Video: Qatar ‘drowning’ in oil cash

While giving citizens welfare, massive oil revenues also undermine Qatar’s economy.


The Gulf state of Qatar is rich in oil and gas and has a small population.

While the country’s oil revenues give citizens generous benefits, analysts say the petro-dollars are not necessarily a blessing.

Al Jazeera’s Nicole Johnston, reporting from the capital, Doha, explains why an economy based almost entirely on income from oil and gas is not without its drawbacks.

Source: Al Jazeera