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This archive includes articles from our monthly B2B publication - bq magazine. Articles available for viewing for free are from older issues and are meant to showcase the kind of content our readers can look forward to, if they subscribe to the monthly magazine.

Doha has many interesting buildings, yet, while driving along one of the busy streets in Najma, one building, in particular, is likely to catch...

The 2nd SMEs Conference, organized by the Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry, is scheduled to take place from 17-18 January, 2017 at The...

Qatar ranks first in the Middle East in introducing youth to the internet and cybersecurity, according to a new survey commissioned by Raytheon Company...

With technology taking over and the art of book reading almost finished, parents are constantly looking for ways to keep their kids updated and...

There are around 1.1 million vehicles in Qatar, with industry experts’ expectations that the sales of various vehicles will rise sharply in the next...

In the Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) region, where until recently cheap energy was making green investments somewhat less attractive, the situation is changing fast....

Qatar recently held the biggest hospitality event in the country, Hospitality Qatar 2016 (HQ 2016) from 18 to 20 October 2016 at Doha Exhibition...

What strikes one most when they meet the effervescent Razan Suliman is her absolute passion for her work. It is evident in everything she...

Managing money is generally not taught in elementary school. So when it comes to money, it's better to learn from other people's mistakes than...

Affamé? Excuse our French, we meant to ask, are you hungry? Craving something French but not sure where to begin? One quick search on...

Simon Bazalgette is group CEO of The Jockey Club. The Jockey Club is the largest commercial group in British horseracing, which is the UK’s...

With issues like Brexit and the general downturn in European economies, investors from the Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) countries are being actively wooed to...

Mass public transport is a relatively new concept in the Gulf region. Just a decade ago, the largest cities in the region like Dubai,...

The halal cosmetics industry is predicted to be the “next big thing” in a lucrative global cosmetics market. Alcohol and animal, especially pork-free, halal...

Real estate industry in the GCC region is at the present described as resilient, but in reality, beneath all upbeat glazing, it is, to...

Every week, we've revealed a business leader from this edition's GCC Inc. We've revealed Fabien Revol, Chief operating Officer at Newrest, and Dyala Sabbagh, Founding Partner,...

Over the past decade, there have been several cyber attacks in Qatar, most notably the ‘Desert Falcons’ and ‘MiniFlame’ instances, all discovered by the...

Intellectual property fees spiked recently all across the GCC, in some countries as much as 6,200 percent, making the registration of patents, trademarks or...

By A.K. Vijay Kerala’s former Industries and Information Technology Minister P.K. Kunhalikutty was in Doha recently to attend a private reception organized by Kerala Muslim...

In the entrepreneurial race, single women aren’t just becoming a part of the game, they are also blazing a trail for everyone –  male...

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Qatar is home to many different nationalities, with Qataris themselves only representing a minority. This extreme demographic shift has been taking place for the last several decades, but has skyrocketed in the last 10 years.

According to the QSA Labour Force Survey for the third quarter of 2014, average monthly wage in Qatar was QR 10,761, up 10 percent from 2013.

Similarly to its neighbors in the GCC, Kuwait relies heavily on its imported workforce. While the percentage of expatriates is not as high as in Qatar...

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Bahrain a small island country situated near the western shores of the Persian Gulf. is home to over 1.3 million people. Most of whom are expats and just like its neighbors in the GCC, the high volume of expats compared to the local population presents some interesting problems.
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