Qatar

In-depth country-focused analysis on Qatar's economic, political and operational risk environment, complemented by detailed sector insight

Our comprehensive assessment of Qatar's operating environment and the outlook for its leading sectors are formed by bringing together a wealth of data on global markets that affect Qatar, as well as the latest industry developments that could impact Qatar's industries. This unique integrated approach has given us an impeccable track-record for predicting important shifts in the markets, ensuring you’re aware of the latest market opportunities and risks in Qatar before your competitors.

Qatar Country Risk

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Core Views Qatar's short-term political risk profile remains among the most stable in the region. Despite enjoying little in the way of democratic freedom, Qataris benefit from massive hydrocarbon...

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Qatar Industry Coverage (17)

Autos

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BMI View: This quarter, BMI has extended its forecast period out to 2018. Over the newly extended forecast period , we continue to target strong growth in new vehicle sales, which should...

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Commercial Banking

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Commercial Banking Sector Indicators Date Total assets Client loans Bond portfolio Other Liabilities and capital Capital Client deposits Other...

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Consumer Electronics

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BMI View: Despite its small population, we have a positive outlook for Qatar's consumer electronics market, forecasting average annual growth of 9.5% between 2013 and 2017 in US dollar terms....

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Food & Drink

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BMI View: Private consumption in Qatar will continue to grow at a rapid pace throughout 2014, supported by the government's expansionary fiscal stance and a fast-rising resident population....

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Freight Transport

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The Qatari shipping sector continues to be dominated by the export of the country's key commodity, natural gas, through the export terminal of Ras Laffan. Much of this is transported by national...

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Information Technology

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BMI View: Qatar 's IT market benefits from strong private consumption from a relatively wealthy population and high public spending. However, it is held back by a small population, which does not...

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Infrastructure

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BMI View: With our new subsector forecasts , it is ever more clear that Qatar's construction sector is performing well. W e have increased our real growth estimations for 2013 and our medium-...

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Insurance

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As of late 2013, Qatar's insurance sector appears to be living up to its promise. The combination of strong economic growth and an official desire to promote financial services through the Qatar...

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Medical Devices

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Espicom Industry View: The small but rich Qatar has a medical device market restricted by its population size. However, the market has experienced sustained double-di git growth in recent...

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Oil & Gas

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BMI View: Fuelled by the world's third largest proven gas reserves, Qatar has positioned itself as the leading global exporter of liquefied natural gas (LNG). Rising competition, led by...

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Petrochemicals

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BMI View: The Qatari petrochemicals industry is witnessing strong growth as capacity expands, even in the face of a global economic slowdown and threats of escalating feedstock costs. Continued...

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Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare

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BMI View: Qatar is in top position among eight countries introducing new technology and practices in their healthcare systems, according to a study published at the World Innovation Summit for...

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Power

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BMI View: The Qatari power sector is set for strong growth over the coming years as the country gears up for the FIFA World Cup in 2022. Heavy government spending, robust economic growth and a...

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Real Estate

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BMI View: We believe that the real estate sector in Qatar will remain relatively stable, with small increases in rental rates found in Doha and Al Wakra. Rental rates and net yields remained...

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Shipping

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The Qatari shipping sector continues to be dominated by the export of the country's key commodity, natural gas, through the export terminal of Ras Laffan. Much of this is carried by national carrier...

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Telecoms

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BMI View : Qatar's telecoms industry is among the highest value in the world, with ARPU s supported by high incomes. The fixed-line, broadband and mobile sectors all record ed subscriptions...

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Water

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BMI View: Qatar has one of the fastest growing and most well f u nded water sectors in the region with significant government funds being ploughed into water supply and sanitation. We expect...

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