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U.S. and Qatar Business Contacts

Qatar's trade barriers, temporary entry, tariff rates, standards, documentation, business travel, and other import requirements.

U.S. and Qatar Business Contacts

Postby bridgat » Tue Nov 18, 2008 7:57 am

U.S. Embassy Trade Related Contacts

Ambassador: The Honorable Maureen Quinn
Deputy Chief of Mission: Mr. Scott M. McGehee
Economic Commercial Officer: Mr. Shante Moore
Commercial Assistant: Mr. Mahmoud Skhiri
Commercial Assistant: Ms. Sima Carri
Local Mailing Address: P.O. Box 2399, Doha, State of Qatar
U.S. Mailing Address: 6130 Doha Place, Washington, DC 20521-6130
Express Mailing Address: 22 February St., Al-Luqta District, Doha, State of Qatar
Phone: (974) 488-4101
Fax: (974) 488-4298
Website: http://www.usembassy.org.qa


Agricultural Trade Office
U.S. Agricultural Trade Office
Agricultural Trade Office
P.O. Box 9343
Dubai, U.A.E.
Phone: (971-4) 311-6183, Fax: (971-4) 311-6189
E-mail: atodubai@emirates.net.ae
Website: http://www.usembabu.gov.ae/atodubai.htm
Contact: Michael T. Henney, Regional Director
(Covers: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and U.A.E.)


Amcham and/or Bilateral Business Councils

U.S.-Qatar Business Council
6862 Elm Street, Suite 720
McLean, VA 22101
Phone: (703) 847-2319
Fax: (703) 847-6384
Website: http://www.qatarbusinesscouncil.org
Email: info@qatarbusinesscouncil.org

National U.S. -Arab Chamber of Commerce
1023 15th Street, N.W., 4th Floor
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: (202) 289-5920
Fax: (202) 289-5938
Email: nusacc@aol.com
Website: http://www.nusacc.org

Branch Offices of National U.S. -Arab Chamber of Commerce:
1330 Post Oak Boulevard, Suite 1600
Houston, TX 77056
Phone: (713) 963-4620
Fax: (713) 963-4609

420 Lexington Avenue, Suite 2034
New York, NY 10170
Phone: (212) 986-8024
Fax: (212) 986-0216

8929 S. Sepulveda Boulevard, Suite 310
Los Angeles, CA 90045
Phone: (310) 646-1499
Fax: (310) 646-2462

American Business Council of Qatar
P.O. Box 10861, Doha, State of Qatar
Contact: Ms. Stephanie Carvel, Coordinator
Email: gmcarvel@qatar.net.qa


Country Trade or Industry Associations in Key Sectors

Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry:
P.O. Box 402, Doha, State of Qatar
Phone: (974) 462-1491
Fax: (974) 462-2186
Contact: Mr. Mohammed Khalid Al-Mana, Chairman


Country Government Offices Relating to Key Sectors and/or Significant Trade Related Activities

Customs and Ports Authority
P.O. Box 81, Doha, State of Qatar
Phone: (974) 445-7457
Fax: (974) 441-3563
Contact: Sheikh Abdullah Bin Jassim Al-Thani, Director-General

Civil Aviation Authority
P.O. Box 3000, Doha, State of Qatar
Phone: (974) 442-6262
Fax: (974) 442-9070
Contact: Mr. Abdulaziz Al-Noaimi, Chairman

Ministry of Economy and Commerce
P.O. Box 22966, Doha, State of Qatar
Phone: (974) 493-2000
Fax: (974) 493-2111
Contact: H.E. Sheikh Hamad bin Faisal al Thani, Minister; Mr. Faisal Al-Mana, Office Director
Mr. Mohammed Al-Saadi, Director, Department of Commercial Affairs [Phone: (974) 443-2103]

Ministry of Economy and Commerce
P.O. Box 23277
Phone: (974) 440-8651
Fax: (974) 447-9052
Contact: Dr. Mohamed Saif Al-Kuwary, Director-General, General Authority for Standards and Metrology

Ministry of Finance
P.O. Box 83, Doha, State of Qatar
Phone: (974) 446-1444
Fax: (974) 441-3617
Contact: H.E. Yousef Hussain Kamal, Minister; Mr. Abdulrahman Al-Dashti, Office Director
Mr. Moftah al Moftah, Director, Department of Income Tax [Phone: (974) 441-3353]
Mr. Mohammed AbdulKareem Al-Meer, Acting Director, Central Tenders Committee [Phone: (974) 441-4265]

Ministry of Energy and Industry
P.O. Box 3212, Doha, State of Qatar
Phone: (974) 449-1491; (974) 449-1444
Fax: (974) 483-6999
Contact: H.E. Abdullah bin Hamad Al-Attiyah, Minister (Also Chairman, Qatar Petroleum); Mr. Abdulaziz Al-Malki, Office Director

Ministry of Energy and Industry
Department of Industrial Affairs
P.O. Box 2599, Doha, State of Qatar
Phone: (974) 483-2121/2/3/4
Fax: (974) 483-2024
Contact: Mr. Saleh Ali Al-Mannai, Director; Mr. Abdulwahid Al-Mashadi, Deputy Director

Ministry of Interior
P.O. Box 4020, Doha, State of Qatar
Phone: (974) 433-0000
Fax: (974) 444-9228
Contact: Major Saud Al-Shafi, Director, Logistics Department

Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Agriculture
P.O. Box 2727, Doha, State of Qatar
Phone: (974) 433-6336
Fax: (974) 441-4868; (974) 443-7630
Contact: H.E. Ali bin Said Al-Kuwari, Minister; Mr. Abdullah Al-Kuwari, Office Director

Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Agriculture
P.O. Box 17178, Doha, State of Qatar
Phone: (974) 468-4757
Fax: (974) 468-4980
Contact: Dr. Abdulla O. Al-Hamaq, Assistant Director for Health Affairs, Doha Municipality (In-country food inspection, food regulations)

Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Agriculture
P.O. Box 1966, Doha, State of Qatar
Phone: (974) 465-3083
Fax: (974) 466-3163
Contact: Dr. Majid R. Al-Kuwari, Assistant Director for Animal Health Affairs, Agricultural Development Department (Live animal and pet import regulations)

Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Agriculture
P.O. Box 1966, Doha, State of Qatar
Phone: (974) 449-2666
Fax: (974) 432-2002
Contact: Mr. Ali Al-Kubeisi, Director of Agricultural Development Department (Live plants and pesticide import regulations)

Ministry of Public Health
P.O. Box 42, Doha, State of Qatar
Phone: (974) 446-8468
Fax: (974) 442-9786
Contact: H.E. Dr. Hajar Ahmed Hajar, Minister [Also Chairman of Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC)]; Mr. Hitmi Mubarak Al-Hitmi, Office Manager

Ministry of Public Health
P.O. Box 9374, Doha, State of Qatar
Phone: (974) 441-7676
Fax: (974) 435-3769
Contact: Dr. Jassim Hassan Al-Jaidah, Director of Central Laboratories (Inspection and analysis of imported food products)

Ministry of Public Health
P.O. Box 43, Doha, State of Qatar
Phone: (974) 432-5005
Fax: (974) 442-9786
Contact: Dr. Ahmed Al-Ibrahim, Director of Preventive Medicine (Food import regulations/policy)

Qatar Armed Forces
P.O. Box 37, Doha, State of Qatar
Phone: (974) 461-4347
Fax: (974) 461-4411
Contact: Director, Procurement Department, General Headquarters


Government/Quasi-Government Organizations

Doha Asian Games Organizing Committee 2006
P.O. Box 32006, Doha, State of Qatar
Phone: ( 974) 441-9806
Fax: (974) 441-9850
Website: http://www.dohaasiangames.org
E-mail: info@dagoc2006.org
Contact: Mr. Ahmed Sultan Al Kuwari, Director-General

Hamad General Hospital (HGH)
P.O. Box 3050, Doha, State of Qatar
Phone: (974) 439-2222
Fax: (974) 444-3099
Contact: Dr. Saad Rashid Al-Kaabi, Medical Director
Mr. Mahmoud Al-Mahmoud, Director, Materials Management Department, Phone: (974) 439-2262, Fax: (974) 442-3399

Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development
P.O. Box 5825, Doha, State of Qatar
Phone: (974) 481-1644
Fax: (974) 480-6117
E-mail: info@qf.org.qa
Website: http://www.qf.edu.qa
Chairperson: HH Sheikha Mozah Bint Nasser Al-Misnad
Acting Managing Director: Dr. Saif Al Hajari
Deputy Managing Director: Mr. Yo Maruno

Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa)
P.O. Box 41, Doha, State of Qatar
Phone: (974) 484-5555
Contact: Mr. Hamza Al-Kuwari, Vice-Chairman

Qatar Telecom (Q-Tel)
P.O. Box 217, Doha, State of Qatar
Phone: (974) 440-0333
Fax: (974) 483-0003
Contact: Dr. Nasser Marafih, General Manager


Banks

Qatar Central Bank
P.O. Box 1234, Doha, State of Qatar
Phone: (974) 445--6456
Fax: (974) 441-5587
Contact: H.E. Abdulla Bin Khalid Al-Attiya, Governor

Al-Ahli Bank of Qatar
P.O. Box 2309, Doha, State of Qatar
Phone: (974) 432-6611
Fax: (974) 444-4652
Contact: Mr. Qassim Al-Qassim, General Manager

Arab Bank Ltd.
P.O. Box 172, Doha, State of Qatar
Phone: (974) 438-7777
Fax: (974) 441-0774
Email: arabbank@qatar.net.qa
Website: http://www.arabbank.com
Contact: Mr. Ghassan Ahmed Bundakji, Regional Manager

Bank Saderat Iran
P.O. Box 2256, Doha, State of Qatar
Phone: (974) 441-4646
Fax: (974) 443-0121
Email: bsiiran@qatar.net.qa
Contact: Mr. Mohammed Zamani, Manager

BNP Paribas
P.O. Box 2636, Doha, State of Qatar
Phone: (974) 443-3844/7
Fax: (974) 441-0861
Email: qatar@bnpparibas.com
Website: http://www.qatar.bnpparibas.com
Contact: Mr. Jacques Poirier, General Manager

Commercialbank
P.O. Box 3232, Doha, State of Qatar
Phone: (974) 449-0222
Fax: (974) 444-3807; (974) 432-0716 (GM)
Website: http://www.cbq.com.qa
Contact: Mr. Andrew Stevens, General Manager

Doha Bank Ltd.
P.O. Box 3818, Doha, State of Qatar
Phone: (974) 445-6600; (974) 445-6611 (GM)
Fax: (974) 441-6631; (974) 435-5288 (GM)
Email: dohabank@qatar.net.qa
Website: http://www.dohabank.com.qa
Contact: Mr. Salah Mohammed Al-Jaidah, General Manager

Grindlays Qatar Bank (QSC)
P.O. Box 2001, Doha, State of Qatar
Phone: (974) 447-3700
Fax: (974) 447-3710
Email: qatarenq@qa.standardchartered.com
Contact: Mr. John Fleming Murray, General Manager

HSBC Bank Middle East (formerly British Bank of the Middle East)
P.O. Box 57, Doha, State of Qatar
Phone: (974) 438-2222
Fax: (974) 441-6353; (974) 438-2247 (CEO)
Email: hsbcqa@qatar.net.qa
Website: http://www.hsbc.com
Contact: Mr. Matthew Smith, Chief Executive Officer

Mashreq Bank Psc Doha
P.O. Box 173, Doha, State of Qatar
Phone: (974) 441-3213/7
Fax: (974) 441-3880
Website: http://www.mashreqbank.com
Contact: Mr. Adel Al-Mannai, General Manager

Qatar Industrial Development Bank
P.O. Box 22789, Doha, State of Qatar
Phone: (974) 442-1600
Fax: (974) 435-0433
Email: qidb@qatar.net.qa
Website: http://www.qidb.com
Contact: Dr. Sheikh Hamad bin Nasser Al-Thani, General Manager

Qatar International Islamic Bank
P.O. Box 664, Doha, State of Qatar
Phone: (974) 433-2600
Fax: (974) 444-4101
Email: qiitbit@qatar.net.qa
Website: http://www.qiibonline.com
Contact: Mr. Abdulbasit Al-Shaibi, General Manager

Qatar Islamic Bank
P.O. Box 559, Doha, State of Qatar
Phone: (974) 443-8000; (974) 443-9498
Fax: (974) 441-2700
Email: info@qib.com.qa
Website: http://www.qib.com.qa
Contact: Mr. Ahmed Abdulraheem Sayad, General Manager

Qatar National Bank
P.O. Box 1002, Doha, State of Qatar
Phone: (974) 440-7407
Fax: (974) 441-3753
Email: webmaster@qatarbank.com
Website: http://www.qatarbank.com
Contact: Mr. Saeed Abdulla Al-Misnad, General Manager

Standard Chartered Bank Plc
P.O. Box 29, Doha, State of Qatar
Phone: (974) 441-4251
Fax: (974) 441-3739
Website: http://www.standardchartered.com/qa
Contact: Mr. Arif Mansoor, Chief Executive Officer

United Bank Ltd.
P.O. Box 242, Doha, State of Qatar
Phone: (974) 442-4400
Fax: (974) 442-4600
Email: ublgmdh@qatar.net.qa
Contact: Mr. Asad Hasan Burney, General Manager


Multilateral Development Bank Offices in Country
None.


Trade Information Center in Washington
Phone: 1-800-USA-TRADE
Fax: (202) 482-4473.
Website: http://www.trade.gov/td/tic/


U.S. Department of Commerce Country Desk Officer
(For market access and regulatory problems only)
Ms. Maram Talaat
14th St. and Constitution Ave. N.W., Room 2039
Washington, DC 20230
Phone: (202) 482-1860
Fax: (202) 482-0878


U.S. Department of State: Office of Business Affairs
2201 C Street NW, Room 2318
Washington, DC 20520
Phone: (202) 746-1625
Fax: (202) 647-3953


U.S. Department of State: Country Desk Officer
Ms. Laura Malenas
2201 C Street NW, Room 4224
Washington, DC 20520-6258
Phone: (202) 647-6572
Fax: (202) 736-4459


U.S. Department of Agriculture: Foreign Agricultural Service, Trade Assistance and Promotion Office

Trade Assistance and Promotion Office (TAPO)
Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS)
Ag Box 1052
Washington, D.C. 20250-1052
Phone: (202) 720-7420
Fax: (202) 690-4374
Website: http://www.fas.usda.gov


Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC)
Phone: (202) 336-8799
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