Qatar Chamber (QC) held a meeting with Syrian businessmen delegation, where the two sides discussed the fields of energy, real estate development, textile industry, agriculture, communications, automobile, meat, poultry and feed trade.
During the meeting, they reviewed the areas in which Qatari businessmen can cooperate with their Syrian counterparts who own dozens of companies operating outside Syria.
QC First Vice-Chairman Mohamed bin Towar Al Kuwari hoped that the joint meeting between Qatari and Syrian businessmen will further promote and strengthen trade and investment cooperation between the two parties.
He pointed out that there are about 2000 Qatari-Syrian joint companies operating in the Qatari market, noting that there are great opportunities for establishing more partnerships between Qatari and Syrian businessmen inside and outside Qatar in various sectors such as agriculture, manufacturing, food, educational services, tourism and others.
He explained that the State of Qatar has managed to continue to enhance and diversify the resources of its economy, adding the Qatari economy has become a strong and growing economy that depends on diversity and openness. Qatar witnessed a boom and major infrastructure development projects are being implemented, he said, pointing to other projects in light of the preparations for the 2022 World Cup.
During the meeting, the Syrian delegation made a presentation in which it outlined that the volume of investments of Syrian businessmen in the diaspora is amounted to $53bn, of which $33bn are in productive and industrial investments and $20bn are in financial investments in 42 countries.