Trade between Australia and Qatar is worth millions: in 2017 merchandise trade between the two countries was worth $AU 947 million and the services trade was worth $AU 823 million. Are you hoping to export to Qatar? Do you want to make the most of the growing relationship between Australia and this Middle Eastern nation? TSL is here to help. We offer a comprehensive freight forwarding service for businesses throughout Australia and the world. We can organise great-value sea and air freight services to Qatar and will ensure your goods arrive there with zero hassle.
It’s probably clear to you what a goods export is – but what do we mean when we talk about Qatar imports of services? A service export is any service provided by a resident in one country to a company or people in another. Such services can cover a wide range of industries. The following are ways Qatar imports of services from Australia may be carried out:
| Qatar fact file
Population: 2.6 million
Top import sources: United States, China and Germany
Key goods imports: Aircraft/spacecraft, machinery and mechanical appliances, vehicles, electrical machinery, commodities and gems
Key goods imports from Australia: Aluminium ores, meat, live animals
Yearly goods trade with Australia: $AU 947 million (2016-7)
Yearly services trade with Australia: $AU 823 million (2016-7)
If you want to export to Qatar, you will need to decide whether it makes more sense to transport your goods using sea or air freight services to Qatar. Transporting goods to Qatar by plane is by far the quickest method. It typically takes between one and six days for goods to reach Australia from Qatar. Air freight is the logical choice if your consignment is not too bulky or heavy, and your budget allows you to invest in air transportation.