H.E. Minister of Commerce and Industry meets with UK Minister for International Trade

June 08, 2022

His Excellency Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Qassim AlThani, Minister of Commerce and Industry, met today with His Excellency MrRanil Jayawardena, Minister for International Trade in the United Kingdom, who is currently visiting Qatar.

During the meeting, the convening officials discussed ways to develop bilateral relations between the two nations in various fields. Moreover, the meeting featured previewing a number of issues of common interest aimed at strengthening cooperation in the sectors of trade, investment, and industry.

During the meeting, H.E. the Minister of Commerce and Industry highlighted the successful economic policies Qatar has put in place to support the private sector, and pointed out the incentives, legislations, and promising opportunities that are aimed at encouraging British investors, businessmen, and business owners to invest in Qatar.

The volume of trade exchange between Qatar and the United Kingdom amounted to nearly 4.54 billion US dollars in 2021. The United Kingdom hence ranks as Qatar’s seventh trade partner.