Qatar business investments are on the rise, just before the end of the year.
28 December, 2016
In the past decade, Qatar has consistently been on the top of its business game, with bold international investments and domestic expansion. With this article, we aim to explore both Qatar's international and domestic strategies which unfolded at the end of 2016.
Firstly, this month confirmed to us that Qatar continues to play a vital role on the global business investment stage due to a significant infrastructural investment in the US infrastructure. The revered head of Qatar's sovereign wealth fund aims to provide US$10 billion as soon as practical, and up to US$35 billion over the course of the next five years. Their plans to focus on various US business sectors play major role in global flow of funds and can move markets by their own.
However, Qatar is not backing down on promoting its economy and attract foreign investment of their own. This holiday season in Oman will feature a month-long shopping fiesta, launched to attract investment of up to QAR4 million. This annual festival is named "Shop Qatar and starts from the beginning of January, and lasts to early February.
The Chief Marketing and promotion officer at the Qatar tourism authority (QTA) confirmed "Shop Qatar is also timed to fall within mid-year holidays for potential visitors in neighboring countries, which are our largest source markets." During this period, tourists and business men can fly in and out of Qatar at 25% discount
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