Oil refinery in the Gulf emirate of Qatar. Continued low oil prices and higher US interest rates might contribute to economic slowdown in the region. Photo: AFP Oil refinery in the Gulf emirate of Qatar. Continued low oil prices and higher US interest rates might contribute to economic slowdown in the region. Photo: AFP
Oil refinery in the Gulf emirate of Qatar. Continued low oil prices and higher US interest rates might contribute to economic slowdown in the region. Photo: AFP

Gulf Arab states may need to rethink economic policy, says Qatar banker

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Oil refinery in the Gulf emirate of Qatar. Continued low oil prices and higher US interest rates might contribute to economic slowdown in the region. Photo: AFP Oil refinery in the Gulf emirate of Qatar. Continued low oil prices and higher US interest rates might contribute to economic slowdown in the region. Photo: AFP
Oil refinery in the Gulf emirate of Qatar. Continued low oil prices and higher US interest rates might contribute to economic slowdown in the region. Photo: AFP
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