Qatar Risk: Gas boom creates wealth as Doha starts World Cup countdown

Risk Management Reports
Issue 1139 - 21 Jan 2022 | 5 minute read

GSN maintains Qatar’s B1 risk grade with a positive momentum for political risk in its most recent Risk Management Report. It still has many critics, but Qatar is finalising plans for the Fifa World Cup. The Arab Cup, won by Algeria in December, provided a successful test run of facilities. An expensive PR machine will argue that the Al-Thani-dominated emirate has considerably improved workers’ rights and created a more inclusive political system. Qatar’s global standing benefited from its central role in the Afghanistan drama

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