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Qatar :, 2009 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; and Public Information Notice

The staff report for Qatar’s 2009 Article IV Consultation describes economic development and policies. The underlying strength of the economy derived from  Qatar’s hydrocarbon  revenues, and timely and decisive intervention by the government in the banking system has helped to limit the impact of the global crisis and maintain financial stability. A cornerstone  of Qatar’s strategy is  commitment to diversify the economy by building related industries around the full liquefied natural gas value-chain and linking upstream, midstream, and downstream components
Table Of Contents
Cover; Contents; Executive Summary; I. Current Economic Developments; Figures; 1. Inflation Dynamics, 2006-09; II. Medium-Term Economic Outlook and Risks; 2. Recent Economic Developments; 3. Money and Banking Developments; III. Policy Discussions; A. Financial Sector Stability; 4. Financial Market Indicators; 5. Credit Default Swaps. Sept. 10, 2008-Dec. 8, 2009; Boxes; 1. Banking Sector Stress Test; 2. The Effects of Macro-shocks on Credit Risk in GCC Banks; B. Macroeconomic Policy Mix; 3. Exchange Rate Assessment; C. Potential Risks to the Growth Strategy; 6. Qatar: External Liabilities
Literary Form
non fiction
Description based upon print version of record
Physical Description
1 online resource (39 p.)
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