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Oman may budget surplus widens, inflation at 27-month low

Budget surplus at 1.6 bln rials in Jan-May; Oil output up in May despite strikes; Inflation at 2.2 percent in May vs 3.0 pct in April

July 11, 2012 4:39
 
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Gulf $20 billion aid fund not yet capitalized-Bahrain

Bahrain expects allocation from Gulf fund soon; Budget deficit $83 mln in 2011, lowest in 3 years; Spending at $7.6 bln in 2011, seen at $9.8 bln in 2012; Oil prices well below budget break-even point

June 20, 2012 5:46
 
Iran-oil-sanctions

Iran’s oil sanctions are just beginning to hurt

Oil revenue in the Islamic Republic may have fallen by nearly one third, or $35 billion, on the back of a slowdown in exports and declining prices. With U.S. sanctions set to tighten and China's apparent readiness to go along, Tehran's budget could be thrown deep into the red, says Una Galani

June 13, 2012 5:47
 
Qatar to boost spending by 27 percent

Qatar plans to boost spending by 27 percent in 2012/13

Expenditures projected at 178 billion riyals, surplus 28 billion; Government sees surplus of 8 percent/GDP vs. 6.7 percent in 2011/12 – QNA; Spending on public wages jumps 48 percent, projects up 7 percent

May 30, 2012 12:37
 
Qatar Finance Minister: Next FY budget won’t expand much

Qatar Finance Minister: Next FY budget won’t expand much

Qatar's state budget for next fiscal year will be roughly the same size as the current year's budget, finance and economy minister Youssef Kamal said on Monday.

March 12, 2012 1:44
 
Release of Qatar budget delayed

Release of Qatar budget delayed

The deadline for releasing Qatar's state budget for the coming fiscal year will be pushed back to the end of May because of changes to the government's accounting system and the way it prepares budgets, Qatar's state news agency said on Thursday, citing a decision by the cabinet.

March 8, 2012 3:29
 
Libya 2012 budget spending to reach 68.5B Dinars

Libya 2012 budget spending to reach 68.5B Dinars

Libya's government budget provides for up to 68.5 billion dinars ($52.7 billion) in spending this year, as the country tries to rebuild from last year's war which ousted Muammar Gaddafi.

February 29, 2012 1:32
 

Oman to boost spending by 26 percent in 2011-2015 plan

Oman plans to boost budget spending by 26 percent to 54 billion rials ($140 billion) in its five-year plan, which ends in 2015, to create jobs and improve living standards, the Gulf Arab state's finance minister said on Sunday.

January 9, 2012 11:19
 
High Saudi spending, budget surplus in 2012 – IMF

High Saudi spending, budget surplus in 2012 – IMF

IMF estimates 2012 for Saudi Arabia will see a break-even budget in oil price at around $80 and expects fiscal and monetary policies will be used to ease inflation

December 22, 2011 3:41
 

Oman plans $3.1B deficit in 2012 draft budget

Oman set its 2012 draft budget with a deficit of 1.2 billion rials ($3.1 billion) and expenditures of 10 billion rials, higher than planned for 2011, a finance ministry official said on Wednesday.

November 23, 2011 10:49