Qatar Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

2011 - 2020 | Quarterly | % | CEIC Data

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Qatar's Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) registered a fall equal to 4.9 % of the country's Nominal GDP in Mar 2020, compared with a fall equal to 2.3 % in the previous quarter. Qatar's Foreign Direct Investment: % of Nominal GDP data is updated quarterly, available from Mar 2011 to Mar 2020. The data reached an all-time high of 2.2 % in Sep 2012 and a record low -4.9 % in Mar 2020. CEIC calculates Foreign Direct Investment as % of Nominal GDP from quarterly Foreign Direct Investment and quarterly Nominal GDP. Qatar Central Bank provides Foreign Direct Investment in local currency. The Planning and Statistics Authority provides Nominal GDP in local currency.

In the latest reports of Qatar, Current Account recorded a surplus of 1.3 USD bn in Mar 2020. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) fell by 2.1 USD bn in Mar 2020. Qatar's Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 715.9 USD mn in Mar 2020. Its Foreign Portfolio Investment fell by 529.4 USD mn in Mar 2020. The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 42.2 USD bn in Mar 2020.

What was Qatar's Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP in Mar 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

-4.9

% Mar 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

-2.3

% Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

-4.9

Mar 2020

2.2

Sep 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

Updated on 30 Jul 2020

Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP by Country Comparison

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Asia and Oceania
Europe and Central Asia
Middle East and Africa
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Country/Region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%)

7.7

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Mar 2020

Algeria (%)

1.1

Mar 2019

quarterly

Mar 2007 - Mar 2019

Argentina (%)

1.2

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

Armenia (%)

1.0

Mar 2020

quarterly

Dec 1994 - Mar 2020

Australia (%)

0.5

Jun 2020

quarterly

Sep 1959 - Jun 2020

Austria (%)

-2.0

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1970 - Mar 2020

Azerbaijan (%)

1.8

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2013 - Mar 2020

Bahrain (%)

2.4

2019

yearly

2012 - 2019

Bangladesh (%)

0.9

2019

yearly

1998 - 2019

Belarus (%)

-1.3

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Jun 2020

Belgium (%)

6.0

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Mar 2020

Bolivia (%)

-0.6

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1990 - Mar 2020

Bosnia and Herzegovina (%)

2.9

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Mar 2020

Botswana (%)

1.1

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

Brazil (%)

2.7

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Jun 2020

Brunei (%)

1.9

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2015 - Dec 2019

Bulgaria (%)

2.1

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2007 - Jun 2020

Cambodia (%)

13.5

2019

yearly

2010 - 2019

Canada (%)

2.4

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1961 - Jun 2020

Chile (%)

6.0

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Jun 2020

China (%)

0.9

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Jun 2020

Colombia (%)

2.4

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Jun 2020

Croatia (%)

3.7

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Mar 2020

Cyprus (%)

6.1

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Mar 2020

Czech Republic (%)

-1.3

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Jun 2020

Denmark (%)

1.1

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Jun 2020

Ecuador (%)

0.8

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1993 - Mar 2020

Egypt (%)

1.1

Mar 2020

quarterly

Sep 2001 - Mar 2020

Estonia (%)

3.0

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Jun 2020

European Union (%)

6.1

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Jun 2020

Finland (%)

-0.6

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Jun 2020

France (%)

1.2

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1997 - Jun 2020

Georgia (%)

4.4

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1997 - Mar 2020

Germany (%)

0.3

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1991 - Jun 2020

Ghana (%)

3.0

Dec 2018

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Dec 2018

Greece (%)

1.7

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Jun 2020

Hong Kong SAR, China (%)

23.3

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Jun 2020

Hungary (%)

315.6

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Jun 2020

Iceland (%)

-0.9

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Jun 2020

India (%)

2.1

Mar 2020

quarterly

Jun 2004 - Mar 2020

Indonesia (%)

1.7

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1990 - Jun 2020

Iran (%)

0.5

2017

yearly

1997 - 2017

Ireland (%)

77.8

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Jun 2020

Israel (%)

11.7

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1979 - Jun 2020

Italy (%)

-0.1

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1988 - Jun 2020

Ivory Coast (%)

1.1

2018

yearly

1970 - 2018

Japan (%)

4.0

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1980 - Jun 2020

Jordan (%)

2.8

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1992 - Mar 2020

Kazakhstan (%)

2.7

Mar 2020

quarterly

Dec 1997 - Mar 2020

Kenya (%)

1.4

2019

yearly

1996 - 2019

South Korea (%)

0.3

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1980 - Jun 2020

Kosovo (%)

7.3

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

Kuwait (%)

0.5

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2019

Kyrgyzstan (%)

-16.8

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Mar 2020

Laos (%)

7.3

2018

yearly

1988 - 2018

Latvia (%)

2.1

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Jun 2020

Lebanon (%)

4.1

2019

yearly

2004 - 2019

Lithuania (%)

-1.8

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1993 - Jun 2020

Luxembourg (%)

-538.2

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Mar 2020

Macau SAR, China (%)

11.5

2019

yearly

1982 - 2019

North Macedonia (%)

-1.2

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Jun 2020

Malawi (%)

1.4

2018

yearly

1970 - 2018

Malaysia (%)

0.1

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Jun 2020

Malta (%)

30.6

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Mar 2020

Mauritius (%)

77.3

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

Mexico (%)

0.9

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1993 - Jun 2020

Moldova (%)

0.9

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Mar 2020

Mongolia (%)

16.6

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Jun 2020

Montenegro (%)

14.7

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

Morocco (%)

1.7

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Mar 2020

Mozambique (%)

14.3

2019

yearly

1986 - 2019

Nepal (%)

0.5

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

Netherlands (%)

-37.2

Mar 2020

quarterly

Jun 2003 - Mar 2020

New Zealand (%)

1.3

Jun 2020

quarterly

Jun 2000 - Jun 2020

Nigeria (%)

0.4

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

Norway (%)

-4.3

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Jun 2020

Oman (%)

4.5

2019

yearly

1970 - 2019

Pakistan (%)

1.0

2020

yearly

1977 - 2020

Palestinian Territory (%)

-0.2

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

Panama (%)

6.8

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2007 - Mar 2020

Paraguay (%)

0.5

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Mar 2020

Peru (%)

0.6

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1990 - Jun 2020

Philippines (%)

1.5

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Jun 2020

Poland (%)

-2.0

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Jun 2020

Portugal (%)

1.6

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Jun 2020

Qatar (%)

-4.9

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

Romania (%)

1.4

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Jun 2020

Russia (%)

-0.4

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Mar 2020

Saudi Arabia (%)

0.9

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Mar 2020

Serbia (%)

6.3

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2013 - Jun 2020

Singapore (%)

25.0

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Jun 2020

Slovakia (%)

0.2

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Jun 2020

Slovenia (%)

3.1

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Jun 2020

South Africa (%)

2.3

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1985 - Mar 2020

Spain (%)

2.4

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1980 - Jun 2020

Sri Lanka (%)

0.7

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Mar 2020

Sudan (%)

2.5

2018

yearly

1996 - 2018

Sweden (%)

-1.0

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1982 - Jun 2020

Switzerland (%)

-48.9

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Jun 2020

Syria (%)

1.2

2011

yearly

1980 - 2011

Taiwan (%)

0.5

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1981 - Jun 2020

Tajikistan (%)

-4.1

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2019

Thailand (%)

1.1

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1993 - Jun 2020

Tunisia (%)

1.9

Dec 2019

quarterly

Dec 2003 - Dec 2019

Turkey (%)

0.3

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1987 - Jun 2020

Ukraine (%)

-4.2

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Jun 2020

United Arab Emirates (%)

2.5

2018

yearly

1972 - 2018

United Kingdom (%)

-3.2

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1987 - Mar 2020

United States (%)

-0.1

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Jun 2020

Uruguay (%)

2.4

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Mar 2020

Uzbekistan (%)

2.3

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2016 - Mar 2020

Venezuela (%)

-0.0

2017

yearly

1970 - 2017

Vietnam (%)

6.2

2019

yearly

1985 - 2019

Yemen (%)

-1.0

2018

yearly

1990 - 2018

Zambia (%)

3.2

2019

yearly

2010 - 2019

Qatar Key Series

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National Accounts
Production
Construction and Properties
Government and Public Finance
Demographic and Labour Market
Domestic Trade and Household Survey
Inflation
Foreign Trade
Balance of Payments
Monetary
Banking Statistics
Interest and Foreign Exchange Rates
Energy
Tourism
Business and Economic Survey
Financial Market
Transport and Telecommunications
National Accounts Last Frequency Range
Nominal GDP (USD mn)

42,243.4

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2020

Real GDP Growth (%)

0.9

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

Nominal GDP Growth (%)

-5.495

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

GDP per Capita (USD)

64,705.059

2017

yearly

2000 - 2017

GDP Deflator Growth (%)

-6.3

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

Private Consumption Expenditure (USD mn)

10,762.088

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2013 - Dec 2019

Private Consumption: % of GDP (%)

24.5

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2013 - Dec 2019

Public Consumption Expenditure (USD mn)

8,605.769

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2013 - Dec 2019

Public Consumption: % of GDP (%)

18.4

2019

yearly

1980 - 2019

Investment: % of GDP (%)

44.4

2019

yearly

1980 - 2019

Gross Fixed Capital Formation (USD mn)

81,396.978

2019

yearly

1994 - 2019

Gross National Product (USD mn)

179,056.593

2019

yearly

1970 - 2019

Gross Savings Rate (%)

55.8

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2013 - Dec 2019

Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita (PPP Intl $)

164,940.484

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita (USD)

83,263.488

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Forecast: Real GDP Growth (%)

5.037

2021

yearly

1980 - 2021

Total Trade of Goods & Services: % of Nominal GDP (%)

91.043

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2013 - Dec 2019

GDP: Final Consumption Expenditure: Private (QAR mn)

39,174.000

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2013 - Dec 2019

GDP: Gross Capital Formation (GCF) (QAR mn)

76,687.000

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2013 - Dec 2019

GDP: Goods and Services: Imports (QAR mn)

62,389.000

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2013 - Dec 2019

GDP: Electricity, Gas, Steam & Air Conditioning Supply, Water Supply (QAR mn)

1,487.000

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

GDP: Arts, Entertainment & Recreation (QAR mn)

2,265.000

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

GDP: Human Health & Social Work Activities (QAR mn)

3,689.000

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

GDP: Financial & Insurance Activities (QAR mn)

14,194.000

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

GDP: Public Administration, Compulsory Social Security (QAR mn)

13,939.000

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

GDP: Transportation & Storage (QAR mn)

6,945.000

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

GDP: Education (QAR mn)

3,107.000

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

GDP: Real Estate Activities (QAR mn)

9,673.000

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

GDP: Accommodation & Food Service Activities (QAR mn)

1,320.000

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

GDP: Information & Communication (QAR mn)

2,281.000

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

GDP: Activities of Households as Employers, Undifferentiated Goods (QAR mn)

1,127.000

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

GDP: Financial Services Indirectly Measured (QAR mn)

-7,721.000

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) (QAR mn)

153,766.000

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

GDP: Agriculture, Forestry & Fishing (QAR mn)

393.000

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

GDP: Mining & Quarrying (QAR mn)

51,839.000

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

GDP: Manufacturing (QAR mn)

10,994.000

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

GDP: Construction (QAR mn)

20,720.000

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

GDP: Wholesale & Retail Trade, Repair of Motor Vehicles & Motorcycles (QAR mn)

11,338.000

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

QA: Gross Domestic Product (GDP): Seasonally Adjusted (sa) (QAR mn)

936,289.173

2018

yearly

1963 - 2018

QA: GDP: sa: Government Consumption Expenditure (QAR mn)

128,591.536

2018

yearly

1963 - 2018

QA: GDP: sa: Exports of Goods and Services (QAR mn)

420,743.374

2018

yearly

1968 - 2018

QA: GDP: Gross Value Added at Factor Cost (QAR mn)

695,778.000

2018

yearly

2013 - 2018

Production Last Frequency Range
Industrial Production Index Growth (%)

-11.2

Mar 2017

monthly

Jan 1958 - Mar 2017

Minerals Production (Metric Ton)

216,107,400.000

2018

yearly

2009 - 2018

Construction and Properties Last Frequency Range
Building Permits (Unit)

4,325.000

2019

yearly

1988 - 2019

Number of Building Permits Issued (Unit)

577.000

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 2015 - Aug 2020

No of New Building Permits: Residential (Unit)

3,482.000

2019

yearly

1988 - 2019

No of New Building Permits: Non Residential (Unit)

843.000

2019

yearly

1988 - 2019

Completed Buildings: Area: Residential (sq m)

4,151,211.000

2014

yearly

1988 - 2014

Completed Buildings: Area: Non Residential (sq m)

1,452,056.000

2014

yearly

1988 - 2014

No of Completed Buildings: Residential (Unit)

8,535,806.000

2014

yearly

1988 - 2014

No of Completed Buildings: Non Residential (Unit)

162.000

2014

yearly

1988 - 2014

Actual Cost: Completed Buildings: Residential (QAR th)

6,702,568.000

2014

yearly

1988 - 2014

Actual Cost: Completed Buildings: Non Residential (QAR th)

1,833,238.000

2014

yearly

1988 - 2014

Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%)

-0.3

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn)

-109.890

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

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)

228.376

2024

yearly

1990 - 2024

Forecast: Government Net Debt (QAR bn)

265.444

2024

yearly

1990 - 2024

Forecast: Government Revenue (QAR bn)

272.973

2024

yearly

1990 - 2024

General Government Revenue (QAR mn)

57,171.000

Jun 2019

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Jun 2019

Government Expenditure: Current (QAR mn)

120,500.000

2020

yearly

1975 - 2020

General Government Expenditure (QAR mn)

50,349.000

Jun 2019

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Jun 2019

General Government Balance (QAR mn)

6,823.000

Jun 2019

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Jun 2019

Demographic and Labour Market Last Frequency Range
Population (Person mn)

2.8

2020

yearly

1984 - 2020

Labour Force Participation Rate (%)

88.2

2019

yearly

2006 - 2019

Employed Persons (Person)

2,094,366.000

2018

yearly

2006 - 2018

Unemployment Rate (%)

0.10

2018

yearly

1997 - 2018

Monthly Earnings (USD)

3,055

2018

yearly

2006 - 2018

Labour Productivity Growth (%)

-0.23

2018

yearly

2012 - 2018

Forecast: Population (Person mn)

2.788

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Forecast: Employment (Person mn)

0.000

yearly

-

Forecast: Unemployment Rate (%)

0.000

yearly

-

Population: Mid Year Estimates: Male (Person)

1,954,419.000

2018

yearly

1984 - 2018

Population: Mid Year Estimates: Female (Person)

626,315.000

2018

yearly

1984 - 2018

Labour Force: excl First Time Work Seeker (FT) (Person)

2,094,647.000

2018

yearly

2006 - 2018

Labour Force: FT: Male (Person)

1,809,932.000

2018

yearly

2006 - 2018

Labour Force: FT: Female (Person)

284,715.000

2018

yearly

2006 - 2018

Employment: Paid Workers (Person)

2,085,670.000

2018

yearly

2006 - 2018

Employment: Paid Workers: Female (Person)

283,502.000

2018

yearly

2006 - 2018

Employment: Paid Workers: Male (Person)

1,802,168.000

2018

yearly

2006 - 2018

Unemployment Rate: Male (%)

0.100

2017

yearly

1997 - 2017

Unemployment Rate: Female (%)

0.500

2017

yearly

1997 - 2017

Unemployment (Person)

2,181.000

2018

yearly

2006 - 2018

Unemployment: Female (Person)

1,256.000

2018

yearly

2006 - 2018

Unemployment: Male (Person)

925.000

2018

yearly

2006 - 2018

Monthly Average Wages: 15 & Over: Paid Employment (QAR)

11,121.000

2018

yearly

2006 - 2018

Domestic Trade and Household Survey Last Frequency Range
Retail Sales Growth (%)

0.7

2018

yearly

1987 - 2018

Number of Registered Vehicles (Unit)

1,564,843

2018

yearly

1985 - 2018

Motor Vehicles Sales (Unit)

47,550

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Motor Vehicles Sales Growth (%)

0.1

2019

yearly

2006 - 2019

Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars (Unit)

7,871.000

Dec 2019

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2019

Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars (Unit)

39,679.000

Dec 2019

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2019

Consumer Confidence: Net Balance (% Point)

84.5

Mar 2020

quarterly

Sep 2013 - Mar 2020

Consumer Confidence Growth (% Point)

0.0

Mar 2020

quarterly

Sep 2014 - Mar 2020

Household Expenditure per Capita (USD)

15,978.396

2013

yearly

1983 - 2013

Household Income per Capita (USD)

24,999.462

2013

yearly

1988 - 2013

Wholesale Sales: Value (QAR th)

44,643,033.000

2018

yearly

1986 - 2018

Retail Sales: Value (QAR th)

121,393,397.000

2018

yearly

1986 - 2018

Inflation Last Frequency Range
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth (%)

-3.4

Jul 2020

monthly

Mar 2015 - Jul 2020

CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change (%)

-0.270

Jul 2020

monthly

Mar 2015 - Jul 2020

Producer Price Index Growth (%)

-37.1

Jul 2020

monthly

Apr 2015 - Jul 2020

Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth (%)

2.412

2021

yearly

1980 - 2021

Producer Price Index (PPI) (2013=100)

39.000

Jul 2020

monthly

Apr 2014 - Jul 2020

PPI: Mining (2013=100)

32.500

Jul 2020

monthly

Apr 2014 - Jul 2020

PPI: Electricity and Water (2013=100)

97.400

Jul 2020

monthly

Apr 2014 - Jul 2020

PPI: Manufacturing (2013=100)

55.200

Jul 2020

monthly

Apr 2014 - Jul 2020

Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Trade Balance (USD mn)

4,270.6

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Jun 2020

Total Exports (USD mn)

10,391.5

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Jun 2020

Total Exports Growth (%)

-42.8

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Jun 2020

Aluminum: Exports (USD th)

207,363.406

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Exports: Medicament (USD th)

16,160.440

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th)

11,112.872

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Total Imports (USD mn)

2,019.5

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1998 - Jul 2020

Total Imports Growth (%)

-19.5

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Jul 2020

Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%)

2.057

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Imports: Medicament (USD th)

459,525.760

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th)

149,898.908

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Total Exports to USA (USD mn)

41.844

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1989 - May 2020

Total Imports from USA (USD mn)

192.616

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1981 - May 2020

Total Exports to China (USD mn)

498.898

May 2020

monthly

May 1996 - May 2020

Total Imports from China (USD mn)

109.318

May 2020

monthly

May 1996 - May 2020

Exports: SITC: Crude Materials and Inedible excl Fuels (QAR mn)

950.901

2016

yearly

1989 - 2016

Exports: SITC: Mineral Fuels, Lubricants and Related Materials (QAR mn)

170,117.656

2016

yearly

1989 - 2016

Exports: SITC: Chemicals and Related Products (QAR mn)

22,115.186

2016

yearly

1989 - 2016

Exports: SITC: Manufactured Goods Classified Chiefly by Materials (QAR mn)

6,074.699

2016

yearly

1989 - 2016

Exports: SITC: Machinery and Transport Equipment (QAR mn)

489.420

2016

yearly

1989 - 2016

Exports: Asia: Japan (QAR mn)

49,476.643

2019

yearly

1994 - 2019

Exports: Asia: India (QAR mn)

32,297.960

2019

yearly

1994 - 2019

Exports: Asia: South Korea (QAR mn)

41,386.274

2019

yearly

1994 - 2019

Exports: Asia: Singapore (QAR mn)

20,099.889

2019

yearly

2000 - 2019

Exports: Asia: China (QAR mn)

32,831.801

2019

yearly

1994 - 2019

Imports: SITC: Other Manufactured Goods (QAR mn)

18,890.302

2016

yearly

1971 - 2016

Imports: SITC: Food and Live Animals (QAR mn)

10,322.633

2016

yearly

1971 - 2016

Imports: SITC: Chemicals and Related Products (QAR mn)

9,399.407

2016

yearly

1971 - 2016

Imports: SITC: Manufactured Goods Classified Chiefly by Materials (QAR mn)

18,089.585

2016

yearly

1971 - 2016

Imports: SITC: Machinery and Transport Equipment (QAR mn)

51,814.046

2016

yearly

1971 - 2016

Imports: Europe: Italy (QAR mn)

4,740.495

2019

yearly

1992 - 2019

Imports: Europe: Germany (QAR mn)

7,739.086

2019

yearly

1992 - 2019

Imports: Arab Countries: GCC: United Arab Emirates (QAR mn)

54.000

2019

yearly

1992 - 2019

Imports: Asia: Japan (QAR mn)

3,237.733

2019

yearly

1992 - 2019

Imports: Asia: China (QAR mn)

12,926.955

2019

yearly

1992 - 2019

Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn)

715.9

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

Current Account Balance (USD mn)

1,344.2

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%)

3.2

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn)

-2,081.0

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%)

-4.9

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn)

-99.7

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%)

-1.3

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn)

-429.670

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn)

-529.396

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

External Debt (USD mn)

103,900.0

2010

yearly

2000 - 2010

External Debt: % of GDP (%)

83.0

2010

yearly

2000 - 2010

Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn)

7.573

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Capital (QAR mn)

-157.000

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

BoP: Current Account: Transfers: Debit (QAR mn)

-15,252.000

Dec 2018

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Dec 2018

BoP: Current Account: Goods (QAR mn)

34,000.000

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

BoP: Current Account: Transfers (QAR mn)

-12,991.000

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

Balance of Payments (BoP): Current Account (QAR mn)

4,893.000

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

BoP: Current Account: Services: Debit (QAR mn)

-30,911.000

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

BoP: Current Account: Income: Credit (QAR mn)

7,002.000

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

BoP: Current Account: Income (QAR mn)

-4,009.000

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

BoP: Current Account: Income: Debit (QAR mn)

-12,988.000

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Dec 2019

BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Portfolio Investment (QAR mn)

-620.000

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Dec 2019

BoP: Current Account: Goods: Exports: fob (QAR mn)

65,734.000

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Dec 2019

BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Direct Investment (QAR mn)

-8,469.000

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Dec 2019

BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial (QAR mn)

2,806.000

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Dec 2019

BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Net Financial Derivatives (QAR mn)

2,856.000

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Portfolio Investment: Assets (QAR mn)

-5,609.000

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Dec 2019

BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities (QAR mn)

-1,927.000

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Other Investment (QAR mn)

12,396.000

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Dec 2019

BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Other Investment: Assets (QAR mn)

-22,934.000

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Dec 2019

BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Other Investment: Liabilities (QAR mn)

-7,546.000

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

BoP: Current Account: Goods: Imports: fob (QAR mn)

-25,512.000

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (QAR mn)

-2,681.000

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Dec 2019

BoP: Overall Balance (QAR mn)

3,997.000

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

BoP: Change in Reserves (QAR mn)

-1,239.000

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Dec 2019

BoP: Current Account: Services (QAR mn)

-16,075.000

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Dec 2019

BoP: Current Account: Services: Credit (QAR mn)

18,804.000

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

External Debt: Government: USD (USD mn)

16,396.000

2011

yearly

2001 - 2011

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)

42,068.022

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1982 - Jul 2020

Money Supply M2 (USD mn)

161,577.610

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1982 - Jul 2020

M2 Growth (%)

6.2

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1983 - Jul 2020

Reserve Requirement Ratio (%)

4.5

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Aug 2020

Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn)

37,026.3

Jul 2020

monthly

Dec 1966 - Jul 2020

Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%)

21.301

Mar 2020

quarterly

Dec 2010 - Mar 2020

Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA)

18.3

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1998 - Jul 2020

Gold Reserves (USD mn)

3,047.720

Jul 2020

monthly

Dec 1966 - Jul 2020

Total Deposits (USD mn)

241,223.489

Jul 2020

monthly

Dec 2001 - Jul 2020

Total Deposits Growth (%)

7.9

Jul 2020

monthly

Dec 2002 - Jul 2020

Domestic Credit (USD mn)

300,491.6

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2007 - Jul 2020

Domestic Credit Growth (%)

10.4

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2008 - Jul 2020

Total Loans (USD mn)

298,234.148

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1982 - Jul 2020

Total Loans Growth (%)

10.66

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1983 - Jul 2020

Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%)

105.25

Mar 2020

quarterly

Dec 2011 - Mar 2020

Money Supply: M3 (QAR mn)

682,311.700

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1982 - Jul 2020

Money Supply: M3: M2: M1 (QAR mn)

153,127.600

Jul 2020

monthly

Apr 2004 - Jul 2020

Money Supply: M3: M2: M1: Currency in Circulation (QAR mn)

11,243.900

Dec 2018

monthly

Jan 1982 - Dec 2018

Money Supply: M3: M2 (QAR mn)

598,091.000

Jun 2020

monthly

Apr 2004 - Jun 2020

International Reserves (QAR mn)

203,527.200

Jul 2020

monthly

Apr 2004 - Jul 2020

Deposits: Commercial Banks (QAR mn)

878,053.500

Jul 2020

monthly

Dec 2001 - Jul 2020

Banking Statistics Last Frequency Range
Liquid Assets Ratio (%)

28.5

2015

yearly

2000 - 2015

Capital Adequacy Ratio (%)

15.0

2015

yearly

2001 - 2015

Qatar Central Bank: Assets (QAR mn)

264,849.900

Jul 2020

monthly

Dec 1981 - Jul 2020

Banks: Assets: Consolidated (QAR th)

1,615,827,061.000

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2006 - Jul 2020

Liquidity Ratio: Liquid Assets to Liquid Liabilities (%)

47.100

2015

yearly

2000 - 2015

Capital Adequacy Ratio: Regulatory Tier 1 to Risk Weighted Assets (%)

13.600

2015

yearly

2001 - 2015

Interest and Foreign Exchange Rates Last Frequency Range
Bank Lending Rate (% pa)

3.941

Jul 2020

monthly

Jul 2004 - Jul 2020

Exchange Rate against USD (QAR/USD)

3.640

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1966 - Aug 2020

Policy Rate (% pa)

2.50

Jul 2020

monthly

Mar 2003 - Jul 2020

Short Term Interest Rate (% pa)

0.32

Jul 2020

monthly

Jul 2004 - Jul 2020

Deposit Rate: Money Market (% pa)

1.000

Jul 2020

monthly

Mar 2003 - Jul 2020

Foreign Exchange Rate: Average: Euro (QAR/EUR)

4.173

Jul 2020

monthly

Sep 2000 - Jul 2020

Energy Last Frequency Range
Electricity Production (GWh)

47,913

2018

yearly

1971 - 2018

Natural Gas Production: OPEC: Marketed Production (Cub m mn)

183,594.279

2019

yearly

1963 - 2019

Natural Gas: Exports (Cub m mn)

143,000.000

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

Natural Gas: Consumption (Cub ft/Day bn)

3.974

2019

yearly

1965 - 2019

Crude Oil: Production (Barrel/Day th)

595.000

Sep 2018

monthly

Jan 2002 - Sep 2018

Crude Oil: Exports (Barrel/Day th)

524.538

2019

yearly

1980 - 2019

Oil Consumption (Barrel/Day th)

346.432

2019

yearly

1965 - 2019

Tourism Last Frequency Range
Visitor Arrivals (Person)

1,819,300

2018

yearly

2009 - 2018

Visitor Arrivals Growth (%)

-19.4

2018

yearly

2010 - 2018

Tourism Revenue (USD mn)

15,239

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Tourism Revenue Growth (%)

-3.3

2018

yearly

2000 - 2018

Visitor Departures (Person)

6,031,195.000

2012

yearly

1991 - 2012

Length of Stay: Overnight: Hotel (Night)

527,366.000

Dec 2019

monthly

Jan 1980 - Dec 2019

Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence: Net Balance (% Point)

23.4

Mar 2019

quarterly

Jun 2014 - Mar 2019

Business Confidence Growth (% Point)

0.4

Mar 2019

quarterly

Sep 2015 - Mar 2019

BCI: Mining and Quarrying: Overall (%)

21.800

Mar 2019

quarterly

Jun 2014 - Mar 2019

BCI: Construction: Overall (%)

26.100

Mar 2019

quarterly

Jun 2014 - Mar 2019

Financial Market Last Frequency Range
Equity Market Index (01Jan1998=1000)

9,845.2

Aug 2020

monthly

Oct 2003 - Aug 2020

Market Capitalization: % of GDP (%)

87.4

2019

yearly

1997 - 2019

Market Capitalization (USD mn)

156,603.564

Aug 2020

monthly

Oct 2003 - Aug 2020

Market Capitalization: Qatar Stock Exchange (QAR mn)

570,036.974

Aug 2020

monthly

Oct 2003 - Aug 2020

Shares Traded: Qatar Stock Exchange: Value (QAR mn)

6,117.890

May 2020

monthly

Oct 2003 - May 2020

Shares Traded: Qatar Stock Exchange: Volume (Unit)

3,502,314,703.000

May 2020

monthly

Oct 2003 - May 2020

Number of Listed Companies: Qatar Stock Exchange (Unit)

45.000

2017

yearly

1998 - 2017

Transport and Telecommunications Last Frequency Range
Motor Vehicle Registered (Unit th)

1,020.000

2015

yearly

2005 - 2015

Container Port Throughput (TEU)

1,835,000.000

2018

yearly

2008 - 2018

Liner Shipping Connectivity Index (2004=100)

41.690

2018

yearly

2004 - 2018

Number of Subscriber Fixed Line (Unit)

461,289.000

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

Number of Subscriber Mobile (Person)

3,917,571.000

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

Teledensity: Fixed Line (Number)

16.288

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

Teledensity: Mobile (Number)

138.329

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

Exports: ICT Goods (USD th)

42.414

2018

yearly

2000 - 2018

Exports: Telecommunication Equipment (USD th)

41,307.120

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Exports: Television (USD th)

929.904

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Imports: ICT Goods (USD th)

1,609,460.823

2018

yearly

2000 - 2018

Imports: Telecommunication Equipment (USD th)

963,345.574

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Imports: Television (USD th)

69,140.469

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Number of Registered Motor Vehicles (Unit)

1,587,815.000

2018

yearly

1985 - 2018

Number of Registered Motor Vehicles: Private Transport (Unit)

415,178.000

2018

yearly

1985 - 2018

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