Are you capitalizing on Business Development Opportunities in the Middle East and North Africa?
October 28, 2005

Get the Latest Guidance on market trends and opportunities for the Gulf, Alsham and North Africa States, inclusive of Israel and Turkey

Ottawa October 28, 2005... The competitive opportunities of the Middle East and North African marketplace are within the reach of Canadian businesses. Are you prepared to respond?

The Middle East and North Africa are considered one of the most attractive areas in the world for doing business. The fact that most of its countries, if not all, are developing states and need to catch up with the rest of the world, is creating attractive investment opportunities in almost every sector. And hi-tech is at the top of the list.

Since the focus of the market study is hi-tech, Middle Eastern and North African countries have been divided into four groups taking into account similarities: namely, the Gulf, Alsham and North Africa States Groups, inclusive of Israel and Turkey. One country has been selected from each group as the key player for detailed analysis.

CATA has had a multidisciplinary team from University of Quebec (UQO) create our comprehensive 222 page Guide to Business Development Opportunities in the Middle East and North Africa. The project team focused on investment opportunities, operating, fiscal, legal, banking and taxation systems and policies, export and import issues, actual business structures and potential partners.

If your organization plans to market to, or needs information on, this fast growth market, the CATA Guide could be your "success map".

The Guide covers eight key business areas:

  • General Information: Find out about economic trends, labour costs, government interface and corporate governance as well as details of the major Hi-Tech Centres.

  • Foreign Business Structure: : Covers the laws and regulations for Foreign Direct Investment and Starting a Business.

  • Exporting to the Middle East: Find out about regulatory environments, customs, intellectual property, means of payment and transport.

  • Market Analysis:: Establish the attractiveness of the market, with special focus on internet in the Arab Region and IT country analysis for Egypt, Jordan and Turkey.

  • Human Resources: Explore the attraction, retention and training of skilled employees, including wages and salaries.

  • Taxation: Get insight into preferred tax policies, strategies to reduce corporate tax and gain exceptions.

  • Financing: Find out about foreign investment policies, financial reporting, and banking.

  • Business Culture: A tour of values and business etiquette.

Get the Get the Latest Guidance on market trends and opportunities for the Gulf, Alsham and North African States, inclusive of Israel and Turkey - a comprehensive 222 page document, written to respond to CATA's needs analysis Survey of companies doing business in or planning to expand in the Middle East and North Africa. The Guide contains 80 useful links and extensive references for further research and analysis.

This offer provides these benefits, which have a value of thousands of dollars, for only $295 plus taxes. If you are a member of CATA, the Guide is yours for $65 plus taxes.

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To obtain the Guide (CD Format) please complete the order form or call Cathi Malette at 613-236-6550.