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

Russia’s Trade with Yemen

In 2013, Russia’s trade with Yemen was $217,994,777, down 6.89% ($16,123,681) from 2012.

Russia’s exports to Yemen in 2013 were $217,545,685, down 6.96% ($16,273,409) from 2012.

Russia’s imports from Yemen in 2013 totaled $449,092, up 50.02% ($149,728) from 2012.

Russia’s trade surplus with Yemen in 2013 was $217,096,593, a 7.03% decrease ($16,423,137) over 2012.

Yemen was Russia’s 96th largest trading partner in 2013 (down from 91st in 2012), accounting for 0.0259% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0278% in 2012).

Yemen was Russia’s 86th largest export market in 2013 (down from 82nd in 2012), accounting for 0.0413% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0446% in 2012).

Yemen was Russia’s 157th largest supplier in 2013 (up from 161st in 2012), accounting for 0.0001% of Russia’s total imports (just as in 2012).

Russia’s Exports to Yemen

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 95.56% of Russia’s total exports to Yemen (91.52% in 2012);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 2.00% of Russia’s total exports to Yemen (0.09% in 2012);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.15% of Russia’s total exports to Yemen (7.14% in 2012).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Yemen 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 $4,150,476;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $1,227,503;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $704,895.

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

  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $15,143,767;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $5,952,455;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $1,044,341.
Russia’s exports to Yemen in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2012,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2013
over 2012
10 Cereals 207,879,913 95.56 213,832,368-2.78
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 156,461-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 72-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 4,354,347 2.00 203,8712,035.83
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 29,864 0.01 146,305-79.59
30 Pharmaceutical products 66,272 0.03 17,758273.20
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,051 0.00 1,0391.15
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 178 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 0.00 1,575-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 539 0.00 44,475-98.79
40 Rubber and articles thereof 370,195 0.17 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 244,893 0.11 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,264,710 1.04 1,559,81545.19
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 15,143,767-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 25 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 8-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 94,039 0.04 56,68865.89
72 Iron and steel 0 0.00 1,044,341-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 10,058 0.00 2,171363.29
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 12 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 144-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,530 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,280,015 0.59 52,5122,337.57
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 47,381 0.02 2,1782,075.44
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 234,130 0.11 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 402,345 0.18 4,5068,829.09
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 498 0.00 0
SS Classified 263,690 0.12 1 549 040-82.98

Russia’s Imports from Yemen

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

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 53.36% of Russia’s total imports from Yemen (54.50% in 2012);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 36.61% of Russia’s total imports from Yemen (33.94% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 9.64% of Russia’s total imports from Yemen (8.75% in 2012).

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

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $76,480;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $62,788;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $17,108;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $1,765.

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

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s imports from Yemen 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
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 239,629 53.36 163,14946.88
40 Rubber and articles thereof 43,301 9.64 26,19365.32
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,765 0.39 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 1,113-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 164,397 36.61 101,60961.79
SS Classified 0 0.00 7 300-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia