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Qatar takes steps to help private sector as Arab sanctions hurt economy

Qatar's economy expanded just 0.6 per cent from a year earlier in the April-June quarter, its slowest growth since the 2009 global financial crisis.


QATAR'S government announced on Saturday measures to help private sector businesses after its economy was hurt by sanctions imposed by other Arab states.

Prime Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani decided to cut rents paid by companies in Qatar's logistics...

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