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Russian trade with Tajikistan in 2012

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The Report on Russia’s foreign trade in goods with Tajikistan in 2012: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Tajikistan

In 2012, Russia’s trade with Tajikistan was $747,114,775, down 7.81% ($63,335,312) from 2011.

Russia’s exports to Tajikistan in 2012 were $678,829,203, down 5.96% ($42,997,155) from 2011.

Russia’s imports from Tajikistan in 2012 were $68,285,572, down 22.95% ($20,338,157) from 2011.

Russia’s trade surplus with Tajikistan in 2012 was $610,543,631, a 3.58% decrease ($22,658,998) over 2011.

Tajikistan was Russia’s 72nd largest trading partner in 2012 (down from 71st in 2011), accounting for 0.0887% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0985% in 2011).

Tajikistan was Russia’s 60th largest export market in 2012 (up from 62nd in 2011), accounting for 0.1294% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.1397% in 2011).

Tajikistan was Russia’s 89th largest supplier in 2012 (down from 84th in 2011), accounting for 0.0215% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0290% in 2011).

Russia’s Exports to Tajikistan

The major share of Russian exports to Tajikistan in 2012 (and in 2011) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 34.74% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (40.34% in 2011);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 19.51% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (17.39% in 2011);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 16.99% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (16.04% in 2011);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 10.65% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (8.75% in 2011);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 7.70% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (7.01% in 2011);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 5.34% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (6.20% in 2011).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Tajikistan in 2012 over 2011 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $12,902,333;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $11,525,403;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $3,924,815;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - an increase of $2,622,493;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $2,562,517;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $2,373,855;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $2,138,695;
  • Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes, polishing or scouring preparations, candles and similar articles, modeling pastes, "dental waxes" and dental preparations with a basis of plaster (HS code 34) - an increase of $2,126,853;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - an increase of $2,107,989.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Tajikistan in 2012 over 2011 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $55,660,228;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - a decrease of $14,649,993;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $8,531,528;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - a decrease of $4,165,189;
  • Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles (HS code 85) - a decrease of $2,982,198;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - a decrease of $2,546,328.
Russia’s exports to Tajikistan in 2012 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2012,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2012
over 2011
01 Live animals 802,318 0.12 462,56473.45
02 Meat and edible meat offal 6,756 0.00 206,439-96.73
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 739,464 0.11 1,106,874-33.19
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 8,696,115 1.28 6,073,62243.18
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 17 0.00 25,592-99.93
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 156,722 0.02 170,046-7.84
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 1,323,943 0.20 1,642,001-19.37
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 255,185 0.04 318,957-19.99
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 184,098 0.03 236,025-22.00
10 Cereals 17,863,316 2.63 4,960,983260.08
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 7,294,230 1.07 11,459,419-36.35
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 50,400 0.01 240,975-79.08
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 1,231 0.00 3,151-60.93
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 31,069,113 4.58 27,144,29814.46
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 2,233,375 0.33 1,561,10843.06
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 10,868,349 1.60 25,518,342-57.41
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 11,926,294 1.76 11,155,4636.91
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 20,038,181 2.95 17,899,48611.95
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 2,035,625 0.30 1,059,19092.19
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 5,941,805 0.88 7,362,344-19.29
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 6,490,697 0.96 3,928,18065.23
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 1,008,520 0.15 903,93311.57
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 3,479,272 0.51 2,095,21266.06
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 2,184,701 0.32 1,872,26416.69
26 Ores, slag and ash 0 0.00 32,621-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 233,629,778 34.42 289,290,006-19.24
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 3,323,509 0.49 5,869,837-43.38
29 Organic chemicals 898,566 0.13 961,916-6.59
30 Pharmaceutical products 10,437,232 1.54 9,984,4624.53
31 Fertilizers 4,152,595 0.61 3,785,9119.69
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3,961,808 0.58 4,432,560-10.62
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 3,259,892 0.48 2,171,53750.12
34 Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes, polishing or scouring preparations, candles and similar articles, modeling pastes, "dental waxes" and dental preparations with a basis of plaster 10,070,406 1.48 7,943,55326.77
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 208,771 0.03 286,909-27.23
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 1,995,217 0.29 1,769,17012.78
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 71,799 0.01 36,75795.33
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 4,909,707 0.72 4,212,68316.55
39 Plastics and articles thereof 4,379,081 0.65 5,121,726-14.50
40 Rubber and articles thereof 4,615,757 0.68 4,010,30615.10
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 25,020 0.00 41,501-39.71
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 24,607 0.00 34,154-27.95
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 109,273,213 16.10 110,008,948-0.67
45 Cork and articles of cork 26 0.00 662-96.07
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 3 0.00 0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 144,883 0.02 48,588198.19
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 5,149,934 0.76 5,069,9401.58
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 757,439 0.11 657,97515.12
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 24,152 0.00 410,706-94.12
52 Cotton 2,738 0.00 14,492-81.11
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 6,323 0.00 1983,093.43
54 Man-made filaments 29,549 0.00 180,758-83.65
55 Man-made staple fibers 97,207 0.01 45,538113.46
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 892,953 0.13 494,82180.46
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 111 0.00 26326.92
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 803 0.00 4,080-80.32
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 295,721 0.04 169,31974.65
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 98 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 204,614 0.03 20,343905.82
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 547,353 0.08 318,75971.71
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 212,602 0.03 296,498-28.30
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 554,888 0.08 468,91718.33
65 Headgear and parts thereof 69,872 0.01 45,77852.63
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 4,620 0.00 12,295-62.42
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 21,765,793 3.21 19,657,80410.72
69 Ceramic products 3,956,956 0.58 3,494,83313.22
70 Glass and glassware 3,553,442 0.52 2,172,84363.54
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 53,015 0.01 278,623-80.97
72 Iron and steel 58,875,882 8.67 47,350,47924.34
73 Articles of iron or steel 10,075,898 1.48 9,272,8758.66
74 Copper and articles thereof 541,084 0.08 558,162-3.06
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0 0.00 553,994-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 207,350 0.03 415,931-50.15
79 Zinc and articles thereof 14,292 0.00 4792,883.72
80 Tin and articles thereof 0 0.00 8-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 14,926 0.00 2555,753.33
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,269,042 0.19 2,229,243-43.07
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,267,467 0.19 2,814,133-54.96
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 10,963,685 1.62 19,495,213-43.76
85 Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles 14,111,626 2.08 17,093,824-17.45
86 Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds 2,208,959 0.33 1,838,27320.16
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 6,876,055 1.01 4,502,20052.73
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 75 0.00 212-64.62
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,083,986 0.31 1,819,55714.53
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 1,066 0.00 71848.47
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 31,303 0.00 11527,120.00
94 Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings 1,678,158 0.25 2,063,761-18.68
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 16,473 0.00 28,183-41.55
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 130,402 0.02 42,398207.57
SS Classified 249,694 0.04 481 524-48.15

Russia’s Imports from Tajikistan

The major share of Russian imports from Tajikistan in 2012 (and in 2011) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 49.66% of Russia’s total imports from Tajikistan (57.66% in 2011);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 26.34% of Russia’s total imports from Tajikistan (0.31% in 2011);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 16.16% of Russia’s total imports from Tajikistan (41.15% in 2011);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.39% of Russia’s total imports from Tajikistan (0.25% in 2011);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.26% of Russia’s total imports from Tajikistan (0.15% in 2011).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Tajikistan in 2012 over 2011 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $17,839,936;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $2,963,496;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $933,111;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $472,325;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - an increase of $440,413.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Tajikistan in 2012 over 2011 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cotton (HS code 52) - a decrease of $14,504,538;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $13,428,237;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $10,875,291;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $2,349,560;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $673,486;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $329,511;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $220,428.
Russia’s imports from Tajikistan in 2012 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2012,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2012
over 2011
01 Live animals 128,517 0.19 237,918-45.98
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 25,601 0.04 66,997-61.79
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 7,106,578 10.41 17,981,869-60.48
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 3,597,049 5.27 17,025,286-78.87
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 562 0.00 6,386-91.20
10 Cereals 0 0.00 22,818-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 50,165 0.07 723,651-93.07
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 10,215 0.01 1,146791.36
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 31,299-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 11,145 0.02 231,573-95.19
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 28,962-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 105,857 0.16 106,717-0.81
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 141,880 0.21 272,150-47.87
26 Ores, slag and ash 17,845,792 26.13 5,856304,643.72
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 497,109 0.73 56,696776.80
29 Organic chemicals 1,166 0.00 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,686 0.00 0
34 Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes, polishing or scouring preparations, candles and similar articles, modeling pastes, "dental waxes" and dental preparations with a basis of plaster 30 0.00 126-76.19
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 165 0.00 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 66 0.00 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 869 0.00 321170.72
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 13,327 0.02 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 743 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 382 0.00 0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 274,494 0.40 233,91517.35
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 215 0.00 82,900-99.74
52 Cotton 29,701,769 43.50 44,206,307-32.81
54 Man-made filaments 84,791 0.12 38,033122.94
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 6,450 0.01 24,687-73.87
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 490,427 0.72 428,65314.41
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 77,829 0.11 407,340-80.89
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 3,234,523 4.74 5,584,083-42.08
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 174,485 0.26 297,960-41.44
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 142,293 0.21 26,406438.87
65 Headgear and parts thereof 680 0.00 1,070-36.45
69 Ceramic products 718 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 8,134 0.01 0
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 10,114 0.01 59,871-83.11
73 Articles of iron or steel 74 0.00 0
74 Copper and articles thereof 2,963,496 4.34 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 31,409 0.05 130,084-75.85
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 9 0.00 93,057-99.99
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 68,147 0.10 105,659-35.50
85 Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles 46,626 0.07 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 956,671 1.40 23,5603,960.57
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 472,325 0.69 0
94 Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings 989 0.00 1,241-20.31
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 79,132-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia