Qatar Business Confidence Growth

2015 - 2020 | Quarterly | % Point | CEIC Data

Key information about Qatar Business Confidence Growth

  • Qatar Business Confidence dropped by 3.6 % in Mar 2020, compared with an increase of 0.4 % YoY in the previous quarter.
  • Qatar Business Confidence: YoY Change is updated quarterly, available from Jun 2015 to Mar 2020, with an averaged rate of 0.4 %.
  • The data reached an all-high of 5.1 % in Jun 2015 and a record low of -3.6 % in Mar 2020.

CEIC calculates Business Confidence Net Balance from quarterly Business Confidence Index. Planning and Statistics Authority provides Business Confidence Index: Overall with range -100 to 100 with neutral point 0.

View Qatar's Business Confidence Growth from Jun 2015 to Mar 2020 in the chart:

Qatar Business Confidence Growth

What was Qatar's Business Confidence Growth in Mar 2020?

Qatar Business Confidence dropped by 3.6 % in Mar 2020, compared with an increase of 0.4 % YoY in the previous quarter. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
-3.6 Mar 2020 0.4 Mar 2019 -3.6 Mar 2020 5.1 Jun 2015 % Point quarterly Jun 2015 - Mar 2020

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (% Point) 41.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 2017 - Dec 2021
Armenia (% Point) -3.7 Jun 2016 quarterly Sep 2006 - Jun 2016
Australia (% Point) -6.4 Apr 2022 monthly Aug 2007 - Apr 2022
Austria (% Point) 0.0 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1986 - Apr 2022
Belarus (% Point) -9.6 Aug 2014 monthly Dec 2006 - Aug 2014
Belgium (% Point) -4.1 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Apr 2022
Brazil (% Point) 4.4 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2010 - Apr 2022
Bulgaria (% Point) 0.8 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Apr 2022
Canada (% Point) 11.4 Apr 2022 monthly Dec 2001 - Apr 2022
Chile (% Point) -5.8 Apr 2022 monthly Nov 2004 - Apr 2022
China (% Point) -7.4 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Apr 2022
Colombia (% Point) 6.8 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Mar 2022
Croatia (% Point) 10.4 Apr 2022 monthly May 2009 - Apr 2022
Cyprus (% Point) 12.0 Apr 2022 monthly May 2003 - Apr 2022
Czech Republic (% Point) -3.0 Apr 2022 monthly Mar 1994 - Apr 2022
Denmark (% Point) 3.0 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Apr 2022
Ecuador (%) 7.4 Mar 2022 monthly May 2008 - Mar 2022
Estonia (% Point) 0.4 Apr 2022 monthly May 2002 - Apr 2022
European Union (% Point) 1.2 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1986 - Apr 2022
Finland (% Point) 5.4 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Apr 2022
France (% Point) 2.9 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1986 - Apr 2022
Georgia (% Point) 14.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2014 - Jun 2022
Germany (% Point) -26.0 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1992 - Apr 2022
Ghana (%) -9.3 Feb 2022 monthly Dec 2013 - Feb 2022
Greece (% Point) 8.7 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1986 - Apr 2022
Hong Kong SAR, China (% Point) -8.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Jun 2022
Hungary (% Point) 11.1 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Apr 2022
Iceland (% Point) -29.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2022
India (% Point) 12.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2001 - Jun 2022
Indonesia (% Point) 9.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Jun 2022
Israel (% Point) 2.6 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2016 - Apr 2022
Italy (% Point) 2.8 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1986 - Apr 2022
Japan (% Point) 7.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Jun 2022
Kazakhstan (% Point) -4.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Mar 2022
South Korea (% Point) -10.0 May 2022 monthly Feb 2004 - May 2022
Latvia (% Point) -3.2 Apr 2022 monthly Apr 1994 - Apr 2022
Lithuania (% Point) -1.2 Apr 2022 monthly Apr 2004 - Apr 2022
Luxembourg (% Point) 5.5 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1986 - Apr 2022
North Macedonia (% Point) -4.0 Apr 2022 monthly Apr 2002 - Apr 2022
Malaysia (% Point) -10.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2022
Malta (% Point) -27.9 Apr 2022 monthly Nov 2003 - Apr 2022
Mauritius (% Point) -9.1 Jun 2019 quarterly Mar 2011 - Jun 2019
Mexico (% Point) 8.8 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Apr 2022
Mozambique (% Point) 8.9 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Jun 2021
Netherlands (% Point) 4.3 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1986 - Apr 2022
New Zealand (% Point) -14.6 Apr 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Apr 2022
Nigeria (% Point) 1.2 Nov 2021 monthly Jul 2015 - Nov 2021
Norway (% Point) 4.3 Apr 2022 monthly Feb 2005 - Apr 2022
Palestinian Territory (% Point) 19.2 Apr 2022 monthly Apr 2014 - Apr 2022
Peru (% Point) -9.4 Apr 2022 monthly Apr 2003 - Apr 2022
Philippines (% Point) 11.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2002 - Mar 2022
Poland (% Point) -7.4 Apr 2022 monthly Jul 2006 - Apr 2022
Portugal (% Point) 5.1 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1988 - Apr 2022
Qatar (% Point) -3.6 Mar 2020 quarterly Jun 2015 - Mar 2020
Romania (% Point) 2.5 Apr 2022 monthly Jul 1992 - Apr 2022
Russia (% Point) -2.0 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Apr 2022
Serbia (% Point) 0.5 Apr 2022 monthly May 2014 - Apr 2022
Singapore (% Point) -1.2 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Apr 2022
Slovakia (% Point) -4.0 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Apr 2022
Slovenia (% Point) -4.8 Apr 2022 monthly May 1996 - Apr 2022
South Africa (% Point) -14.8 Apr 2022 monthly Sep 2000 - Apr 2022
Spain (% Point) -0.3 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Apr 2022
Sri Lanka (% Point) -18.4 Mar 2022 monthly May 2016 - Mar 2022
Sweden (% Point) -28.0 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Apr 2022
Switzerland (% Point) -11.6 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Apr 2022
Taiwan (% Point) -3.2 Mar 2018 monthly May 2013 - Mar 2018
Thailand (% Point) 4.4 Apr 2022 monthly Feb 2000 - Apr 2022
Turkey (% Point) 0.3 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - Apr 2022
Ukraine (% Point) 12.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Sep 2013 - Dec 2021
United Kingdom (% Point) 8.4 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1986 - Dec 2020
United States (% Point) -10.4 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1949 - Apr 2022
Uruguay (% Point) 55.0 Dec 2021 monthly Oct 1999 - Dec 2021

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -1.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -906.593 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
National Government Debt (USD mn) 26,518.7 2012 yearly 2003 - 2012
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 15.0 2012 yearly 2006 - 2012
Forecast: Government Expenditure (QAR bn) 241.488 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (QAR bn) 338.779 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (QAR bn) 333.691 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
General Government Balance (QAR mn) -3,300.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
General Government Expenditure (QAR mn) 54,800.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
General Government Expenditure: Salaries and Wages (QAR mn) 15,000.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2019 - Dec 2021
General Government Revenue (QAR mn) 51,500.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 9.373 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) 7,326.9 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2014 - Mar 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 10,086.0 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Mar 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 66.4 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Mar 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 1,239,155.639 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 9,822.219 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 8,272.364 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 2,759.1 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Mar 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) 17.1 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Mar 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 536,260.481 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 203,149.552 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 254.265 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 1989 - Jan 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 479.121 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Mar 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 1,457.418 Mar 2022 monthly May 1996 - Mar 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 369.505 Mar 2022 monthly May 1996 - Mar 2022
Exports: SITC: Manufactured Goods Classified Chiefly by Materials (QAR mn) 5,310.910 2020 yearly 1989 - 2020
Exports: SITC: Crude Materials and Inedible excl Fuels (QAR mn) 197.134 2020 yearly 1989 - 2020
Exports: SITC: Chemicals and Related Products (QAR mn) 17,955.155 2020 yearly 1989 - 2020
Exports: SITC: Machinery and Transport Equipment (QAR mn) 155.773 2020 yearly 1989 - 2020
Exports: SITC: Mineral Fuels, Lubricants and Related Materials (QAR mn) 153,377.629 2020 yearly 1989 - 2020
Exports: Asia: Singapore (QAR mn) 12,469.116 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Exports: Asia: India (QAR mn) 26,611.828 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Exports: Asia: South Korea (QAR mn) 24,114.765 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Exports: Asia: China (QAR mn) 27,507.824 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Exports: Asia: Japan (QAR mn) 29,076.985 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Imports: SITC: Food and Live Animals (QAR mn) 10,915.595 2020 yearly 1971 - 2020
Imports: SITC: Other Manufactured Goods (QAR mn) 16,244.190 2020 yearly 1971 - 2020
Imports: SITC: Manufactured Goods Classified Chiefly by Materials (QAR mn) 14,284.307 2020 yearly 1971 - 2020
Imports: SITC: Machinery and Transport Equipment (QAR mn) 37,816.413 2020 yearly 1971 - 2020
Imports: SITC: Chemicals and Related Products (QAR mn) 9,725.524 2020 yearly 1971 - 2020
Imports: Arab Countries: GCC: United Arab Emirates (QAR mn) 1.516 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Imports: Asia: Japan (QAR mn) 3,118.521 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Imports: Asia: China (QAR mn) 14,256.878 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Imports: Europe: Germany (QAR mn) 5,906.038 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Imports: Europe: Italy (QAR mn) 4,254.828 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 939.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 11,425.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 23.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) -707.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) -1.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 2,297.253 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 4.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 804.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 1,492.582 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
External Debt (USD mn) 194,500.0 2018 yearly 2000 - 2018
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 106.1 2018 yearly 2000 - 2018
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 12.416 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Foreign Trade Directions: Exports: China (QAR mn) 5,305.000 Mar 2022 monthly May 2017 - Mar 2022
Foreign Trade Directions: Imports: China (QAR mn) 1,345.000 Mar 2022 monthly May 2017 - Mar 2022
Foreign Trade Directions: Imports: United States of America (QAR mn) 1,744.000 Mar 2022 monthly May 2017 - Mar 2022
BoP: Current Account: Services: Debit (QAR mn) -32,008.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Portfolio Investment (QAR mn) -7,751.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities (QAR mn) 8,362.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Net Financial Derivatives (QAR mn) 412.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
BoP: Current Account: Goods: Imports: fob (QAR mn) -27,640.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Other Investment (QAR mn) -25,666.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
BoP: Current Account: Income (QAR mn) -1,336.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
BoP: Current Account: Services (QAR mn) -15,518.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
BoP: Current Account: Income: Credit (QAR mn) 10,035.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
Balance of Payments (BoP): Current Account (QAR mn) 41,587.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial (QAR mn) -39,001.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
BoP: Overall Balance (QAR mn) -147.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (QAR mn) -2,573.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Other Investment: Assets (QAR mn) -30,593.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Direct Investment (QAR mn) -5,996.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Other Investment: Liabilities (QAR mn) 4,927.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
BoP: Change in Reserves (QAR mn) 147.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Capital (QAR mn) -160.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Portfolio Investment: Assets (QAR mn) -16,113.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
BoP: Current Account: Transfers: Debit (QAR mn) -15,252.000 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2018
BoP: Current Account: Goods: Exports: fob (QAR mn) 99,977.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
BoP: Current Account: Income: Debit (QAR mn) -11,371.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
BoP: Current Account: Goods (QAR mn) 72,337.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
BoP: Current Account: Transfers (QAR mn) -13,896.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
BoP: Current Account: Services: Credit (QAR mn) 16,490.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
External Debt: Government: USD (USD mn) 20,800.000 2013 yearly 2001 - 2013
Foreign Direct Investment: Financial and Insurance Activities (QAR mn) 12,900.000 2017 yearly 2008 - 2017
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 2.0 2015 yearly 2000 - 2015
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 44,256.896 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1982 - Mar 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 173,879.945 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1982 - Mar 2022
M2 Growth (%) 3.3 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1983 - Mar 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 4.5 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Apr 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 37,421.1 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 1966 - Mar 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 20.736 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 13.6 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Mar 2022
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 3,187.225 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 1966 - Mar 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 265,848.379 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 2001 - Mar 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 2.4 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 2002 - Mar 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 353,119.3 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2007 - Mar 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 5.6 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - Mar 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 333,938.297 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1982 - Mar 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 3.49 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1983 - Mar 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 118.41 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2011 - Dec 2021
Money Supply: M3 (QAR mn) 724,148.001 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1982 - Mar 2022
Money Supply: M3: M2: M1: Currency in Circulation (QAR mn) 11,243.900 Dec 2018 monthly Jan 1982 - Dec 2018
Money Supply: M3: M2: M1 (QAR mn) 161,095.100 Mar 2022 monthly Apr 2004 - Mar 2022
Money Supply: M3: M2 (QAR mn) 632,923.000 Mar 2022 monthly Apr 2004 - Mar 2022
International Reserves (QAR mn) 210,480.000 Mar 2022 monthly Apr 2004 - Mar 2022
Deposits: Commercial Banks (QAR mn) 967,688.100 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 2001 - Mar 2022
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) -3.6 Mar 2020 quarterly Jun 2015 - Mar 2020
BCI: Construction: Overall (%) 21.300 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 2014 - Jun 2020
BCI: Services: Overall (%) 22.600 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 2014 - Jun 2020
BCI: Manufacturing: Overall (%) 22.000 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 2014 - Jun 2020
Business Confidence Index (BCI): Overall (%) 20.200 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 2014 - Jun 2020
BCI: Mining and Quarrying: Overall (%) 15.800 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 2014 - Jun 2020

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