Multifaceted partnership between Russia and Qatar is on the rise, trade is growing
The multifaceted partnership and interaction between Russia and Qatar, which did not interrupt even during the pandemic, is on the rise today. We are satisfied with the pace of development of Russian-Qatari business relations gained over the recent years. One of the priority tasks remains to improve the quality and quantitative indicators in bilateral trade. In 2020, Russian-Qatari trade increased by 22%, and this is not the limit — Yury Borisov, Deputy Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation.
Strategic partnership between Qatar and Russia is growing year after year. <…> Investment and economic relations between our countries continue to develop rapidly and have already achieved some serious results — Leonid Slutskiy, Chairman of the Committee of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation on International Affairs.
Relations [between Russia and Qatar] are becoming of a special nature, and they have a strategic direction — Ali bin Ahmed Al Kuwari, Minister of Commerce and Industry of the State of Qatar.
The Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs and its member companies are expressing a particular interest in the development of cooperation. And it is not limited to traditional areas of cooperation, there are new promising areas. In particular, these are projects related to IT technologies, artificial intelligence, transport and railway projects, oil and gas transportation infrastructure, cooperation through financial institutions, the provision of R&D, planning and surveying, and engineering services in a number of industries, including power industry, training of highly qualified personnel in various fields, and pharmaceuticals — Alexander Shokhin, President, Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP).