Middle East Economic Survey


No 7



Qatar Opens Stock Market To Foreigners

Foreign investors will be allowed to buy and sell shares up to 25% of the issued capital of all companies listed on the Doha Securities Market (DSM) as of 3 April. Law 13 (2000) governing investment of foreign capital in Qatar was amended to this effect (the amendments were endorsed by the Cabinet in January) and ratified by the Amir, Shaikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, on 6 February. At...