Qatar 2021 is the latest premium market report from MEED, the leading provider of Middle East business intelligence. It provides a detailed analysis of the trends, opportunities, and challenges for business in Qatar.
Qatar 2021 looks at the long-term outlook for project spending and investment in Qatar and the opportunities for business.
Qatar’s new gas boom
In January 2021, Doha and it GCC neighbours signed the Al-Ula Agreement, ending the three-and-a-half year GCC diplomatic dispute that had left Qatar isolated.
In 2022, Qatar hosts the FIFA football World Cup. For 10 years, Doha has driven massive investment into the infrastructure required to deliver the tournament. In recent years, the question for companies has been: What comes next?
On 8 February, state-owned Qatargas awarded a $13bn contract for the first phase of in North Field Expansion programme, probably the biggest EPC contract ever awarded in the region. The project is set to kick start a new economic and projects boom in one of the world’s wealthiest countries.
Published in March 2021, the report looks at the impact of Covid-19 on Qatar and the effect of the ending of the GCC dispute.
The report provides investors, contractors, manufacturers and consultants with a powerful resource that will help them to identify new opportunities, set strategy, and mitigate risk in one of the Middle East’s most important markets.