Qatar's most important commodity exports are crude petroleum (56%), natural and manufactured gas (30%), and refined petroleum products (2.1%). Other exports include manufactured polymers (3.2%), steel (2.1%), and fertilizers (1.9%).
In 1999, imports were distributed among the following categories:
Principal trading partners in 2000 (in millions of US dollars) were as follows:
|United Arab Emirates||513||225||288|
|China (inc. Hong Kong)||332||97||235|