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About Qatar

Qatar is a Middle East country in the Arab Peninsula. The country is known for its futuristic skyscrapers and other ultramodern architecture and infrastructure. The country has the fourth-highest GDP in the world and has no taxes (except for luxury items and junk food).

The country’s economy like other Arabic countries is primarily based on Oil and Petroleum. However, the country also has Fishing and Pearl Hunting was once a thriving industry in Qatar.

Country Facts

 

Basic Details
RegionMiddle East
Capital CityDoha
Government TypeUnitary absolute monarchy
Official LanguagesArabic, English
CurrencyQatari riyal, QAR
Phone Code +974
Important CitiesAl Rayyan, Umm ?al?l Mu?ammad, Al Wakrah, Al Khor, Ash Sh???n?yah, Dukh?n, Musay‘?d, Mad?nat ash Sham?l, Al Wukayr, Ar Ruways
National DayNational Day (18th Dec)
Economy
Ease of Doing Business Ranking77 (Easy)
Primary Industriescrude oil production and refining, ammonia, fertilizers, petrochemicals, steel reinforcing bars, cement, and commercial ship repair, Natural Gas,
Major ExportsLiquefied Natural Gas, Petroleum Products, Fertilizers, Steel
Major Exports to IndiaFood Products, Animal, Textiles and Clothing, Hides and skins, Footwear, Vegetables, Wood, Machinery and Electricals, Stone and Glass, Transportation
Major ImportsPlanes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft, cars, Gas Turbines, Jewellery, and Aircraft Parts.
Major Imports from IndiaMetals, Vegetables, Chemicals, Machinery and Electricals, Raw materials, Stone and Glass, Plastic or Rubber, Transportation, Textiles and Clothing, Food Products
Foreign Relations
Trade Agreements with Indiabilateral ties, Bilateral trade
Bordering NationsBahrain, Saudi Arabia
Member ofAsian Infrastructure Investment Bank(AIIB), Greater Arab Free Trade Area(GAFTA), Gulf Cooperation Council(GCC), Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition(IMCTC), Organisation of Islamic Co-operation(OIC), United Nations(UN), World Trade Organization(WTO)
Indian Embassy DetailsH.E. Deepak Mittal
Honourable Ambassador
Embassy of India
Villa Nos. 86 & 90, Street No.941, Al Eithra Street, Zone- 63, Onaiza, Doha, Qatar, P.O. Box 2788, Doha
Email: amb.doha@mea.gov.in
Phone: 974-44255777
Embassy Details in IndiaH.E. Mr. Mohammed Khater Ibrahim Al Khater
Honorable Ambassador
Qatar Embassy in New Delhi
EP 31 A, Chandragupta Marg Chanakyapuri, New Delhi-110021.
Email: newdelhi@mofa.gov.qa
Phone: +91-11-26118787, +91-11-26117988