Trade in goods with USA SITC (Standard International Trade Classification)
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Qatar trade flows with USA by SITC*) product sections during 2020/3 - 2020/7

*) Standard International Trade Classification (classification system is maintained by the United Nations)


Share of USA's2020/3
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Export0.10.50.20.10.3
Import0.10.10.10.00.0
Trade in Goods0.10.30.10.10.1

USA's foreign trade with Qatar, exports to Qatar and imports from Qatar in Juli 2020


The text of the following analysis is produced by a computer program. The program is a test version and its rule base at this stage is still quite limited.

In Juli Qatar was USA's 59. largest foreign trade partner. Decrease from the previous month was 6 places. Most of the the value of trade consists of USA's exports to Qatar. $360 million worth of trade was 40.6 per cent lower than in Juli of the previous year. During the month, the balance of trade with Qatar was $314 million of surplus.

The value of imports from Qatar decreased strongly, by 79.8 per cent compared to in Juli of the previous year. The import amounted to $23 million in Juli 2020. Major product categories of imports from Qatar were Sitc562 (fertilizers (other than those of group 272)), representing 46.1 percent of imports, Sitc684 (aluminium) 38.3 % and Sitc931 (special transactions and commodities not classified according to kind) 12.2 % of the imports.

The value of exports to Qatar declined by 31.6 per cent compared to in Juli of the previous year, thus amounting to $337 million in Juli 2020.

Development during January-Juli 2020

During January-Juli, trade in goods between the two countries declined sharply (-31.6 %) over the same period last year. The value of the trade was $2.7 billion. During January-Juli the value of imports was $735 million. The export value was $2.0 billion. Compared to the corresponding period in 2019, the value of both imports and exports decreased significantly. The decline in imports was -39.5 % and in the value of exports -28.2 %. The largest value in imports was in Sitc334 (petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals (other than crude); preparations, n.e.s., containing by weight 70% or more of petroleum oils or of oils obtained from bituminous minerals, these oils being the basic constituents of the prepar), worth $225 million. In export the largest value had Sitc891 (arms and ammunition), worth being $368 million. The trade balance between USA and Qatarin between January and Juli was in surplus for USA. The timing surplus was $1.3 billion.


Table: USA's export to Qatar (QA) during 2020/3 - 2020/7

2020 / 32020 / 42020 / 52020 / 62020 / 7
million $%million $%million $%million $%million $%
0. Food and live animals 10,7 6.2 10,1 2.0 11,4 7.5 10,3 6.6 13,2 3.9
00. Live animals 0,4 0.2 0 0.0 0 0.0 0,1 0.0 0,6 0.2
01. Meat and meat preparations 2,5 1.4 2,5 0.5 2,6 1.6 1,3 0.8 2,2 0.6
02. Dairy products and birds' eggs 1,5 0.8 0,7 0.1 0,8 0.5 0,9 0.5 1,3 0.4
04. Cereals and cereal preparations 1,4 0.8 0,9 0.2 0,7 0.5 1,5 0.9 1,6 0.5
05. Vegetables and fruit 2,1 1.2 2,7 0.5 2,5 1.6 2,4 1.5 1,9 0.5
08. Feeding stuff for animals 1,1 0.6 1,8 0.3 3,9 2.5 2,9 1.8 4,1 1.2
09. Miscellaneous edible products and preparations 1,7 1.0 1,4 0.3 1,1 0.7 1,3 0.8 1,3 0.4
2. Crude materials,inedible,except fuels 0,9 0.5 0,10 0.2 0,4 0.2 0,8 0.5 0,8 0.2
24. Cork and wood 0,3 0.2 0,8 0.1 0,2 0.1 0,2 0.1 0,1 0.0
28. Metalliferous ores and metal scrap 0 0.0 0 0.0 0,1 0.0 0,2 0.1 0,6 0.1
3. Mineral fuels etc 6,3 3.6 0,5 0.1 0,3 0.2 0,2 0.1 7,4 2.2
33. Petroleum and products 6,2 3.6 0,5 0.1 0,3 0.2 0,2 0.1 7,4 2.2
5. Chemicals and related products,n.e.s. 16,10 9.8 14,2 2.8 20,7 13.6 22,2 14.2 12,5 3.7
51. Organic chemicals 1,2 0.6 0,9 0.2 0,9 0.6 0,7 0.4 1,2 0.4
52. Inorganic chemicals 0,7 0.4 0,3 0.0 0,3 0.2 0,2 0.1 0,3 0.1
53. Dyeing,tanning and colouring material 1,2 0.7 0,8 0.2 2,2 1.4 0,3 0.2 0,5 0.1
54. Medicinal and pharmaceutical products 5,9 3.4 3,0 0.6 4,6 3.0 11,3 7.2 4,5 1.3
55. Perfume,cleaning etc.preparations 1,3 0.7 2,2 0.4 1,4 0.9 0,9 0.6 1,2 0.3
57. Plastics in primary forms 1,7 0.9 1,2 0.2 1,7 1.1 2,1 1.3 0,9 0.2
58. Plastics in non-primary forms 1,3 0.7 0,8 0.2 1,1 0.7 0,6 0.3 0,9 0.3
59. Chemical materials and products,n.e.s. 4,2 2.4 5,1 1.0 8,9 5.8 6,4 4.1 3,3 1.0
6. Basic manufactures 10,5 6.0 10,2 2.0 8,0 5.3 8,9 5.7 9,3 2.7
62. Rubber manufactures,n.e.s. 1,2 0.7 1,10 0.4 0,10 0.6 1,1 0.6 0,7 0.2
65. Textile yarn,fabrics,made up articles,etc. 1,1 0.6 0,4 0.1 0,6 0.3 1,3 0.8 0,6 0.2
66. Non-metallic mineral manufactures,n.e.s. 0,8 0.4 0,7 0.1 0,3 0.1 0,4 0.2 0,6 0.2
67. Iron and steel 2,5 1.4 0,8 0.2 1,3 0.8 1,0 0.6 1,4 0.4
68. Non-ferrous metals 0,5 0.3 0,10 0.2 0,4 0.2 0,8 0.5 1,9 0.6
69. Manufactures of metals,n.e.s. 4,5 2.5 5,3 1.0 4,5 3.0 4,2 2.7 3,10 1.2
7. Machinery,transport equipment 95,10 55.3 223,1 44.4 87,6 57.7 85,5 54.8 130,2 38.7
71. Power generating machinery and equipment 2,10 1.7 1,8 0.3 6,2 4.0 6,7 4.2 2,7 0.8
72. Machinery for specialized industries 9,8 5.6 4,7 0.9 9,4 6.1 9,1 5.8 6,1 1.8
73. Metal working machinery 0,4 0.2 1,8 0.3 0,2 0.1 0,5 0.3 0,2 0.1
74. General industrial machinery n.e.s. 19,4 11.2 12,4 2.5 18,2 12.0 31,2 20.0 11,5 3.4
75. Office machines and adp machines 4,5 2.6 2,1 0.4 7,5 4.9 2,7 1.7 5,10 1.8
76. Telecommunications and sound recording equipment 6,2 3.5 103,7 20.6 7,8 5.1 6,1 3.9 6,8 2.0
77. Electric machinery,n.e.s.and parts 16,7 9.6 71,9 14.3 19,3 12.7 14,8 9.4 15,4 4.6
78. Road vehicles 22,9 13.1 9,2 1.8 6,4 4.2 8,8 5.6 7,4 2.2
79. Other transport equipment 13,5 7.8 15,10 3.2 12,9 8.5 6,1 3.9 74,4 22.1
8. Miscellaneous manufactured articles 19,8 11.4 220,5 43.9 13,3 8.7 16,5 10.6 146,4 43.5
82. Furniture and parts thereof 2,8 1.6 0,8 0.1 1,10 1.3 1,6 1.0 1,5 0.4
84. Articles of apparel and clothing accessories 1,6 0.9 0,5 0.1 0,5 0.3 0,4 0.2 0,10 0.3
87. Instruments and apparates n.e.s. 9,2 5.3 12,6 2.5 6,6 4.3 8,6 5.5 7,8 2.3
88. Photographic equipment,optical goods etc. 0,3 0.2 0,6 0.1 0,3 0.2 0,4 0.2 0,5 0.1
89. Miscellaneous manufactured articles,n.e.s. 5,6 3.2 206,1 41.0 3,8 2.5 5,2 3.3 135,3 40.2
9. Goods not classified elsewhere 12,4 7.1 22,7 4.5 10,0 6.6 11,6 7.4 16,8 5.0
93. Special transactions and commodities not classified 7,7 4.4 8,1 1.6 5,9 3.8 7,4 4.7 6,10 2.1
99. (USA Sitc) Estimate of non-canadian low value shipments; compiled low value shipments to canada; and various export shipments not identified by kind 4,7 2.7 14,7 2.9 4,2 2.7 4,2 2.6 9,8 2.9
0-9. All groups combined 173,5 100.0 502,1 100.0 151,9 100.0 155,9 100.0 336,9 100.0

Source: US Census Bureau

Table: Import from Qatar (QA) to USA during 2020/3 - 2020/7

2020 / 32020 / 42020 / 52020 / 62020 / 7
million $%million $%million $%million $%million $%
2. Crude materials,inedible,except fuels 1,3 0.5 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
28. Metalliferous ores and metal scrap 1,3 0.5 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
3. Mineral fuels etc 40,6 16.4 59,1 38.7 41,9 40.1 23,5 47.7 0,1 0.1
33. Petroleum and products 40,6 16.4 59,1 38.7 41,9 40.1 23,5 47.7 0,1 0.1
5. Chemicals and related products,n.e.s. 37,4 15.1 63,0 41.2 38,0 36.3 10,7 21.7 11,2 48.4
52. Inorganic chemicals 2,7 1.1 2,7 1.7 1,2 1.1 0,5 0.9 0,1 0.4
56. Fertilizers,manufactured 33,7 13.6 60,1 39.3 36,7 35.1 9,5 19.2 10,6 46.1
59. Chemical materials and products,n.e.s. 1,0 0.4 0 0.0 0 0.0 0,7 1.4 0,4 1.7
6. Basic manufactures 15,2 6.1 16,5 10.7 21,7 20.7 11,1 22.4 8,9 38.3
68. Non-ferrous metals 15,2 6.1 16,5 10.7 21,7 20.7 11,0 22.3 8,9 38.3
9. Goods not classified elsewhere 152,5 61.6 14,1 9.2 2,9 2.7 3,9 7.9 2,9 12.5
93. Special transactions and commodities not classified 152,4 61.6 14,1 9.2 2,9 2.7 3,9 7.7 2,9 12.2
0-9. All groups combined 247,6 100.0 152,7 100.0 104,5 100.0 49,2 100.0 23,0 100.0

Source: US Census Bureau

Year level (Sitc)

Year 2020 January - Juli (Sitc)

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