Qatar, US in push to enhance trade and investment Apr 21, 2018 0 211 12345 QNANorth CarolinaThe increasing Qatar-US trade cooperation, and the ways to make it easier for businessmen to benefit from the investment-friendly climates in both the countries, were in focus at a panel discussion in Raleigh, North Carolina, on Friday.The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) in cooperation with US-Qatar Business Council in Raleigh organised the panel discussion on how to establish and facilitate business and introduce the American business community.Organised as part of the ministry's economic tour in the US, the meeting discussed topics such as how to develop export opportunities and trade with the US.Director of Business Development and Investment Promotion Department at MEC Abdul Basset al Ajji said the ministry issued a comprehensive booklet in Arabic and English, containing all important information for investors like registration mechanisms and information on the commercial sectors. The booklet is issued on a regular basis, which will help the US and foreign investors to gauge the investment environment in Qatar and get familiar with the available opportunities, incentives and tax exemptions and laws.Director of International Cooperation, Economic and Trade Agreements Department at the MEC Ahmed Ahen said a comprehensive guide will be issued in cooperation with the US-Qatar Business Council, Qatar Chamber, the Qatari Businessmen Association and private and government institutions related to this issue, and it will be available on a special website aiming to facilitate the establishment of business in Qatar and outline investment opportunities for foreign and American investors in particular.Executive Director of the US-Qatari Business Council Mohamed Barakat said the Council is developing its work to keep abreast of the great progress in the strategic relationship between Qatar and the US.Barakat said Qatari companies are always looking to understand the US market and important issues in investment and trade and how to deal with issues such as letters of credit and how to send goods and products to Qatar.The council is also working to provide services and facilitate trade exchange between companies at all levels, whether small, medium or large companies, he added.Barakat pointed out that there is cooperation with the US government institutions to remove any obstacles that US companies can face in the Qatari market or establish partnerships with national institutions, and facilitate the issuance of licences.Some of them go on special missions at the expense of the US government to promote trade and increase income, which in turn reflected positively on the government and increase the tax return.See also page 11 f1'eef0 POST A COMMENT RELATED ARTICLES Blockade of Qatar makes no sense: Financial Times Apr 21, 2018 0 172 Florists eye Asian countries to meet rising demand Apr 21, 2018 0 99 Israeli forces kill 4 more Palestinians in border protest Apr 21, 2018 0 248 Sierra Leone president to arrive in Doha today Doha Sierra Leone President Julius Maada Bio will arrive in Doha on Saturday on an official visit. The Emir HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani will meet the leader of Sierra Leone at the Emiri Diwan on Sunday. They will .. Katara presents 'Litterateur Trophy' award to poet Nama Doha Katara Cultural Village honoured Dr Hassan al Nama, a well-known Qatari writer and poet. It presented"Litterateur Trophy" award to Dr Nama during the opening ceremony of Katara Publishing House on Thursday. A .. Dance music superstar Avicii dead at 28 New York Avicii, one of the world's most successful DJs who helped usher in the global boom in electronic music but struggled to cope in the hard-partying lifestyle, died on Friday in Oman. He was 28. Two years after his .. Exhibition showcasing strong Qatar economy kicks off in Raleigh Raleigh The exhibition of the"Qatari Economic Tour in the US" in Raleigh, North Carolina, began on Friday. The two-day event aims to highlight Qatar's cultural heritage and strong economic potential, in addition .. Democrats sue Russia, Trump team for 2016 'poll conspiracy' AFP WASHINGTON The Democratic Party sued the Russian government, US President Donald Trump's campaign and WikiLeaks on Friday, charging that they carried out a wide-ranging conspiracy to influence the 2016 US ..