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IMF expects 20% growth rate in Qatar next year

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said that Qatar's natural gas sector is expected to propel the country to a 20% growth rate next year, Reuters has reported. Despite this runaway expansion, inflation will remain subdued at 3%, the fund said. The main risk to the fund's outlook for the country, which is deemed small, is a sharp drop in the price of natural gas, the IMF said in a statement.