MEC unveils plan to promote local goods May 30, 2017 0 1406 12345 Tribune News NetworkDohaLocally made products will now be displayed clearly with the label 'National Product' at malls and large retail outlets across the country to help the consumers spot these goods easily, the Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) has said.In a statement, the MEC announced the launch of the"National Product" initiative in cooperation with shopping malls and large retail outlets.The move is part of the ministry's Ramadan initiatives under the theme #Aqal_Min_Al_Wajeb" the Arabic for"#The_least_we_can _do". The initiative aims to support and market national products in the market as well as to support and ease investors' access to consumers in addition to opening markets to merchants and investors seeking to launch new products. The initiative will contribute to the state's efforts to promote national products as part of its strategic plans and the pillars of its economic diversification strategy aimed at achieving the Qatar National Vision 2030. National products will contribute to the creation of new economic activities and increase the contribution of non-oil sectors to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) as well as the competitiveness of the national economy.The national products are of high quality and are being sold at competitive prices under a variety of brands, which has earned local goods a high reputation, securing many quality certificates from international organisations.Consumer support for local industries also plays an important role in increasing the share of national products in the domestic market, enhancing their competitiveness globally and bolstering Qatar's exports. POST A COMMENT RELATED ARTICLES Fuel prices to drop in June May 30, 2017 0 488 Customs seizes 4,704 narcotic tablets, 23 kg of marijuana May 30, 2017 0 378 Katayef: A special sweet to break fast May 30, 2017 0 973 Shura Council approves draft law on 'experts' Hisham Al-Jundi Doha The Advisory (Shura) Council has approved a draft law to determine the qualifications and role of experts, whose services are frequently required by the courts, ministries and government .. Two Qatari firms win contract to build World Cup training sites Tribune News Network Doha Two specialised Qatari companies ” Nakheel Landscapes and Gulf Contracting ” have been awarded the contract to build the team training sites for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. The two .. Fuel prices to drop in June Tribune News Network Doha In a breather for motorists during the Holy Month of Ramadan, the Ministry of Energy and Industry has reduced the price for diesel and super gasoline. However, the price of premium grade petrol .. QNRF programme receives 376 research proposals Doha The National Priorities Research Program (NPRP), the flagship funding programme of Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), has attracted 376 proposals for its current cycle. The NPRP has recently been ..