February 22, 2001
Qatar and Venezuela vowed Wednesday to cooperate within OPEC for the stability of the oil market, adding that embassies will be opened in each of the two countries.
February 21, 2001
Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Hamad al-Thani issued Tuesday a decree appointing Major General Ghanem al-Hedaifi as a minister of state.
February 18, 2001
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko arrived in Doha on Saturday for a three-day visit, aimed at strengthening bilateral ties.
Qatar Telecom (Q-Tel) announced Friday, February 16, a 16.2 percent increase in net profit to 724.5 million riyals ($199 million) in 2000 from the previous year.
Qatar Petroleum (QP) signed an agreement Thursday with Maersk Oil Qatar, a subsidiary of the Danish firm Maersk Olie og Gas, to develop an oil field possibly worth 1.2 billion dollars, Qatar's energy
February 13, 2001
Qatar's Oil Minister Abdullah bin Hamad al-Attiya said Sunday a cut in OPEC's crude output was not necessary, the Emirati agency WAM said.
Work will soon begin on a venture carrying and distributing Qatari gas to the United Arab Emirates, Qatari Energy Minister Abdullah bin Hamad al-Attiya said Monday.
February 12, 2001
Qatar National Bank (QNB) announced Sunday, February 11, its 2000 profits rose nine percent to 491 million riyals ($134.9 million) from 452 million riyals ($124.2 million) in 1999.
February 11, 2001
The World Trade Organization (WTO) will hold its next meeting of ministers in the Gulf state of Qatar from November 9 until 13, a spokesman said here Thursday.
February 7, 2001
An agreement on the multibillion dollar Dolphin gas venture in which the emirate of Abu Dhabi carries and distributes Qatari gas will be signed soon, a specialist newsletter reported Monday.
Qatar Central Bank decided Monday, February 5, to cut its interest rate on the riyal by half a point to 5.65 percent, in a move to cut lending rates and boost the local economy.
February 5, 2001
Qatar on Sunday announced a ban on beef imports from the European Union over fears of \"mad cow\" disease, following the example of its Gulf neighbors.
February 4, 2001
Qatar will issue an anti-money laundering law during the second half of the current year.
A sharp rise in Qatari oil and gas exports in 2000 has left the Gulf state with an enormous trade surplus estimated at seven billion dollars.
Qatar\'s Emir, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, held talks Sunday with Sultan Qaboos on strengthening bilateral talks.