Qatar's Manufacturing Sector


Total revenue generated by the Manufacturing sector in 2019


Contribution of the Manufacturing sector towards the GDP of Qatar

380 Manufacturing Facilities opened in Qatar between 2015 and 2019

Key Organizations

Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MOCI)

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MOCI) is responsible for the regulation of trade and industrial activities in Qatar. Its scope is to ensure fair trade and competition and restrict fraudulent and monopolistic activities.

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Investment Promotion Agency Qatar (IPA Qatar)

The IPA Qatar oversees investment promotion activities under the Invest Qatar brand and acts as the country’s umbrella organization for foreign direct investment attraction.

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Qatar Free Zones Authority

The Qatar Free Zones Authority (QFZA) is an independent authority created in 2018 to oversee free zones in Qatar, offering opportunities for businesses seeking to expand globally.

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Ali Bin Ali Holding

Ali Bin Ali, established in 1945, is one of Qatar’s largest retail and distribution companies. It has 18 businesses, representing 300+ companies in sectors such as food and beverage, fashion, hospitality, mall management, hypermarkets, and manufacturing.

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NBK Holding

Nasser Bin Khaled (NBK) was founded with the aim of creating a world class company. NBK manages the selling and distribution of international brands in Qatar and now has significant involvement in the industrial and trade sectors.

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Target Trading & Contracting W.L.L.

Target is an established firm in Qatar that is one of the GCC’s most prominent stainless steel stockholders. Target provides stainless sheets, coils, pipes, bars, and other stainless steel products to various industries in the region.

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Qatar Business Incubation Center (QBIC)

QBIC is one of the largest incubation centers in the region. QBIC was created to provide all the necessary tools to enable Qatari entrepreneurship to succeed, which includes funding, office space, mentorship, and guidance.

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Al Faisal Holding

Al Faisal Holding is one of the leading diversified private holding companies in Qatar. Al Faisal has played a key role in the development of the economy of Qatar by attracting foreign investment.

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Al Balagh Trading & Contracting

Al Balagh Trading & Contracting was founded in 1977 and is a diverse company primarily specializing in five areas: construction, oil and gas, trading, medical and scientific equipment, and IT solutions.

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Mannai Corporation

Mannai is a Qatari company which provides a wide variety of services and solutions to its ever growing client base. Its businesses are in oil and gas, automotive distribution, and information and communication technology.

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Qatar Chamber of Commerce & Industry (QCCI)

The QCCI was established in 1963, and 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.

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Qatari Businessmen Association (QBA)

The key function of QBA is to work as the link between Qatar’s strategic plans and the activities of Qatari businessmen. QBA aims to play a leading role in the development of private sector activities at the local and international levels.

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