Qatari, Saudi and Dutch officials discuss cooperation

Qatar’s minister of Economy and Commerce recently met with his Saudi and Dutch counterparts to discuss economic, commercial and investment issues and how the nations could build on their current relationships.

Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohamed Al-Thani sat with Majid Al Qasabi, the Saudi minister of Commerce and Investment, and Lilianne Ploumen, the Dutch minister of Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, during the second day of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

Also in attendance were chairmen and CEOs of major firms and international corporations working in investment and banking.

The trade volume between Qatar and Saudi Arabia reached $2.2 billion in 2015, making Saudi Arabia Qatar’s 13th biggest trading partner. Trade between the Netherlands and Qatar reached $988.6 million in 2015, making the Netherlands the 21st biggest trading partner for Qatar.

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