American companies have a strong footprint in Qatar and are looking to maintain and expand operations and their workforce, the US Chamber of Commerce said in the second edition of its US Business Outlook in Qatar..
American companies have been achieving “great success” in Qatar, and are continuing to seek growth and business opportunities in the LNG-rich Gulf state, an official of the US Chamber of Commerce has said.
Private sector leader Qatar Chamber and the US Chamber of Commerce are keen to strengthen relations between Qatar and the US by fostering more joint co-operation in various fields, chairman Sheikh Khalifa bin Jassim al-Thani has said.
His Highness the Emir said there are more than 650 US companies operating in Qatar and the volume of trade between Qatar and the United States has reached $125bn.
The US Chamber of Commerce is looking into the possibility of expanding public-private partnerships (PPPs) with Qatar not only in the energy industry but with knowledge-based sectors like health, education, financial services, and Information Technology, an official has said.