Posted on January 10, 2019

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI) has issued 688 licences for discounts, festivals and final liquidation in December 2018, according to the monthly report on special licences released by the ministry. There were 229 licences for discounts, 458 for festivals and one for final liquidation.

Moreover, a total of 350 licences were issued in December, including for ‘swipe and win’, prize draws, special offers and promotional offers, according to the report. In all, 64 promotional offer licences were granted to companies selling goods in malls and retail shops while 269 licences were granted for special offers, including new prices, ‘buy one, get one for free’, and ‘buy one, get the second one for half the price’. Four licences for prize draws and 13 licences for ‘swipe and win’ were also awarded in December. 

source: Qatar Tribune