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About

China-Qatar In 2021, China exported $4.21B to Qatar. The main products that China exported to Qatar are Buses ($363M), Broadcasting Equipment ($204M), and Semiconductor Devices ($177M). During the last 26 years the exports of China to Qatar have increased at an annualized rate of 26.4%, from $9.53M in 1995 to $4.21B in 2021.

In 2021, China did not export any services to Qatar.

Qatar-China In 2021, Qatar exported $12B to China. The main products that Qatar exported to China were Petroleum Gas ($5.94B), Crude Petroleum ($2.48B), and Refined Petroleum ($2.23B). During the last 26 years the exports of Qatar to China have increased at an annualized rate of 21.3%, from $78.3M in 1995 to $12B in 2021.

In 2021, Qatar did not export any services to China.

Comparison In 2021,  China ranked 25 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.07), and 1 in total exports ($3.34T). That same year, Qatar ranked 70 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -0.17), and 40 in total exports ($94.7B).

Historical Data

Bilateral Trade by Products

Depth
Value

In 2021, China exported $4.21B to Qatar. The main products exported from China to Qatar were Buses ($363M), Broadcasting Equipment ($204M), and Semiconductor Devices ($177M). During the last 26 years the exports of China to Qatar have increased at an annualized rate of 26.4%, from $9.53M in 1995 to $4.21B in 2021.

In 2021, Qatar exported $12B to China. The main products exported from Qatar to China were Petroleum Gas ($5.94B), Crude Petroleum ($2.48B), and Refined Petroleum ($2.23B). During the last 26 years the exports of Qatar to China have increased at an annualized rate of 21.3%, from $78.3M in 1995 to $12B in 2021.

Exports from China (Flag) to Qatar (Flag) (2021)

Exports from Qatar (Flag) to China (Flag) (2021)

Market Competitiveness

Color
China
Top Destination
United States$530B
Qatar
Top Destination
China$12B

This map shows whether countries import more from China or Qatar. Each country is colored based on the difference in imports they receive from China and Qatar or the difference in the growth in imports.

In 2021, countries that imported more from China than Qatar were United States ($530B), Hong Kong ($323B), and Japan ($168B).

In 2021, countries that imported more from Qatar than China were Gibraltar ($35.5M).

Difference in imports from Qatar (Flag) and China (Flag) (2021)

Comparative Advantage China - Qatar

Flow
Scale

This chart compares trade between China and Qatar by product, considering products traded by both, China and Qatar.

During 2021, China had a large net trade with Qatar in the exports of Machines ($1.38B), Metals ($566M), and Transportation ($535M).

During 2021, Qatar had a large net trade with China in the exports of Mineral Products ($10.7B), Plastics and Rubbers ($708M), and Chemical Products ($292M).

Economic Complexity

Competitive Landscape

This visualization show the product space at the HS4 level colored from blue to yellow.  This mean that the more blue a dot/product is, the more China has comparative advantage over Qatar. Similarly, the more yellow a dot/product is, the more Qatar has comparative advantage over China.

Product Space of China (Flag) and Qatar (Flag) (2021)

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