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Manufacturing Intelligence Spotlight: QATAR

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

October 30, 2012  by Staff

The biggest opportunities for Canadian companies include key growth sectors, such as: natural gas and oil production, base metals, ship building, chemical production

GDP: $150.6B (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.)

Products: fruits, vegetables; poultry, dairy products, beef; fish

Industry: liquified natural gas, petroleum products, fertilizers, steel

Exports: $54.93 billion (2010 est.)

Export Markets : liquified natural gas, petroleum, fertilizers, steel

Export partners: Japan (30.3%), South Korea (13.3%), India (8%), Singapore (7.7%), U.K. (4.2%)

Trade activity with Canada:

Exports to Poland: $77.6M

Major exports to Poland: minerals ($14.6M), chemicals ($8.5M), machinery ($22.9M), vehicles ($9.1M)

Imports from Poland: $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 Kuwait
Villa 24, Block 4, Al-Mutawakel Street, Da’aiyah, Kuwait City, 13113, Kuwait
(011-965) 2256-3025 Fax: (011-965) 2256-4167

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Sources: Export Development Canada , Statistics Canada and The CIA World Factbook

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