Qatar Chamber reviews enhancing cooperation with CzechTrade

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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Qatar Chamber discusses with CzechTrade
Officials during the meeting | Courtesy: Qatar Chamber

Qatar Chamber (QC) Acting General Manager, Mr. Ali Saeed Bu Sherbak Al Mansori has discussed ways to enhance trade and investment cooperation with Mr. Radomil Dolezal, the CEO of the Czech Trade Promotion Agency (CzechTrade).

QC said in a statement that it also explored ways to strengthen cooperation between Qatari companies and their counterparts from the Czech Republic.

Speaking at the meeting, Mr. Ali Al Mansori praised the close relations between both countries, noting that “their trade volume reached $182 million (QR 666 million) in 2022, reflecting a 10 percent increase compared to the previous year.”

The Acting General Manager noted that the two countries’ trade exchange is still below expectations, emphasizing the importance of strengthening cooperation between the private sectors on both sides to enhance their trade ties. This is particularly crucial given the strong desire from both sides to expand cooperation across various fields.

Mr. Ali Al Mansori also underscored the significance of exchanging business visits, as they enable both sides to learn about the investment climate and opportunities and explore potential partnerships and collaborations. He also affirmed the Chamber’s welcome and support for boosting cooperation between Qatari and Czech companies, aiming to forge active partnerships and commercial alliances that offer substantial benefits to both countries’ economies.

For his part, Mr. Dolezal affirmed his country’s interest in enhancing economic and commercial cooperation with Qatar. He mentioned the inauguration of the CzechTrade office in Qatar last year, emphasizing his country’s keenness to develop cooperation fields with Qatar.

The CzechTrade CEO highlighted that the Czech Republic is one of the most important industrial countries in Europe, with the industrial sector contributing 23 percent to its GDP. Mr. Dolezal urged Qatari investors to explore the numerous opportunities available in his country across various sectors.

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