H.E Mr. Ali bin Ahmad Al Kuwari, Minister of Commerce and Industry, met with H.E. Mr. Fletcher Tabuteau, New Zealand’s Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Foreign Affairs who is currently visiting Doha.
Discussions touched on the promotion of bilateral relations and the development of joint cooperation, particularly in the fields of trade, investment and industry in light of the friendly ties between Qatar and New Zealand.
The meeting focused on the latest developments that the Qatari economy witnessed over the past years, investment opportunities across various sectors and the legislations that has Qatar adopted and the initiatives being undertaken to support the private sector, attract foreign direct investment and encourage New Zealand companies to invest in Qatar.
Discussions also touched on the development of mechanisms aimed at supporting joint investments and encouraging the private sector to establish innovative investment projects in key sectors that would serve the economic aspirations of both countries.
In 2018, Qatar and New Zealand exchanged goods valued at around QR 300 million.