Doha, September 30 (QNA) – Qatari Businessmen Association in conjunction with Inside Investor will conduct Inside Investor Forum Asia 2012 to identify bilateral investment opportunities in Asean and GCC countries on October 8 and 9 in Doha. The two-day event will allow local company executives to discuss with their regional and international opposite numbers investment opportunities in private and public sectors in Asia.
The forum will focus on a broad spectrum of opportunities in Southeast Asia and in GCC member states, be it in oil and gas, finance, infrastructure, food security, real estate, technology, environmental techniques, technical training, or others.
It will bring together officials, investors and company executives from Asean nations and Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries to identify bilateral investment opportunities in both regions.
Senior executives from more than 100 companies will attend the forum. More than 500 delegates are confirmed and 46 speakers are scheduled to discuss the latest investment trends, opportunities, partnerships and portfolio diversification strategies.
Asia will be the most important emerging-market region for the GCC in the coming years, according to a study by the Economist Intelligence Unit on GCC trade and investment flows. The total trade between Asean and the GCC was valued at $83.25bn as per latest available figures in 2010, up 23.64 percent from $67.33bn in 2009. (QNA)