Qatar Balance of Trade  2004-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Qatar trade surplus jumped 41.7 percent year-on-year to 10.7 billion riyals in May of 2017 from 7.5 billion riyals a year ago. Exports surged 18.4 percent to 20.2 billion riyals, boosted by sales of petroleum gases and other gaseous hydrocarbons (21.6 percent) and petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals (13.1 percent). Sales went up to Japan (16 percent); South Korea (9.3 percent); Singapore (81 percent); India (7.9 percent) and China (118.4 percent). Imports declined 0.3 percent to 9.5 billion riyals as purchases fell for motor cars and other motor vehicles (-0.6 percent); other groups of commodities (-1.7 percent) and electrical apparatus for line telephony/telegraphy, telephone sets (-36.7 percent). Imports declined from the US (-5.5 percent); China (-6.4 percent), and the UAE (-5 percent). Balance of Trade in Qatar averaged 27582.30 QAR Million from 2004 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 98671 QAR Million in August of 2012 and a record low of 4787 QAR Million in April of 2016.

Qatar Balance of Trade
Receive the next reported value for Qatar Balance of Trade in you Inbox



We will not not share your email with third parties and you can unsubscribe at any time.
Please Paste this Code in your Website
Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-04-28 02:30 PM Mar QAR 9.9B QAR 11.5B QAR 10.3B
2017-05-28 09:30 AM Apr QAR 9.8B QAR 9.9B QAR 10B
2017-06-19 01:20 PM May QAR 10.7B QAR 9.8B
2017-07-27 11:00 AM June QAR 10.7B
2017-08-28 09:00 AM July
2017-09-28 09:00 AM Aug




Qatar Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 10737.00 9831.00 98671.00 4795.00 QAR Million [+]
Exports 20188.00 18766.00 124265.00 14445.00 QAR Million [+]
Imports 9451.00 8935.00 28435.00 3911.00 QAR Million [+]
Current Account 1086.00 -6169.00 66727.00 -8958.00 QAR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -5.50 8.40 106.80 -31.00 percent [+]
Capital Flows 5300.00 -8949.00 10813.00 -227805.00 QAR Million [+]
Gold Reserves 26.58 29.69 29.69 0.59 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 619.00 621.00 865.00 545.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 0.23 0.00 2.23 0.00 [+]
Tourist Arrivals 2930.00 2826.00 2930.00 309.00 Thousand [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 1317.00 939.00 3777.00 -1744.00 QAR Million [+]

Exports by Country  |   Exports by Category  |   Imports by Country  |   Imports by Category



Qatar Balance of Trade Notes

Qatar has been recording trade surpluses since 2004 mostly due to shipments of oil and liquefied natural gas (89 percent of total exports). Main imports are: transport equipment and parts; nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances and parts and base metals and articles thereof. Qatar´s main trading partner is Japan (28 percent of total exports and 8 percent of imports). Others include: India, China, United Arab Emirates and South Korea. This page provides - Qatar Balance of Trade - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Qatar Balance of Trade - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
10737.00 9831.00 98671.00 4795.00 2004 - 2017 QAR Million Monthly



balance of trade by Country

Last
Australia 555.00 Apr/17
Brazil 7661.00 May/17
Canada -370.30 Apr/17
China 407.90 May/17
Euro Area 17858.90 Apr/17
France -5535.00 Apr/17
Germany 18078.00 Apr/17
India -13841.70 May/17
Indonesia 474.00 May/17
Italy 3601.32 Apr/17
Japan -203.37 May/17
Mexico 616.79 Apr/17
Netherlands 3833.00 Apr/17
Russia 8001.00 Apr/17
South Korea 5990.00 May/17
Spain -1198829.00 Apr/17
Switzerland 3400.03 May/17
Turkey -4945.41 Apr/17
United Kingdom -2050.00 Apr/17
United States -47617.00 Apr/17