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IMF: Time for Qatar, GCC to rewrite ‘social contract’ with citizens

Qatar, like other countries in the region, has "maintained social cohesion" by redistributing some of the proceeds from its sale of oil and natural gas to residents through generous public services and artificially low prices for water, electricity and petrol.

Qatar government foots $642m bill for home electricity each year

The typical Qatar household pays an average of 2.3 cents per kilowatt hour (kWh), even though that costs 4.2 cents to generate. That means the government covers US1.9 cents for every kWh consumed by residential users.

Report: Petrol prices in Qatar among most affordable in the world

A liter of petrol in Qatar costs an average of 0.07 percent of a resident’s average daily salary, which is the lowest ratio found in a recent survey.
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