Posted on August 18, 2015

Qatar Development Bank announced today the launch of the International Tender Services, which aims at enhancing the exports sector in Qatar and opening new markets for Qatari SMEs globally. The new service has been launched in cooperation with French company “InfoTrade 2000,” which is considered a global leader in this field.

The service aims at providing SMEs in Qatar with information on international tenders via e-mail as well as the website. SMEs will also be able to get all the information they need to know about tenders around the world. The service reflects the Bank's efforts in supporting and developing local non-oil export sector, and underscores the importance of opening new markets for Qatari companies, through the export arm of the Bank "Tasdeer".

QDB launches International 2 [].jpgAbdul Aziz Bin Nasser Al Khalifa, CEO of Qatar Development Bank, said: "Qatar Development Bank is the only organization in the region that offers this type of service, which is also now available on the Bank's website for free to SMEs.  Meanwhile, companies in different regions of the world are investing to acquire such information. Qatar Development Bank's strategy is to provide SMEs in Qatar with services that would help the development of the sector and the wider Qatari economy.”

InfoTrade 2000 provides information on approximately twenty thousand tenders daily from all over the world. The company also provides information on previous tenders and tenders in the near future. Qatar Development Bank, through (Tasdeer) program, provides export financing and insurance coverage for the Qatari exporters. In addition, the bank also provides appropriate counseling and participation in foreign international exhibitions. The bank regularly organizes specialized training workshops for exporting companies, to enhance its export efficiency through promotion and export development.