Wednesday, 27 October 2021 01:09 GMT

Qatar, US bilateral trade account for $3.2bn between January and August: MoCI


(MENAFN- Gulf Times) HE the Undersecretary at the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Sultan bin Rashid al-Khater met Tuesday with a delegation of Congress members from the United States, which is currently visiting the country. Qatar and the US enjoy close economic and trade relations with bilateral trade reaching $3.2bn during the period from January to August 2021, the Ministry of Commerce and Industry said Tuesday.
The US is Qatar's fifth trading partner and primary source of imports, with the value of Qatar's imports coming from the US amounting to about $4.1bn, it said.
The Undersecretary at the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Sultan bin Rashid al-Khater met Tuesday with a delegation of Congress members from the United States, which is currently visiting the country.
The meeting was attended by Qatar's ambassador to the US, Sheikh Meshal bin Hamad al-Thani.
Discussions touched on the bilateral relations between the two countries, and joint co-operation in the trade, investment and industrial fields.
Al-Khater highlighted the economic policies that Qatar had adopted and their contribution to abolishing restrictions on foreign investment and creating more investment opportunities for American companies wishing to invest in Qatar.

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