Middle East Economic Survey


No 1



Increasing Gas Production And Export Bolster Qatars High Growth Rate

The Qatari economy has been able to weather the impact of the global economic crisis and post an estimated 9.4% real GDP growth in 2009 thanks to rising production of LNG and associated natural gas liquids (NGL), says Samba in its latest report on the emirates economic outlook. Growth rate is projected to accelerate to 18% and 13% in 2010 and 2011 respectively as new LNG...