Published On: Sat, Nov 14th, 2015

Economy Minister Meets U.S. Special Rep.

Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohamed Al-Thani, Minister of Economy and Commerce

Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohamed Al-Thani, Minister of Economy and Commerce

HE Minister of Economy and Commerce Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohamed Al-Thani on Thursday met Scott Nathan, U.S. State Department’s special representative for commercial and business affairs, currently on a visit to the country.
During the meeting, the two sides reviewed bilateral relations between the two countries and aspects of mutual cooperation, particularly in the economic, commercial and investment areas and ways of boosting and developing them.
Qatar and the United States are associated by a number of agreements such as the agreement on the development of commercial and investment ties, which was signed on March 19, 2004, and the framework agreement on economic, commercial and technical cooperation between GCC states and the United States, which was signed in New York on September 25, 2012.
Trade volume between the two countries was nearly QR 14.6 billion in 2014 and the United Sates is the ninth biggest trade partner of Qatar.

Source: Qatar news agency

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