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Russian trade with Qatar in 2016

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 2016: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Qatar

In 2016, Russia’s trade with Qatar totaled $58,947,184, up 92.60% ($28,340,848) from 2015.

Russia’s exports to Qatar in 2016 totaled $24,458,669, up 78.55% ($10,760,488) from 2015.

Russia’s imports from Qatar in 2016 totaled $34,488,515, up 103.98% ($17,580,360) from 2015.

Russia’s trade deficit with Qatar in 2016 was $10,029,846, a 212.46% increase ($6,819,872) over 2015.

Qatar was Russia’s 121st largest trading partner in 2016 (up from 141st in 2015), accounting for 0.0126% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0058% in 2015).

Qatar was Russia’s 128th largest export market in 2016 (up from 142nd in 2015), accounting for 0.0086% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0040% in 2015).

Qatar was Russia’s 96th largest supplier in 2016 (up from 104th in 2015), accounting for 0.0189% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0093% in 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Qatar

The major share of Russian exports to Qatar in 2016 (and in 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 67.76% of Russia’s total exports to Qatar (28.98% in 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 13.93% of Russia’s total exports to Qatar (6.04% in 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 9.62% of Russia’s total exports to Qatar (37.92% in 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 4.58% of Russia’s total exports to Qatar (22.46% in 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.58% of Russia’s total exports to Qatar (4.22% in 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Qatar in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $12,209,859;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $2,097,126;
  • Nickel and articles thereof (HS code 75) - an increase of $622,408;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $399,587;
  • 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 $381,262;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $326,921;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $144,130.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Qatar in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $2,407,170;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $1,963,375;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $810,983;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $321,420;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $120,657;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $74,902.
Russia’s exports to Qatar in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2016
over 2015
01 Live animals 6,900 0.03 5,40027.78
10 Cereals 16,093,797 65.80 3,883,938314.37
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 12,870 0.05 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 15,539 0.06 31,633-50.88
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 43,438 0.18 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 592 0.00 28,112-97.89
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 399,587 1.63 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 20,468-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 144,130 0.59 0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 123 0.00 0
29 Organic chemicals 326,921 1.34 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 52,035 0.21 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 216,420 0.88 537,840-59.76
39 Plastics and articles thereof 12,039 0.05 11,8131.91
40 Rubber and articles thereof 22,587 0.09 28,386-20.43
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,089,464 4.45 3,052,839-64.31
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 27,956 0.11 21,53629.81
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 3,911 0.02 2,70644.53
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 28 0.00 80-65.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 6,188 0.03 12,204-49.30
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 5,307 0.02 18,092-70.67
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 45 0.00 0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,046 0.00 9,092-88.50
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 32,020 0.13 1,7041,779.11
69 Ceramic products 39,982 0.16 0
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 7,947-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 40,921 0.17 0
72 Iron and steel 2,405,221 9.83 308,095680.68
73 Articles of iron or steel 321,491 1.31 442,148-27.29
74 Copper and articles thereof 3,408 0.01 0
75 Nickel and articles thereof 623,078 2.55 67092,896.72
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0 0.00 74,902-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 38,413 0.16 1,2602,948.65
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 15,509 0.06 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,612,088 6.59 4,019,258-59.89
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 709,957 2.90 328,695115.99
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 3,618 0.01 8,127-55.48
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 27,253 0.11 838,236-96.75
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 7,661 0.03 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 44,459 0.18 3,0001,381.97
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 24,998 0.10 0
SS Classified 27,669 0.11 0

Russia’s Imports from Qatar

The major share of Russian imports from Qatar in 2016 (and in 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 68.79% of Russia’s total imports from Qatar (36.48% in 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 31.19% of Russia’s total imports from Qatar (63.34% in 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Qatar in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $17,555,067;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $5,194,429.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Qatar in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $3,492,280;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $919,890;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - a decrease of $735,871.
Russia’s imports from Qatar in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2016
over 2015
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 23,723,861 68.79 6,168,794284.58
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0 0.00 735,871-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 6,312,325 18.30 1,117,896464.66
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 47,624 0.14 967,514-95.08
39 Plastics and articles thereof 4,395,909 12.75 7,888,189-44.27
40 Rubber and articles thereof 110 0.00 6764.18
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 6,693-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 14 0.00 0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 15,389-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 252 0.00 3,543-92.89
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,620 0.00 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 6,800 0.02 6001,033.33
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 0 0.00 3,599-100.00

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia