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Inflation risk in GCC low despite surging food costs: Oxford Economics

Inflation risk in GCC low despite surging food costs: Oxford Economics

The inflation risk in the Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) is low, despite surging food costs, according to Oxford Economics.

FM: Al-Ula Declaration was a victory for GCC

FM: Al-Ula Declaration was a victory for GCC

The Al-Ula Declaration is a victory for the Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC), HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani has said.

GCC syndication has potential to become a "permanent vehicle" for sukuk: S&P

GCC syndication has potential to become a "permanent vehicle" for sukuk: S&P

The Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) sovereigns and government-related entities have more often tapped the conventional markets for bonds and syndications than sukuk this year, according to Standard and Poor's (S&P), a global credit rating agency.

Qatar participates in GCC environment meeting

Qatar participates in GCC environment meeting

Qatar, represented by the environmental monitoring and laboratory department of the Ministry of Municipality and Environment and the Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation, participated in the technical meeting..

Gulf insurers' capital buffers strong enough to avoid negative rating action: S&P

Gulf insurers' capital buffers strong enough to avoid negative rating action: S&P

The Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) insurers' capital buffers are strong enough in the first wave of the Covid-19 to avoid negative rating action and the pandemic has offered opportunities for them to undertake product development

Qatar has room to delay into 2021 consolidation measures to offset Covid losses: Moody's

Qatar has room to delay into 2021 consolidation measures to offset Covid losses: Moody's

Qatar has some room to delay consolidation measures into 2021 in order to offset expected revenue losses from the novel coronavirus shock, according to Moody's

Insurance sector in Qatar expected to rebound in 2021: A M Best

Insurance sector in Qatar expected to rebound in 2021: A M Best

Qatar's substantial fiscal headroom to absorb liquidity issues will buttress the insurance sector and the premiums are expected to rebound in 2021

GCC insurers may see slowdown in investment portfolios: AM Best

GCC insurers may see slowdown in investment portfolios: AM Best

The domestic insurers in the Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) may see "considerable" slowdown in their investment portfolios

Qatar takes part in preparatory meeting for Gulf Summit

Qatar takes part in preparatory meeting for Gulf Summit

The 145th session of the Ministerial Preparatory Council for the 40th Session of the GCC Supreme Council was held Monday with the participation of Qatar.

Chief of Staff attends US Central Command meeting

Chief of Staff attends US Central Command meeting

HE the Chief of Staff of the Qatari Armed Forces, Lieutenant-General (Pilot) Ghanem bin Shaheen al-Ghanem took part in the meeting of Central Command, Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) states, Jordan and Egypt

Qatar has contained the effect of siege, grow faster this year: IMF

Qatar has contained the effect of siege, grow faster this year: IMF

Qatar has contained the effect of an unjust siege by the Saudi-led quartet, thus enabling it to grow faster this year and thereby helping the overall Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) to expand faster, according to the IMF (International Monetary Fund).

Ongoing GCC fiscal adjustment could be less costly: IMF

Ongoing GCC fiscal adjustment could be less costly: IMF

Significant consolidation and lower less productive current spending make the ongoing fiscal adjustment in the Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) less costly than previously thought, according to an International Monetary Fund (IMF) study.