On the Qatari side, the agreement was signed by QBA chairman HE Sheikh Faisal bin Qassim al-Thani, while Association of German Chambers of Industry and Commerce CEO Martin Wansleben represented Germany.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Monday she needs more time to negotiate a deal that would allow Germany to turn back asylum seekers who have already applied for asylum in Italy.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday warned US President Donald Trump against unleashing an all-out trade war after he threatened to impose steep tariffs on cars from the European Union.
French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on Tuesday for a joint European response to the EU's flashpoint challenge of immigration amid deep divisions in the bloc.
The leaders of Germany and France meet on Thursday to try to work out a common position on reforming the euro zone, a sensitive issue that is testing the new government in Berlin just a month after it took office.
US President Donald Trump discussed trade practices with China in calls on Tuesday with French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the White House said.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Monday, two days before she is to launch her new government, that she will pay a quick visit to French President Emmanuel Macron to discuss EU reform proposals.
Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives and the centre-left Social Democrats embark on a final round of talks Tuesday to seal a coalition deal and end months of political limbo in Europe's top economy.