Russian foreign trade
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Russian trade in goods with Qatar in Q3 2021

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 third quarter of 2021: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Qatar

In the 3rd quarter of 2021, Russia’s trade with Qatar totaled $47,205,524, up 118.87% ($25,637,676) from the 3rd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s exports to Qatar in the 3rd quarter of 2021 totaled $35,622,774, up 184.03% ($23,080,972) from the 3rd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s imports from Qatar in the 3rd quarter of 2021 totaled $11,582,750, up 28.33% ($2,556,704) from the 3rd quarter of 2020.

Russia’s trade surplus with Qatar in the 3rd quarter of 2021 was $24,040,024, a 583.78% increase ($20,524,268) over the 3rd quarter of 2020.

Qatar was Russia’s 113th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2021 (up from 120th in the 3rd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.0226% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0158% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

Qatar was Russia’s 107th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2021 (up from 117th in the 3rd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.0267% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0159% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

Qatar was Russia’s 98th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2021 (down from 97th in the 3rd quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.0154% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0156% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

Russia’s Exports to Qatar

The major share of Russian exports to Qatar in the 3rd quarter of 2021 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2020) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 63.80% of Russia’s total exports to Qatar (0.21% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 23.77% of Russia’s total exports to Qatar (76.63% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 5.15% of Russia’s total exports to Qatar (13.46% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.88% of Russia’s total exports to Qatar (0.00% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.30% of Russia’s total exports to Qatar (1.24% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.86% of Russia’s total exports to Qatar (2.40% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Qatar in the 3rd quarter of 2021 over the 3rd quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $22,496,259;
  • 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 $728,800;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $665,691;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $429,053;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $362,066;
  • 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 $354,280;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $206,835;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $197,594;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $180,027;
  • 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 $175,841;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $166,038;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $152,875;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $141,638.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Qatar in the 3rd quarter of 2021 over the 3rd quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $2,041,650;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $455,156;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $365,119.
Russia’s exports to Qatar in the 3rd quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2021
over Q3 2020
01 Live animals 95,362 0.27 104,400-8.66
02 Meat and edible meat offal 247,552 0.69 40,717507.98
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 95,932-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 673,111 1.89 520,23629.39
10 Cereals 6,346,800 17.82 8,388,450-24.34
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 5,852-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 420,092 1.18 58,026623.97
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 611,298 1.72 182,245235.43
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 26,103 0.07 16163,043.75
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 3,060 0.01 621392.75
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 21,153 0.06 119,275-82.27
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 22,039 0.06 95,481-76.92
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 4,068 0.01 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 665,691 1.87 0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 175,841 0.49 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 3,750 0.01 37,440-89.98
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 31,441 0.09 28,08911.93
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 73 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 66,674 0.19 137,775-51.61
39 Plastics and articles thereof 17,025 0.05 34,289-50.35
40 Rubber and articles thereof 10,215 0.03 63,625-83.94
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 2-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 166,038 0.47 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 295,447 0.83 153,80992.09
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 95 0.00 1,523-93.76
50 Silk 2,322 0.01 0
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0 0.00 20-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 70-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0 0.00 115-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 10 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2,245 0.01 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 64,503 0.18 37,19373.43
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 5,708-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 67,406 0.19 0
69 Ceramic products 118,660 0.33 82,74743.40
70 Glass and glassware 166,312 0.47 621,468-73.24
73 Articles of iron or steel 221,026 0.62 23,432843.27
74 Copper and articles thereof 22,497,682 63.16 1,4231,580,903.65
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0 0.00 993-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 8,846 0.02 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 860,135 2.41 1,225,254-29.80
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 739,004 2.07 384,72492.09
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 5,648 0.02 27,481-79.45
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 230,491 0.65 50,464356.74
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 58 0.00 0
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0 0.00 1,646-100.00
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 728,800 2.05 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 7,800-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 6,698 0.02 1,661303.25
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 1,800-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Qatar

The major share of Russian imports from Qatar in the 3rd quarter of 2021 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2020) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 82.89% of Russia’s total imports from Qatar (65.04% in the 3rd quarter of 2020);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 17.05% of Russia’s total imports from Qatar (34.87% in the 3rd quarter of 2020).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Qatar in the 3rd quarter of 2021 over the 3rd quarter of 2020 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 $3,730,369;
  • 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 $212,949.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Qatar in the 3rd quarter of 2021 over the 3rd quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $1,364,144.
Russia’s imports from Qatar in the 3rd quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2021
over Q3 2020
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 9,600,623 82.89 5,870,25463.55
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 582,164 5.03 369,21557.68
29 Organic chemicals 1,103,099 9.52 2,467,243-55.29
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 0.00 25,300-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 289,359 2.50 285,6771.29
40 Rubber and articles thereof 169 0.00 173-2.31
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2,864 0.02 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 129 0.00 11017.27
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 42 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 47 0.00 6,824-99.31
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 4,254 0.04 769453.19
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 481-100.00
Russian foreign trade statistics
Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia