Qatar: Reserves

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 Qatar

Foreign exchange reserves including gold, billion USD

 Latest value 47.39
 Year 2022
 Measure billion U.S. dollars
 Data availability 1966 - 2022
 Average 9.29
 Min - Max 0.01 - 47.39
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Qatar from 1966 to 2022. The average value for Qatar during that period was 9.29 billion U.S. dollars with a minimum of 0.01 billion U.S. dollars in 1966 and a maximum of 47.39 billion U.S. dollars in 2022. The latest value from 2022 is 47.39 billion U.S. dollars. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 145 countries is 96.00 billion U.S. dollars. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Qatar - Reserves - recent values

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Qatar - Reserves - historical chart - 1966-2022




The reserves of Qatar and other countries include their holdings of foreign currencies and gold. These are the reserves of the central bank and the treasury of the country, not the private sector.

When countries export products or attract investment from other countries, they receive foreign currencies. They use some of these currencies to buy imports and to invest in other countries. The rest is held in reserves and some of the reserves may be converted to gold.
Definition: Total reserves comprise holdings of monetary gold, special drawing rights, reserves of IMF members held by the IMF, and holdings of foreign exchange under the control of monetary authorities. The gold component of these reserves is valued at year-end (December 31) London prices. Data are in current U.S. dollars.


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 Terms of trade 155.79 2021 percent
 Trade openness 99.54 2022 percent
 Exports, percent of GDP 58.91 2021 percent
 Exports, billion dollars 161.69 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Growth of exports -1.55 2020 percent
 Imports, percent of GDP 34.13 2021 percent
 Imports, billion dollars 74.52 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Foreign Direct Investment, percent of GDP 0.03 2022 percent
 Foreign Direct Investment, billion dollars 0.08 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Portfolio investment inflows, equities 4,802.47 2022 million dollars (current)
 Current account, percent of GDP 26.62 2022 percent
 Current account, in dollars 63.12 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Trade balance, percent of GDP 36.90 2022 percent
 Trade balance, in dollars 87.17 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Reserves 47.39 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Remittances, percent of GDP 0.44 2022 percent
 Remittances 1,031.59 2022 million U.S. dollars
 Net errors and omissions -1,967.86 2022 million USD
 Foreign exchange reserves 183.93 9/2023 billion
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