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The Qatar-Germany Business
and Investment Forum:
T he F orum
This is the 9th Business and Investment Forum organised by
the State of Qatar. It has been organised under the patronage of
His Excellency Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani,
Prime Minister and Minister of Interior of the State of Qatar,
and the German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Q atar -G ermany T rade
The volume of trade between Qatar and Germany in 2017
amounted to €1.9 billion.
T he 2022 W orld C up :
OPPORTUNITIES FOR GERMANY
Several German companies are delivering 2022 World Cup
projects, such as Hochtief, which is contributing to the building of
football stadiums in Qatar, and Deutsche Bahn, which has been
contracted to build a rail network.
G erman businesses in Q atar
Over 300 German companies are operating in Qatar. They are
helping Qatar reach its vision of economic diversification. For
example, German software giant SAP is training Qatari students
in technology systems at Qatar Science and Technology Park.