When doing business in Qatar, it’s important to understand what’s expected of you. Not only will this help you get by in business, it should also help you develop closer relationships in your business and personal life, while avoiding any possible insult.
Finding out what’s expected of you means learning about Qatari culture and customs, while also getting to know the people and the way they do business. This knowledge should equip you with the business etiquette you need to not only survive, but to succeed.
So, before you get into the ins and outs of how to start a business in Qatar, or even before you start looking at new business ideas or business opportunities, let’s take a li...
6 common business setup mistakes | setting up your business in the Middle East
Time and time again we hear stories of business going back because of situations that could have been avoided if owners had followed proven company formation practices. To help shed some light on how to successfully navigate business in the Middle East, we've compiled a list of the 6 most common mistakes that new businesses in Qatar and the Emirates can easily make, and how to avoid making them yourself.
Local Partnership: Choosing an individual rather than a company
One of the most critical company formation decisions you need to make before you begin setting up a business in the Middle East, is whether to pursue a local partnership agreement with a company or an individual. There are several things to take into consideration, including...