Jose Luis Bonet, President Spanish Chamber of Commerce The new Qatari ambassador to Spain, Abdullah Al-Hamr, pledged to immediately intensify the existing economic and trade relations between the two countries.
Currently, investments Qatar In Spain, its value is about 21 thousand million dollars (17398 million euros), a figure that could grow in the coming years by an additional 10 billion dollars (8284 million euros), especially in the industrial sector.
According to the Qatari ambassador, the goal is to reach investment levels similar to those in other countries, such as the United Kingdom or France.
From this standpoint, the representative of the Asian country indicated during the meeting that his country is interested in strengthening relations with Spain, “the country in which we identify high potentials and great interest in Qatari investors.”
For his part, the President of the Spanish Chamber stressed the importance of continuing to enhance the internationalization of Spanish companies, as travel abroad is a “fundamental lever” to overcome the current economic crisis caused by the epidemic.
In this sense, Jose Luis Bonet has shown his readiness to deepen the search for new opportunities for Spanish companies on a visit to Qatar soon.
Spain and Qatar recently agreed to implement a “structured mechanism” to encourage “increased investment” in Qatar on Spanish soil, as part of the epidemic recovery plan drawn up by the government of Pedro Sanchez.
The Foreign Minister emphasized, European Union (EU) And cooperation, Arancha Gonzalez Laya, at a press conference held on Wednesday in Doha (Qatar), within the framework of his official visit to this country.
The head of the Spanish diplomacy commented that this “organized mechanism” is the result of the “great interest” felt by the Qatari authorities in Spain and the “great opportunity” that they think the recovery plan represents for “turning our country into a future.”
The announcement comes after Gonzalez Laia personally took advantage of her official trip to Saudi Arabia Analyzing with the Saudi authorities the possibilities of increasing the investment of the Arab state in Spain within the framework of the epidemic recovery plan and the use of joint investment strategies.
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