According to AME Info, revenue from gas is keeping the country well equipped to continue investment into the construction sector in order to obtain the year-on-year growth figure.
Trance Continent has estimated that 15 per cent of exhibitors in its Qatar International Real Estate & Investment Exhibition (Q-REX), to be held this month, will be from the Emirates.
Its chairman Muteab Al-Sa'aq stated: "Q-REX's aim is to provide global players with an overview of the current state of Qatar's property market and a venue where they can find the best investment options for both residential and infrastructure projects."
Major figures in the Qatar economy have been addressed by Panich Vikitsreth, the Thai vice-minister of foreign affairs, recently.
He suggested co-operation between the countries for food and medical tourism, as these are strong points in Thailand and of use to Qatar.