Qatar Post to compete with Aramex Shop and Ship

Qatar residents will soon be able to rent “virtual addresses” outside the country from the state-owned postal company, officials have said.

The new feature will make it easier for customers to shop from online portals such as Amazon that currently restrict deliveries to the Gulf state.

Q-Post is scheduled to start a pilot project by March 2016 called Ship 2-Q, which aims to overcome barriers to buying goods online from outside the country.

The feature would compete with private shop-and-ship firms such as Dubai-based Aramex, said chairman and managing director Faleh Mohammed Al Naemi, who made the announcement at last week’s Qatar e-Commerce Forum.

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