : Detailed Assessment Report on Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism »

Volume/Issue: 2008/322

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 October 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451832631.002

ISBN: 9781451832631

Keywords: money laundering, terrorist financing, due diligence, competent authorities, regulatory authority

This paper is focused on a detailed assessment report on Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Combating the Financing of Terrorism for Qatar. There is no fundamental principle in Qatari law that would prohibit the court...

Qatar
			: Staff Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation

Qatar : Staff Report for the 2011 Article IV Consultation »

Volume/Issue: 2012/18

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 31 January 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781463934491.002

ISBN: 9781463934491

Keywords: banking, central bank, current account, banking system

This 2011 Article IV Consultation highlights that Qatar is using its fiscal space, generated from an increase in hydrocarbon production and prices, to implement a large public spending program. Large infrastructure...

Economic Diversification in the GCC
			: Past, Present, and Future

Economic Diversification in the GCC : Past, Present, and Future »

Volume/Issue: 2014/12

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Tim Callen , Reda Cherif , Fuad Hasanov , Amgad Hegazy , and Padamja Khandelwal

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 December 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498303231.006

ISBN: 9781498303231

Keywords: Export diversification, Exports, Bahrain, Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf, Cross country analysis, Economic growth, Oil revenues, Oman, Private sector, Saudi Arabia

Abstract: The economies of the six Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries are heavily reliant on oil. Greater economic diversification would reduce their exposure to volatility and uncertainty in the global oil m...

Issues in Global Natural Gas
			: A Primer and Analysis

Issues in Global Natural Gas : A Primer and Analysis »

Volume/Issue: 2002/40

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bright Okogu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451845983.001

ISBN: 9781451845983

Keywords: LNG, pipeline, gas pricing, economic rent, user cost, transportation constraint, sales and purchase agreement, gas, gas market, gas trade

This paper discusses the rising profile of natural gas in global energy, factors constraining its further development, the gas contracting process, and the absence of a global market, which is analyzed in the conte...

Optimal Fiscal Strategy for Oil Exporting Countries

Optimal Fiscal Strategy for Oil Exporting Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2000/118

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rodrigo Valdes , and Eduardo Engel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451854077.001

ISBN: 9781451854077

Keywords: oil exporting countries, stabilization funds, random walk, oil prices, oil production, samples, stationary process

This paper develops simple guidelines for fiscal policy in oil producing countries, focusing on three issues: intergenerational oil distribution, precautionary saving, and adjustment costs. The paper presents a fra...

Issues in Global Natural Gas

Issues in Global Natural Gas »

Source: Issues in Global Natural Gas : A Primer and Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2002/40

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bright Okogu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2002

ISBN: 9781451845983

Keywords: LNG, pipeline, gas pricing, economic rent, user cost, transportation constraint, sales and purchase agreement, gas, gas market, gas trade

This paper discusses the rising profile of natural gas in global energy, factors constraining its further development, the gas contracting process, and the absence of a global market, which is analyzed in the conte...