Sunday 06, April 2014 by Matthew Amlôt

Qatar's real GDP growth accelerated to 6.5 per cent in 2013

Qatar’s economy continued to maintain its strong growth momentum in the fourth quarter of 2013. Qatar’s real GDP expanded at 5.6 per cent (year-on-year) in the last three months of 2013, spurred by double-digit growth in construction, wholesale trade and hospitality, and financial, real estate, and business services, according to figures released by the Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics (MDPS).

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