Qatar Chamber hosted a meeting for a Malaysian trade delegation made of representatives from companies specialized in education, information technology, construction, pipe manufacturing, banking and financing of SMEs.
The meeting reviewed ways of boosting trade cooperation between both countries’ business owners, the available investment opportunities and the potential of establishing trade alliances between Qatar and Malaysia companies.
QC’s first vice chairman Mohamed bin Ahmed bin Twar said that Malaysia is an essential trade partner to Qatar, pointing to the MOU signed between Qatar Chamber and the National Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Malaysia on the sidelines of the Qatari-Malaysian Economic Forum which was held in Kuala Lumpur last year.
QC is interested to enhance relationships between Qatari and Malaysian business sectors and strengthening cooperation ties in fields of trade, investment, technology and services and other economic fields, he added, affirming that Qatari businessmen are eager to explore the investment opportunities available in the Malaysian market.
He pointed out that there are a multitude of Malaysian companies operating in Qatar in various sectors including infrastructure, engineering, construction, oil and gas services, decoration, exhibitions, conferences and technology.
Malaysia External Trade Development Cooperation (MATRADE) Mohamed Zainuddin Abdel Jali said that the Malaysian delegation is keen to conclude partnerships with Qatari companies to implement joint projects that serve both countries’ economies and boost their trade exchange.