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Russian trade with Uzbekistan 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 Uzbekistan in 2012: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Uzbekistan

In 2012, Russia’s trade with Uzbekistan was $3,715,270,538, down 6.22% ($246,588,791) from 2011.

Russia’s exports to Uzbekistan in 2012 totaled $2,324,170,329, up 10.36% ($218,234,382) from 2011.

Russia’s imports from Uzbekistan in 2012 were $1,391,100,209, down 25.05% ($464,823,173) from 2011.

Russia’s trade surplus with Uzbekistan in 2012 was $933,070,120, a 273.21% increase ($683,057,555) over 2011.

Uzbekistan was Russia’s 33rd largest trading partner in 2012 (down from 32nd in 2011), accounting for 0.4412% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.4817% in 2011).

Uzbekistan was Russia’s 33rd largest export market in 2012 (up from 36th in 2011), accounting for 0.4429% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.4076% in 2011).

Uzbekistan was Russia’s 35th largest supplier in 2012 (down from 30th in 2011), accounting for 0.4385% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.6070% in 2011).

Russia’s Exports to Uzbekistan

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

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 22.30% of Russia’s total exports to Uzbekistan (21.13% in 2011);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 22.08% of Russia’s total exports to Uzbekistan (22.66% in 2011);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 20.27% of Russia’s total exports to Uzbekistan (18.48% in 2011);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 11.04% of Russia’s total exports to Uzbekistan (11.67% in 2011);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 10.58% of Russia’s total exports to Uzbekistan (7.29% in 2011);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 9.56% of Russia’s total exports to Uzbekistan (10.83% in 2011).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Uzbekistan 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) - an increase of $103,828,789;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $54,758,558;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $54,282,999;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $34,394,064;
  • 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 (HS code 86) - an increase of $25,952,133;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $25,864,048;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $14,743,053;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $10,641,189;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $7,245,452;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $7,207,058;
  • Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn (HS code 53) - an increase of $7,089,886.

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

  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - a decrease of $18,600,623;
  • 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 $13,886,926;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $13,097,285;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - a decrease of $11,819,814;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - a decrease of $7,455,201.
Russia’s exports to Uzbekistan in 2012 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2012,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2012
over 2011
01 Live animals 381,253 0.02 189,160101.55
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 573,860 0.02 259,903120.80
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 4,025,703 0.17 4,471,423-9.97
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 5,423-100.00
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 136,765 0.01 42,705220.26
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 2,403,914 0.10 1,220,45696.97
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 710,658 0.03 679,1994.63
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 47,178 0.00 25,44485.42
10 Cereals 933,512 0.04 14,030,797-93.35
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 7,685,114 0.33 19,504,928-60.60
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 460,387 0.02 1,222,510-62.34
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 204,685 0.01 132,82954.10
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 154,539,233 6.65 139,796,18010.55
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 683,193 0.03 325,742109.73
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 1,230,320 0.05 8,685,521-85.83
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 5,673,383 0.24 2,098,602170.34
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 17,194,907 0.74 15,796,1268.86
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 2,751,671 0.12 3,156,228-12.82
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 13,864,488 0.60 12,020,02415.34
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 5,209,875 0.22 2,848,38182.91
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 1,420,944 0.06 67,5752,002.77
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 2,014,948 0.09 1,568,90628.43
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 21,650,597 0.93 14,443,53949.90
26 Ores, slag and ash 6,209,503 0.27 24,810,126-74.97
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 218,016,433 9.38 114,187,64490.93
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 17,067,730 0.73 16,259,2334.97
29 Organic chemicals 30,003,013 1.29 25,915,06315.77
30 Pharmaceutical products 60,044,010 2.58 52,798,55813.72
31 Fertilizers 817,300 0.04 717,34013.93
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 7,156,305 0.31 6,176,83915.86
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 14,785,902 0.64 11,164,65932.43
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 12,669,804 0.55 10,821,70117.08
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 779,848 0.03 721,6718.06
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 11,452,185 0.49 9,350,00722.48
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 185,914 0.01 81,007129.50
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 23,767,572 1.02 29,333,236-18.97
39 Plastics and articles thereof 29,963,198 1.29 34,528,546-13.22
40 Rubber and articles thereof 47,996,030 2.07 47,869,6620.26
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 71,342 0.00 50114,139.92
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 57,492 0.00 287,543-80.01
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0 0.00 61-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 450,850,553 19.40 416,456,4898.26
45 Cork and articles of cork 60 0.00 0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 1,899,628 0.08 2,291,229-17.09
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 59,347,332 2.55 57,339,9613.50
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,164,810 0.05 1,038,77612.13
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 1,650,530 0.07 703,562134.60
52 Cotton 60,175 0.00 166,106-63.77
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 7,296,174 0.31 206,2883,436.89
54 Man-made filaments 306,514 0.01 526,680-41.80
55 Man-made staple fibers 4,626,065 0.20 1,440,749221.09
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 4,501,604 0.19 5,680,205-20.75
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 26 0.00 21,200.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 7,499 0.00 2,580190.66
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 2,801,545 0.12 3,108,641-9.88
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 6,043 0.00 900571.44
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 200,586 0.01 198,1481.23
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 213,342 0.01 826,164-74.18
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 210,616 0.01 227,133-7.27
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 661,775 0.03 680,516-2.75
65 Headgear and parts thereof 39,240 0.00 123,544-68.24
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 142 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 7,093,785 0.31 6,303,57012.54
69 Ceramic products 9,989,480 0.43 8,888,41712.39
70 Glass and glassware 12,622,535 0.54 11,042,85914.30
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 32,391 0.00 79,045-59.02
72 Iron and steel 344,652,131 14.83 289,893,57318.89
73 Articles of iron or steel 119,809,824 5.15 93,945,77627.53
74 Copper and articles thereof 10,262,381 0.44 7,531,78736.25
75 Nickel and articles thereof 774,013 0.03 1,150,237-32.71
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 23,663,557 1.02 26,743,356-11.52
78 Lead and articles thereof 5,505,522 0.24 8,226,886-33.08
79 Zinc and articles thereof 5,276 0.00 8,495-37.89
80 Tin and articles thereof 1,379,865 0.06 710,45794.22
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 166,391 0.01 261,066-36.26
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 8,279,940 0.36 11,633,471-28.83
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 3,790,794 0.16 4,821,978-21.39
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 247,196,408 10.64 192,913,40928.14
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 102,803,602 4.42 116,690,528-11.90
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 47,000,107 2.02 21,047,974123.30
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 44,335,268 1.91 33,694,07931.58
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 989,249 0.04 282,589250.07
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 28,845,400 1.24 24,610,87717.21
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 8,429 0.00 126,226-93.32
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 1,987,246 0.09 2,544,819-21.91
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 739,048 0.03 365,479102.21
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 964,202 0.04 205,090370.14
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 11,034 0.00 3,825188.47
SS Classified 40,578,023 1.75 123 577 408-67.16

Russia’s Imports from Uzbekistan

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 48.49% of Russia’s total imports from Uzbekistan (38.94% in 2011);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 28.26% of Russia’s total imports from Uzbekistan (25.70% in 2011);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 11.76% of Russia’s total imports from Uzbekistan (20.76% in 2011);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.27% of Russia’s total imports from Uzbekistan (3.68% in 2011);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.86% of Russia’s total imports from Uzbekistan (4.96% in 2011).

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

  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $28,993,072.

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

  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $150,508,296;
  • Cotton (HS code 52) - a decrease of $102,581,654;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $67,640,351;
  • 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 $30,665,238;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $21,243,021;
  • 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 $20,773,135;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $19,556,783;
  • Knitted or crocheted fabrics (HS code 60) - a decrease of $5,468,294;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - a decrease of $4,636,885.
Russia’s imports from Uzbekistan in 2012 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2012,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2012
over 2011
01 Live animals 1,188,531 0.09 1,569,730-24.28
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 297,722-100.00
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 59,190-100.00
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 1,558,202 0.11 1,694,858-8.06
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 26,195,478 1.88 93,835,829-72.08
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 104,138,602 7.49 254,646,898-59.10
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1,482,328 0.11 1,558,016-4.86
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 520,842 0.04 1,438,991-63.81
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 13,043 0.00 28,702-54.56
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 98,700-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 36,736 0.00 16,914117.19
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 11,071,551 0.80 10,210,2148.44
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 4,358 0.00 11,123-60.82
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 6,632,293 0.48 5,646,36317.46
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 10,729,208 0.77 14,159,187-24.22
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 45,195 0.00 51,189-11.71
26 Ores, slag and ash 0 0.00 6,032-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,296 0.00 7,564-82.87
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 5,259,870 0.38 26,033,005-79.80
29 Organic chemicals 5,726,894 0.41 1,993,130187.33
30 Pharmaceutical products 405,571 0.03 438,476-7.50
31 Fertilizers 206,165 0.01 545,442-62.20
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 171,508 0.01 88,74693.26
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 8 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 226,214 0.02 229,656-1.50
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 0.00 19,119-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 41,495,109 2.98 62,738,130-33.86
40 Rubber and articles thereof 207,473 0.01 23,031800.84
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 47,189 0.00 0
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 1,257,769 0.09 1,554,649-19.10
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 4,795 0.00 51,821-90.75
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 24,565 0.00 22,8007.74
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 3,272,824 0.24 6,119,841-46.52
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 8,255 0.00 85,546-90.35
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 49,835 0.00 43,16415.46
50 Silk 64,576 0.00 47,96434.63
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 2,503,991 0.18 2,894,924-13.50
52 Cotton 166,664,660 11.98 269,246,314-38.10
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0 0.00 15-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 51,992 0.00 343,911-84.88
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 7,716,119 0.55 12,353,004-37.54
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 2,766,475 0.20 3,306,439-16.33
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 542,930 0.04 201,102169.98
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 10,484 0.00 137,656-92.38
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 20,463,095 1.47 25,931,389-21.09
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 182,870,144 13.15 153,877,07218.84
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 4,729,069 0.34 3,496,89835.24
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 4,317,011 0.31 4,439,884-2.77
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 228,205 0.02 379,807-39.92
65 Headgear and parts thereof 164,577 0.01 152,9297.62
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 75,029 0.01 170,800-56.07
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 142,289 0.01 121,18417.42
69 Ceramic products 69,356 0.00 20,676235.44
70 Glass and glassware 391,207 0.03 191,791103.98
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 226,294 0.02 276,481-18.15
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,218,661 0.09 809,83650.48
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,606,192 0.12 1,613,643-0.46
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 4,215,031 0.30 6,991,742-39.71
79 Zinc and articles thereof 37,994,821 2.73 41,224,729-7.83
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 14,057,688 1.01 17,223,277-18.38
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 17,062 0.00 20,596-17.16
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 250,147 0.02 491,426-49.10
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 11,136,778 0.80 9,973,71611.66
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 68,301,076 4.91 98,966,314-30.99
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 151,120 0.01 142,0966.35
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 593,221,561 42.64 612,778,344-3.19
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 122-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,755,436 0.13 760,034130.97
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 34,336 0.00 12,938165.39
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 689 0.00 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 312,452 0.02 176,06277.47
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 25,913 0.00 19,90030.22
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,600,576 0.12 2,373,149-32.55
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 1,271 0.00 0
SS Classified 39,220,189 2.82 99 431 440-60.56
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