Qatar Development Bank showcases 29 Qatari firms at 'Big 5 Saudi' expo
05 Apr 2017 - 13:41
Qatar Development Bank (QDB), in its efforts to promote Qatari products across regional and global markets, and through the support of its export programme, Tasdeer, participated along with 29 leading Qatari companies at Big 5 Saudi exhibition held at Jeddah Center for Forum and Events from March 27 to 30, 2017.
The exhibition showcased the abilities of operators in the construction industry. The latest participation of Tasdeer comes against the backdrop of a series of initiatives the development agency has undertaken to support the entry of Qatari small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) across regional and global markets. Through its involvement in Big 5 Saudi, QDB aims to facilitate the entry of local companies specialising in the construction industry – including manufacturers of construction equipment, technology, machinery, materials as well as product suppliers – in the largest market in the region.
QDB’s pavilion in Big 5 included the following shortlisted 29 Qatari companies: Advanced Pipes & Casts Company, Al Farraj Trading & Manufacturing Company, Al Jattal Industry, Al Sada Factory for Plastic Pipes, Al bayan for Electronics and LED Technologies, Doha Plastic, National Paints Factories, Qatar Aluminium Extrusion Co., Qatar German Pipes Company W.L.L., Qatar International Cables Company, Qatar Paving Stones, Qatar Plastic Products Company, Qatar Wire Products, Qatari Canadian for Energy and Electrical Industries, Qatari Saudi Gypsum Co., Sarplast Qatar, Seashore Steel, Uniplast Factory, Bumatar German Factory for Plastic Products, Doha Factory for Paints & Chemicals, Al Muftah Fiber glass Products, Khaled Manufacturing Co., Jersey Glass, Al Bateel Interior, Qatar National Aluminum Panel, G-walls, Elan Signage, Qatar UPVC for Windows and Doors, and Qatar Wooden Products Co.
The Big 5 exhibition series, held in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) this year, is amongst the most important events in the construction and building materials sector in the region. It brings together five separate product-focused events under one roof, and the Big 5 network today includes more than 300,000 suppliers and buyers from 120 countries around the world.