The Qatar Chamber hosted a large trade delegation from the Republic of Belarus specialized in milk, dairy products, meat, foodstuffs, poultry, and beverages.
QC board member Eng. Ali bin Abdullatif Al-Misnad received the delegation, which is led by Alexander Milyutin, in the participation of a number of representatives of Qatari companies specialized in foodstuffs.
Speaking at the meeting, Eng. Ali Al-Misnad praised the close relations between Qatar and Belarus, noting that there are many MoUs, and agreements signed between them in various fields despite their trade exchange is still below the aspirations of both sides.
He also said that the meeting offers a great opportunity for Qatari firms and their Belarusian counterparts to review cooperation opportunities in a number of commercial sectors relating to the agriculture and food sectors.
Al-Misnad assured the role of the private sector of both countries in developing the two countries’ bilateral relations and trade exchange by establishing commercial alliances, active partnerships, and mutual investments whether in Qatar or in Belarus, calling Qatari and Belarusian companies to increase their cooperation and forge investment projects that are of advantage for both economies.
He also invited Qatari investors to explore the opportunities available in Belarus and benefit from the potential and incentives offered by the government, calling the Belarusian companies to invest in Qatar which offers an advanced infrastructure, leading legislation and an attractive investment climate and opportunities in all sectors.
QC board member stressed that the Chamber is keen to encourage enhancing cooperation between the Qatari private sector and its Belarusian counterpart and establish commercial alliances that benefit both friendly countries’ economies.
He indicated that Qatar constitutes a logistic reexport hub in the regions and a gateway for Gulf, MENA and Middle Asian markets, affirming the Qatar Chamber’s support and preparedness to help Belarusian companies willing to invest in Qatar.
For his part, Alexander Milyutin said that the visiting delegation consists of representatives from 9 companies specialized in producing milk, dairy products, meat and poultry and foodstuffs.
He invited Qatari businessmen to invest in his country and visit the Belarusian pavilion at the 10th Qatar International Agricultural Exhibition (AgriteQ) 2023 which will kick off on March 15 at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center (DECC) to learn about the Belarusian products.
During the meeting, the Belarusian delegation delivered a presentation on the Belarusian economy, the investment climate, and the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
It also gave a brief overview of the companies exhibiting at AgriteQ and the products they will display.