Trade volume between Qatar and Australia to grow
According to the Ambassador of Australia to Qatar, Dr Axel Wabenhorst, trade volumes of vegetables between Qatar and Australia will continue to grow.
The ambassador also noted that a Qatari business delegation is expected to visit Australia to study opportunities of agricultural investment in Australia in the beginning of next year. “Now, Qatar’s focus is more on the development of its agricultural sector,” he added.
This statement came yesterday during a round table hosted by Australian embassy on ‘Food Security and the Australian Agricultural Experience’ at the embassy.
“We also have experience in the field of greenhouses and desalination of water from the sea and this may be useful for the agricultural sector in Qatar,” the ambassador said.
Thepeninsulaqatar.com reported that Wabenhorst added that the embassy was delighted to host Dalene Wray from OBE Organic, as well as representatives from Qatar’s agriculture sector to discuss Australia’s dryland agricultural experience, and how Australia and Qatar can cooperate on food security challenges.
Publication date : 11/22/2018
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