Qatar Chamber forms new committee for gold & jewelry sector

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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QC forms committee for gold & jewellery sector
Officials during the committee meeting.

Qatar Chamber has established a committee that would be responsible for addressing the challenges facing the gold and jewelry sector.

The chamber said in a statement that the committee will also work to develop the country’s gold and jewelry industry, which is considered one of the most important economic sectors.

Mr. Naser bin Suleiman Al-Haider, QC board member and Chairman of the Committee presided over the committee’s first meeting at the Chamber’s venue in the presence of other members.

During the meeting, Mr. Ali Hassan Al-Khalaf was elected Vice-Chairman of the new committee. The meeting also reviewed an overview about the committee, its vision, objectives, and work mechanisms.

The committee agreed to prepare an electronic form in Arabic and English languages to be sent to all members, gold firms, and other related companies to learn about the obstacles facing this sector.

As per the statement, “It also agreed that the gold sector shall be divided into three subsectors: the gold trade, the jewelry trade, and the gold and jewelry factories.”

Recently, Qatar Chamber and the China Foreign Trade Center (CFTC) signed an agreement to bolster cooperation, promote events, and exchange visits between them. The meeting touched on means to enhance cooperation relations between both entities and bolster trade between businessmen from both countries.

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