QDB supports firms at fair

March 2014

QATAR Development Bank (QDB), through its export arm Tasdeer, supported the participation of seven leading Qatari companies in the energy and electricity sector at the Middle East Electricity Exhibition in Dubai.

This is QDB’s second consecutive year helping Qatari companies participate in the event. It follows last year’s successful participation, which resulted in trade agreements providing several Qatari companies the opportunity to enter new markets, said a statement.

This year’s event featured more than 1,250 exhibitors from 55 countries around the world and brought together over 47,000 experts, industry leaders and visitors from some of the biggest names in the energy and electricity industries.

Hosted by QDB, Qatar’s pavilion provided a valuable platform for local exporters to showcase their products, explore the latest technology trends, study global innovations and participate in specialised workshops providing networking opportunities with global companies.

The following companies were included in the Qatari pavilion: Doha Cables, General Switchgear & Lighting Industries, Qatar International Cables Company (QICC), Uniplast Factory, Aziz Manufacturing Advanced Technology Products, Q-Tec Switchgear and Alshams Advanced Lighting Technologies.

Commenting on QDB’s participation at the event, Abdulaziz Bin Nasser Al Khalifa, QDB’s CEO, said: “Qatar Development Bank’s participation in this year’s Middle East Electricity exhibition is precisely in line with our strategic objective of contributing to the development of Qatar’s export sector by providing a platform for Qatari companies to network and develop new gateways into different markets.”

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