The Qatar Central Bank lowered its benchmark interest rate by 25bps to 4.5 percent on September 19th, following the US Federal Reserve's decision to slash interest rates by the same margin. Also, both the deposit interest rate and the repurchase repo rate were also cut by 25bps to 2.25 percent. Interest Rate in Qatar averaged 4.81 percent from 2004 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 5.85 percent in May of 2006 and a record low of 1.53 percent in March of 2004.

Interest Rate in Qatar is expected to be 4.25 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Interest Rate in Qatar to stand at 4.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Qatar Interest Rate is projected to trend around 4.50 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Qatar Money Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Interest Rate 4.50 4.75 5.85 1.53 percent [+]
Money Supply M0 74608.50 80333.90 91808.60 1186.50 QAR Million [+]
Money Supply M1 125033.30 126572.60 137184.00 34436.00 QAR Million [+]
Money Supply M2 551532.10 554032.70 603332.00 110881.00 QAR Million [+]
Foreign Exchange Reserves 197007.20 196169.10 197007.20 1251.60 QAR Million [+]
Banks Balance Sheet 1457501.20 1448590.20 1457501.20 9829.80 QAR Million [+]
Deposit Interest Rate 2.25 2.50 5.15 0.75 percent [+]
Loan Growth 8.30 7.70 75.60 -14.90 percent [+]
Central Bank Balance Sheet 229086.12 234051.94 240337.80 1265.30 QAR Million [+]
Reverse Repo Rate 2.50 2.50 6.65 1.53 percent [+]


Qatar Interest Rate

In Qatar, interest rates decisions are taken by The Qatar Central Bank. The official interest rate is the QMR Lending. This page provides the latest reported value for - Qatar Interest Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Qatar Interest Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.50 4.75 5.85 1.53 2004 - 2019 percent Daily




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Argentina 68.00 Oct/19
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Russia 7.00 Sep/19
South Africa 6.50 Sep/19
Brazil 5.50 Sep/19
Indonesia 5.25 Sep/19
India 5.15 Oct/19
China 4.20 Oct/19
Saudi Arabia 2.50 Sep/19
United States 2.00 Sep/19
Canada 1.75 Sep/19
Singapore 1.72 Sep/19
South Korea 1.25 Oct/19
Australia 0.75 Oct/19
United Kingdom 0.75 Sep/19
Euro Area 0.00 Sep/19
France 0.00 Sep/19
Germany 0.00 Sep/19
Italy 0.00 Sep/19
Netherlands 0.00 Sep/19
Spain 0.00 Sep/19
Japan -0.10 Sep/19
Switzerland -0.75 Sep/19


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