In 2019, Illinois imported $630,292 from Qatar. The top three imports into Illinois are: special classification provisions, miscellaneous articles of base metal, inorganic metal, precious and rare earth metal and radioactive compounds. In 2019, Illinois exported $74,498,249 to Qatar with its top exports being: electric machinery, sound/tv equipment, nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery, pharmaceutical products. Qatar has a number of investments and partnerships in Illinois. Al Rayyan Tourism Investment Company (ARTIC) has one of its five US hotels in its portfolio located in Chicago: the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago. Also, Northwestern University has a branch campus in Education City in Doha.