Middle East Economic Survey


No 40



Qatar The Fastest Growing Economy Worldwide In 2011, Says QNB Capital

Qatar will continue to be the fastest growing economy worldwide in 2011 with an estimated real GDP growth of 21%, according to QNB Capital. Nominal GDP is expected to grow by 36% in 2011 to reach $173bn. In 2012, an increase in oil and gas production and growth in the non-oil and gas economy will more than offset softer oil prices, boosting GDP a further 14% to...