Russian foreign trade
reports and reviews

Russian trade with Qatar in the 4th quarter of 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 the fourth quarter of 2016: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Qatar

In the 4th quarter of 2016, Russia’s trade with Qatar totaled $12,861,471, up 28.75% ($2,871,810) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s exports to Qatar in the 4th quarter of 2016 totaled $3,926,117, up 171.55% ($2,480,276) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s imports from Qatar in the 4th quarter of 2016 totaled $8,935,354, up 4.58% ($391,534) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s trade deficit with Qatar in the 4th quarter of 2016 was $5,009,237, a 29.43% decrease ($2,088,742) over the 4th quarter of 2015.

Qatar was Russia’s 125th largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2016 (up from 136th in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0094% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0076% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

Qatar was Russia’s 129th largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2016 (up from 144th in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0047% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0018% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

Qatar was Russia’s 97th largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2016 (up from 99th in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0170% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0177% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Qatar

The major share of Russian exports to Qatar in the 4th quarter of 2016 (and in the 4th quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 42.83% of Russia’s total exports to Qatar (36.31% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 31.57% of Russia’s total exports to Qatar (29.88% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 10.90% of Russia’s total exports to Qatar (19.83% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.89% of Russia’s total exports to Qatar (11.34% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.58% of Russia’s total exports to Qatar (2.34% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 1.04% of Russia’s total exports to Qatar (0.00% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Qatar in the 4th quarter of 2016 over the 4th quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $1,503,500;
  • Nickel and articles thereof (HS code 75) - an increase of $623,078;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $266,300;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $187,039;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $158,645;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $128,419;
  • 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 $106,516;
  • 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 (HS code 94) - an increase of $44,262;
  • Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin (HS code 71) - an increase of $40,921;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - an increase of $32,020;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $14,263;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $12,419.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Qatar in the 4th quarter of 2016 over the 4th quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $452,988;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $111,439;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $74,654;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $21,752;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $20,468;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $14,028.
Russia’s exports to Qatar in the 4th quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q4 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2016
over Q4 2015
01 Live animals 1,000 0.03 2,200-54.55
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 15,540 0.40 11,14139.48
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 4,770 0.12 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 158,645 4.04 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 20,468-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 187,039 4.76 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 37,386 0.95 148,825-74.88
39 Plastics and articles thereof 6,844 0.17 1,039558.71
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 14,028-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 412,856 10.52 284,43745.15
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 14,714 0.37 2,295541.13
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 386 0.01 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 5,307 0.14 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 41 0.00 0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 4,368-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 32,020 0.82 0
69 Ceramic products 5,879 0.15 0
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 1.04 0
72 Iron and steel 286,343 7.29 308,095-7.06
73 Articles of iron or steel 315,621 8.04 49,321539.93
74 Copper and articles thereof 265 0.01 0
75 Nickel and articles thereof 623,078 15.87 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0 0.00 74,654-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 14,263 0.36 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,520,634 38.73 17,1348,774.95
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 137,206 3.49 30,690347.07
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 3,618 0.09 4,027-10.16
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 20,131 0.51 473,119-95.75
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 7,661 0.20 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 44,262 1.13 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 10,947 0.28 0
SS Classified 18,740 0.48 0

Russia’s Imports from Qatar

The major share of Russian imports from Qatar in the 4th quarter of 2016 (and in the 4th quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 75.56% of Russia’s total imports from Qatar (72.20% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 24.36% of Russia’s total imports from Qatar (27.74% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Qatar in the 4th quarter of 2016 over the 4th quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $814,205;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $583,153.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Qatar in the 4th quarter of 2016 over the 4th quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • 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 $566,910;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $440,235.
Russia’s imports from Qatar in the 4th quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q4 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2016
over Q4 2015
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 6,751,947 75.56 6,168,7949.45
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0 0.00 566,910-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 1,138,335 12.74 324,130251.20
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,038,332 11.62 1,478,567-29.77
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 67-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 5,047-100.00
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 6,740 0.08 3052,109.84
Share the publication on:

Reports and reviews archive

2018 г.:JanFebMarAprMay
2017 г.:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
2016 г.:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Russian foreign trade statistics
Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia