The State of Qatar has taken great strides towards bolstering its economy, particularly its industrial sector, by taking advantage of its oil revenues to promote oil and gas-related industries as well as basic industries while developing an advanced infrastructure capable of servicing national industries and responding to the sector’s needs and challenges.
In line with the objectives of the Qatar National Vision 2030 and the National Development Strategy (NDS), an NDS for local industries has been drafted with the aim of achieving the desired objectives through proper planning and the endorsement of a future vision aimed at contributing to and supporting the industrial development of the country.
This strategy capitalizes on food and knowledge industries, environmental industries and pharmaceutical industries, which reflected positively on the sector.
As of July 2007, 728 industrial establishments, employing 90,869 workers with investments close to QR 262 billion, were registered in the industrial registrar. Total investments in major industrial projects in the refined petroleum and GTL industries amounted to about QR 113.5 billion while total investments in basic industrial projects in the chemical products manufacturing sector amounted to QR 57.9 billion.
Qatar Industrial Development Bank
Ministry of Energy and Industry
- Ras Laffan Industrial City
- Dukhan Industrial City
- Mesaieed Industrial City
- Doha Industrial City
- Birkat Al Awamer
- Aba Saleel
- Al Wakra
- Jery Al Samur
- Bu Glaila
Free economic Zones
- Um Alhoul
- Ras Bufontas