Imports to Qatar tumbled 22.9 percent year-on-year to QAR 9.8 billion in October of 2018. Purchases of motor cars and other passenger vehicles, the country's top imports fell 15.1 percent. The highest share of imports came from the US (16.4% of total imports); China (12.8% share), and the UK (11.2% share). Imports in Qatar averaged 11587.78 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.

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Qatar Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 18986.00 15459.00 98671.00 4795.00 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 [+]
Imports 9785.00 11352.00 28435.00 3911.00 QAR Million [+]
Exports 28771.00 26811.00 124265.00 10709.00 QAR Million [+]
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 December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
9785.00 11352.00 28435.00 3911.00 2004 - 2018 QAR Million Monthly




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