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Manufacturing Intelligence Spotlight: QATAR

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


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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
[email protected]

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


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