Imports to Qatar jumped 37 percent year-on-year to QAR 11.4 billion in September of 2018. Purchases of turbojets, turbo propellers and other gas turbines, part thereof, the country's top imports jumped 54.5 percent. The highest share of imports came from the US (35.3% of total imports); China (10% share), and Germany (6.5% share). Imports in Qatar averaged 11630.94 QAR Million from 2004 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 28435 QAR Million in February of 2012 and a record low of 3911 QAR Million in August of 2004.
Imports in Qatar is expected to be 12586.50 QAR Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Imports in Qatar to stand at 11908.25 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Qatar Imports is projected to trend around 11845.09 QAR Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.