Qatar Chamber: Value of e-commerce in Qatar exceeds $ 2.2 billion

Industry

Qatar Chamber issued a study on e-commerce titled “E-Commerce in the State of Qatar: Reality, Challenges and Solutions”, highlighting the emergence of e-commerce and related concepts, its advantages, and infrastructure in Qatar.

The study touched on the extent to which e-commerce contributes to achieving Qatar National Vision 2030. It also discussed current expenditure and growth of e-commerce sector in Qatar, legislation, laws and facilities provided by the State to support e-commerce, in addition to the State’s initiatives to encourage and stimulate activity, and the challenges facing e-commerce.

The study revealed the escalation and growth of e-commerce in the State of Qatar in recent years, reaching about $2.2 billion in 2020 compared to $1.5 billion in 2019, a growth of 47 percent. The study expected that the volume of e-commerce in Qatar during the current year 2021 will reach about $2.3 billion.

 

Source: Government of Qatar