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Global Entrepreneurship Monitor - Qatar Report 2016

The aim of this report is to inform policy makers, academics, and practitioners about the multidimensional nature of entrepreneurship in Qatar during 2016.

The Sate of SMEs in Qatar - 2016

Highlighting the key characteristics of SMEs in the State of Qatar, and studying the overall SMEs’ performance based on combination of indicators at macro-economic as well as firm specific level.

SME definition

This flyer highlights the specific definition  for SMEs in Qatar, starting with the importance, then the presents the definition details according to each sector, in addition to explain simply how to use the definition.

Home-based Business Owners in Qatar Survey Report

This report is the first outcome of the research project “Home-based Businesses in Qatar: Current Reality and Mechanisms for Advancement”. The report aimed at highlight and analysis the main results of the said survey, which covered a sample of (535) home-based businesses in Qatar, discovering their demographic characteristics, business experiences, needs, challenges, and their future orientations, in addition to highlight reasons behind discontinued businesses.

A Study of International and Gulf Experiences

This output – which forms the second phase of research project “Home-based Businesses in Qatar: Current Reality and Mechanisms for Advancement”—is concerned with reviewing the results of the exploratory study of Gulf and international experiences and expertise. The study qualitatively analyzed relevant publications with a focus on reviewing government efforts to establish a regulatory and legislative framework to support HbBs, as well as supporting initiatives.

Mechanisms for Home Based Businesses

This study is the third and last paper of the research project “Home-based Businesses in Qatar: Current Reality and Mechanisms for Advancement”. The study comprises five main sections other than the Overview and the Conclusion. It discusses three issues: What are the challenges facing HbBs in Qatar? What are the mechanisms proposed for the advancement of HbBs at the national level? And finally what are the critical success factors to be observed?

Strategic trade development roadmap

Qatar’s Strategic Trade Development Roadmap (STDR) report is to set the small and medium-sized enterprise sector on the course of strategic development by addressing constraints in a comprehensive manner and defining concrete opportunities that can be realized through the specific steps detailed in the initiatives’ section in this report.