There are at the moment 17 non-petroleum products exported by Qatar, a recent research has revealed. About 30% of these exports are concentrated in the plastics industry, the report mentioned.
The research also specified 17 other objects produced and marketed regionally, however not exported. The comprehensive examine of the Qatari market was carried out by the Qatar Export Growth Agency (Tasdeer) that pertains to the Qatar Growth Bank (QDB) in collaboration with Avalon Consulting. It sought to identify products currently exported, products which will be exported sooner or later as well as to devise standards and strategies to allow companies in Qatar to make their products extra competitive in worldwide markets.
The study was presented at a discussion board on “The Strategy of Tasdeer to help Non-Petroleum Firms to Compete Internationally on Thursday, jointly organised by Tasdeer and the Qatar Chamber (QC).
Remi Ruhani, QC director general and various board members attended the forum. Hassan Khalifa al-Mansouri, govt director of Tasdeer, headed the Tasdeer crew.
Al-Mansouri pointed out that HH the Heir Apparent Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani inaugurated Tasdeer final October during ‘Made in Qatar exhibition to help non-petroleum corporations in Qatar to compete internationally and export their merchandise to new markets. The research focused 801 native companies to categorise their capabilities to export and to establish obstacles that impede exporting. Accordingly, methods wanted for every company could be decided to help them promote their merchandise.
The study indicated that exports reached QR1031mn in 2010 and QR2777mn in 2012. The determine is anticipated to touch QR3769mn in 2016, and QR7824 in 2020. Non-petroleum companies participation was round 5.1% of 2010 exports and it is anticipated to rise to 12.Three% in 2016.
The examine targeted small and medium enterprises and maintained communication with four hundred firms to give attention to their exporting methods.
Al-Mansouri called on all companies to profit from the info base and different indicators emanating from the examine to enhance their competitiveness. Tasdeer, with qualified employees, can provide practical assistance to the businesses and businessmen to improve their exports. It has also formed a committee to observe the implementation of the suggestions in the research, he stated.