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Qatar Trade Summary

2008

Qatar exports, imports, tariff by year.

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR QATAR 2008

Overall Exports and Imports for Qatar 2008

Exports and imports of Qatar in 2008 are below, along with number of countries and products

  • The total value of exports (FoB) was 67,307 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) was 27,900 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 122 products were exported to 104 countries and 4,290 products were imported from 141 countries.

Qatar top 5 Export and Import partners 2008

Top five countries to which Qatar exported in 2008 are below, along with the percent of total exports that went to that country:

  1. Qatar exports to Japan worth US$ 23,223 million, with a partner share of 34.50 percent.
  2. Qatar exports to Korea, Rep. worth US$ 13,609 million, with a partner share of 20.22 percent.
  3. Qatar exports to Singapore worth US$ 7,352 million, with a partner share of 10.92 percent.
  4. Qatar exports to Unspecified worth US$ 6,126 million, with a partner share of 9.10 percent.
  5. Qatar exports to United Arab Emirates worth US$ 3,366 million, with a partner share of 5.00 percent.

Top five countries from which Qatar imported goods in 2008 are below, along with percent of total imports that came from the country :

  1. Qatar imports from Japan worth US$ 2,688 million, with a partner share of 9.64 percent.
  2. Qatar imports from United States worth US$ 2,520 million, with a partner share of 9.03 percent.
  3. Qatar imports from Germany worth US$ 2,343 million, with a partner share of 8.40 percent.
  4. Qatar imports from Italy worth US$ 2,053 million, with a partner share of 7.36 percent.
  5. Qatar imports from China worth US$ 2,013 million, with a partner share of 7.21 percent.

Qatar Top 5 Productsexports imports at HS 6 digit level 2008

The top five exported HS 6 digit level products to world by Qatar along with trade value are:

  1. Qatar exported Natural gas, liquefied , worth US$ 33,572,584.82 million.
  2. Qatar exported Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminou , worth US$ 25,760,580.38 million.
  3. Qatar exported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 1,859,379.20 million.
  4. Qatar exported Polyethylene having a specific gravity <0.94, i , worth US$ 1,396,647.25 million.
  5. Qatar exported Crude or unrefined sulphur , worth US$ 267,015.27 million.

The top five imported HS 6 digit level products from world by Qatar along with trade value are

  1. Qatar imported Automobiles with reciprocating piston engine di , worth US$ 1,504,243.46 million.
  2. Qatar imported Co-axial cable and other co-axial electric cond , worth US$ 974,155.18 million.
  3. Qatar imported Tubes, pipes and hollow profiles of cast iron , worth US$ 545,862.35 million.
  4. Qatar imported Parts of boring or sinking machinery, whether o , worth US$ 538,802.68 million.
  5. Qatar imported Valves, pressure reducing , worth US$ 531,999.05 million.

Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2008

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2008 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import

Tariffs 2008

Tariffs imposed by Qatar in 2008 are below

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product was 767.73 percent.
  • The simple average tariff across all products was 4.17 percent.
  • The trade weighted average tariff was 3.70 .
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars were 6,552,580.04 and duty free tariff line items share was 22.71 percent.

Development Indicators 2008

Key Development Indicators of Qatar in 2008 are below

  • Qatar GDP in current US dollar was 115,270 million.
  • GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$) was 65,580.00 .
  • Qatar Trade balance: as % of GDP was 33.29.
  • Trade balance in current US$ was 38,376.00 million.
  • Trade as percentage of GDP was 89.43 .
  • Trade in services as percentage of GDP was not available .

Trade Indicators 2008

Trade Indicators for Qatar in 2008 are below

  • Hirschman Herfindahl market concentration index was 0.21.
  • Index of export market penetration was 2.43.
  • World Growth in percentage was 7.49 and Qatar Country Growth was 28.54 .