Amir's Visit To Netherlands Marks New Phase Of Cooperation

(MENAFN- The Peninsula) QNA

Doha: Chairperson of Qatar Chamber (QC) sheikh Khalifa bin Jassim Al Thani commended the strong relations between the State of Qatar and the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

He pointed out that the visit of the Amir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani to the Netherlands will start a new phase of cooperation between the two countries, especially in the trade and economic fields, which will reflect positively on trade and investment exchange, as well as relations of cooperation and partnership between the business sectors of the two countries.

In remarks to Qatar News Agency (QNA), Sheikh Khalifa explained that the economic relations between the two countries has witnessed good growth in recent years, as trade exchange achieved an increase of 17 percent, reaching a value of QR3.4bn in 2023, compared to QR2.9bn in the previous year - 2022.

He pointed out that, according to the certificates of origin issued by the chamber, the Netherlands received more than 16 percent of the total Qatari private sector exports in the first quarter of the current year - 2024, ranking first among the destinations that received private sector exports, with a value amounting to QR408m, which makes it a significant trading partner for the State of Qatar, with a mutual aspiration to maintain the rapid growth of trade exchange between the two countries.

Sheikh Khalifa bin Jassim Al Thani stressed the important role of the Qatari and Dutch private sectors in developing trade relations, adding that the Netherlands is considered a distinguished tourist and investment destination.

He noted that Qatari business owners aspire to study the investment opportunities available in the Netherlands, calling on Qatari and Dutch companies to benefit from the investment advantages and facilities granted to foreign investments in the two countries. He also invited them to take advantage of the opportunities available to enter into joint projects that contribute to increasing the rates of trade exchange between the two friendly countries.

Sheikh Khalifa concluded his remarks with QNA by saying that Qatar Chamber supports efforts to enhance cooperation between Qatari and Dutch companies in all sectors, expressing that the Qatari market welcomes Dutch companies.


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