CAIRO- Qatar said on Tuesday it expects to spend 204.3 billion riyals ($56.13 billion) in its 2022 budget and run a deficit of 8.3 billion riyals.

The Gulf Arab country sees revenues of 196 billion riyals next year, based on an average oil price of $55 per barrel, up from $40 in 2021, the state news agency said.

($1 = 3.6400 Qatar riyals)

(Reporting by Yasmin Hussein; Writing by Ahmad Elhamy; Editing by Alex Richardson) ((; +201023399104; Reuters Messaging: