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Russian trade with Qatar in 2014

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The Report on Russia’s foreign trade in goods with Qatar in 2014: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Qatar

In 2014, Russia’s trade with Qatar totaled $53,160,846, up 28.36% ($11,745,780) from 2013.

Russia’s exports to Qatar in 2014 totaled $24,059,850, up 31.16% ($5,716,464) from 2013.

Russia’s imports from Qatar in 2014 totaled $29,100,996, up 26.13% ($6,029,316) from 2013.

Russia’s trade deficit with Qatar in 2014 was $5,041,146, a 6.62% increase ($312,852) over 2013.

Qatar was Russia’s 128th largest trading partner in 2014 (up from 129th in 2013), accounting for 0.0068% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0049% in 2013).

Qatar was Russia’s 128th largest export market in 2014 (just as in 2013), accounting for 0.0048% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0035% in 2013).

Qatar was Russia’s 101st largest supplier in 2014 (up from 105th in 2013), accounting for 0.0102% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0073% in 2013).

Russia’s Exports to Qatar

The major share of Russian exports to Qatar in 2014 (and in 2013) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 76.42% of Russia’s total exports to Qatar (26.83% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 9.63% of Russia’s total exports to Qatar (24.49% in 2013);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 4.94% of Russia’s total exports to Qatar (36.77% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.22% of Russia’s total exports to Qatar (5.17% in 2013);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.96% of Russia’s total exports to Qatar (5.58% in 2013);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.19% of Russia’s total exports to Qatar (0.84% in 2013).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Qatar in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $13,395,306;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $355,477;
  • Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles (HS code 85) - an increase of $288,371;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $135,119.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Qatar in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $5,509,151;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $2,035,462;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $514,699;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $185,683;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $141,124;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $113,865;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $83,331.
Russia’s exports to Qatar in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2014
over 2013
01 Live animals 2,400 0.01 0
10 Cereals 18,317,652 76.13 4,922,346272.13
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 434 0.00 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 62,181 0.26 0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 2,920 0.01 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 134 0.00 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 45,506-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,189,654 4.94 6,698,805-82.24
30 Pharmaceutical products 0 0.00 113,865-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,620 0.01 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0 0.00 6,264-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 636,992 2.65 822,675-22.57
39 Plastics and articles thereof 181 0.00 4,526-96.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 135,580 0.56 46129,309.98
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 80 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 508,835 2.11 153,358231.80
45 Cork and articles of cork 1,000 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 3,656 0.02 0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 13,509 0.06 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 42,793 0.18 5407,824.63
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 45,198 0.19 4,409925.13
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 25,012 0.10 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0 0.00 51,050-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 566 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 2,283,987 9.49 4,319,449-47.12
73 Articles of iron or steel 9,295 0.04 150,419-93.82
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 260 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 23,400 0.10 23,2400.69
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 140,652 0.58 655,351-78.54
85 Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles 525,031 2.18 236,660121.85
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 47,566 0.20 130,897-63.66
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 4,435 0.02 2,165104.85
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 2,938 0.01 0
94 Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings 20,216 0.08 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 3,643 0.02 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 8,030 0.03 900792.22
SS Classified 0 0.00 500-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Qatar

The major share of Russian imports from Qatar in 2014 (and in 2013) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 99.22% of Russia’s total imports from Qatar (99.43% in 2013).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Qatar in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $4,611,211;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - an increase of $2,328,864.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Qatar in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $515,906;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $487,450.
Russia’s imports from Qatar in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2014,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2014
over 2013
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,328,864 8.00 0
29 Organic chemicals 2,933,610 10.08 3,421,060-14.25
34 Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes, polishing or scouring preparations, candles and similar articles, modeling pastes, "dental waxes" and dental preparations with a basis of plaster 0 0.00 3,338-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,548,252 5.32 2,064,158-24.99
39 Plastics and articles thereof 22,061,958 75.81 17,450,74726.42
40 Rubber and articles thereof 244 0.00 47419.15
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 9,149 0.03 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 32 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 9,966 0.03 5,19291.95
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 27,446 0.09 34,227-19.81
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 3,791 0.01 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 21 0.00 111-81.08
65 Headgear and parts thereof 6,941 0.02 0
69 Ceramic products 1,491 0.01 270452.22
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 515 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,498 0.01 7,989-81.25
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,684 0.01 22,618-92.55
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,147 0.01 0
85 Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles 17,869 0.06 1,954814.48
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 143,683 0.49 59,969139.60
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,479 0.01 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 356 0.00 0
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