International Trade Statistics Yearbook 2013, Volume I
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International Trade Statistics Yearbook 2013, Volume I

Trade by Country

The 2013 International Trade Statistics Yearbook, Volume I provides an overview of the international trade merchandise trade in 2013 and detailed information on the trade performance for numerous countries up to 2013. Overall, data for a total of 175 countries (or areas) are shown with the 2013 data on imports and exports by commodity and trading partner provided for approximately 90 countries (or areas), representing more than 70% of world trade of 2013. The goal is to provide a more analytical and condensed view of trade by using graphs, overview tables and descriptive text.

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16 Jan 2015
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10.18356/812d8b13-en
 
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In 2012, the value of merchandise exports of Qatar increased substantially by 17.0 percent to reach 133.7 bln US$, while its merchandise imports was 30.8 bln US$ (see graph 1, table 2 and table 3). The merchandise trade balance recorded a relatively large surplus of 102.9 bln US$ (see graph 1). The largest merchandise trade balance was with MDG Developed ASPAC at 35.3 bln US$ (see graph 4). Merchandise exports in Qatar were diversified amongst partners; imports were also diversified. The top 9 partners accounted for 80 percent or more of exports and 15 partners accounted for 80 percent or more of imports (see graph 5). In 2012, the value of exports of services of Qatar increased substantially by 34.2 percent, reaching 9.9 bln US$, while its imports of services increased substantially by 41.7 percent and reached 23.9 bln US$ (see graph 2). There was a large trade in services deficit of 14.0 bln US$.