Qatar is one of the smaller Gulf states in terms of population and geographicalarea, but boasts the third largest gas reserves in the world. This abundance ofnatural resources coupled with recent legal liberalisation, economicdiversification and a burgeoning economy means that there are manyopportunities for investment in Qatar.Foreign investors are welcomed and various incentives are available to attractforeign capital including tax breaks and exemptions from customs duty. Foreigninvestors can transfer their investments and profits can be repatriated as canproceeds of sale and capital on liquidation.Qatar is very much a market where local knowledge is key. We set out below 10key points to consider when doing business in Qatar. Please contact Simmons &Simmons if you would like more detailed information.