Trade in goods with USA SITC (Standard International Trade Classification)
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Qatar trade flows with USA by SITC*) product sections during 2020/12 - 2021/4

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


Share of USA's2020/12
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Trade in Goods0.20.10.10.10.1

USA's foreign trade with Qatar, exports to Qatar and imports from Qatar in April 2021


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 April Qatar was USA's 62. largest foreign trade partner. Decrease from the previous month was 6 places. $398 million worth of trade was 39.2 per cent lower than in April of the previous year. During the month, the balance of trade with Qatar was $50 million of surplus.

The value of imports from Qatar was 14.0 per cent higher than in April of the previous year, thus amounting to $174 million. Major product categories of imports from Qatar were 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), representing 46.0 percent of imports, Sitc562 (fertilizers (other than those of group 272)) 40.8 % and Sitc684 (aluminium) 9.7 % of the imports.

The value of exports to Qatar declined considerably,by 55.4 per cent, compared to in April of the previous year, thus amounting to $224 million in April 2021. The largest product groups of exports were: Sitc764 (telecommunications equipment, n.e.s., and parts, n.e.s., and accessories of apparatus falling within division 76), which represented a share of 33.7 per cent of total exports, Sitc781 (motor cars and other motor vehicles principally designed for the transport of persons (other than motor vehicles for the transport of ten or more persons, including the driver), including station-wagons and racing cars) 9.2 % and Sitc598 (miscellaneous chemical products, n.e.s.) 7.1 % of the exports.

Development during January-April 2021

During January-April, trade in goods between the two countries declined sharply (-36.6 %) over the same period last year. The value of the trade was $1.2 billion. During January-April the value of imports was $551 million. The export value was $657 million. Compared to the corresponding period in 2020, the value of imports decreased by -1.2% and the value of exports by -51.2 %. The largest product group in terms of imports has been 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 $279 million. In export the largest value had Sitc764 (telecommunications equipment, n.e.s., and parts, n.e.s., and accessories of apparatus falling within division 76), worth being $118 million. The trade balance between USA and Qatarin between January and April was in surplus for USA. The timing surplus was $106 million.


Table: USA's export to Qatar (QA) during 2020/12 - 2021/4

2020 / 122021 / 12021 / 22021 / 32021 / 4
million $%million $%million $%million $%million $%
0. Food and live animals 9.7 1.3 10.6 6.8 9.2 7.7 13.4 8.4 9.7 4.3
00. Live animals 0.8 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.9 0.7 0.1 0.0 0 0.0
01. Meat and meat preparations 1.8 0.2 2.7 1.7 1.8 1.5 3.2 2.0 2.8 1.2
02. Dairy products and birds' eggs 0.7 0.1 1.2 0.7 0.6 0.5 0.8 0.5 0.8 0.4
04. Cereals and cereal preparations 0.9 0.1 1.8 1.1 1.3 1.1 1.2 0.7 1.1 0.5
05. Vegetables and fruit 1.5 0.2 1.7 1.1 2.2 1.8 2.0 1.2 1.5 0.6
08. Feeding stuff for animals 2.4 0.3 1.2 0.7 0.10 0.8 4.5 2.8 1.5 0.7
09. Miscellaneous edible products and preparations 1.6 0.2 1.5 1.0 1.3 1.0 1.5 0.9 1.7 0.7
3. Mineral fuels etc 0.2 0.0 7.6 4.9 0.1 0.1 7.6 4.7 0.5 0.2
33. Petroleum and products 0.2 0.0 7.6 4.9 0.1 0.0 7.6 4.7 0.5 0.2
4. Animal and vegetable oils and fats 1.2 0.2 1.3 0.8 0.8 0.6 0.2 0.1 1.6 0.7
42. Fixed vegetable fats and oils 1.2 0.2 1.3 0.8 0.8 0.6 0.2 0.1 1.6 0.7
5. Chemicals and related products,n.e.s. 13.2 1.8 11.2 7.2 18.9 15.7 14.3 9.0 25.3 11.3
51. Organic chemicals 0.6 0.1 0.6 0.3 0.5 0.4 0.7 0.4 0.8 0.4
53. Dyeing,tanning and colouring material 0.3 0.0 0.5 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.10 0.6 0.5 0.2
54. Medicinal and pharmaceutical products 4.7 0.7 2.1 1.3 5.4 4.4 1.9 1.2 4.7 2.1
55. Perfume,cleaning etc.preparations 0.7 0.1 1.2 0.8 1.1 0.9 1.10 1.2 0.9 0.4
57. Plastics in primary forms 1.9 0.3 2.1 1.3 0.7 0.5 1.9 1.1 0.4 0.2
58. Plastics in non-primary forms 1.0 0.1 1.6 1.0 0.9 0.7 1.2 0.7 0.7 0.3
59. Chemical materials and products,n.e.s. 3.8 0.5 3.2 2.0 10.2 8.5 5.6 3.5 17.3 7.7
6. Basic manufactures 7.4 1.0 5.7 3.6 6.9 5.8 7.6 4.8 7.9 3.5
62. Rubber manufactures,n.e.s. 0.7 0.1 0.6 0.3 0.8 0.7 1.1 0.7 1.3 0.6
64. Paper,paperboard and articles thereof 0.4 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.1 1.1 0.5
65. Textile yarn,fabrics,made up articles,etc. 0.8 0.1 0.3 0.2 0.5 0.4 1.1 0.6 0.8 0.3
66. Non-metallic mineral manufactures,n.e.s. 0.7 0.1 0.4 0.3 1.1 0.9 0.6 0.3 0.7 0.3
67. Iron and steel 1.4 0.2 0.5 0.3 0.5 0.4 0.8 0.5 0.5 0.2
68. Non-ferrous metals 0.4 0.0 0.3 0.2 0.7 0.5 0.6 0.4 0.3 0.1
69. Manufactures of metals,n.e.s. 3.1 0.4 3.7 2.3 3.1 2.5 3.6 2.2 3.5 1.6
7. Machinery,transport equipment 615.1 86.0 92.9 60.0 58.5 48.9 87.7 55.3 146.7 65.5
71. Power generating machinery and equipment 7.8 1.1 2.4 1.5 3.6 2.9 15.8 9.9 1.3 0.5
72. Machinery for specialized industries 6.2 0.9 3.8 2.4 4.4 3.6 4.8 3.0 4.6 2.0
73. Metal working machinery 0.4 0.0 0.2 0.1 0.9 0.7 0.2 0.1 0.3 0.1
74. General industrial machinery n.e.s. 15.4 2.2 13.7 8.8 12.5 10.4 14.6 9.2 11.0 4.9
75. Office machines and adp machines 3.7 0.5 3.6 2.3 1.8 1.4 1.6 1.0 7.9 3.5
76. Telecommunications and sound recording equipment 4.7 0.6 33.1 21.3 2.6 2.1 7.8 4.9 75.8 33.8
77. Electric machinery,n.e.s.and parts 8.10 1.2 13.8 8.9 10.5 8.8 9.4 5.9 11.2 5.0
78. Road vehicles 41.8 5.8 11.6 7.4 12.6 10.5 28.5 17.9 24.3 10.9
79. Other transport equipment 526.5 73.6 11.2 7.2 10.1 8.4 5.4 3.4 10.8 4.8
8. Miscellaneous manufactured articles 56.10 8.0 17.5 11.3 17.2 14.4 19.6 12.3 20.6 9.2
81. Prefabr.buildings;sanitary,lighting etc.fixtrs 0.9 0.1 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.1 1.1 0.7 0.7 0.3
82. Furniture and parts thereof 2.4 0.3 2.1 1.4 2.10 2.4 2.5 1.5 1.6 0.7
83. Travel goods,handbags and sim.containers 0.9 0.1 1.2 0.8 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.7 0.3
84. Articles of apparel and clothing accessories 0.10 0.1 1.1 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.9 0.5 0.10 0.4
87. Instruments and apparates n.e.s. 42.9 6.0 8.0 5.1 7.9 6.6 9.6 6.0 10.7 4.8
89. Miscellaneous manufactured articles,n.e.s. 8.8 1.2 4.5 2.9 5.0 4.2 4.6 2.9 5.10 2.6
9. Goods not classified elsewhere 11.4 1.6 7.9 5.1 7.9 6.5 8.1 5.0 11.3 5.0
93. Special transactions and commodities not classified 4.4 0.6 3.6 2.3 4.6 3.8 3.8 2.4 4.10 2.2
99. (USA Sitc) Estimate of non-canadian low value shipments; compiled low value shipments to canada; and various export shipments not identified by kind 7.0 1.0 4.3 2.8 3.3 2.7 4.3 2.7 6.3 2.8
0-9. All groups combined 715.3 100.0 154.8 100.0 119.5 100.0 158.7 100.0 223.10 100.0

Source: US Census Bureau

Table: Import from Qatar (QA) to USA during 2020/12 - 2021/4

2020 / 122021 / 12021 / 22021 / 32021 / 4
million $%million $%million $%million $%million $%
3. Mineral fuels etc 70.3 64.6 70.3 58.0 62.8 61.4 66.3 43.1 80.1 46.0
33. Petroleum and products 70.3 64.6 70.3 58.0 62.8 61.4 66.3 43.1 80.1 46.0
5. Chemicals and related products,n.e.s. 19.8 18.2 33.3 27.4 19.4 18.9 65.9 42.8 73.8 42.4
51. Organic chemicals 0.1 0.0 6.8 5.5 6.4 6.2 0.1 0.0 0 0.0
52. Inorganic chemicals 5.7 5.2 2.2 1.8 1.4 1.3 0.8 0.5 2.2 1.2
56. Fertilizers,manufactured 13.3 12.1 24.4 20.1 11.6 11.3 64.7 42.1 71.1 40.8
57. Plastics in primary forms 0.8 0.7 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.3 0.1 0.4 0.2
6. Basic manufactures 13.4 12.3 13.10 11.5 17.2 16.8 14.7 9.5 16.9 9.7
68. Non-ferrous metals 13.3 12.2 13.9 11.5 17.2 16.8 14.7 9.5 16.9 9.7
7. Machinery,transport equipment 0.4 0.3 0.8 0.6 0.9 0.8 0.6 0.3 0.3 0.1
74. General industrial machinery n.e.s. 0.2 0.2 0.6 0.5 0.8 0.7 0.5 0.3 0.2 0.1
9. Goods not classified elsewhere 5.1 4.6 2.8 2.3 2.1 2.0 6.5 4.2 3.1 1.8
93. Special transactions and commodities not classified 5.0 4.6 2.7 2.2 2.1 2.0 6.4 4.1 3.0 1.7
0-9. All groups combined 108.8 100.0 121.1 100.0 102.2 100.0 153.9 100.0 174.1 100.0

Source: US Census Bureau

Year level (Sitc)

Year 2021 January - April (Sitc)


Year level of Advanced Technology Products (ATP)

Advanced Technology Products (ATP) of last published months

Year 2021 January - April (ATP)

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