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Qatar Chamber of Commerce News

Qatar Chamber looks to strengthen Economic relationships with EU

Economic relationships between Qatar and the EU was the focus of a meeting recently held at Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry (QCCI) headquarters. First Secretary for Trade and Economic Affairs of the Delegation of the European Union in GCC Lucie Berger and QCCI Vice Chairman Mohammed bin Ahmed bin Tawar met to discuss bringing together businessmen from the two sides. Read More »

ICC Qatar initial banking workshop deemed a success

The first banking workshop hosted by the Qatar International Chamber of Commerce (ICC Qatar) was deemed a success with more than 150 attendees over the course of the two day event held in Doha. Ahmed Al-Sheeb, chairman of the ICC Qatar Banking Commission, welcomed attendees to the event and highlighted ICC Qatar’s drive to bring such a beneficial training session to Doha. Read More »

Qatar and Algeria work together to grow joint business council

During a recent meeting held at the Qatar Chamber headquarters, Algeria’s Minister of Industry and Mines Abdeslam Bouchouareb urged Qatari businessmen to make investments in his country in sectors that include industry, mining, medicines, tourism and services.The meeting was attended by Qatar Chamber Vice Chairman Mohammed bin Ahmed bin Tawar and HE Ambassador of Algeria to Qatar Abdulaziz Saba. Read More »

Qatar Chamber announces that 80 percent of business space for Made in Qatar has been booked

The Qatar Chamber announced that 80 percent of the business space for the 5th edition of the “Made in Qatar” exhibition has already been booked. The exhibition is set to take place on November 6 to 9 in the Saudi Arabian capital Riyadh, the first time it will ever be held outside Qatar. Along with major Qatari companies, small and medium-sized enterprises and household producers will attend the event so as to make an introduction to the Saudi business community. Read More »

Most Qatar workers receiving pay under new wage protection system guidelines

Seven months since the implementation of a new salary payment system, most of the workers in Qatar now receive their salaries under the state’s Wage Protection System (WPS), according to Dr Issa Saad al-Juffali al-Nuaimi, minister for administrative development and labor and social affairs. The WPS requires companies to transfer pay electronically to employees’ bank accounts. Read More »

Job training for the physically challenged a priority for Qatar Chamber

A training program, “Basics and Principals of Computer,”  for 18 attendees from the Qatari Cultural Social Center for the Deaf recently ended with a ceremony at the Qatar Chamber. Qatar Chamber Director General Saleh Hamad Al Sharqi said the chamber is eager to work with all individuals to build skills and develop the potential of those who live within the region. Read More »

Qatar Chamber helping private sector boost its role in economy

The Qatar Chamber has made efforts to meet a goal of economic diversification by encouraging the private sector to develop a larger role in the region’s economy, Qatar Chamber President Sheikh Khalifa bin Jassim Al Thani said. During the chamber’s General Assembly meeting on May 19, Al Thani said that supporting the private sector has led to an increase in contribution to the GDP. Read More »

Qatar chamber, incubation center joining forces to aid businesses

A recently signed memorandum of understanding (MoU) between the Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Qatar Business Incubation Center (QBIC) aims to support small businesses in Qatar and notes that the two groups will partner to develop training programs and exchange information and services that offer guidance and advice from experts in the appropriate sectors. Read More »

Georgia agriculture minister discusses trade relations with Qatar Chamber

Georgia Minister of Agriculture Otar Danelia recently visited Qatar and met with Ahmed al-Obaidly a member of the Qatar Chamber board, to discuss improving trade relations and economic growth. Al-Obaidly emphasized that businessmen based in Qatari are eager to explore the many opportunities in the real estate and agriculture industries based in Georgia. Read More »