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.

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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 -5.50 106.80 -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 Imports

Qatar main imports are: transport equipment and parts (19 percent of total imports); nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances and parts (15 percent); base metals and articles thereof (11 percent) and electrical machinery and equipment and parts (10.7 percent). Main import partners are: United States (11 percent of total imports), China (10 percent), Japan (8.2 percent), United Arab Emirates (8 percent) and Germany (7 percent). Others include: Italy, United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia, India and Switzerland. This page provides - Qatar Imports - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Qatar Imports - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
11352.00 8892.00 28435.00 3911.00 2004 - 2018 QAR Million Monthly




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