From The Report: Qatar 2020
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Qatar’s industrial sector has the potential to play a pivotal role in economic diversification, with both heavy and light manufacturing in a position to benefit from major milestones ahead. Industry, along with the domestic economy overall, has developed resilience and a level of self-sufficiency since the June 2017 blockade imposed by several Arab countries. An abundance of natural gas reserves has allowed the country to develop value-added and energy-intensive segments, especially as the country shifts towards cleaner and renewable sources of energy. This chapter contains an interview with Ramez Al Khayyat, Vice-Chairman and Group CEO, Power International Holding.