Qatar Chamber of Commerce & Industry
The Qatar Chamber of Commerce & Industry (QCCI or “Qatar Chamber”) was established in 1963 and is among the oldest chambers in the GCC region. Its primary function is to organize business interests and represent the Qatari private sector both locally and internationally and to support the country’s economic actors and productivity.
The Qatar Chamber provides a variety of services which include:
- Expressing opinions in an advisory fashion on the establishment and development of stock exchanges; ports, markets, and fairs, as well as granting franchises on things related to public facilities and giving opinions on laws and decrees that are to do with economics and finance.
- Issuing different types of certificates of origin for both exported and re-exported goods and products
- Providing members of the chamber with advice regarding legal, commercial, economic, or technical matters, informing them of available information and giving them guidance on how to follow the procedures and means that could help them in protecting their rights and developing their businesses.
- Engaging in the development of administrative and technical cadres within the economy and business administration, looking for the means to obtain this objective, contributing to the creation of institutions or centers for commercial and technical training and supporting those who are sent abroad on scholarships.
- Supplying avenues of reconciliation, conciliation and arbitration to settle disputes stakeholders may have and to act as a mediator in disputes that may come about between the chamber’s members or between them and other parties so that ideal settlements can be reached.
- Partaking in local, regional and international events which relate to the chamber’s duties as well as taking part in committees made by governmental and non-governmental entities with the goal of studying issues that are within the chamber’s scope and other issues which could affect the interests of members.