The QFC’s strategy focuses on financial services industries such as FinTech, Islamic Finance, Capital Markets and Asset Management.
The government is actively promoting Qatar as a regional centre for fintech, which will act as a catalyst to drive innovation and growth forward, making it the perfect time and place to join the FinTech revolution.
Opportunities exist within digital payments, money management, lending, remittances and investments.
Qatar’s Islamic Finance sector ranked 46.31 compared to the global average of 10.45
In 2018, the Qatar Stock Exchange listed the world’s largest single-country Islamic exchange-traded fund
Total Assets under Management of private sector in Qatar are expected to increase to US$7.8B by 2020
The Qatari capital market ‘is the best and most important’ financial market in the Arab region and ‘one of the top 10’ in the world
Qatar ranked 1st in the Global Finance Safety Index in the Arab world, and 7th globally in 2019
Qatar’s growing sports industry offers a wide-range of opportunities for investment.
With Qatar’s upcoming hosting of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ and accelerating local investment in sporting infrastructure and facilities, it’s your chance to be part of the action.
Opportunities exist within HR and training, facilities management, translation services, ICT, healthcare and medical services and event management.
The Ministry of Industry and Commerce announced 83 trade and investment opportunities in the sports sector by 2023
The QFC signed a MoU with Aspire Zone Foundation in 2018 to establish a Sports Accelerator – Qatar Business District to facilitate the commercialisation of sports- related products and services
Qatar is manifesting itself as a sport hub by hosting world-class sporting events
Qatar’s intention to launch an entire media city is borne on the back of a history stretching back to the 1960s. Since then news, sports and cultural channels and satellites have followed.
In 2019, a draft law was issued to establish a Media City that aims to develop the industry and attract multinational media, technology businesses, and research and training institutions in print, electronic and digital media
A digital media revolution is taking place across the board from telecommunication to digital and film-focused agencies and production houses – all driven by local demand.
Well respected media outlets in Qatar include the internationally renowned Al Jazeera Network and BeIN Sports.
In 2013, Qatar launched its own satellite Es'hailSat and in 2018 it launched Es'hailSat-2
Local advancement in Media Studies through connections with international educational establishments
Qatar is ahead of the game in its digital infrastructure and the QFC is at the heart of this push.
Qatar’s digital advancement is driven by a mandate to increase and improve digital engagement in the public and private sectors as part of Qatar’s National Vision 2030, so why not expand your digital presence with the QFC?
Ranked 1st in Arab countries and 2nd globally for engagement with mobile services and apps for the second year in a row (2018 Global Mobile Engagement Index)
Ranked 1st globally in Internet Penetration (99%) (Digital in 2018 Insight Report)
Ranked 9th globally for ICT adoption (WEF GlobalCompetitiveness Report 2018)
The QFC partnered with the Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) and the Ministry of Transport and Communications develop digital services
Qataris are among the most digitally connected citizens in Arab region (Media Use in the Middle East Study 2018)
Gain access to one of the Middle East’s highest healthcare investors through the QFC. Several healthcare megaprojects and a National Health Strategy (2018-2022) has been launched.
Opportunities exist within healthcare and medical services, facilities management, ICT, architecture and logistics consultancy.
Qatar has invested $6.2bn in the healthcare sector in 2018, up 4% from 2017
Qatar's healthcare system ranked 5th best in the world and 1st in the Middle East (Legatum Institute)
38.3m outpatient and 400,000 inpatient visits are predicted by 2033
Within the past two year, Qatar has allocated huge investments in the health sector by providing more 1100 beds and opening four new health centres
Qatar Rehabilitation Institute is the largest rehabilitation hospital in the region at 38,000 sq. m
Make your vision part of our vision. In pursuit of Qatar’s National Vision 2030, tourism has been designated a priority sector, meaning tourism investment avenues in this sector are numerous.
Opportunities exist within leisure, cultural and MICE tourism include facilities management, HR and training, marketing, event management, logistics and consultancy services.
Qatar's tourism sector enjoyed growth rates of 11% as of August 2019
Qatar ranks 1st in the Middle East and 8th globally in Business Environment (World Economic Forum’s Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report 2019)
Qatar is connected to over 160 countries by a 5-star national carrier
Over 70,000 sq. m of business tourism space exists at Qatar National Convention Centre and Doha Exhibition and Conference Center
Doha Metro will provide transportation links to multiple tourist destinations