Qatar's Tech Sector


Expected compound annual growth rate of ICT spending in Qatar


Rank of Ooredoo in the top 50 Global Telecommunications Brands

ICT spending in Qatar is expected to reach $9B in 2024.

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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Ministry of Transport & Communications (MOTC)

MOTC is a government entity responsible for the regulation of land, maritime, and air transport in Qatar. MOTC was established in 2016 and was founded directly in support of the Qatar National Vision 2030.

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Honeywell International

Honeywell is a US multinational technology company. They deliver industry solutions that include aerospace products and services, control technologies for buildings and industry, safety and productivity solutions, and performance materials globally.

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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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Qatar Financial Centre (QFC)

QFC is one of the world's leading and fastest growing onshore business and financial centers. QFC offers service based companies 100% foreign ownership.

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Qatar Science and Technology Park (QSTP)

QSTP is Qatar’s premier hub for applied research, technology innovation, incubation, and entrepreneurship. It is an economic free zone that houses various international corporations, SMEs, research institutions, and local tech startups.

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Darwish Holding

Darwish manages a range of companies that offer products and services in Qatar. Darwish has a diversified portfolio across many industries including consumer distribution, investment, retail, real estate, business services, and technology.

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Salam International

Salam International is a public shareholding company involved in various industrial sectors. The company establishes, incorporates, acquires, and owns enterprises in the commercial, industrial, educational, real estate, financial, and service sectors.

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AbuIssa Holding

AbuIssa Holding is an internationally recognized leader both as a partner for growth and in exploring the possibilities of innovative new business. AbuIssa houses over 70 distinguished businesses across 11 sectors.

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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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Palantir Technologies Inc

Palantir was founded with the mission to help organizations make better use of data while preserving privacy and civil liberties. Palantir offers three main products; Gotham, Foundry, and Apollo, which are specialized to the needs of their client.

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One of the most renowned computer software program companies, Microsoft has a long history of innovation and improvement. It currently is teaming up with many of the large institutions in Qatar to create seamless and positive technology experiences.

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Visa is a global payments technology company that connects consumers, businesses, financial institutions, and governments to fast, secure and reliable credit and business transactions.

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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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Fusion Group

Fusion Group is a Qatari company offering its clients over 360 services, such as immigration services, company formation, and local company partnership.

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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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Ooredoo is Qatar's leading communication company and delivers world class services to customers, business, residences, and organizations. Ooredoo is focusing on building a supernet network to make Qatar among the best connected countries in the globe.

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Qatar Fintech Hub (QFTH)

QFTH seeks to bring together a community of fintech entrepreneurs, industry experts, regulators, and investors for the purpose of developing new financial technologies. QFTH supports Qatar’s vision to become a leading global fintech hub.

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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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