“Ethiopia is one of the continuously growing East African destinations of international exports and foreign investments thanks to its business climate and growing economy. It was one of the fastest growing economies in the world with a GDP growth rate of 6.8% in 2018. We are honored at Qatar Development Bank to organize this initiative, and we are certain that it will be of great benefit for both Qatari and Ethiopian businesses alike,” said Mr. Hamad Salem Mejegheer, Executive Director of Export Development and Promotion of Qatar Development Bank.
Qatar With the goal of exploring business opportunities, Development Bank (QDB), a development institution established to invest in and develop local ventures and support private sector companies in the state of Qatar, is set to hold a matchmaking event in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
It is aimed to offer both Ethiopian and Qatari business representatives from the private sector exposure to potential opportunities aiming to increase their footprints in both countries.
The trade mission of Qatar led by the Bank aims to bring Qatari companies into contact with potential Ethiopian agents, importers, distributors/ wholesalers, local businesses and government agencies to discuss and explore possibilities of mutually beneficial trade relationships.
Several identified Ethiopian companies have confirmed their meeting appointments with selected Qatari companies to discuss and explore possibilities of mutually beneficial trade relationships.