Qatar is one of the world’s fastest growing economies in the world. Once owing its wealth and prosperity to pearls and fishing, in a relatively short period of time, the country's has become one of the largest international business centres with a gross national income that ranks highly on the world stage. Qatar is sitting on the largest gas field in the world, representing an extremely valuable economic asset. Currently, Qatar heads the list of gas-exporting countries, with 77 million tons in yearly exports. The abundance of natural resources, in particular energy sources, has attracted a wide range of production and manufacturing industry, quickly establishing Qatar as a major enterprise zone.
In a short time Qatar has transformed itself into a major hub for numerous economic and cultural activities. What is more, the country is widely recognised for its historical and cultural significance and continues to attract a considerable number of historians, archaeologists and environmentalists.
For all the reasons above, not to mention the political and social stability, Qatar is extremely attractive as a place for foreign investment.