Markets Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
Currency 3.64 3.65 3.66 3.67 3.68 3.7
Stock Market (points) 9316.44 9114 8917 8723 8534 8156
Government Bond 10y (%) 1.99 2.04 2.08 2.13 2.18 2.27

Overview Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
GDP Growth Rate (%) -1.40 1.5 0.2 0.2 3.5 2.2
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) -0.60 -1.1 2 3 5.5 4
Unemployment Rate (%) 0.10 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.7 0.7
Inflation Rate (%) -3.12 1.9 2 2.1 1.7 2.1
Interest Rate (%) 2.50 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5
Balance of Trade (QAR Million) 5323.00 10000 11000 8900 11700 11800
Current Account to GDP (%) 2.30 -2.2 -2.2 -1.7 -1.7 -1.7
Government Debt to GDP (%) 65.80 89.5 89.5 92.5 92.5 92.5
Government Budget (% of GDP) 0.90 -9 -9 -6.6 -6.6 -6.6
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 10.00 10 10 10 10 10
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 0.00 0 0 0 0 0

GDP Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
GDP Growth Rate (%) -1.40 1.5 0.2 0.2 3.5 2.2
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) -0.60 -1.1 2 3 5.5 4
GDP (USD Billion) 183.47 160 160 190 190 190
Gross Fixed Capital Formation (QAR Million) 76687.00 74172 78221 78988 80905 81350
GDP per capita (USD) 62021.10 61650 61650 61940 61940 61940
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 92651.10 120000 120000 120000 109278 116726
GDP Constant Prices (QAR Million) 206582.00 208365 210714 212779 217944 219142

Labour Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
Unemployment Rate (%) 0.10 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.7 0.7
Population (Million) 2.71 2.73 2.73 2.76 2.76 2.76

Prices Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
Inflation Rate (%) -3.12 1.9 2 2.1 1.7 2.1
Consumer Price Index CPI (points) 95.66 110 101 99.54 97.29 103
Food Inflation (%) 0.15 1.4 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.3
Cpi Housing Utilities (points) 93.39 107 106 100 94.98 108
CPI Transportation (points) 94.94 129 128 97.93 96.55 131
Producer Prices (points) 49.20 63.73 66.54 51.07 51.07 67.53
Producer Prices Change (%) -25.10 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.8 1.5
Inflation Rate Mom (%) -0.58 -0.5 -0.5 -0.5 -0.1 -0.1

Money Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
Interest Rate (%) 2.50 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5
Money Supply M2 (QAR Million) 583393.00 712079 761743 811407 861071 960399
Deposit Interest Rate (%) 1.00 0.75 0.75 0.75 0.75 1.25
Loan Growth (%) 13.00 7.9 5.9 6.5 6.5 7.9

Trade Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
Balance of Trade (QAR Million) 5323.00 10000 11000 8900 11700 11800
Current Account to GDP (%) 2.30 -2.2 -2.2 -1.7 -1.7 -1.7
Imports (QAR Million) 7933.00 7000 8000 8100 8300 9200
Exports (QAR Million) 13256.00 17000 19000 17000 20000 21000
Crude Oil Production (BBL/D/1K) 1530.00 1800 1950 1850 1850 1800
Tourist Arrivals (Thousand) 1819.00 1600 1600 1400 1400 1400

Government Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
Government Debt to GDP (%) 65.80 89.5 89.5 92.5 92.5 92.5
Government Budget (% of GDP) 0.90 -9 -9 -6.6 -6.6 -6.6
Government Budget Value (QAR Million) 6331.00 82047 82047 82047 82047 90115
Government Spending (QAR Million) 110645.00 110036 112858 113964 116730 117372
Government Revenues (QAR Million) 214749.00 267000 267000 267000 267000 267000

Taxes Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 10.00 10 10 10 10 10
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 0.00 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security Rate (%) 0.00 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security Rate For Companies (%) 0.00 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security Rate For Employees (%) 0.00 0 0 0 0 0

Business Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
Manufacturing Pmi (points) 42.10 46 48 50 50 51.5

Consumer Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
Consumer Spending (QAR Million) 157900.00 152775 161058 162637 166585 167500
Gasoline Prices (USD/Liter) 0.27 0.26 0.24 0.23 0.22 0.21


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