Markets Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2021
Currency 3.66 3.65 3.66 3.67 3.68 3.7
Stock Market (points) 9019.68 8653 8465 8281 8102 7743
Government Bond 10y (%) 2.45 2.47 2.52 2.58 2.64 2.76

Overview Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2021
GDP Growth Rate (%) -1.40 -3.2 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.4
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) -0.60 -2 -1.1 2 3 3.1
Unemployment Rate (%) 0.10 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.7
Inflation Rate (%) -3.06 -2.9 1.9 2 2.1 2.1
Interest Rate (%) 2.50 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.5
Balance of Trade (QAR Million) 7587.00 18630 19232 15770 19414 16450
Current Account to GDP (%) 2.30 4.3 4.3 4.3 2.5 2.5
Government Debt to GDP (%) 65.80 89.5 89.5 89.5 92.5 92.5
Government Budget (% of GDP) 0.90 -9 -9 -9 -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 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2021
GDP Growth Rate (%) -1.40 -3.2 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.4
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) -0.60 -2 -1.1 2 3 3.1
GDP (USD Billion) 201.00 201 201 201 207 207
Gross Fixed Capital Formation (QAR Million) 76687.00 71091 71414 73245 73963 75516
GDP per capita (USD) 63222.10 61652 61652 61652 60942 60942
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 112531.50 109278 120000 120000 109278 116726
GDP Constant Prices (QAR Million) 206582.00 198203 199104 204209 206211 210540

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

Prices Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2021
Inflation Rate (%) -3.06 -2.9 1.9 2 2.1 2.1
Consumer Price Index CPI (points) 96.19 105 110 101 99.54 103
Food Inflation (%) 1.21 1.2 1.4 1.5 1.5 1.3
Cpi Housing Utilities (points) 93.73 102 107 106 100 108
CPI Transportation (points) 96.13 126 129 128 97.93 131
Producer Prices (points) 49.20 64.03 63.73 66.54 62.18 67.53
Producer Prices Change (%) -25.10 3.1 3.8 3.8 3.8 1.5
Inflation Rate Mom (%) -1.33 -1.5 -0.5 -0.5 -0.1 -0.1

Money Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2021
Interest Rate (%) 2.50 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.5
Money Supply M2 (QAR Million) 617107.00 662415 712079 761743 811407 960399
Deposit Interest Rate (%) 1.00 0.75 0.75 0.75 0.75 1.25
Loan Growth (%) 15.97 15.5 7.9 5.9 6.5 7.9

Trade Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2021
Balance of Trade (QAR Million) 7587.00 18630 19232 15770 19414 16450
Current Account to GDP (%) 2.30 4.3 4.3 4.3 2.5 2.5
Imports (QAR Million) 8326.00 8800 8750 9050 9250 9650
Exports (QAR Million) 15913.00 27430 27982 28375 28664 29143
Crude Oil Production (BBL/D/1K) 1530.00 1750 1800 1950 1850 1800
Tourist Arrivals (Thousand) 1819.00 1600 1600 1600 1400 1400

Government Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2021
Government Debt to GDP (%) 65.80 89.5 89.5 89.5 92.5 92.5
Government Budget (% of GDP) 0.90 -9 -9 -9 -6.6 -6.6
Government Budget Value (QAR Million) 6331.00 82047 82047 82047 82047 90115
Government Spending (QAR Million) 110645.00 109539 110036 112858 113964 116356
Government Revenues (QAR Million) 214749.00 267000 267000 267000 267000 267000

Taxes Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 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 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2021
Manufacturing Pmi (points) 39.00 44 46 48 50 51.5

Consumer Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2021
Consumer Spending (QAR Million) 157900.00 152084 152775 156692 158229 161550
Gasoline Prices (USD/Liter) 0.27 0.42 0.4 0.38 0.36 0.34


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