Qatar recorded a Current Account surplus of 3.80 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2017. Current Account to GDP in Qatar averaged 22.59 percent from 1980 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 106.80 percent in 1980 and a record low of -31 percent in 1995.

Qatar Current Account to GDP
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Qatar Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 15459.00 17519.00 98671.00 4795.00 QAR Million [+]
Exports 26811.00 26411.00 124265.00 10709.00 QAR Million [+]
Imports 11352.00 8892.00 28435.00 3911.00 QAR Million [+]
Current Account 13875.00 11788.00 66727.00 -8958.00 QAR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 3.80 -5.40 106.80 -31.00 percent [+]
Capital Flows 178.00 -14167.00 10813.00 -227805.00 QAR Million [+]
Gold Reserves 26.60 26.60 29.69 0.59 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 609.00 570.00 865.00 539.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Foreign Direct Investment -5189.00 713.00 3777.00 -5189.00 QAR Million [+]
Terrorism Index 0.12 0.23 2.23 0.00 [+]
Tourist Arrivals 2256.00 2938.00 2941.00 309.00 Thousand [+]

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Qatar Current Account to GDP

The Current account balance as a percent of GDP provides an indication on the level of international competitiveness of a country. Usually, countries recording a strong current account surplus have an economy heavily dependent on exports revenues, with high savings ratings but weak domestic demand. On the other hand, countries recording a current account deficit have strong imports, a low saving rates and high personal consumption rates as a percentage of disposable incomes. This page provides - Qatar Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Qatar Current Account to GDP - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.80 -5.40 106.80 -31.00 1980 - 2017 percent Yearly




Country Last
Singapore 19.50 Dec/17
Netherlands 10.20 Dec/17
Switzerland 9.80 Dec/17
Germany 8.00 Dec/17
South Korea 5.60 Dec/17
Japan 4.02 Dec/17
Euro Area 3.50 Dec/17
Italy 2.80 Dec/17
Russia 2.20 Dec/17
Saudi Arabia 2.20 Dec/17
Spain 1.90 Dec/17
China 1.30 Dec/17
Brazil -0.48 Dec/17
France -0.80 Dec/17
Mexico -1.60 Dec/17
Indonesia -1.70 Dec/17
India -1.90 Dec/17
United States -2.40 Dec/17
South Africa -2.50 Dec/17
Canada -3.00 Dec/17
Australia -3.10 Dec/17
United Kingdom -4.10 Dec/17
Argentina -4.80 Dec/17
Turkey -5.50 Dec/17


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