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


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