The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC), in co-operation with Qatar Chamber, the Qatari Businessmen Association, US Chamber of Commerce, Arab-American Chamber of Commerce and US-Qatar Business Council, has held roundtable sectoral discussions on topics of food security, transport, communications and information technology (IT).
The sessions brought together a number of Qatari and American officials and businesspersons, nearly 30 US companies from various industries, including Boeing, as well as a number of companies operating in the fields of tourism and hospitality, medical equipment, renewable energy, engineering and construction, real estate, transport, food production, healthcare, education, research and energy, the MEC said in a statement.
Participants explored investment opportunities and potential partnerships in addition to discussing the exchange of expertise between Qatari businessmen and their American counterparts.
Discussions also touched on co-operation in trading food supplies. A number of American investors and professionals in the pharmaceuticals and medical services industries expressed interest in investing in Qatar, while the Qatari participants highlighted laws related to the import of medicines and the establishment of medical complexes within Qatar.
American investors expressed significant interest in investing in the construction sector in Qatar. On the other hand, Qatari investors have shown interest in investing in development sectors in the US.
The sessions concluded with bilateral meetings between Qatari businessmen and their US counterparts, during which they agreed to enhance co-operation and enter into
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