International Pavilions


IPEC will feature International Pavilions of partner countries from the Asia – Pacific region that are significantly boosting economic cooperation with Australia, Qatar, including China, India, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Malaysia, New Zealand, Oman, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, South Korea, Thailand, Turkey and Vietnam.

These pavilions will welcome governmental bodies, trade development organizations, official representatives, and key business owners from each country. This will further boost cooperation between the private and public sectors of each participating country and those of Qatar.

 

Qatar Pavilion


Qatar Pavilion at IPEC will be gathering all the Qatari Ministries and Administrations driving the growth of the local economy forward, and strengthening the bilateral and trade ties with the world, including:

  • General Authority of Customs
  • Ministry of Commerce and Industry
  • Ministry of Education and Higher Education
  • Ministry of Public Health
  • National Tourism Council
  • Public Works Authority “Ashghal”
  • Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Qatar Development Bank
  • Qatar Financial Centre
  • Qatar Free Zones Authority
  • Qatar Science and Technology Park
  • Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy
  • The Technical Committee for the Encouragement and Participation of the Private Sector in Economic Development Projects

 

IPEC Conference


IPEC will host a specialized conference that brings together representatives of participating countries, business associations, private business owners, and entrepreneurs, with Qatari private and public bodies, to explore mutual economic potential, business opportunities, initiatives, and new projects. The Conference will be addressing s series of the most recent developments and opportunities including:

  1. Creating strategic partnerships and increasing investments between Qatar and major influential Asian countries 
  2. Strengthening bilateral relations, particularly in the fields of energy, industry and investment
  3. Overview on the multi-sectoral trade and investment agreements

 

  • China
    • Sustaining Qatar’s energy supplies to China, and its role in China’s economic growth
    • Qatari Investments into the Chinese Infrastructure
    • Creation of a road map for Qatar to take part in China’s Belt and Road initiative, an expansion of infrastructure and trade links worldwide
    • Qatar Airways plans to expand in the Chinese market
  • Japan
    • Sustaining Qatar’s energy supplies to Japan – New Agreement signed during H.H the Emir’s visit
    • Increasing Qatar – Japan trade volume. Qatari exports to Japan reached QR42.12bn while the value of imports reached QR5.75bn. Qatar’s trade surplus with Japan rose by 35% year-on-year in 2018 to $13.5bn, compared with $9.9bn in 2017
    • Japanese companies’ contribution to Qatar’s vital infrastructure projects, particularly in Qatar’s hosting for the 2022 World Cup, such as Hamad International Airport, Qatar Metro, power generation and desalination plants
  • South Korea
    • Sustaining Qatar’s energy supplies to South Korea. The long-term agreement that provides stability to that country’s industrial and residential energy needs
    • Increasing Qatar – South Korea trade volume. The close trade relations between Doha and Seoul contributed to increasing the volume of trade exchange between the two countries, which reached nearly $12.5bn last year. South Korea is Qatar’s second biggest trading partner
    • South Korean investment in Qatar. Many Korean companies are active in Qatar, including 34 companies wholly owned by Korean investors with more than $1bn in capital, while there are 115 joint Qatari-Korean companies with a capital of nearly $2bn.
  • India
    • Overview on the signed joint declaration to establish the Joint Commission between the Government of Qatar and India
    • Formulating the required basis to strengthen the relations between the two countries particularly in economic, commercial, cultural, scientific, technological, information technology and educational fields
  • Malaysia
    • Qatar’s new initiative with Malaysia and Turkey to serve the $2 trillion global Islamic finance market from hubs in the three countries using common platforms and technology
    • Increasing Qatar – Malaysia trade volume which increased by two-fold in 10 years, from $320m in 2007 to $670m in 2017
    • Enhance Malaysia-Qatar relations especially in trade and investment, education, women and community development, anti-corruption
  • Indonesia
    • Enhance bilateral relations and develop areas of co-operation, particularly in economy, energy, investment, tourism and infrastructure