Live Currency Rates
 
  Quotes: US MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Qatar's monthly trade balance posts surplus  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - The Peninsula - 24/02/2014

No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!


 


(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Qatar's trade balance for December 2013 showed a surplus of QR33.9bn. However, it recorded a decrease of QR2.6bn, or seven percent, on year-on-year basis, the preliminary report on Qatar's foreign trade statistics released by the Minister of Development Planning and Statistics noted yesterday.

Total exports of merchandise (included re-exports) in December,2013 amounted to QR43.3bn showing a drop of 2.6 percent compared to December,2012.

On the other hand, imports of merchandise in December, 2013 amounted to QR9.4bn, recording an increase of 17.8 percent compared to December,2012.

The main imported goods were: Motor cars and other motor vehicles for the transport of persons (excluded public transport vehicles and buses), followed by floating docks for drilling and production (extraction of oil and gas), and aircraft spare parts.

The major countries of origin are China with 10.1 percent of total imports, United States 9.7 percent and Singapore with 9.6 percent.

Exports of petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals (crude) in December,2013 showed an increase of 6.6 percent compared to December 2012.

Exports of petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals (not crude) as well as petroleum gases and other gaseous hydrocarbons recorded a decrease of 5.8 percent and 2.4 percent respectively during December 2013 in comparison with December,2012.

The major countries of destination are Japan with 33 percent of total exports; South Korea, 15 percent; China and India, 11 percent each.

 






  MENA News Headlines


 
Taqs






Google

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country
Marketwatch News
UPI News
Comtex News

IPO News
Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

US Markets Details

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Investment Game
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary

My MENAFN
Portfolio Tracker

Voting

Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2000 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help