RetrofitTech Dubai
 
Monday, January 22, 2018
Directory Directory Subscribe
Login
 

Qatar to award $29bn worth contracts to private sector in 2018

 
 

Please, enter data

Please, enter data

The Peninsula Qatar, 11 January 2018

Qatar plans to award contracts worth $29bn to the private sector in order to encourage diversification and focus on supporting food security projects, small and medium enterprises, and the development of infrastructure in economic zones and free trade zones, QNA reported yesterday.
 
The Qatari economy has started the New Year with optimistic plans to develop agricultural production to meet the needs of the local market and achieving self-sufficiency in agricultural and livestock products through the Qatar national food security programme and the comprehensive food security plan for the period 2014-2024.
 
The arable land in Qatar is about 65,000 hectare, which produces about 567,981.3 tonnes of agricultural products, which cover the needs of the local market by a large percentage.
 
Officials are considering the possibility of increasing the area of agricultural land in the country. The number of farms are likely to be increased in the coming years to 2,000 farms working on the production of vegetables, fruits and other items that would be supplied to the local market.
 
To support and promote the national industrial revival, the State organised last year Made in Qatar exhibition to get acquainted with the most prominent industries in the country and the economic development witnessed by the State during the recent period.
 
In addition, the exhibition was held to open up new markets and commercial outlets, to promote mutual trade growth with the countries of the world, enable manufacturers and businessmen in Qatar to identify these markets and provide them opportunities to share experiences, information and techniques that can benefit the business sector in the country.
 
These initial efforts resulted in emergence of new factories and industries in the country. The number of industrial establishments existing and those registered at the Ministry of Energy and Industry increased to about 730 with investments exceeding QR260bn.
 
The country’s expenditure on major projects is expected to reach about $25bn this year, targeting projects in education, health and construction sectors in preparation for hosting the FIFA World Cup in 2022.
 
The Peninsula Qatar
11/01/2018
  COMMENTS
Login to Add Your Comment  (for subscribers) | Subscribe

 

Latest News

GCC needs to invest $131 billion to meet five-year power demand
Arab Business News, 19 January 2018

GCC needs to invest $131bn to meet five-year power demand
GCC needs to invest $131 billion to meet five-year power demand
International tourists reached 1.32 billion in 2017 on global economic upswing
Business Mirror, 19 January 2018

IN spite of rising security and safety risks, people the world over are still traveling beyond their borders.
 
International tourists reached 1.32 billion in 2017 on global economic upswing
Qatar: Ashghal’s ‘Infrastructural Drive’ is driven by Necessity
Doha News, 18 January 2018

Public Works Authority (Ashghal) is taking up new infrastructural projects to meet expanding need to urbanise the country’s landscape.
Qatar: Ashghal’s ‘Infrastructural Drive’ is driven by Necessity
Easier transport would boost Turkey-Qatar trade ties
Anadol Agency, 17 January 2018

Easier transport would boost Turkey-Qatar trade ties
Back to Home Page 2522 --- 0 <><><> 396.33333333333.....exvideo=0....eximage=0
P -1
BR 0

RetrofitTech Dubai

 
4th Annual Future Landscape & Playspaces Abu Dhabi
29 - January 2018
MOI Innovation Summit
5 - February 2018
Future Traffic Security
8 - February 2018
3rd Annual Mosque Design & Development Summit
1 - April 2018
4th Annual RetrofitTech Dubai Summit & Awards
10 - April 2018
 
  View more  

Market Indecies
 
Saudi SE - 2.32%
Dubai FM - 4.53%
Abu Dhabi SE - 3.99%
Kuwait SE - 1.51%
Doha SM - 8.36%
Muscat SM - 6.18%
Casablanca SE Closed
Bahrain SE - 0.98%
Cairo SE Closed
Amman SE - 1.12%
 

RetrofitTech Dubai

Quick Links
  Reports  
  Articles  
  Brochures & Flyers  

Up-coming events
  Agriteq - 13 March - 15 March 2018  
  Project Qatar - 7 May - 10 May 2018  
  Qatar StoneTech - 7 May - 10 May 2018  
  Heavy Max - 7 May - 10 May 2018  
  Qatar Hospital Build - 7 May - 10 May 2018  
  Qatar School Build - 7 May - 10 May 2018  
  Qatar Sports Infrastructure - 7 May - 10 May 2018  
  Qatar Transport & Logistics - 7 May - 10 May 2018  
IFP Group Events Calendar

Magazine sections
  Finance  
  Zoom  
  Growth Markets  
  Regional Overview  
  Editorial  
  Tips and Tricks  
  Spotlight  
  Home Finance  
  Our Meetings
 
  Focus
 
  News
 
  Legal Issues
 

 

               
IFP Corporate
• IFP Emirates
• IFP Lebanon
• IFP Qatar
• IFP Iraq
• REC Saudi Arabia
• IFP China
Lebanon
Beirut Boat
Energy Lebanon
Project Lebanon
Qatar
Agriteq
Heavy Max
Project Qatar
Qatar Hospital Build
Qatar School Build
Qatar Sports Infrastructure
Qatar StoneTech
Qatar Transport & Logistics
Iraq
Project Iraq Baghdad
Saudi Arabia
Riyadh Motor Show
 
 
  IMC
IFP Group 2018 - © All rights reserved