Posted on September 18, 2014

A delegation from the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited, headed by Mr. James Fok, Head of Group Strategy, today visited Qatar Stock Exchange and  met with Mr. Rashid bin Ali Al Mansoori, CEO of Qatar Stock Exchange, and a number of departmental directors. Mr. Fok, who was briefed on a number of developments witnessed by Qatar Stock Exchange, made ​​a presentation on the opportunities available for investment in the Chinese stock market.

Mr. Al-Mansoori welcomed the visiting delegation and stressed the interest of Qatar Stock Exchange in strengthening relationships and cooperation and exchanging experiences with various global stock markets, with the desire to establish an ongoing and positive dialogue with industry participants from around the world. "We are looking forward to establishing a fruitful relationship and in cooperating with Hong Kong Stock Exchange and other global exchanges in order to benefit from their experience, with  the aim of providing the best possible services to investors in the stock market of Qatar”, Mr. Al-Mansoori added.

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Mr. James Fok expressed his satisfaction with the visit and said: "I was impressed with the growth achieved by Qatar Stock Exchange, especially since Qatar and China share similar successes with their growth and development strategies”. Mr. Fok provided information on the stock markets in China and the importance of strengthening Qatari and Chinese relations, with the aim of promoting capital market advancement in both countries, especially in light of the developments achieved by China, the steady growth achieved by both the Chinese and Qatari economies and the growth of Qatari investments abroad.

Mr Fok said: "This visit was an opportunity for an important and useful exchange of ideas and experiences in order to further develop our products such as ETFs, indices and futures."