Back to news 2016-06-09

Interpipe is expecting to keep focus on its business in Qatar during 2016-2020

On May 18th, Interpipe representatives Andrey Burtsev, Vice President of Pipe Sales, and Viktor Bisovetskyi, Country Manager, met with His Excellency Yevhen Mykytenko, the Ukrainian Ambassador, and Volodymyr Kuruts, Counsellor for Trade and Economic Affairs, at the Embassy of Ukraine in Qatar.

Interpipe is currently one of the key suppliers of seamless pipes for the construction market in Qatar. In 2015, sales of Interpipe products to Qatar amounted 50% of Qatari market of seamless pipes.  Interpipe’s project portfolio includes Doha Oasis, Mall of Qatar, Grand Park, Hamad International Airport, Internal Security Forces Camp (Duhail) and other jobs. In 2Q 2016 Interpipe is producing pipes for QRail Doha Metro Red Line South.

During the meeting at the Embassy, the parties discussed plans to expand the presence of Ukrainian products in Qatar, particularly for chilled water systems, fire-fighting applications and structural purpose in the lead up to the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

Andrey Burtsev, Vice President of Pipe Sales, said:
“Interpipe continues to strengthen its position in MENA. We have participated in major construction projects in Qatar, as well as in the Gulf more widely.  We ensure clients receive high quality certified steel approved by major international certification organizations. In 2015, Interpipe became the first European supplier to receive UL certification, approving out full range of pipes for fire-fighting.
We appreciate the close cooperation with the Ukrainian Ambassador, and look forward to new possibilities in our partnership.”