The Ukraine-Qatar investment roundtable was held within the Second Meeting of the Joint Commission on Economic, Commercial, and Technical Cooperation between the Government of Ukraine and the Government of State of Qatar.
The meeting was opened from the Ukrainian side by UkraineInvest Executive Director Sergiy Tsivkach, from the Qatari side – by the Director of the International Cooperation Department of the Ministry of Commerce & Industry Ahmed Ahen.
“State of Qatar is one of the top-priority countries for UkraineInvest and our team is committed to supporting Qatari investors who consider Ukraine as an investment destination. Economic cooperation between Ukraine and the State of Qatar is mutually beneficial with significant room for development. Ukraine’s role in global food security is rising and Ukraine’s agri sector offers a variety of investment opportunities for Qatari investors. Ukraine is undergoing a modernization of infrastructure to leverage its competitive advantages. The adoption of the Law on Concession creates new opportunities for Qatari investors. QTerminals, Qatari leading port operator, has already won the concession competition for Olvia port in Mykolaiv,” stressed Sergiy Tsivkach.
During the roundtable, the parties discussed the main directions of bilateral cooperation, particularly in trade and economic, energy, industrial, infrastructure, and IT spheres. Food security and business development between Ukraine and Qatar were also among the key issues.