Qatar Imports  2004-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

Imports to Qatar shrank 7.8 percent from the previous year to QAR 8.7 billion in August 2017 amid sanctions imposed by other Gulf states. Purchases fell for motor cars and other motor vehicles (-57.8 percent); and other groups of commodities (-8.9 percent). Imports declined from Germany (-23.6 percent); China (-9.3 percent); and India (-9.3 percent). Imports in Qatar averaged 11853.75 QAR Million from 2004 until 2017, 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 12620.00 12024.00 98671.00 4795.00 QAR Million [+]
Exports 21299.00 18265.00 124265.00 14445.00 QAR Million [+]
Imports 8679.00 6241.00 28435.00 3911.00 QAR Million [+]
Current Account 3565.00 1086.00 66727.00 -8958.00 QAR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -5.50 8.40 106.80 -31.00 percent [+]
Capital Flows 42172.00 5300.00 42172.00 -227805.00 QAR Million [+]
Gold Reserves 26.58 26.58 29.69 0.59 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 616.00 611.00 865.00 545.00 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 743.00 1317.00 3777.00 -1744.00 QAR Million [+]

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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 October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
8679.00 6241.00 28435.00 3911.00 2004 - 2017 QAR Million Monthly