02.02.2009 - Qatar investment focus shifting home from abroad
From Reuters: Qatar is set to shift its investment focus back to domestic projects as the economy slows sharply and firms face higher financing costs, the country's top financial regulator said on Friday. Qatar, which is the world's biggest liquefied natural gas exporter, has been investing windfall oil revenues overseas, snapping up stakes in international companies with the economy expanding 20 percent in the past few years. Qatar Investment Authority (QIA), the country's sovereign wealth fund, has stakes in Credit Suisse Group and British bank Barclays.... Full Article: Source