The third edition of the Qatar Economic Forum (QEF) takes place from May 23 to 25, under the patronage of the Sheikh Emir of Qatar, Tamim bin Hamed Al Thani, and organized by Bloomberg. This year’s event brings together more than 1,000 global business leaders.
According to the organizers, this time, the forum aims to cover the latest developments in finance, energy, health, and technology through interviews, panel discussions, and interactive workshops.
“The forum will seek to explore how these trends can drive future growth, featuring esteemed speakers from around the world, including state leaders, CEOs, global investors and influencers from the fields of culture, sports and entertainment,” reads the QEF description.
Among the announced keynote speakers in Doha, Michael Bloomberg, TikTok CEO Shou Chew, Boeing CEO David Calhoun, and Goldman Sachs Global Securities Director Dina Powell McCormick will address the audience over the next three days. ), Director of the IMF Kristalina Georgieva (Kristalina Georgieva), Minister of Finance of Saudi Arabia Muhammad bin Abdullah al Jadan and many others.
The OECD economy in the first quarter grew by 1.5 percent on an annual basis
Economies in the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries grew by 1.5 percent in the first quarter annually, the international body announced on Tuesday.
GDP growth rates were 1.2 percent in the European Union, 1.3 percent in the Eurozone, and 1.2 percent in the G7 group of seven most developed countries, according to the OECD announcement, reports Anadolu Agency.
Among the G7 countries, the highest growth rate was recorded by Canada, with 2.1 percent, while the German economy in the first quarter recorded a decline of 0.1 percent annually.
Every quarter the OECD economy grew by 0.4 percent in the first quarter.
Growth rates were 0.2 percent in the EU, 0.1 percent in the Eurozone, and 0.3 percent in the G7.