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Amman, February 12- The Arab Regional Consultation Forum organized by the Economic Policy Development Forum (EPDF) and the World Trade Organization (WTO) kicked of the Jordanian capital of Amman on Monday. HE Qatar’s Minister of Culture, Arts and Heritage and President of the UNCTAD XIII Dr. Hamad...

Doha, February 03 – Global food prices eased slightly in the second half of 2012. Good harvests in the southern hemisphere, particularly soy and corn in Brazil, together with a drawdown of stocks, partly offset the impact of lower than expected supply from the drought-stricken US.     However, prices remain high and could increase further in 2013, according to...

Doha – Qatar Exchange index gained 35.01 points (0.40%) this week when the bourse closed Thursday afternoon at 8,724.77 points. The Trading value this week decreased by 5.84% to reach QR 1,055,621,946.07 compared to QR 1,121,089,266.08. Trading volume increased by 0.99% to reach 20,520,564 shares as against 20,319,783 shares, while the number of transactions fell...