Container Shipping to Qatar

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International Container Shipping to Qatar

When shipping your goods to another country, you'll want to import them economically. Get here all required information about rates and shipping services to help you make your container shipping process as easy as possible. Look through the information on free trade zones, customs requirements and rates on shipping your containers to Qatar.

Import your container freight to main ports and cities in Qatar: Al Wakrah, Ar Rayyan, Doha, Dukhan, Umm Bab.

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Qatar has been a member of WTO since 13 January 1996.

The following documents are required to transport goods into Qatar: commercial invoice, certificate of origin, bill of lading, pro forma invoice.

Labelling in Arabic is required on all consumer products. The information including details of the manufacturer, product information, and standard quality disclosures must be provided with labels. There are some products which must be clearly marked, stamped, branded or labelled so as to indicate the country of origin.

Free Trade Zones
There are no free trade zones in Qatar but a small area exists in the Doha Port warehouses for re-export purposes. The following are charges: 1) first 20 days free of charge; 2) QR 1 (US$ 0.27) per ton per day for the next 10 days; 3) QR 2 (US$ 0.55) per ton per day for a period beyond that (according to weight or volume, whichever attracts a higher charge).

When thinking of using FCL shipping option (20' and 40' containers), you should keep in mind the following advantages:
1) The container volume is all at your disposal;
2) You don't have to have to wait for your order being consolidated with other orders shipped to the same destination;
3) Mind that your goods will stay in the container from the time of loading in the origin port to the time of unloading at the destination.

Check out the estimated costs on importing your commodities from United States to the ports in Qatar:

 20’ Container  40’ ContainerTransit Time 
 East Coast - Doha $1,647.00 $2,558.00 31
 West Coast - Doha $1,708.00 $2,158.00 38

To get the full cost of transportation you should add the following:

- Bunker Adjustment Factor (BAF Charges) - $90 - $180
- Wharfage - $3 per MT
- Bill of Lading - $50
- Drayage from Terminal to Your Door (depends on the distance) - $220 (minimum) for 20’ and $235 (minimum) for 40’ container
- Fuel Surcharge - starts at $40
- Shipper's Declaration (Over $2,500.00) - $50
- Allowance for Industrial Goods - $100 - $150
- Hazardous Material - $100

Please note that these charges are subject to change. Request an online quote to get the fresh rates.