Bilateral trade between Qatar and India amounted to nearly $8.7bn in 2020, and India ranks as Qatar’s third trade partner, the Ministry of Commerce and Industry said on Thursday.
HE the Minister of Commerce and Industry Ali bin Ahmed al-Kuwari met with Piyush Goyal, India’s Minister of Commerce and Industry, Minister of Railways, and Minister of Consumer Affairs, via video conferencing.
During the meeting, officials touched on bilateral relations between Qatar and India and discussed aspects of joint co-operation, especially in the commercial, investment, and industrial fields, as well as ways to enhance and develop them.
During the meeting, al-Kuwari expressed his condolences to the government and people of India for the victims of the coronavirus pandemic, stressing that Qatar stands by India in facing the pandemic and its solidarity with it in light of the current health conditions it is witnessing.
The meeting also featured a discussion on bilateral trade policies and the efforts exerted by both sides to confront the Covid-19 pandemic.
During the meeting, officials underscored the need for the two sides to strengthen co-operation, ensure continuous co-ordination, and adopt the right strategies to guarantee the flow of goods and services between the two nations, which would support stability within the Qatari and Indian markets.
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