A complex web of business and politics has managed to keep oil prices stable around the world for now.
Qatar Tender and Business News
National Petroleum Services (NPS), an oil and natural gas company in Qatar, today announced that it has won a major testing services contracts in the Middle East and North Africa, further consolidating its position as a leading testing services player in the region.
Aircraft manufacturer Boeing, and Qatar Airways have signed a letter of intent to purchase five 777 Freighters, valued at $1.7 billion.
State-owned company Qatar Petroleum has selected Japanese engineering company Chiyoda Corporation to execute the Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) of the onshore facilities of the North Field Expansion.
China-based ZTE Corporation has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with fellow telecommunications company Ooredoo of Doha, Qatar to lead 5G commercialization in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).
Shenzhen-based ZTE Corporation, a multinational telecommunications equipment and systems company, just signed an agreement with Ooredoo Group, an international telecommunications company headquartered in Qatar, to lead 5G commercialization in MENA.
The Qatar Development Bank participated in the Interior Design Furnishing Expo held in Muscat, Oman from February 6 to 8, 2018 as part of its continuous efforts to support the Qatari businesses and entrepreneurs.
US-based Cleveland Clinic, a nonprofit multi-specialty academic medical center, has offered courses designed to integrate business and medicine with hands-on training to help Middle East healthcare leaders, physicians, nurses, and administrators become more effective in their roles.
Ooredoo Group, a major international communications company based in Qatar, has signed a global frame agreement with NEC Corporation for NEC to provide microwave communications sysems and IP/MPLS (Multi-Protocol Label Switching) systems.
Lancer Skincare, a luxury cosmetics brand headquartered in Beverly Hills, California, is partnering with Apotheca Beauty, a privately held distributor in the Middle East which focuses on luxury brands from around the world.
Citizens of 80 countries who wish to visit Qatar will no longer need to apply or pay for a visa, according to Qatar’s Ministry of Interior (MoI), Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) and Qatar Airways.
The Hamad International Airport (HIA), a Skytrax-designated '5-Star Airport' located in Doha, Qatar, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Huawei regarding a strategic partnership to use IoT and other technologies to enable the airport's digital transformation.
Singapore hosted the Qatar Financial Center (QFC) on May 3, as part of a formal roadshow to help local business leaders understand the emergent business opportunities in Qatar and the Gulf region.
Qatar Airways, the state-owned flag carrier of Qatar, has become the first airline in the world to achieve compliance with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Resolution 753 that requires airlines to track every piece of baggage from the start of the journey all the way through its finish.
Multilateral development banks (MDBs) leaders have agreed to deepen their collaboration to encourage private sector investment in vital infrastructure needed to support sustainable and inclusive economic growth throughout the world.
Human development is progressing and has recently made major strides in many areas, but many are still left behind, with systemic and often unmeasured barriers to catching up. A new UN report urges a stronger focus on those excluded and on actions to dismantle these barriers to ensure sustainable human development for all.
Qatar Airways, the state-owned flag carrier of Qatar, has launched its new daily Doha to Auckland, New Zealand flights – the world’s longest commercial flight at 17 hours and 30 minutes and covers a distance of 14,535 kilometers.
Qatar's World Innovation Summit for Education, an initiative dedicated to innovation and collaboration in education, has selected five international technology projects that are becoming part of the 2016-2017 WISE Accelerator Program.
The WISE Awards, an annual initiative of the Qatar Foundation designed to celebrate the most creative education projects around the world, has announced this year's winners. These creative groups come from India, Lebanon, France, Brazil, the U.S. and Canada this year.
A congress billed as the world’s largest ever to focus on the environment has opened to warnings that our planet is at a “tipping point” but also with expressions of hope that governments, civil society and big business are learning to work together.
Boston Market IP Company Ltd., an affiliate of Boston Market Corporation, a fresh food alternative to fast food franchises headquartered in Colorado, just signed a development agreement to open between 25 to 30 restaurants across the Middle East over the next few years.
The problem of children around the world being exposed to lead -- and the many medical consequences of that -- is still significant even in the 21st century. A study just published by New York University shows the annual economic cost of lead exposure at $977 billion worldwide, with ~$700 billion of that happening just within Asia.
According to a just released market study, the global total value of all airport construction projects is estimated at U.S. $637.8 billion. The biggest single chunk of that is in the Asia-Pacific region, with $224.1 billion or 35.1% of the total.
There is an oil producing country situated in the Gulf region, made of a cluster of islands. It is small, surface and population wise. But it holds the dubious privilege of ranking top of the list out of the 33 countries most likely to be water-stressed in the year 2040. This country is the “Mamlakat Al Bahrain” (the Kingdom of the Two Seas) or simply Bahrain.
This is the first of a two-part series of reports focusing on the impact of climate change on the Middle East & North of Africa region, ahead of the signing ceremony of the Paris climate agreement, on 22 April 2016 in New York. Part II will address the dramatic issue of water scarcity in the region.