U.S. Trade with Qatar in 2021

Export Market Rank
#58 Among U.S. Agricultural Export Markets
Total Export Value
$157.33 Million
3-Year Average
$152.54 Million
Compound Average Growth
7.8% (2012-2021)
Total Export Value 2012 - 2021
Export Value by Commodity 2021

Top 10 Exports to Qatar in 2021

Commodity Total Value (USD) Total Volume (Metric Tons) 10-Year Average Value (USD) 10-Year Growth
Poultry Meat & Prods. (ex. Eggs) $22.69 Million 25,247 $21.46 Million -5%
Beef & Beef Products $18.35 Million 1,497 $13.92 Million 68%
Vegetable Oils (ex. soybean) $14.92 Million 11,306 $2.87 Million 2964%
Condiments & Sauces $10.57 Million 5,079 $6.53 Million 187%
Fresh Fruit $9.7 Million 2,146 $4.89 Million 249%
Baked Goods $9.22 Million 2,949 $7.21 Million 42%
Dairy Products $9.02 Million 1,989 $7.83 Million 165%
Soybean Meal $8.5 Million 17,121 $3.97 Million 10137%
Processed Vegetables $7.78 Million 2,661 $4.56 Million 225%
Tree Nuts $6.68 Million 1,196 $5.39 Million 387%

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Data and Analysis

On September 29, 2022, Qatar’s Ministry of Public Health published updated precautionary requirements for some imported foodstuffs lifting a ban on U.S. poultry and poultry products from all U.S. states.
Overall U.S. agricultural and related product exports to the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Qatar, and Kuwait (GCC-4) are higher by 3 percent from January to March 2021 compared to the same time last year.
International Agricultural Trade Report

Opportunities for U.S. Snacks & Sweets in the GCC Region

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is a regional political and economic treaty organization comprised of the Arabian Gulf nations of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE.

News and Features

USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service is tapping into the uniting experiences of food and sports by shining a spotlight on high-quality, safe, delicious, and sustainably produced U.S. foods during the 2022 FIFA World Cup, underway in Qatar.

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