The coordinating committee for the ‘Single Window System Management’ approved applications of 63 factories with a total value of investments reaching QR2.5bn in the eight sectors covered by the ‘Own Your Factory in Qatar in 72 Hours’ project.
The “Own Your Factory in Qatar in 72 Hours” project is the second phase of the government initiative “Single Window System Management” which aims quick establishment of more manufacturing companies and factories in Qatar.
Speaking at a press conference, Chairman of the coordinating committee for the Single Window System Management Salman Mohammed Kaldari revealed that food industries sector is at top with 22 factories valued at QR419mn. It is allocated a total of 110 sq km.
The food sector is followed by the medical industries with 9 approvals and with an investment worth QR678mn, the area allocated to this sector is 149 sq km.
Further, 9 factories were allocated for the chemical industries sector with an investment value of QR172m on an area of 82.6sq km.
Eight other factories were approved in the paper sector with a value of QR126m and an area of 55sq km. The rubber industries has 6 factories at QR105m with an area of 42 sq km.
In the electrical sector, a total of five factories were allocated an area of 40 sq km with investments worth QR93mn. Four other factories were allocated for the metal industry with investments worth about QR670m on an area of 57 sq km. One factory was allocated for the machinery industry with an investment of QR11m and an area of about 3 sq km.