News

We prepare and provide the most relevant information on the (business) ecosystem and the most recent developments in the State of Qatar under News and on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & Co. Please click on the link and reach out to our experts and specialists to discuss your story. It would be our pleasure to share it with others!

Entrepreneurs pitch tech-ideas at QSTP’s virtual ‘Demo Day’

The local tech innovation community saw eleven groups of entrepreneurs pitch their ideas at the “Demo Day” of the 10th edition of the XLR8 programme of Qatar Science and Technology Park (QSTP).

Despite of the limitations and restrictions with Covid-19, QSTP and the partners were determined to deliver their XLR8 programme and the final pitching day was held virtually...

Read More

29/11/20

Manateq to invest in industrial zones

The Economic Zones Company – Manateq has announced to invest more than QAR 10 bn (USD 2.75 bn) as part of a five-year plan for new projects and to develop the infrastructure in the industrial zones of the country. The plans are in line with the long-term vision to diversify the energy-rich economy into a well-developed and sustainable country by 2030.

The money will be spent on new industrial...

Read More

26/11/20

Qatar’s Attractive Investment Climate showcased

The benefits of Qatar`s free zones and the country’s attractive investment climate were recently showcased at a virtual event hosted by the Los Angeles World Affairs Council & Town Hall.

The State of Qatar offers a lot of incentives for organizations to develop their businesses and projects in the country. It includes without limitation or restriction the benefits from trade ties with many third...

Read More

24/11/20

QDB concludes Rowad Qatar 2020 for entrepreneurship

The Qatar Entrepreneurship Conference - Rowad Qatar 2020 - recently concluded in Doha. The event was organised by the Qatar Development Bank (QDB) as part of the Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN) movement.

The theme was ‘Business Sustainability: My impact on my economy and my country’. The event featured interactive panel discussions and workshops in combination with engaging sessions on...

Read More

22/11/20

Banking in Qatar – A Guide

This helpful guide will explain all about banking in Qatar.

The country maintains a substantial network of national and international banks and banking in the country is easy. Qatar’s Wage Protection System requires all working expatriates to have a local bank account.

Financial system

Qatar Central Bank (QCB) is a national bank and the monetary and regulatory authority...

Read More

19/11/20

QBIC launches second wave of Lean Manufacturing Program

Qatar Business Incubation Center (QBIC) recently launched the second wave of their Lean Manufacturing Program (LMP) for local entrepreneurs with the interest to learn more about the best practices in manufacturing and the ambition to set-up their own production facility. It follows hot on the heels of the successful first wave of the LMP, the first of its kind in the country.

The...

Read More

17/11/20

GTA extends registration on Dhareeba portal

The General Tax Authority (GTA) has announced an extension for the registration on the ‘Dhareeba’ Tax Portal. The new deadline will be December 31st, 2020.

In addition, the General Tax Authority (GTA) has announced the dissolvement of the Tax Administration System (TAS). As a result, all tax data and information as well as the products and services will be available through the [Dhareeba Tax...

Read More

15/11/20

QC & MADLSA issue guide for labour re-employment platform

The Qatar Chamber (QC) in collaboration and cooperation with the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs (MADLSA) recently issued a guide for companies on the use of the Labour Re-Employment Platform.

On one side, the Labour Re-Employment Platform is for employees and their employers, who have laid them off, to register on the platform and...

Read More

12/11/20

Announcing the launch of the in the game sports podcast website

Dear businessmen and women, colleagues, friends and followers!

We are pleased to announce the launch of www.inthegamesportspodcast.com - the website of In The Game.

In the Game is Qatar's first sports podcast. Launched with the intention of bringing athletes, fans and industry leaders together on a single platform it has motored from strength to strength....

Read More

11/11/20

New plots at Manateq’s Birkat Al Awamer Logistics Park

The logistics parks in the State of Qatar, combined with expanding road networks, are changing the way goods are being moved in the country.

The Economic Zones Company - Manateq has launched new lease plots for investors at the Birkat Al Awamer Logistics Park forty kilometres from Doha, twenty minutes from Hamad Port and close to Al Majd Road.

The 9.4 million square metre park - one of five...

Read More

10/11/20

Page Break