Middle East Economic Survey
Qatars $7bn Bond Becomes Largest Emerging Market Sovereign Debt Issuance
The government of Qatar sold $7bn of conventional bonds on 17 November in the regions largest sovereign debt issuance, with an order book of over $27bn. The issuance was also the worlds biggest emerging market bond and the largest international dollar-denominated sovereign bond. Marking a return to the international bond market for a second time this year Qatar...