Qatari Riyal

The Qatari Riyal remained unchanged at 3.64 in April from 3.64 in March of 2014. Qatari Riyal averaged 3.62 from 2003 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 3.67 in December of 2008 and a record low of 0.64 in April of 2010. The USDQAR spot exchange rate specifies how much one currency, the USD, is currently worth in terms of the other, the QAR. While the USDQAR spot exchange rate is quoted and exchanged in the same day, the USDQAR forward rate is quoted today but for delivery and payment on a specific future date. This page provides - Qatari Riyal - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-23

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
3.64 3.64 3.67 0.64 3.64 | 2014/05 2003 - 2014 Daily

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Currency 3.64 2014-04-22 3.64 3.67 0.64 3.64 2014-05-31 [+]
Government Bond 10y 3.73 2013-06-26 3.10 3.75 2.59 2.15 2014-05-31 Percent [+]
Stock Market 12768.17 2014-04-21 11639.79 12768.17 6647.18 13023.47 2014-05-31 Index points [+]
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Qatar Current Account at 51181.00 QAR Million  
Qatar recorded a Current Account surplus of 51181 QAR Million in the fourth quarter of 2013. Current Account in Qatar is reported by the Qatar Central Bank.
Qatar Balance of Trade at 92260.00 QAR Million  
Qatar recorded a trade surplus of 92260 QAR Million in the fourth quarter of 2013. Balance of Trade in Qatar is reported by the Qatar Central Bank.
Qatar Imports at 28678.00 QAR Million  
Imports in Qatar decreased to 28678 QAR Million in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 29201 QAR Million in the third quarter of 2013. Imports in Qatar is reported by the Qatar Central Bank.
Qatar Exports at 120938.00 QAR Million  
Exports in Qatar decreased to 120938 QAR Million in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 123976 QAR Million in the third quarter of 2013. Exports in Qatar is reported by the Qatar Central Bank.
Qatar Crude Oil Production at 1200.00 Thousands Barrels per Day  
Crude Oil Production in Qatar remained unchanged at 1200 Thousands Barrels per Day in October of 2013 from 1200 Thousands Barrels per Day in September of 2013. Crude Oil Production in Qatar is reported by the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
Qatar Consumer Price Index (CPI) at 116.50 Index Points  
Consumer Price Index (CPI) in Qatar increased to 116.50 Index Points in February of 2014 from 115.90 Index Points in January of 2014. Consumer Price Index (CPI) in Qatar is reported by the Qatar Statistics Authority.
Qatar Government Budget Value at 82583.00 QAR Million  
Qatar recorded a government budget surplus of 82583 QAR Million in 2012. Government Budget Value in Qatar is reported by the Ministry of Economy and Finance, Qatar.
Qatar Government Spending at 146388.00 QAR Million  
Government Spending in Qatar increased to 146388 QAR Million in 2012 from 123792 QAR Million in 2011. Government Spending in Qatar is reported by the Qatar Statistics Authority.
Qatar Inflation Rate at 2.60 Percent  
The inflation rate in Qatar was recorded at 2.60 percent in March of 2014. Inflation Rate in Qatar is reported by the Qatar Statistics Authority.
Qatar Foreign Exchange Reserves at 146324.30 QAR Million  
Foreign Exchange Reserves in Qatar decreased to 146324.30 QAR Million in February of 2014 from 151100 QAR Million in January of 2014. Foreign Exchange Reserves in Qatar is reported by the Qatar Central Bank.
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