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

Russia’s Trade with Yemen

In 2012, Russia’s trade with Yemen totaled $234,118,458, up 43.31% ($70,756,774) from 2011.

Russia’s exports to Yemen in 2012 totaled $233,819,094, up 43.31% ($70,662,061) from 2011.

Russia’s imports from Yemen in 2012 totaled $299,364, up 46.28% ($94,713) from 2011.

Russia’s trade surplus with Yemen in 2012 was $233,519,730, a 43.31% increase ($70,567,348) over 2011.

Yemen was Russia’s 91st largest trading partner in 2012 (up from 105th in 2011), accounting for 0.0278% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0199% in 2011).

Yemen was Russia’s 82nd largest export market in 2012 (up from 88th in 2011), accounting for 0.0446% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0316% in 2011).

Yemen was Russia’s 161st largest supplier in 2012 (up from 162nd in 2011), accounting for 0.0001% of Russia’s total imports (just as in 2011).

Russia’s Exports to Yemen

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 91.52% of Russia’s total exports to Yemen (96.65% in 2011);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 7.14% of Russia’s total exports to Yemen (0.71% in 2011);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.03% of Russia’s total exports to Yemen (2.27% in 2011).

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

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $57,622,063;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $15,113,915;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $1,044,341.

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $1,558,035;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - a decrease of $1,172,125;
  • 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 $893,617;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $786,298.
Russia’s exports to Yemen in 2012 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2012,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2012
over 2011
10 Cereals 213,832,368 91.45 156,210,30536.89
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 1,172,125-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 156,461 0.07 308,671-49.31
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 72 0.00 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 203,871 0.09 60,299238.10
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 146,305 0.06 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 17,758 0.01 16,3948.32
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,039 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,575 0.00 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 44,475 0.02 38,26816.22
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 321,508-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,559,815 0.67 1,134,15437.53
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 15,143,767 6.48 29,85250,629.49
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 6,016-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 8 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 276-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0 0.00 44,930-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 56,688 0.02 45,45024.73
72 Iron and steel 1,044,341 0.45 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,171 0.00 46,194-95.30
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 1,856-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0 0.00 185-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 144 0.00 5,198-97.23
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 8,729-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 52,512 0.02 1,610,547-96.74
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 2,178 0.00 895,795-99.76
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 786,298-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 4,506 0.00 413,017-98.91
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 0 0.00 966-100.00
SS Classified 1,549,040 0.66 0

Russia’s Imports from Yemen

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 54.50% of Russia’s total imports from Yemen (84.01% in 2011);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 33.94% of Russia’s total imports from Yemen (14.70% in 2011);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 8.75% of Russia’s total imports from Yemen (1.29% in 2011).

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $71,523;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $23,552;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $1,113.

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

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $8,775.
Russia’s imports from Yemen in 2012 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2012,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2011,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2012
over 2011
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 163,149 54.50 171,924-5.10
40 Rubber and articles thereof 26,193 8.75 2,641891.78
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,113 0.37 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 101,609 33.94 30,086237.73
SS Classified 7,300 2.44 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia