HE Minister said Hamad Port acquires 28% of trade volume in the Middle East

Tuesday, October 9, 2018
HE Minister said Hamad Port acquires 28% of trade volume in the Middle East

Doha-Qatar

HE Jassim bin Saif Al Sulaiti Minister of Transport and Communications said that Hamad Port has acquired 28 percent share in the volume of trade in the Middle East.

HE was speaking in a panel discussion on the second day of the International Products Exhibition and Conference (IPEC) being held at Doha Exhibition and Convention Center.

The share of Hamad Port in the volume of trade in Qatar in terms of exports and imports has reached 95 percent, which makes the port an important port of the economy and contributes effectively to people’s daily lives.

He added that Hamad Port currently connects more than 40 ports with over 24 shipping services and offers a wide range of guaranteed and reliable options for its customers.

It also plays a major role in securing the needs of local markets and projects implemented by the state, ensuring access of Qatari products to the global markets. This enhances global confidence in Qatar and its products

He pointed out that the launch of Hamad Port has positively affected the volume of trade between the friendly and brotherly countries, adding that the expansion plans of Hamad Port.