Tentmaker Reports

Qatar Report

Entrepreneurial Missions Index

50.44

General Information

Population

1,758,793 (138th most populous country in the world)

RELIGIONS
Muslim77.5%
Christian8.5%
Other14.0%
LANGUAGES
Arabic
English

Industries

Liquefied natural gas, crude oil production and refining, ammonia, fertilizers, petrochemicals, steel reinforcing bars, cement, commercial ship repair

Unless otherwise noted, all information included here was obtained from the World Factbook project 4, conducted by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). For more detailed information about Qatar, visit https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/qa.html.

Business Information

The World Bank ranks Qatar as 38 out of 183 economies in terms of ease of doing business. The country ranks as 0 (of 183) in terms of ease of starting a business.

It requires 0 procedures, takes 0 days, and costs N/A% of income per capita to start a business in Qatar.

In order to start a business in Qatar, one must follow these procedures:

  1. Apply for approval of the proposed name at the Ministry of Economy and Commerce counter located at the OSS
  2. Open bank account and deposit minimum capital
  3. Sign the Articles of Association before a Notary Public at the Ministry of Justice counter located at the OSS
  4. Register the company with the Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) counter located at the OSS
  5. Register with the Chamber of Industry & Commerce counter located at the OSS
  6. Obtain trade license and signage license from the municipality counter located at the OSS

Unless otherwise noted, all information included here was obtained from the Doing Business project 3, conducted by the World Bank. For more detailed information about starting a business in Qatar, visit http://www.doingbusiness.org/.

 

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Qatar Economic Freedom

The World Economic Forum (WEF) was founded in 1971 by Klaus Martin Schwab at the University of Geneva in Switzerland.  It is a non-profit foundation best known for its annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, which brings together top business leaders, international political leaders, selected intellectuals and journalists to discuss both economic and social issues facing the world.  The WEF also serves as a think tank, and publishes a wide range of reports focusing on issues of concern and importance to Forum communities. In particular, Strategic Insight Teams focus on producing reports of relevance in the fields of competitiveness, global risks and scenario thinking.  The Global Competitiveness Report measures competitiveness of countries and economic competitiveness among a wide range of factors such as corruption, tax rates, work ethic, and many others.
 

Qatar Summary

 

1 World Economic Forum

2 Free the World
Gwartney, James and Robert Lawson with Herbert Grubel, Jakob de Haan, Jan-Egbert Sturm, and Eelco Zandberg (2009). Economic Freedom of the World: 2009 Annual Report. Vancouver, BC: The Fraser Institute. Data retrieved from www.freetheworld.com.

3 World Bank Data

4 World Factbook Project

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