On this page you will find beneficial information regarding foreign direct investment in / trading with Qatar. If you are interested in exploring trade or investment possibilities in the country, feel free to contact the International Trade Council team. Additionally, we encourage you to engage with the official government investment agency featured on this page.
It is important to note that while the statistics presented on this page were understood to be accurate at the time of publication, they are subject to change over time. Please consult your ITC Trade Commissioner for up-to-date information.
Type of Government: Emirate
Population: 2.688 million (2021)
GDP: 179.7 billion USD (2021)
Corporate Tax Rate: 10%
Personal Income Tax Rate: 0%
Major Exports: Petroleum Gas ($57.2B), Crude Petroleum ($14.8B), Refined Petroleum ($11.1B), Ethylene Polymers ($2.35B), and Nitrogenous Fertilizers ($1.97B), exporting mostly to China ($12B), Japan ($10.7B), India ($10.3B), South Korea ($9.31B), and Singapore ($5.88B).
Major Imports: Cars ($1.72B), Gas Turbines ($1.57B), Jewellery ($950M), Broadcasting Equipment ($926M), and Gold ($564M), importing mostly from China ($4.21B), United Arab Emirates ($2.46B), United States ($2.18B), United Kingdom ($1.9B), and India ($1.85B).
Investment Agency: Invest Qatar
National Chamber of Commerce: Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Customs Agency: General Authority of Customs