Qatar Retail Sales Growth

1987 - 2018 | Yearly | % | CEIC Data

Qatar Retail Sales grew 0.7 % YoY in Dec 2018, compared with a 24.5 % increase in the previous year. Qatar Retail Sales Growth YoY data is updated yearly, available from Dec 1987 to Dec 2018, with an average growth rate of 7.7 %. The data reached an all-time high of 152.7 % in Dec 1988 and a record low of -64.0 % in Dec 1989. CEIC calculates Retail Sales Growth from annual Retail Sales. The Planning and Statistics Authority provides Retail Sales in local currency. Retail Sales Growth in years 1989 and 1990 include establishments employing more than ten employees only. Retail Trade Value includes Motor Vehicles.

In the latest reports, Car Sales of Qatar recorded 47,550.0 units in Dec 2019, representing a growth of 0.1 %.

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Qatar Retail Sales Growth

What was Qatar's Retail Sales Growth in 2018?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
0.7 2018 24.5 2017 -64.0 1989 152.7 1988 % yearly 1987 - 2018

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 3.9 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2006 - Dec 2020
Argentina (%) 2.5 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2018 - Dec 2020
Armenia (%) -5.2 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2021
Australia (%) 8.7 Feb 2021 monthly Apr 1983 - Feb 2021
Austria (%) 1.5 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Feb 2021
Azerbaijan (%) 3.2 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 2007 - Feb 2021
Belarus (%) -6.2 Feb 2021 monthly Oct 2008 - Feb 2021
Belgium (%) 6.1 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Feb 2021
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) -7.3 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 2013 - Nov 2020
Brazil (%) 0.3 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Jan 2021
Bulgaria (%) -8.2 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 2001 - Nov 2020
Canada (%) 2.5 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1992 - Jan 2021
Chile (%) 5.1 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2015 - Feb 2021
China (%) 4.6 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1994 - Dec 2020
Colombia (%) -4.9 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2014 - Jan 2021
Croatia (%) 7.3 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2021
Cyprus (%) -9.2 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Jan 2021
Czech Republic (%) -5.8 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2021
Denmark (%) -5.8 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Jan 2021
Egypt (%) 24.9 2013 yearly 1996 - 2013
Estonia (%) 5.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2020
European Union (%) -5.5 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Jan 2021
Finland (%) 5.2 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Jan 2021
France (%) 2.2 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Jan 2021
Georgia (%) -5.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2010 - Dec 2020
Germany (%) -5.4 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Feb 2021
Greece (%) -9.0 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2001 - Dec 2020
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 17.8 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1982 - Feb 2021
Hungary (%) -1.5 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Jan 2021
Iceland (%) 17.1 Dec 2020 monthly Feb 2002 - Dec 2020
Indonesia (%) -16.5 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2011 - Feb 2021
Ireland (%) -6.0 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Jan 2021
Israel (%) 0.2 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2021
Italy (%) -7.0 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Jan 2021
Japan (%) 0.9 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2021
Kazakhstan (%) -1.5 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Feb 2021
South Korea (%) 9.0 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Feb 2021
Kyrgyzstan (%) -18.8 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Latvia (%) -8.8 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Jan 2021
Lithuania (%) -5.2 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2021
Luxembourg (%) -2.1 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2006 - Dec 2020
Macau SAR, China (%) -13.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2020
North Macedonia (%) -12.9 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2011 - Dec 2020
Malaysia (%) -2.3 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 2014 - Nov 2020
Malta (%) -2.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2020
Mexico (%) -6.2 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2002 - Dec 2020
Moldova (%) 6.6 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2011 - Jan 2021
Mongolia (%) -5.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
Montenegro (%) -8.8 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2007 - Dec 2020
Netherlands (%) -7.5 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2021
New Zealand (%) 3.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 1996 - Dec 2020
Norway (%) 6.0 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1980 - Feb 2021
Palestinian Territory (%) -0.2 2018 yearly 2011 - 2018
Peru (%) 14.0 Jul 2020 monthly Jan 2016 - Jul 2020
Poland (%) 3.6 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2021
Portugal (%) -4.5 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2006 - Dec 2020
Qatar (%) 0.7 2018 yearly 1987 - 2018
Romania (%) -1.2 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2021
Russia (%) -1.3 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Feb 2021
Serbia (%) 3.2 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 2004 - Jan 2021
Singapore (%) 3.3 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1986 - Feb 2021
Slovakia (%) -16.8 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Jan 2021
Slovenia (%) -13.1 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Jan 2021
South Africa (%) -4.7 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Jan 2021
Spain (%) -1.5 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2001 - Dec 2020
Sweden (%) 1.0 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1991 - Jan 2021
Switzerland (%) -6.3 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2021
Taiwan (%) 7.4 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Feb 2021
Thailand (%) -8.0 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Jan 2021
Turkey (%) 2.7 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2011 - Jan 2021
Ukraine (%) 12.1 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2008 - Feb 2021
United Kingdom (%) -5.9 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Jan 2021
United States (%) 5.5 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Feb 2021
Uzbekistan (%) 3.1 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2019 - Dec 2020
Venezuela (%) -53.5 Jan 2019 monthly Jan 2005 - Jan 2019
Vietnam (%) 8.7 Jan 2021 monthly Sep 2004 - Jan 2021

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -1.0 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Jun 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -734.341 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 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) 194.312 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Forecast: Government Net Debt (QAR bn) 294.637 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (QAR bn) 242.840 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
General Government Revenue (QAR mn) 45,239.000 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Jun 2020
Government Expenditure: Current (QAR mn) 120,500.000 2020 yearly 1975 - 2020
General Government Expenditure (QAR mn) 46,357.000 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Jun 2020
General Government Balance (QAR mn) -1,118.000 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Jun 2020
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 1.335 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) 2,360.4 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2014 - Dec 2020
Total Exports (USD mn) 5,663.5 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Feb 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) -27.3 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1999 - Dec 2020
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 1,346,634.868 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 8,859.513 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 8,279.469 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Imports (USD mn) 2,030.8 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Feb 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) -4.4 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Feb 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 463,385.574 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 179,621.891 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 43.036 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1989 - Oct 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 420.176 Aug 2020 monthly Jan 1981 - Aug 2020
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 515.446 Nov 2020 monthly May 1996 - Nov 2020
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 293.216 Dec 2020 monthly May 1996 - Dec 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) 1,329.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -2,328.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2020
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 0.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 534.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 1.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -356.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) -1.1 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) -47.527 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -6,040.934 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 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) 11.449 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Portfolio Investment: Assets (QAR mn) -6,764.365 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Other Investment (QAR mn) 34,521.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2020
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Net Financial Derivatives (QAR mn) -575.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2020
BoP: Current Account: Income: Credit (QAR mn) 11,519.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Balance of Payments (BoP): Current Account (QAR mn) 276.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial (QAR mn) 409.469 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities (QAR mn) -1,469.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2020
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Portfolio Investment (QAR mn) -28,753.365 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
BoP: Current Account: Services: Debit (QAR mn) -31,369.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Direct Investment (QAR mn) -2,893.219 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
BoP: Current Account: Transfers: Debit (QAR mn) -15,252.000 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2018
BoP: Current Account: Transfers (QAR mn) -12,739.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Capital (QAR mn) -78.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
BoP: Current Account: Income (QAR mn) -1,370.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
BoP: Current Account: Goods: Exports: fob (QAR mn) 49,055.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
BoP: Current Account: Income: Debit (QAR mn) -12,889.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
BoP: Current Account: Goods (QAR mn) 26,281.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Other Investment: Assets (QAR mn) -1,093.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2020
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Other Investment: Liabilities (QAR mn) 35,614.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2020
BoP: Current Account: Goods: Imports: fob (QAR mn) -22,774.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (QAR mn) -2,337.469 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
BoP: Overall Balance (QAR mn) -1,730.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
BoP: Change in Reserves (QAR mn) 1,730.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
BoP: Current Account: Services (QAR mn) -11,896.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
BoP: Current Account: Services: Credit (QAR mn) 19,473.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
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) 42,681.621 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1982 - Jan 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 163,892.665 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1982 - Jan 2021
M2 Growth (%) 0.8 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1983 - Jan 2021
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 4.5 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Jan 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 37,151.8 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 1966 - Feb 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 25.161 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2020
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 18.3 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Feb 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 3,453.956 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 1966 - Jan 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 247,557.363 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 2001 - Jan 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 3.7 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 2002 - Feb 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 327,474.1 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Jan 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 10.3 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2008 - Jan 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 315,063.544 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1982 - Jan 2021
Total Loans Growth (%) 12.02 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1983 - Oct 2020
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 126.66 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2011 - Sep 2020
Money Supply: M3 (QAR mn) 674,734.300 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1982 - Jan 2021
Money Supply: M3: M2 (QAR mn) 598,058.200 Feb 2021 monthly Apr 2004 - Feb 2021
Money Supply: M3: M2: M1 (QAR mn) 155,361.100 Jan 2021 monthly Apr 2004 - Jan 2021
Money Supply: M3: M2: M1: Currency in Circulation (QAR mn) 11,243.900 Dec 2018 monthly Jan 1982 - Dec 2018
International Reserves (QAR mn) 204,912.700 Feb 2021 monthly Apr 2004 - Feb 2021
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
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
BCI: Manufacturing: Overall (%) 22.000 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 2014 - Jun 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

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