Official Name: The State of Qatar
Sovereign Status: Sovereign Country
Government Type: Absolute Monarchy
Official Name (Local Language): Dawlat Qatar
ISO Country Codes: QA : QAT
Internet Domain: .qa
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Capital: Doha Main Airports: Hamad International Airport
Language(s): Arabic Population: 2,508,182
Currency: Qatari Rial ISO Currency Code: QAR
Telephone Dial In: +974 ID Prefix: 00

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Central Bank: Qatar Central Bank
Currency USD Exchange Rate: 3.641 Qatari rials (QAR) per US dollar (2020 est.)
Unemployment Rate: 8.9% (2017 est.)
Population below poverty line: NA
Inflation Rate: -0.6% (2019 est.)
Prime Lending Rate: 5% (2019 - World Bank)
GDP: $249.636 billion (2021 est.)
GDP Pro Capita (PPP): $92,900 (2021 est.)
Currency Name: Qatari Rial
Currency Code: QAR
World Bank Classification: High-Income Economy

GDP Composition:

Agriculture: 0.1% fruits, vegetables; poultry, dairy products, beef; fish
Industry: 51.1% liquefied natural gas, crude oil production and refining, ammonia, fertilizers, petrochemicals, steel reinforcing bars, cement, commercial ship repair
Services: 48.8%

Source: Central Intelligence Agency Factbook

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Stock & Securities Exchange: Qatar Stock Exchange ;

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Business Language(s): Arabic; English
Customs & Excise: Qatar Customs
Development Bank(s): Qatar Development Bank; Islamic Development Bank; Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank;
Competitive Ind’l Performance: 29/141 (2019) Corruption Perceptions Index: 40/180 (2022 Rank)
Ease of Doing Business: N/A Enabling Trade Index: 43/136 (2016)
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