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Russian trade with Tajikistan 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 Tajikistan in 2013: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Tajikistan

In 2013, Russia’s trade with Tajikistan totaled $762,243,213, up 2.02% ($15,128,438) from 2012.

Russia’s exports to Tajikistan in 2013 totaled $724,360,153, up 6.71% ($45,530,950) from 2012.

Russia’s imports from Tajikistan in 2013 were $37,883,060, down 44.52% ($30,402,512) from 2012.

Russia’s trade surplus with Tajikistan in 2013 was $686,477,093, a 12.44% increase ($75,933,462) over 2012.

Tajikistan was Russia’s 73rd largest trading partner in 2013 (down from 72nd in 2012), accounting for 0.0905% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0887% in 2012).

Tajikistan was Russia’s 63rd largest export market in 2013 (down from 60th in 2012), accounting for 0.1374% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.1294% in 2012).

Tajikistan was Russia’s 98th largest supplier in 2013 (down from 89th in 2012), accounting for 0.0120% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0215% in 2012).

Russia’s Exports to Tajikistan

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 30.18% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (34.74% in 2012);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 19.20% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (19.51% in 2012);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 18.00% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (16.99% in 2012);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 12.68% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (10.65% in 2012);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 7.98% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (5.34% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 6.87% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (7.70% in 2012).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Tajikistan in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $19,906,254;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $13,716,386;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $9,443,595;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $6,517,376;
  • 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 $5,474,940;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $5,036,838;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $3,549,078;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - an increase of $3,235,158;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - an increase of $2,962,017;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $2,412,407;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $2,262,198.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Tajikistan 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) - a decrease of $15,527,507;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $11,357,033;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $4,962,104.
Russia’s exports to Tajikistan in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2012,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2013
over 2012
01 Live animals 699,206 0.10 802,318-12.85
02 Meat and edible meat offal 89,794 0.01 6,7561,229.10
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 771,421 0.11 739,4644.32
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 8,606,643 1.19 8,696,115-1.03
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 352 0.00 171,970.59
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 12,615 0.00 156,722-91.95
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 1,507,096 0.21 1,323,94313.83
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 590,846 0.08 255,185131.54
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 117,450 0.02 184,098-36.20
10 Cereals 6,506,283 0.90 17,863,316-63.58
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 10,529,388 1.45 7,294,23044.35
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 50,120 0.01 50,400-0.56
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 9,879 0.00 1,231702.52
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 33,481,520 4.62 31,069,1137.76
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 1,037,019 0.14 2,233,375-53.57
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 9,006,207 1.24 10,868,349-17.13
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 18,443,670 2.55 11,926,29454.65
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 22,123,855 3.05 20,038,18110.41
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 3,225,765 0.45 2,035,62558.47
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 5,989,967 0.83 5,941,8050.81
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 10,039,775 1.39 6,490,69754.68
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 500,245 0.07 1,008,520-50.40
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 5,741,470 0.79 3,479,27265.02
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 495,635 0.07 2,184,701-77.31
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 218,102,271 30.11 233,629,778-6.65
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,930,713 0.40 3,323,509-11.82
29 Organic chemicals 635,780 0.09 898,566-29.25
30 Pharmaceutical products 5,475,128 0.76 10,437,232-47.54
31 Fertilizers 4,765,189 0.66 4,152,59514.75
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 4,180,850 0.58 3,961,8085.53
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 3,607,198 0.50 3,259,89210.65
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 9,264,057 1.28 10,070,406-8.01
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 322,120 0.04 208,77154.29
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 1,533,806 0.21 1,995,217-23.13
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 34,505 0.00 71,799-51.94
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 5,186,332 0.72 4,909,7075.63
39 Plastics and articles thereof 5,805,348 0.80 4,379,08132.57
40 Rubber and articles thereof 6,031,698 0.83 4,615,75730.68
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 21 0.00 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 81,712 0.01 25,020226.59
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 1,483 0.00 24,607-93.97
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 122,989,599 16.98 109,273,21312.55
45 Cork and articles of cork 0 0.00 26-100.00
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 9 0.00 3200.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 290,169 0.04 144,883100.28
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 6,130,891 0.85 5,149,93419.05
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,002,064 0.14 757,43932.30
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0 0.00 24,152-100.00
52 Cotton 402 0.00 2,738-85.32
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 232 0.00 6,323-96.33
54 Man-made filaments 90,492 0.01 29,549206.24
55 Man-made staple fibers 47,967 0.01 97,207-50.65
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,081,399 0.15 892,95321.10
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 2,133 0.00 1111,821.62
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 4,760 0.00 803492.78
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 119,499 0.02 295,721-59.59
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0 0.00 98-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 137,827 0.02 204,614-32.64
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 232,109 0.03 547,353-57.59
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 659,964 0.09 212,602210.42
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 358,164 0.05 554,888-35.45
65 Headgear and parts thereof 6,487 0.00 69,872-90.72
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 14,022 0.00 4,620203.51
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 1 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 22,227,618 3.07 21,765,7932.12
69 Ceramic products 2,370,669 0.33 3,956,956-40.09
70 Glass and glassware 6,515,459 0.90 3,553,44283.36
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 128,408 0.02 53,015142.21
72 Iron and steel 78,782,136 10.88 58,875,88233.81
73 Articles of iron or steel 10,600,709 1.46 10,075,8985.21
74 Copper and articles thereof 40,603 0.01 541,084-92.50
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 450,531 0.06 207,350117.28
78 Lead and articles thereof 296 0.00 0
79 Zinc and articles thereof 2,338 0.00 14,292-83.64
80 Tin and articles thereof 6,049 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 19,172 0.00 14,92628.45
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 692,729 0.10 1,269,042-45.41
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,283,244 0.18 1,267,4671.24
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 20,407,280 2.82 10,963,68586.14
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 15,214,304 2.10 14,111,6267.81
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 7,683,899 1.06 2,208,959247.85
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 11,912,893 1.64 6,876,05573.25
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 2,598 0.00 753,364.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,566,349 0.35 2,083,98623.15
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 26,626 0.00 1,0662,397.75
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0 0.00 31,303-100.00
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 2,089,462 0.29 1,678,15824.51
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 14,475 0.00 16,473-12.13
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 98,712 0.01 130,402-24.30
SS Classified 520,972 0.07 249 694108.64

Russia’s Imports from Tajikistan

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

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 57.47% of Russia’s total imports from Tajikistan (49.66% in 2012);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 18.71% of Russia’s total imports from Tajikistan (16.16% in 2012);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 14.08% of Russia’s total imports from Tajikistan (4.39% in 2012);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 6.26% of Russia’s total imports from Tajikistan (2.26% in 2012);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.83% of Russia’s total imports from Tajikistan (26.34% in 2012);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.23% of Russia’s total imports from Tajikistan (0.40% in 2012).

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $1,761,011;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $1,704,619;
  • Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal (HS code 82) - an increase of $483,244;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $190,729.

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

  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - a decrease of $17,270,384;
  • Cotton (HS code 52) - a decrease of $11,382,475;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $1,968,258;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $1,774,462;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $645,909;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $640,694;
  • 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 $433,124;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $382,580;
  • Knitted or crocheted fabrics (HS code 60) - a decrease of $173,317;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - a decrease of $125,184.
Russia’s imports from Tajikistan in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2012,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2013
over 2012
01 Live animals 48,069 0.13 128,517-62.60
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 25,601-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 5,332,116 14.08 7,106,578-24.97
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1,628,791 4.30 3,597,049-54.72
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 407 0.00 562-27.58
10 Cereals 1,042 0.00 0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 3 0.00 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 4,832 0.01 50,165-90.37
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 19,158 0.05 10,21587.55
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 162 0.00 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 6,416 0.02 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 898 0.00 0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 43,642 0.12 11,145291.58
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 2,384 0.01 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 105,857-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 16,696 0.04 141,880-88.23
26 Ores, slag and ash 575,408 1.52 17,845,792-96.78
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 102,998 0.27 0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 63,985 0.17 497,109-87.13
29 Organic chemicals 0 0.00 1,166-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.00 1,686-100.00
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 0 0.00 30-100.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 54,864 0.14 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 0.00 165-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 403 0.00 66510.61
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 90 0.00 869-89.64
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 20,731 0.05 13,32755.56
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 3 0.00 743-99.60
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 654 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 0 0.00 382-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 465,223 1.23 274,49469.48
50 Silk 1,344 0.00 0
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0 0.00 215-100.00
52 Cotton 18,319,294 48.36 29,701,769-38.32
54 Man-made filaments 48,529 0.13 84,791-42.77
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 114,033 0.30 6,4501,667.95
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 317,110 0.84 490,427-35.34
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 58,925 0.16 77,829-24.29
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2,588,614 6.83 3,234,523-19.97
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 190,860 0.50 174,4859.38
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 122,774 0.32 142,293-13.72
65 Headgear and parts thereof 8,745 0.02 6801,186.03
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 3 0.00 0
69 Ceramic products 701 0.00 718-2.37
70 Glass and glassware 0 0.00 8,134-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0 0.00 10,114-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 40,591 0.11 7454,752.70
74 Copper and articles thereof 4,668,115 12.32 2,963,49657.52
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 140,675 0.37 31,409347.88
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 483,253 1.28 95,369,377.78
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,829,158 4.83 68,1472,584.14
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 131,295 0.35 46,626181.59
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 3,541 0.01 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 315,977 0.83 956,671-66.97
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 89,745 0.24 472,325-81.00
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 20,803 0.05 9892,003.44

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