Canadian Manufacturing

Manufacturing Intelligence Spotlight: Qatar

Manufacturing Intelligence Spotlights from CanadianManufacturing.com outline key data on the top 21 global export markets.



GDP: $150.6 billion (2010 est.)

GDP growth: 16.3% (2010 est.)

GDP per capita: $179,000 (2010 est.)

Population: 848,016 (July 2011 est.)

Labour force: 1.242 million (2010 est.)

Industry: liquefied natural gas, crude oil production and refining, ammonia, fertilizers, petrochemicals, steel reinforcing bars, cement, commercial ship repair

Exports: $54.93 billion (2010 est.)

Exports: liquefied natural gas (LNG), petroleum products, fertilizers, steel

Export partners: Japan 30.3%, South Korea 13.1%, India 8%, Singapore 7.7%, UK 4.2% (2010)

Imports: $23.38 billion (2010 est.)

Import partners: Japan 30.3%, South Korea 13.1%, India 8%, Singapore 7.7%, UK 4.2% (2010)

Import markets: liquefied natural gas (LNG), petroleum products, fertilizers, steel

Trade activity with Canada:

Exports to Qatar: $77.6M

Major exports: minerals ($14.6M), chemicals ($8.5M), machines ($22.9M), vehicles ($9.1M)

Imports from Qatar: $100.6M

Major imports: minerals ($98.1M), chemicals ($2.2M)

Trade Commissioner
Mr. Raed Bishara
The Embassy of Canada to Kuwait / Ambassade du Canada au Koweït
Villa 24, Block 4, Al-Mutawakel Street, Da’aiyah , Kuwait City, 13113, Kuwait
(011-965) 2256-3025   Fax: (011-965) 2256-4167
raed.bishara@international.gc.ca

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