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Russian trade with Sri Lanka in 2013

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The Report on Russia’s foreign trade in goods with Sri Lanka in 2013: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Sri Lanka

In 2013, Russia’s trade with Sri Lanka totaled $732,505,436, up 48.38% ($238,850,726) from 2012.

Russia’s exports to Sri Lanka in 2013 totaled $330,052,184, up 240.78% ($233,200,551) from 2012.

Russia’s imports from Sri Lanka in 2013 totaled $402,453,252, up 1.42% ($5,650,175) from 2012.

Russia’s trade deficit with Sri Lanka in 2013 was $72,401,068, a 75.86% decrease ($227,550,376) over 2012.

Sri Lanka was Russia’s 77th largest trading partner in 2013 (up from 80th in 2012), accounting for 0.0870% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0586% in 2012).

Sri Lanka was Russia’s 77th largest export market in 2013 (up from 100th in 2012), accounting for 0.0626% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0185% in 2012).

Sri Lanka was Russia’s 63rd largest supplier in 2013 (down from 61st in 2012), accounting for 0.1278% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.1251% in 2012).

Russia’s Exports to Sri Lanka

The major share of Russian exports to Sri Lanka in 2013 (and in 2012) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 19.46% of Russia’s total exports to Sri Lanka (52.95% in 2012);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 15.34% of Russia’s total exports to Sri Lanka (15.98% in 2012);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.23% of Russia’s total exports to Sri Lanka (0.13% in 2012);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.65% of Russia’s total exports to Sri Lanka (7.84% in 2012);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.55% of Russia’s total exports to Sri Lanka (0.17% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.90% of Russia’s total exports to Sri Lanka (22.90% in 2012).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Sri Lanka in 2013 over 2012 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 $41,534,034;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $12,812,955;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $12,767,023;
  • 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) - an increase of $2,652,715;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $2,268,196;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $1,086,485.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Sri Lanka in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $16,429,518;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $6,397,440;
  • 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 $2,665,606.
Russia’s exports to Sri Lanka in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2012,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2013
over 2012
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1,067,826 0.32 103,632930.40
10 Cereals 12,812,955 3.88 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 67,425 0.02 24,836171.48
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 9,081,278 2.75 15,478,718-41.33
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 41,534,034 12.58 0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0 0.00 2,665,606-100.00
31 Fertilizers 2,638,575 0.80 19,068,093-86.16
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0 0.00 114,435-100.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 337,366 0.10 334,6090.82
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 6,381 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 12,000-100.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 89,865 0.03 22,515299.13
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 8,642,760 2.62 7,556,27514.38
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 437 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 18,761 0.01 0
72 Iron and steel 64,039,171 19.40 51,272,14824.90
73 Articles of iron or steel 44,926 0.01 6,178627.19
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 62,183 0.02 27022,930.74
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 85,487 0.03 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,760 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 162,967 0.05 148,9989.38
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 2,662,735 0.81 10,02026,474.20
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,276,446 0.69 8,25027,493.28
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 437 0.00 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,400 0.00 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 820 0.00 0
SS Classified 184,416,189 55.87 25 050736,092.37

Russia’s Imports from Sri Lanka

The major share of Russian imports from Sri Lanka in 2013 (and in 2012) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 62.90% of Russia’s total imports from Sri Lanka (65.66% in 2012);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 31.13% of Russia’s total imports from Sri Lanka (26.94% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.21% of Russia’s total imports from Sri Lanka (5.60% in 2012);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.17% of Russia’s total imports from Sri Lanka (1.11% in 2012).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Sri Lanka in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $9,299,328;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $6,970,969;
  • Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn (HS code 53) - an increase of $1,592,233.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Sri Lanka in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $8,226,164;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $5,288,313.
Russia’s imports from Sri Lanka in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2012,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2013
over 2012
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 157,027 0.04 163,724-4.09
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 21,648 0.01 21,936-1.31
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 88,525 0.02 65,88134.37
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 251,391,281 62.46 259,617,445-3.17
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 5,556 0.00 3,47659.84
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 126,012 0.03 123,7911.79
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 365,610 0.09 300,96921.48
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 43,265 0.01 29,35947.37
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 34,186 0.01 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 115,860 0.03 221,223-47.63
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 778,680 0.19 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 171,105 0.04 107,07359.80
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 12,228 0.00 18,304-33.19
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 12,994 0.00 10,03229.53
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 2,096 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 3,183,704 0.79 8,472,017-62.42
39 Plastics and articles thereof 116,368 0.03 354,671-67.19
40 Rubber and articles thereof 13,629,205 3.39 13,369,3351.94
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 427,631 0.11 308,25438.73
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0 0.00 912-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 120,269 0.03 64,54186.35
45 Cork and articles of cork 152 0.00 0
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 10,867 0.00 8612,536.05
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 191,159 0.05 1,296,409-85.25
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 15,269 0.00 25,760-40.73
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 4,379,657 1.09 2,787,42457.12
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 62,817 0.02 75,688-17.01
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 36 0.00 4,343-99.17
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 45 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 68,074,801 16.91 58,775,47315.82
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 49,955,786 12.41 42,984,81716.22
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 85,077 0.02 43,41995.94
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 67,910 0.02 56,76219.64
65 Headgear and parts thereof 2,624,209 0.65 2,118,55523.87
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 34,824 0.01 38,028-8.43
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0 0.00 41-100.00
69 Ceramic products 530,806 0.13 297,05878.69
70 Glass and glassware 8,512 0.00 1585,287.34
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 171,908 0.04 82,699107.87
73 Articles of iron or steel 62,587 0.02 28,972116.03
74 Copper and articles thereof 76 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 737 0.00 33,190-97.78
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 1,044-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 375,458 0.09 150,796148.98
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 3,287,787 0.82 3,877,256-15.20
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,035,090 0.26 361,348186.45
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 10,942 0.00 30,432-64.04
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 234-100.00
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 69,824 0.02 34,525102.24
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 587,602 0.15 440,08333.52
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 5,601 0.00 5,5341.21
SS Classified 463 0.00 0
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